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Lend Me a Tenor   

 
Royale Theatre, (3/02/1989 - 4/22/1990)
First Preview: Feb 17, 1989 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Mar 02, 1989    
Closing Date: Apr 22, 1990 Total Performances: 476

Category: Play, Comedy, Farce, Original, Broadway
Setting: A hotel suite in Cleveland, Ohio in 1934.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Martin Starger and The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd.
Written by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Aural Fixation; Hair Design by Angela Gari
General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Lisa M. Poyer
Production Stage Manager: Steven Beckler; Stage Manager: Clifford Schwartz; Technical Supervisor: Theatrical Services, Inc.
Musical Coordinator: Edward Strauss
Casting: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; General Press Representative: The Joshua Ellis Office; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Press Representative: Adrian Bryan-Brown
Cast
Philip BoscoSaunders
Maggie's father, GM of The Cleveland Grand Opera Company
Jane ConnellJulia
Chairman of the Opera Guild
Tovah FeldshuhMaria
Tito's wife
Victor GarberMax
assistant to Saunders
Ron HolgateTito Merelli
a world-famous tenor, known to fans as Il Stupendo
Jeff BrooksBellhop
a bellhop
David CryerRadio Announcer
Caroline LagerfeltDiana
a soprano
J. Smith-CameronMaggie
Max's girlfriend
Standby: David Cryer (Saunders, Tito Merelli)
Understudies: Jane Cronin (Julia, Maria), Eileen Dunn (Diana, Maggie) and Michael Waldron (Bellhop, Max)
Tony Award®
 1989 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Ken Ludwig ;  Produced by Martin Starger and The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd.
winner 1989 Best Actor in Play [winner] 
  Philip Bosco
 1989 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Victor Garber
 1989 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Tovah Feldshuh
 1989 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Tony Walton
 1989 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  William Ivey Long
winner 1989 Best Direction of a Play [winner] 
  Jerry Zaks
Drama Desk Award
winner 1989 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner] 
  Philip Bosco
winner 1989 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Tovah Feldshuh
winner 1989 Outstanding Director of a Play [winner] 
 Directed by Jerry Zaks
winner 1989 Outstanding Costume Design [winner] 
  William Ivey Long
 1989 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Paul Gallo
 1989 Outstanding Set Design [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Tony Walton