Playhouse on Park Presents LEND ME A TENOR, Now thru 2/9
The Main Stage season at Playhouse on Park resumes with Lend Me A Tenor, a madcap tale of one unforgettable evening at a Cleveland opera house in 1934. When Tito Morelli, the scheduled star tenor, is unexpectedly sidelined, the manager of the theatre, Saunders, pushes his assistant into the spotlight to replace him. What follows is a hilarious case of mistaken identity. In what The London Times calls "a remarkable piece of theatre", Lend Me A Tenor is sure to leave audiences belting out with laughter.
Leading the cast are Mike Boland as Saunders and Robert Wilde as Tito Morelli. Mr. Boland's previous shows include Broadway's Enemy of the People, the national tours of West Side Story and Twelve Angry Men, Hartford Stage's To Kill A Mockingbird and Orphans Home Cycle, Theaterworks' Exonerated, and Long Wharf's She Stoops to Conquer, Wit, Mystery School, and A Question of Mercy. MR. Wilde previously performed as the title roles of Ivoryton Playhouse's Jekyll and Hyde and Che in River Valley Repertory's Evita, and has also appeared in the hit film The Dark Knight. Also in the role of Maria Morelli is Ashley Ford, who returns after her successful run in Playhouse on Park's Cabaret. Completing the cast are Jeff Gonzalez (Max), Lilly Wilton (Maggie), Donna Schilke (Julia), Katie Vincent (Diana), and Corrado Alicata (Bellhop).
Lend Me A Tenor runs tonight, January 22nd through February 9th. For information on days, times and tickets, visit www.playhouseonpark.org, or call 860-523-5900 x10. You can also find more information on wine and cheese receptions, talk-backs with the cast, and 4-pack subscriptions for the rest of the Main Stage season.
Photo Credit: Rich Wagner