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BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at LEND ME A TENOR


Ken Ludwig's comedy LEND ME A TENOR began previews on Friday March 12 and opened on April 4 at Broadway's Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). It stars Anthony LaPagliaTony ShalhoubJustin BarthaBrooke AdamsMary Catherine GarrisonJennifer Laura ThompsonJay Klaitz, and Jan Maxwell, and is directed by Stanley Tucci. Broadway Beat and Broadway World were on hand and are pleased to bring you these highlights and interviews with the cast and creative!

Set in the 1930s, LEND ME A TENOR is a madcap screwball comedy that takes place when Tito Merelli, the fiery-tempered and world famous Italian superstar, arrives in Cleveland, Ohio to make his debut with the local opera and promptly goes missing. As Saunders, the show's presenter, conspires to cover for Tito's absence, placate his hot-blooded wife, and distract his most passionate fans, chaos on a truly operatic level ensues.

LEND ME A TENOR's design and creative team is John Lee Beatty (set designer),Martin Pakledinaz, (costume design), Kenneth Posner (lighting design), and Peter Hylenski (sound design).

LEND ME A TENOR plays the following schedule:
March 12-April 4: Tue-Sat at 8, Wed & Sat at 2, Sun at 3.
No matinees on Mar 17 or 24, or on April 4
Beginning April 5: Tue at 7, Wed-Sat at 8, Wed & Sat at 2, Sun at 3

Ticket Prices: $121.50 and $86.50 at all performances except Saturday at 8 PM when they are $126.50 and $86.50. All prices include a $1.50 facility fee.

Tickets are available through Telecharge (212 239 6200) or at


Edited by Craig Brockman


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