The song Lovely appears twice in the show. The first is between two lovers, and the second is between two liars. Gus Gowland, UK-based musical theatre composer, joins the show to discuss which works better. Gus and Kyle try their best to be winsome while also making reference to the 1980s sitcom Perfect Strangers.

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Theme toPerfect Strangers:

Lovelyfeaturing Ruthie Henshalland Carol Burnett:

You can purchase Stephen Sondheim’s first book of lyrics, Finishing the Hat, by going here:

We are using three productions to frame our discussion of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
The original Broadway cast starring Zero Mostel (1962)
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The movie version starring Zero Mostel (1966)
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The Broadway revival starring Nathan Lane (1996)
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