Lend Me A Tenor

Lend Me A Tenor

About the Play

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.

A sensation on Broadway and in London’s West End, this madcap, screwball comedy is guaranteed to leave audiences teary-eyed with laughter.

Winner! 3 Tony Awards and 4 Drama Desk Awards
Nominee! 2010 Tony Award, Best Revival of a Play

“Non stop laughter.” Variety
“A rib tickling comedy.” The New York Post
“Fills the theatre with the sound of laughter.” The Sunday Express, London
“A rollercoaster of fun for everybody… a solid, constantly accelerating snowball of a comedy!” Phoenix News Times

Lend Me A Tenor is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC

CastCrewProduction Info
Character Played by
Maggie Saunders Daisy Heinonen
Max Ivan Vutev
Henry Saunders Bruce Visser
Maria Morelli Kara Jones
Tito Morelli Tom Fox
The Bellhop Dave Marklinger
 Diana  Brittany Zettergreen
 Julia Everett  Angela de Haan
Producer Vance Schneider
Author Ken Ludwig
Director Carlo Sia
Set & Lighting Designer Vance Schneider
Sound Design Carlo Sia
Head of Wardrobe Denise Proznick
Set Construction Vance Schneider, Carlo Sia, John Neill, Kara Jones
Stage Manager Vance Schneider
Set Painting Vance Schneider, Carlo Sia, Kara Jones
Set Dressing Vance Schneider
Properties Vance Schneider
Lighting / Sound Operator Carlo Sia
Publicity Vance Schneider, Carlo Sia
Poster and Graphics Carlo Sia
Program Carlo Sia
Photography/Videography John A. Neill
Front of House Jennelle Young, Vance Schneider, Carlo Sia
Original Performance Dates April 19-21, 2018
Venue Kamloops Conference Centre Theatre, Kamloops, BC
Production Length 1 hour and 45 minutes
Production Style Dinner Theatre – Comedy / Farce
Our Sponsors The Brick, B-100, Kamloops Coast Hotel & Conference Centre, Uptown Chefs, We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.
Special Thanks To CFJC Midday, Fabricland, Gerry Wallin, John A Neill Photography

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