Lewiston-Auburn Community Little Theatre Presents LEND ME A TENOR
Director Mitchell Clyde Thomas has announced the cast for the upcoming Community Little Theatre (CLT) production of the Ken Ludwig comedy Lend Me A Tenor. This door-slamming farce, which was nominated for nine Tony Awards, is set in a Cleveland hotel suite in 1934, as Tito Merelli, the greatest tenor of his time, is scheduled to perform at the local opera company. Mayhem, mistaken identities, one-liners, and slapstick follow in this fast-paced comedy involving two Otellos, a volatile Italian wife, an outrageous bellhop and a cynical impresario.
Paul Menezes plays the role of Tito and Rebecca Cole that of his wife Maria. Roger Philippon will appear as the opera company manager Saunders, Benjamin Morang his assistant Max, and Caroline Carreras his daughter Maggie. Julia, the chair of the opera guild will be played by Jane Mitchell, and local opera soprano Diana by Shannon LoCascio. And Jason Pelletier takes on the role of the bellhop.
The show will be performed January 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19 at 7:30 p.m., and January 13 and 20 at 2:00 p.m. Call 783-0958 or visit LACLT.com for tickets and information. Tickets are $18, $15 for seniors and $12 for students.
Photo caption: Cast members for CLT's Lend Me A Tenor are seated left to right Caroline Carreras, Benjamin Morang, Paul Menezes, and Rebecca Cole. Standing are Shannon LoCascio, Jason Pelletier, Jane Mitchell, and Roger Philippon.