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Theatre Oxford Presents ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ Tonight at the Powerhouse

Oxford Theatre's version of 'Lend Me a Tenor' begins tonight (Feb. 11) at the Powerhouse.
Oxford Theatre’s version of ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ begins tonight (Feb. 11) at the Powerhouse.

Theatre Oxford will present Ken Ludwig’s comedy Lend Me a Tenor beginning (tonight) February 11-13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 14, at 2 p.m.

According the the YAC website (OxfordArts.com) The London Times called Lend Me a Tenor “a remarkable piece of theatre . . . a masterpiece.”

Theatre Oxford presents Ken Ludwig's  classic play 'Lend Me a Tenor' tonight (Feb. 11) at the Powerhouse. Logo courtesy of Theatre Oxford
Theatre Oxford presents Ken Ludwig’s classic play ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ tonight (Feb. 11) at the Powerhouse.
Logo courtesy of Theatre Oxford
The New York Times hailed it as “one of the two great farces by a living writer.” The original production in 1989 won three Tony and four Drama Desk Awards. It combines hilarious dialogue with zany characters, a frenetic pace, a dash or two of old-fashioned slapstick and of course that stand-by of farce, mistaken identity.

In a nutshell, the play’s focus is: Desperate for an audience boost, the producer of the Cleveland Opera hires world-famous tenor Tito Morelli to appear as Otello. A series of misadventures leaves Tito apparently dead in his hotel room; so, to save the day, the producer convinces his assistant, Max, to don Tito’s spare Otello costume and sing the role. While Max is doing that, Tito revives, throws on his own costume and heads for the opera house. What ensues is classic American farce.

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For tickets and further information, visit the YAC website (OxfordArts.com) or its Facebook page.


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