Ken Ludwig's West End classic, Lend Me a Tenor, kicked off Bay Street Theatre’s 2013 Mainstage Season. Set in 1934 Cleveland, Ohio, the comedic play follows a hotel bellhop/wannabe opera singer as a renowned tenor checks into his hotel—hijinks and “musical mayhem” ensue. This production, playing through June 23, features Judy blazer, Scott Cole, Betsy DiLellio, Donna English, Nancy Johnston, Noah Plomgren, Steve Rosen, Roland Rusinek, and a hilarious cast under the direction of Don Stephenson.
The cast's many talented performers have previously appeared in Broadway hits such as Titanic, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Sound of Music, and The Phantom of the Opera. “This show was amazing,” said Gary Hygom, producer for Bay Street Theatre. “Lend Me a Tenor was such a night of fun. I recommend it for audiences of all ages.”
Originally produced in 1986 by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lend Me a Tenor boasts nine Tony Award nominations—with wins for best actor and best director. It returned to Broadway in 2010 and was nominated for the Oliver Award as Comedy of the Year.
Up next this 2013 Mainstage Season is Charles Ludlam's The Mystery of Irma Vep, opening on July 2, and Stephen Sondhiem's A funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, opening on August 6. 1 Bay St., Sag Harbor, 725-9500