A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Fifth Period
To win his freedom from school bully Bugs, smart aleck Tommy offers to help him get a date to the prom with popular actress Stephanie Mezaluna. But the only way to get her attention is to convince her that Bugs is a famous actor in hiding, and as one cover-up leads to another, it's not long before a jock, Steve, is parading as Bug's slick New York agent, and Tommy is stuck trying to get Steve's sister a date to the prom. Of course, prom tickets are only on sale until fifth period - so Tommy has to act fast and try to control the chaos in this wild high school hallway farce. version of Lewis Carroll's classic tale that reimagines the experience of Wonderland, and ends with an unexpected new twist.
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"The script is so funny that it would be pretty much impossible to mess it up... 30 minutes of pure hilarity."
—Bradley Hayward, Judge, Middle Years Festival (Canada)