Pseudolus – Iowa State University Theatre Production

ISU Theatre’s student directed production

by Plautus

This Roman comedy (from which the musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is based) explores the exploits of Pseudolus, a slave. In order to win his freedom, Pseudolus must first deceive the pimp, reunite the young lovers, trick a slave, win the bet and help his master’s son . . . all in a day’s work for this cunning conniver.

March 24, 25, and 26 at 7:30 p.m. and March 27 at 2 p.m.

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop – Ames

The Cast

Ballio – Sean Richter
Calidorus – Jordan Whalen
Callipho/Delectium – Amanda Mullen
Charinus/Obscenium – Jennifer Kruk
Cook/Gymnasium – Kelsey Hedge
Harpax/Ballio’s Slave – Nathan Zobel
Phoenicium/Young Slave – Laura Lee Williams
Pseudolus – Scott Siepker
Simia/Ballio’s Slave – Clayton Johnson
Simo/Ballio’s Slave – William T. Mort

Creative Team

Director – Jennifer Phillips
Costume Designer – Lore Blomquist
Faculty Advisor – Patrick Gouran
Lighting and Sound Designer – Brian Phillips
Scenic Designer – Erin Karhoff
Stage Manager – Josh Hasty
Photography – Patrick Gouran


Publicity photos and production photos by Patrick Gouran