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11/02/1997 Whoopi Goldberg takes over the role of Pseudolus

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" musical was revived again with great success opening at the St. James Theatre and closing after 715 performances. The cast starred Nathan Lane as Pseudolus, replaced by Whoopi Goldberg and later by David Alan Grier. Lane won the 1996 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor and the Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Actor in a Musical; the production was nominated for the 1996 Tony Award and Drama Desk Award, Revival of a Musical.

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