A COMEDY OF TENORS Premieres at Georgia Ensemble Theatre

A COMEDY OF TENORS Premieres at Georgia Ensemble Theatre

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its 25th Silver Anniversary Season sponsored by The Thoresen Foundation, with Ken Ludwig's hilarious farce, A Comedy of Tenors.

Fresh on the heels of the huge hit Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical which played to sold out audiences, this next production will run March 1 - 18, 2018 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Directed by Atlanta favorite Shelly McCook who recently appeared on stage at GET in Morningside, "Tenors" is sponsored by long-term Georgia Ensemble Theatre partner Macy's Department Stores.

About the Show:

The theatre world has waited 30 years for comic genius Ken Ludwig to deliver this companion piece to the hilarious, Tony Award-winning Lend Me A Tenor, the most popular American farce of the 20th century.

This time around, we're in 1930s Paris. One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium full of screaming fans. The stage is now set for the concert of the century - as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos.

An uproarious ride, full of mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks, and madcap delight, this long-awaited Southeastern premiere runs on all of your laugh-out-loud cylinders.

The Cast:

A Comedy of Tenors features an extraordinary cast of Atlanta actors. Robert Egizio (Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks at GET), Courtney Collins (Calendar Girls at GET) and Lindsay Ricketson (Pump Boys and Dinettes at GET), will be joined by GET newcomers Lane Carlock, Brian Kurlander, John Markowski and Haden Ryder.

Tickets:

Ticket prices for A Comedy of Tenors start at $29 for Wednesdays, Thursdays, and matinees; Friday nights start from $40, and Saturday nights start from $43. Book early for best prices. (Senior/Student discounts available for select performances). Tickets are available now online at www.get.org, or by calling the Box Office at 770-641-1260.

ABOUT GEORGIA ENSEMBLE THEATRE: The Georgia Ensemble Theatre and Conservatory provides quality theatre productions and arts education to the north metro Atlanta area. The Company annually produces five mainstage productions, attended by more than 35,000 patrons, as well as four Family Stage productions and year-round classes for all ages.

And the rest of Georgia Ensemble Theatre's 25th Silver Anniversary Season:

April 12-29, 2018:

Buddy -- The Buddy Holly Story

By Alan Janes

Featuring the Music of Buddy Holly

Directed by Ricardo Aponte

The FamilyStage: Adventure Series

The Jungle Book

By Greg Banks, adapted from the book by Rudyard Kipling

Performances on Saturdays at 11am -Apr 14, 21, 28

Miss Nelson is Missing!

by Joan Cushing, adapted from the book by Harry Allard

Performances on Saturdays 11am, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 2017 and March 3, 10, 17, 2018

And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

by James Still

Performance 7:00pm on March 13, 2018

The Joe Gransden Big Band Series

Joe and his band are back for another series of big band jazz concerts at Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Dates for this popular series are:

March 12, 2018 - Swingin' At The Haven

April 23, 2018 - Farley's Favorites

For tickets or information, call 770-641-1260, or visit us online at www.get.org.

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