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Lend Me A Tenor - The Musical


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21 - 24th May 2014
Eastwood Park Theatre

Scottish Premiere

Director: Robert Fyfe
Musical Director: David Dunlop
Choreographer : Eleanor Weir


Synopsis

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 and two women are running around in lingerie, each thinking she is with Il Stupendo. 


Cast

Opera Guild Lady No. 1 - Susan B Russell
Opera Guild Lady No.2 - Anne Fraser
Opera Guild Lady No.3 - Margaret Ann O'Neil
Harry - Ken Christie
Mickey - Matthew McCallion
Joe - Kevin O'Dell

Henry Saunders - Iain Condie
Max Garber - Kris Haddow
Tito Merelli - J Campbell Kerr
Maria Merelli - Aileen Johnston
Bernie Guter - Graeme McKay
Maggie Saunders - Roslyn Hogg
Diana Divane - Chriss Mills
 


Gallery

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Mother Goose
Later Event: December 8
Cinderella