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Overture / Comedy Tonight – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (with Federico Tedeschi)
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Overture / Comedy Tonight – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (with Federico Tedeschi)
By Kyle Marshall • View the Website

Federico Tedeschi returns to the podcast to discuss Plautus, Roman drama, and a little farce. The new season is here! A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is the first Broadway musical that Stephen Sondheim was (finally) able to write both lyrics and music. Comedy Tonight is the most famous song from the show. On this episode Federico and Kyle discuss whether it holds up, if it's actually funny, and the differences between the original and the revivals.

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