A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

Join Library readers’ advisory expert Kaite Stover and librarian Bernard Norcott-Mahany for film screenings and animated conversations about film versions of books selected as Stop Me if You’ve Read This One Suggested Readings.
Read It / Watch It
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
6:30pm @ Central Library

Based on the ancient Roman farce by Plautus and performed in burlesque style, this Stephen Sondheim musical follows the conniving slave Pseudolus (Zero Mostel) as he schemes to win his freedom and the courtesan of his dreams. With Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford, Jack Gilford and Michael Hordern. (1966; 99 minutes; PG)

Join Kansas City Public Library readers’ advisory expert (and film enthusiast) Kaite Stover for film screenings and animated conversations centered on quality film versions of books that are official selections of the Stop Me if You’ve Read This One Suggested Readings list. Discussions will immediately follow the film presentation.

These screenings are open to the public. Participants are encouraged (but not required) to read the source book prior to the film screening. No RSVP is necessary. For more information call 816.701.3683 or email kaitestover@kclibrary.org.