Description

A comedy about substituting the greatest tenor of his generation, Il Stupendo, in the 1934 Cleveland Grand Opera Company production of Otello with the assistant general manager. The star is inadvertently rendered unconscious and the assistant general manager steps up to save the performance. The opera is a success with the substitute star but the comedic tension intensifies as Il Stupendo regains consciousness and prepares to stage his performance.

The action takes place in a hotel suite in Cleveland, Ohio in 1934.

A Comedy by Ken Ludwig

Director: Christina James

Publication Date

4-17-1997

Production Year

1996/1997

Theatre Location

Sheridan Hall, Sheridan

Cast

Maggie Saunders: Aimee Lococo
Max, Assistant to Saunders, in love with Maggie: Shawn Firlotte
Henry Saunders, Maggie's father, General Manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company: Randy Johnson
Tito Merelli, A world-famous tenor: Ted Hallett
Maria, Tito's wife: Krisma Travis
Frank, a bellhop: Sean Beaton
Diana, leading soprano of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company: Gwen Carroll
Julia, Chairman of the Opera Guild: Tammy Sutherland

Keywords

Lend Me a Tenor, Theatre Sheridan, musical theatre

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Disciplines

Theatre and Performance Studies

Faculty

Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

School

Department of Visual and Performing Arts

Files

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Creative Commons License

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Original Citation

James, C. (Director). (1997, April 17 – May 3). Lend me a tenor [Theatre Performance]. Oakville: Theatre Sheridan.

Lend Me a Tenor, April 17– May 3, 1997

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