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Dinner Theater
Lend Me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig
FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2000

Claremont McKenna's oldest student-run theatre troupe "Under the Lights" proudly presents Ken Ludwig's hilarious comedy of errors, Lend Me A Tenor (1986), for the annual dinner theatre performance at the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum. Lend Me A Tenor opened on Broadway in 1989 and has since been performed throughout the world in eight languages, winning two Tony Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, and three Outer Critics Circle Awards.

The play begins opening night at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company where the opera staff is frantically making last minute preparations for "ll Stupendo" and the arrival of the evening's special guest star, Mr. Tito Merelli, the world's greatest tenor. A wild fight ensues, leaving the Opera Company without a star! The show must go on, and Ludwig presents his audience with an uproariously funny comedy of confusion and mistaken identity. Join the cast (Christina Cheshier, Rebecca Hermanowicz, Karl Kahn, and Justin Shiroff) for an evening of fine food and fantastic entertainment. Chris Monjoy will be there-will you?

Seating will be festival style and is limited. Sign up as soon as possible, circling your first, second, and third choice of date. You will be contacted if your first choice reservation date is unavailable. Community guests will be charged $13.50 for the dinner.