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Gulfshore Playhouse’s ‘Forum’ pleases, teases
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Gulfshore Playhouse’s ‘Forum’ pleases, teases

Gulfshore Playhouse’s ‘Forum’ pleases, teases This version of “Forum” is so zany, so fun, I hope to go see it again. In “Comedy Tonight,” the opening number of “A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum,” Pseudolus and company promise “Something familiar/Something peculiar.” This is a perfect description of Gulfshore Playhouse’s gender-flipping production,...

FORUM with a TWIST
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FORUM with a TWIST

FORUM with a TWIST I BEGAN THE YEAR AS A MAN AND I’M ENDING it as a man,” declares the definitely feminine Kristen Mengelkoch. “I guess 2018 was about trying to do it all. But I promise I’m a woman! I identify as a woman.” At the beginning of the year, she performed in a...

Naples take on ‘Forum’ twists the genders but puts the fun first
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Naples take on ‘Forum’ twists the genders but puts the fun first

Naples take on ‘Forum’ twists the genders but puts the fun first The current production of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” is about to be a dream come true to every overworked female who has declared “I need a wife!” Its women are all about to get them. Gulfshore Playhouse has...

Gulfshore Playhouse Brings To Life One Of Broadway’s Funniest Musicals
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Gulfshore Playhouse Brings To Life One Of Broadway’s Funniest Musicals

Gulfshore Playhouse Brings To Life One Of Broadway’s Funniest Musicals Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples’ premier professional regional theater, travels back to Ancient Rome for its second production of the 2018-19 season, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.” The Tony Award-winning farce written by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, takes...