2011 Lawyer Show Opens Tonight

May 4, 2011

2011’s Lawyer Show is Stephen Sondheim’s comedy A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and it opens tonight!

Featuring the talents of more than 20 local lawyers, this production is a fundraiser for two cherished Vancouver theatre institutions: Carousel Theatre for Young People and Touchstone Theatre.

“This hit musical is inspired by the farces of the ancient Rome and tells the bawdy story of a slave named Pseudolus and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door.

A hilarious comedy, the show features many classic elements of farce – disguise, mistaken identity and of course a lot of door slamming! Stephen Sondheim’s hummable songs pepper the action with witty social satire. Forum is an ensemble play that’s sure to please!”

The show runs from May 4-7 at 8pm, at Granville Island’s Waterfront Theatre. Tickets are $75 (a $45 tax receipt is included) and are available to purchase online.

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