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A Funny Thing Happened…

June 11th - November 1stAvon TheatreTicket Info
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The Hit of Stratford's Summer

Johnson raves about Bruce Dow but includes the supporting cast who do a great job with this broad comedy. He gives kudos to Dan Chameroy and one of Stratford’s great veteran actors, Stephen Ouimette who he suggests deserves “top billing.” You can get $25 tickets from the Stratford Festival.

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Stratford Festival musicals top the...

“[Chilina] Kennedy (who can also do comedy) is at the core of McAnuff’s laugh-a-second [show]… the genial Bruce Dow (a Canadian Nathan Lane, only sweeter) and the hilarious “Slings and Arrows” star Stephen Ouimette, race from gag to gag”

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On the way to the Forum, McAnuff...

Nestruck has an eye for details, read it before you see the show. “Chameroy was my personal favourite, positively Shatneresque as the self-regarding Miles Gloriosus…[Chilina Kennedy] has a particular knack for broad comedy parts like Philia; she’s a scream.

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What happens here is really funny

“The pace never lets up and neither do the laughs. This Forum is indeed something terrific.”

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There's comedy tonight in Stratford

Coulbourne enjoys Chilina Kennedy again:  “There’s something magical in the loopy chemistry between Nadajewski and Kennedy (who follows her West Side Story rendition of I Feel Pretty with an equally memorable rendition of Lovely here without missing a beat)”

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Exceptional cast

“Forum is one of those productions you can sit back, shift into auto-pilot and let the cast whisk you away to a bounty of laughter.”

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An anarchic yukfest

“Credit director Des McAnuff, Stratford’s Tony-winning artistic director, for the precisioned timing and flawless choreography that breathes vibrant life into what could easily have been a convoluted quagmire…”

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