PerformInk is Chicago's entertainment industry trade publication.
Pictured: Tommy Bullington
Metropolis has announced the cast for Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical farce “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” running May 16 – June 29 in a production directed by Lauren Rawitz.
In the greek-drama-slash-vaudeville romp, crafty slave Pseudolus attempts to win the hand of the beautiful but slow-witted maiden, Philia, for his young master, Hero, in exchange for his own freedom. The plot is peppered with mistaken identity, slamming doors, bawdy innuendos
Metropolis’ cast includes Nick Arceo (Protean #1), Adam Ross Brody (Hero), Tommy Bullington (Pseudolus,
The production’s music is directed by Kailey Rockwell, and choreography is by Bryan J. Wlas. Designers are William A. Franz (Sound Designer), Jonathan Pinta (Scenic Designer), Robert Pinta (Scenic Designer/Technical Director), Aliceson Hackett-Rubel (Costume Designer), Bob Silton (Properties Designer), and Matthew Winstead (Lighting Designer).
Tickets and more info at MetropolisArts.com or by visiting or calling the Box Office at 847.577.2121.