Frank Black Middle School performs Lend Me a Tenor Thursday, October 27th and Friday, October 28th at 6pm in the FBMS Auditorium. Tickets are $3 in advance and $5 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from Ms. Hall or any student in the show. Come see this hilarious comedy before it ends!
On a very important night for the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, Tito Mirelli, the world-famous Italian tenor, is set to perform the starring role in Otello. Henry Saunders -- General Manager of the company, insists that his assistant, Max, watch over Tito's every move to ensure smooth sailing. After a huge fight with his fiery, Italian wife Maria, Tito receives a double dose of tranquilizers through a series of mishaps. Throw in Diana, an ambitious, female co-star; Maggie, Max's giddy girlfriend; Julia, a flirty head of the opera guild; and a meddling bellhop fighting for Tito's attention. Together, you have a recipe for comedic disaster. Max navigates the company through one catastrophe after the next -- an angry wife, a presumed death, crazy costumes, and loads and loads of slamming doors and mistaken identities -- and, ultimately, takes on the role of Otello to great effect. Together, Max and Saunders find a way to save the Opera Company's big night in grand, farcical fashion.