One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? It’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century – as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife, Maira, from causing runaway chaos. Prepare for an uproarious ride, full of mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks, and madcap delight.
Please note: “La Traviata Brindisi-Allegretto (no Vocals)," which is used in Comedy of Tenors, is orginally found in Karaoke Opera, Vol. 9: Puccini & Verdi for Tenor. This song file is made available by Musical Concepts.
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Revising the Tenors
by Ken Ludwig
July 19, 2016
- Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
- Time Period: 1930s
- Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Setting: Paris 1936. A suite in the Faubourg Ritz Hotel.
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
- Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
- Ensemble cast
A Comedy of Tenors premiered in a co-production at the Cleveland Playhouse in Cleveland, OH in September 2015 and the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ in October 2015 under the direction of Stephen Wadsworth.