March 2014 - "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum"

SWANHURST CHORUS anounces the 20th Annual Tribute to Broadway: “Comedy Tonight!”, featuring the hilarious “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” in its entirety. Held at Newport’s Fenner Hall, 15 Fenner Avenue, Swanhurst will offer 7 dinner theater-style shows with unique staging that will place the audience on the streets of Rome and surround them with comedy and song: Evenings - March 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22 and Afternoons – March 9 & 16. Doors will open for evening shows at 6:30 PM and at 1:30 for the matinees.

Tickets for the evening shows are $35 and include a full dinner, dessert buffet, and the show. Sunday matinees are $29 with lunch and dessert included. Children 12 & under are $28 on Fridays and $23 on Sundays. (No children rate for Saturday shows.) Reservations are strongly advised as performances do sell out!

Call 401-682-1630 or e-mail us for more information or to make a reservation.


Book by BURT SHEVELOVE and LARRY GELBART; Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. www.MTIShows.com

BE SURE TO CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM PRODUCTION 10 YEARS AGO!! HERE

 

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NEW SINGERS WELCOME! Swanhurst rehearses every Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, with members asked to attend one session per week. Tuesday rehearsals are held at St. Lucy’s Church on West Main Road in Middletown. Wednesdays at Emmanuel Church at the corner of Dearborn and Spring Sts in Newport, RI. Please contact us if you’d like to be part of Rhode Island’s longest continually performing choral ensemble!