Date: June 05, 2020 to June 05, 2020
Where: dunes summer theatre, 288 Shady Oak Drive, Michigan City, Indiana, United States, 46360
Ticket Price: N/A
World-renowned tenor Tito Merelli has signed on to sing in Pagliacci at a Cleveland opera company in the fall of 1934. He arrives late and, through a set of crazy circumstances, passes out after mixing wine with a huge dose of tranquilizers. Believing he has died, the excitable opera manager taps his hapless assistant, an aspiring singer named Max, to suit up as the clown and replace Merelli. Through a series of mishaps, two clowns are soon running around in costume. Meanwhile, the tenors jealous wife, his ambitious female co-star, Maxs young girlfriend and the flirtatious head of the opera guild are on the scene fightingsometimes literally for the stars attention. The winner of 3 Tony Awards and 4 Drama Desk Awards, this madcap, screwball comedy is guaranteed to leave audiences teary-eyed with laughter. If you liked Noises Off performed at Dunes Summer Theatre in 2018, you'll love Lend Me a Tenor. Lend Me a Tenor was produced on both the West End (1986) and Broadway (1989). It received nine Tony Award nominations and won for Best Actor (Philip Bosco) and Best Director (Jerry Zaks).