A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Oct. 19 - 29, 2023

Lou and Nancy Schauer Mainstage Theatre

Broadway's acclaimed musical farce! A crafty Roman slave struggles to win the hand of a courtesan for his master in exchange for freedom. Steven Sondheim’s side-splitting musical has "something for everyone, a comedy tonight!"





Prologus/Pseudolus –        Harry Hultgren of Indian Head Park

Sennex –                               Tim Gannon of Western Springs

Domina –                              Leslie SR Beebe of Hillside

Hero –                                   Tommy Aldis of Downers Grove

Philia –                                  Erin Blaber of Indian Head Park

Hysterium –                         Jamie Sandoval of Oak Park

Lycus –                                  Mike Levins of Downers Grove

Miles Gloriosus –                Mark MacLean of Willow Springs

Erronius –                             Tom Ochocinski of Forest Park

Proteans –                            Ann Marie Hultgren of Indian Head Park,  Karen Arnold of Westmont, Gretchen Gannon of Lombard

Courtesans –                        Ashley Masciola of Woodridge, Julie Tomek Campo of Darien, Gretchen Gannon of Lombard, Kerri Mummert of La Grange, Arlene Bibbs of St. Charles, Kat                                         Creedon of Brookfield

Ensemble -                            Ann Marie Hultgren of Indian Head Park, Maggie Opal of Glen Ellyn, Pat Politano of Brookfield


Director –                             Eddie Sugarman of Western Springs

Stage Manager –                 Cal Turner of Naperville

Assist. Stage Man.-             Debbie Vaccarella of Oak Brook

Assist. Stage Man.-             Eileen Crow of Hinsdale

Music Director -                  Tammy O’Reilly of La Grange

Choreographer -                  Chelsea Ward of Naperville

Box Office –                          Mary Ellen Schutt of Westmont

Costume Co-Chair -            Katie Hedrich of LaGrange Park

Costume Co-Chair -            Jeanine Kupec of Western Springs

Make-up Co-Chair -            Kat Creedon of Brookfield

Make up Co-Chair -             Kerri Mummert of La Grange

Make up Co-Chair -             Kat Creedon of Brookfield

Dramaturg –                         Gregory Von Dare of Lyons

Hospitality –                         Joe Mills of Westchester

House Manager –                Mike Janke of Downers Grove

Lighting Design –                Kurt Lemke of Niles

Program Editor –                Mark MacLean of Willow Springs

Props  –                                 Cassandra Johnson of Woodridge

Publicity –                            Ginny Richardson of Burr Ridge

Set Construction –              Tim Feeney of Downers Grove

Set Designer -                      Stephanie Bullwinkel of Lemont

Set Dressing Co-Chair–     Eugenia Callison of La Grange

Set Dressing Co-Chair–     Ann Marie Hultgren of Indian Head Park

Set Painting –                      Mary Kuhn of Naperville

Sound Design –                   John Mueller of Lemont

Technical Director –           Imani McDaniel of River Grove

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