Blood Brothers: Gripping Musical Drama From Beechmont Players
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The last date listed for Blood Brothers was Saturday February 18, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Ken Ludwig, the rib-tickling playwright with the Midas touch (see Moon Over Buffalo, Crazy For You, The Fox on the Fairway) had his first golden hit with Lend Me a Tenor, his Broadway debut. This Tony-winning farce opens on the eve of an opera gala in Cleveland in 1934. When the Italian superstar set to headline the event suddenly goes missing, the show's impresario must scramble for a replacement. The ensuing confusion quickly turns into a hilarious screwball comedy, replete with double entendres, mistaken identifies and slamming doors. A smash hit on Broadway with subsequent productions in 25 countries, Lend Me a Tenor now comes to Cincinnati by way of Beechmont Players. Learn More
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“The most exciting thing to have happened to the English musical theatre for years.”—_Punch _
“A full bodied musical, a wonderful melodrama that is also a thoroughly modern ballad opera.”—_Wall Street Journal _
“There are so many good things to shout and sing about in this new musical.”—_Daily Mail _
“Deeply moving.”—_London Broadcasting _
“Totally beguiling.”—_City Limits _
Truly innovative theater—Blood Brothers, by the author of Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine. Blood Brothers tells the story of a single mother who, in financial desparation, gives away one of her newborn sons and attempts to keep them from discovering one another’s true identity. Pressures of superstition, economics, and class collide in this award winning musical which has continually run on London’s West End for 23 years. This show is particularly timely after this year’s London riots…