Bob Kaplan, Matt Fama, Matthew Conlon, Nicholas Auletti, Thomas Milton, Tom Ciorciari in rehearsal for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opening May 23 at Hampton Theatre Company. Photos: Dane DuPuis
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An Ambitious Antic-Filled “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” Takes to the HTC Stage

Pictured Above: Bob Kaplan, Matt Fama, Matthew Conlon, Nicholas Auletti, Thomas Milton, Tom Ciorciari in rehearsal for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum | Dane DuPuis photo for HTC "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," one of American theatre's most raucous and irresistible musicals, will put an exclamation point on the Hampton Theatre Company's 2023-2024 season when it premieres on May 23,
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“Heroes” is as strong as the roots of poplar trees

[caption id="attachment_4428" align="alignnone" width="426"] These three guys could be heroes, if just for one day. (Left-right) George Loizides as Philippe, Cyrus Newitt as Henri and Tom Gustin as Gustave | Courtesy Tom Kochie/Hampton Theatre Company[/caption] When Tom Stoppard adapted the French playwright Gérard Sibleyras's 2003 comedy "Le Vent des Peupliers" into English, he was faced with one big problem. The title, "The Wind in the Poplars," was too close to