Venue Details

100 Star Starred
Morgan-Wixson Theatre
2627 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405
310-828-7519
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Tons of parking on the residential streets adjacent to the theater.
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5 reviews
3 stars
attended May 26 2007

"Lend Me A Tenor" is a very funny comedy and makes for a lighthearted enjoyable evening. The cast is great (particularly Derek Houck as the bellhop) and gives a very nuanced performance. The theatre itself is much nicer than many of the small...continued

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attended May 20 2007

I was very disappointed with this production. The directing and production values were very amateurish, like watching a school production. Which is a shame- because there were a couple of brilliant performances from the 'wife' and the 'bellboy'....continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Uproarious! Hysterical!” —USA Today  

Description

Lend Me A Tenor is the hilarious story of world-famous tenor Tito Merelli (known as “Il Stupendo”), who is to perform Otello at the gala season opener, but he is late and there isn’t time to rehearse with the company. Through a series of mishaps, he is given a double dose of tranquilizers and passes out; he is believed to be dead. What to do? The opera company’s assistant general manager, Max, an aspiring singer, is persuaded to try to fool the audience into thinking he is “Il Stupendo.” He succeeds admirably, but then Merelli wakes up. Now two Otellos are running around in costume and two women are running around in lingerie, each thinking she is with “Il Stupendo”!

Written by Ken Ludwig.