Monday, February 24, 2014

Lend Me a Tenor Cast

Washington - Director Mike Kramme has announced the cast of the upcoming Washington Community Theater and Harp Players Theater Group show Lend Me a Tenor, by Ken Ludwig, on March 7, 8, 14 & 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Washington Community Center, 2227 250th Street, Washington, Iowa, 52353. The cast includes: Greg Wiley, Teresa Swift, Mike Tschantz, Tom Dawson, Jean Macenski, Ed Colby, Rebeka Trotter, and Barb Chebuhar.

Winner of three Tony Awards and four Drama Desk Awards, Lend Me a Tenor is set in 1934. Saunders, the general manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company is ready to welcome world famous, Tito Merelli, the greatest tenor of his generation to appear for one night only as Otello. The star arrives late and through a hilarious series of mishaps, is given a double dose of tranquilizers and passes out. Saunders and his assistant Max, believe he’d dead, and plan a substitution. It’s a funny romp, guaranteed to leave the audience teary-eyed with laughter.

The play is not recommended for children.

Proceeds will benefit the Washington Enrichment Foundation.

Tickets are available by calling the box office at 319.653.5175 after February 27th.

Source: Washington Community Theater press release

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