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Friday, April 4, 2014

C. Michael Wright directs ‘Lend Me a Tenor’

  The year is 1934 and we are introduced to the Cleveland Grand Opera Company in a swanky hotel suite. They are awaiting the arrival of world-famous tenor Tito Merelli, the star in their production of Otello. The company is scheduled to perform in the evening, but, as Milwaukee Chamber
Thursday, June 6, 2013

Laughing all the way to the Fairway

A timely, golf-themed farce is scoring a hole in one at Sunset Playhouse. The Fox on the Fairway is the perfect lighter fare for playgoers seeking clever characters, a screwball plot and the ugliest collection of golf sweaters
Thursday, May 30, 2013

‘Fox on the Fairway’ at Sunset Playhouse

 Contemporary playwright Ken Ludwig has made quite a name for himself constructing stage sitcoms that feel like authentic sitcoms from another era. Taken completely out of context, his Lend Me A Tenor may as well have been
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A madcap, screwball comedy with Broadway credentials arrives at the Sunset Playhouse in the guise of an opera gone haywire in Lend Me a Tenor. Ken Ludwig's comedy is highlighted by an energetic and engaging cast. The production runs through...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Set in the 1930s, Ken Ludwig's popular farce Lend Me a Tenor feels like it's been around since the '30s. In reality, though, the smash comedy debuted a little more than 25 years ago. Since then, it has become a staple of regional and community theaters...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre continues its commitment to working with area university theater programs as it opens William Inge's Bus Stop in collaboration with UW-Parkside. Bus Stop is a mid-'50s comedy perhaps best known...
04.11.2010 | | Posted at 04:20 PM

Light, Easy Comedy North Of The City

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Whitefish Bay High School Auditorium is big. Really, really big. This is interesting to note as it is the home of venerable local community theatre group The Bay Players. Smaller-budget productions are usually placed on smaller stages, but the Bay Players have been blessed with a really spacious performance space. On walking into the hall being used as the lobby, The Bay Players’ director R...
04.07.2010 | | Posted at 07:04 AM

Bay Players open a two-weekend production of classic farce

By Russ Bickerstaff
� Amidst the far better-funded professional theatre groups celebrating anniversaries this season, it�s a bit surprising that I haven�t had the presence of mind to mention much about the 60th anniversary season of venerable community theatre group The Bay Players. Raymond Bradford directs a production of the Ken Ludwig comedy Lend Me A Tenor. Set in the Midwest in the 1930�s, the popular farce a...
04.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Soulstice Theatre continues its season with a production of the classic Ken Ludwig farce Lend Me A Tenor.  A fast-paced traditional farce complete with the traditional door slamming, mistaken identities and amorousness that usually goes on in such things can be a bit tricky for smaller theatre companies to carry off with any flair.  Soulstice manages a fun production for the penultimate show of ...

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