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On the way to Two River Theater’s ‘Forum,’ things got much, much funnier


Two River Theater’s “Forum” isn’t just funny, it’s hysterical, hilarious, uproarious, delirious, crazy. It’s a scream with plenty of that coming from both the stage and the audience. With an all-male cast, the 1962 musical comedy hit under the superb direction of Jessica Stone seems like a new show for modern times.

There is nothing, absolutely nothing not to like about this show that continues in Red Bank (NJ) through Dec.13. I’m hoping to catch another performance myself.

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2 River Theater schedules all-male ‘Forum,’ plus all-female ‘I Remember Mama’

The Two River Theater company announced its 2015-2016 season Monday night before an applause-happy crowd and it includes an all-male Plautus-inspired production of “Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Forum” and an all-female staging of “I Remember Mama” in which none of the 10 actresses are under age 65.

Now that’s something you don’t see very often at the country’s top regional theaters.

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