Madcap Comedy Lend Me A Tenor at Morgan-Wixson Theatre
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Everyone flips for a flop in the mixed-up, utterly hilarious world of The Producers, Mel Brooks' boffo Broadway hit. An outrageous musical adapted from Brooks' equally outrageous movie, The Producers is the story of Max Bialystock, a hard-up Broadway producer, and Leo Bloom, his put-upon accountant. Desperate for cash, the two hatch a plan to produce a "surefire flop." The musical will close immediately ... and the unspent production money will be theirs for the taking. What could possibly go wrong? Featuring the riotous show-within-a-show, Springtime for Hitler, The Producers skewers the over-the-top absurdities of musical theater while delivering an unexpectedly heartfelt tale of true friendship. Anne Gesling directs this fresh production from the Morgan-Wixson Theatre. Learn More
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"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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“Uproarious! Hysterical!” —USA Today
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.