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Theatre and Dance presents screwball comedy 'Lend Me a Tenor'

By Kristina Kenney
University News Service
September 27, 2012

Lend Me a Tenor

Cody Jenkins stars as Max and Marci Blackwell as Maggie in "Lend Me a Tenor."

Texas State University-San Marcos Department of Theatre and Dance will perform “Lend Me a Tenor” Oct. 2-6 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. on the main stage of the Theatre Complex.

Tickets for the performance are $12 for general admission and $7 for students with a valid Texas State ID. Tickets will go on sale beginning Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.

Set in the 1930s, “Lend Me a Tenor” is a madcap, screwball comedy that takes place when Tito Merelli, the fiery-tempered and world famous Italian opera star, arrives in Cleveland, Ohio. When Tito goes missing, the show's producer conspires to cover for Tito's absence, placate his hot-blooded wife and distract his most passionate fans. This Tony-nominated comedy by Ken Ludwig is directed by Richard Sodders and takes farcical chaos to operatic levels.

For more information about the performance, please contact the Department of Theatre and Dance at (512) 245-2147. To reserve tickets, please contact the Texas State Box Office at (512) 245-2204.