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Music Mountain Theatre presents "Lend Me a Tenor"

originally published: 01/08/2024

Music Mountain Theatre presents "Lend Me a Tenor"

(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- Music Mountain Theatre opens their 2024 season with the Tony award winning comedy, Lend Me a Tenor, weekends from January 12-28, 2024. The play is set in September of 1934 and we see the Cleveland Grand Opera Company's gala season opener, centered on world-famous tenor Tito Morelli, performing as Canio in "Pagliacci," his greatest role. But the opera is jeopardized when Morelli falls into a drunken stupor.

In a panic, the opera company’s diminutive assistant grabs a costume and make-up, pretends to be the famous Morelli, and goes on as Canio. The masquerade works until Morelli awakens and the chaos of mistaken identities ensues, involving two clowns, a volatile Italian wife, an outrageous bellhop, a cynical impresario, and two lingerie-clad ladies trying to seduce the tenor.

The cast includes Lauren Brader, Rhett Commodaro, Michael Gearty, Jaimie Geddes, Joan Hoffman, Madison Kotnarowski, David McCloughan, Jr., and Tristan Takacs.

A sensation on Broadway and in London's West End, winning 3 Tony and 4 Drama Desk awards, this madcap, screwball comedy is guaranteed to leave audiences teary-eyed with laughter.

Performances run weekends from January 12-28, 2024 with performances Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 3:00pm & 8:00pm, and Sundays at 3:00pm. Tickets are $32 for adults and $30 for students/seniors/military. Theatre for a Young Audience tickets are $10 and are available for purchase online, in person at the box office, or by calling 609-397-3337. It’s never too late to subscribe and save with a subscription package for the 2024 season! Subscriptions are valid through December 2024.



 
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The theatre will present 16 main stage musicals and plays as well as 14 theatre for young audiences productions.

The 2024 season includes Lend Me A Tenor (January 12-28), City of Angels (February 2-18), Fun Home (February 23 - March 10), Hello, Dolly! (March 15 - April 7), Murder on the Orient Express (April 12-28), Tuck Everlasting (May 3-19), Sweet Charity (May 24 - June 9), Hair (June 14-30), Anything Goes (July 5-21), The King and I (July 26 - August 18), The Scarlet Pimpernel (August 23 - September 8), Beauty and the Beast (September 13 - October 6), A Killer Mystery TBA (October 11-27), White Christmas (November 1-17), A Christmas Carol (November 22 - December 15), and a Holiday Concert (December 20-22).

Children’s Theatre productions include our favorites like Disney’s Lion King, Finding Nemo, Moana, and Frozen. The rest of season includes Snow Queen’s Frozen Adventure, Jack and the Giant, Alice in Wonderland, Robin Hood, The Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty, The Great Pumpkin, Frosty and Rudolph.

Music Mountain Theatre is located at 1483 Route 179 in Lambertville, New Jersey. Music Mountain Theatre is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable entertainment and education for all in our extended community through study, performance, and appreciation of the arts.


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