'Lend Me A Tenor' Opens At New Canaan's Powerhouse Theatre

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NEW CANAAN, Conn. – New Canaan’s Powerhouse Theatre is presenting Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me A Tenor” in August.

The play, set in a Cleveland hotel suite in 1934, tells the tale of Saunders, general manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, who is ready welcome world-famous Tito Merelli, Il Stupendo, the greatest tenor of his generation, who is appearing for one night only as Otello. Through a series of mishaps, the star arrives late, is dosed with tranquilizers and Saunders’ assistant must take his place.

The performance times for “Lend Me A Tenor” are:

  • Aug. 1: 8 p.m.
  • Aug. 2: 8 p.m.
  • Aug. 3: 2:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 8: 8 p.m.
  • Aug. 9: 8 p.m.
  • Aug. 10: 2:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 15: 8 p.m.
  • Aug. 16: 8 p.m.

Click here to purchase tickets. The Powerhouse Theatre is located in Waveny Park at 679 South Ave.

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