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Comming Soon …. Lend Me a Tenor

Auditions for “Lend Me a Tenor” by Ken Ludwig directed by Kari Blaylock will be held on July 18th & 19th at 7pm. at the Slipper. There are roles for 4 men and 4 women of all ages, For more information, call the Slipper at 222-7720.

Perfomances:
Friday & Saturday performances at 8pm
Sunday Matinees at 3pm

Lend Me A Tenor is set in September 1934. Saunders, the general manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, is primed to welcome world famous, Tito Morelli, Il Stupendo, the greatest tenor of his generation, to appear for one night only as Otello. The star arrives late and, through a hilarious series of mishaps, is given a double dose of tranquilizers and passes out. His pulse is so low that Saunders and his assistant Max believe he’s dead. In a frantic attempt to salvage the evening, Saunders persuades Max to get into Morelli’s Otello costume and fool the audience into thinking he’s Il Stupendo. Max succeeds admirably, but Morelli comes to and gets into his other costume ready to perform. Now two Otellos are running around in costume and two women are running around in lingerie, each thinking she is with Il Stupendo. A sensation on Broadway and in London’s West End, this madcap, screwball comedy is guaranteed to leave audiences teary-eyed with laughter

Here is the synopsis:

Talent:
The Cast
Directed by Christopher DeJohn
Starring

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