Lend Me a Tenor

March and April 2008

Ken Ludwig's farce Lend Me a Tenor, was Off-Broadway's entry in the 2008 Provincial Drama Festival, hosted by the Avion Players of Gander.  When Tito Morelli, the world renowned tenor is mistaken for dead, Max, a gopher for the Cleveland Opera Company assumes Morelli's idenitiy  in order to get his big break on stage.  Hilarity ensues when Morelli awakens,unaware of Max's actions.

Lend Me a Tenor marked the first time that Off-Broadway won best play at the Provincial Drama Festival, and also awards for Best Director (Danny Maloney), Best Supporting Male (Mike Payne), Best Supporting Female, (Cherie Wheeler), Best Costumes (Amy Andrews)