SEPTEMBER 2019 | Volume 183
A Fun, Frenzied Farce with a little Traviata on the side
It’s 1930s Paris, and the stage is set for the concert of the century—as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep an amorous Italian superstar and his hot-blooded wife from causing runaway chaos. A Comedy of Tenors is an uproarious comedy filled with slamming doors, unbridled passion, and madcap hilarity on an operatic scale!
Directed by Kayt Roth, Metro Theatre is delighted to present our Season 57 opener A Comedy of Tenors, written by comic genius Ken Ludwig, on stage October 4 – 19.
A Comedy of Tenors is about love in many forms, and how you can fight with someone and still care for them despite their best efforts to drive you crazy.
Tito, who does not like change, is having a mid-life crisis. Max is a singer trying to move beyond his assistant roots, and he and his wife Maggie are having a baby. The famous Russian soprano Tatiana Racón is in Paris on the hunt for her former beau, while Tito and Maria’s daughter, Mimi, are also in town with her own lover, trying to earn a role in a movie. Factor in an up-and-coming star who threatens to unseat everybody else, and everything that possibly can go wrong does.
Director Kayt Roth: “Madcap comedy is something that we don’t see a lot of in the theatre these days. Mistaken identities, fast-paced jokes, impossible deadlines and sultry situations can make a person laugh like no other – A Comedy of Tenors is comedy in its purest form.”
Tickets are $28 Adult or $25 Senior/Student with a special 2 tickets for $40 every Thursday.
Tickets can be reserved by leaving a message at the Box Office 604-266-7191 or purchased online at TICKETS – A Comedy Of Tenors
Content advisory: A Comedy of Tenors contains strong language and sexual references.
Metro Theatre is a non-profit theatre company, dedicated to promoting and developing theatre arts. This is our 57th continuous season of bringing laughter, intrigue and surprise to live audiences. A COMEDY OF TENORS is our 518th show.
THE CAST of COMEDY OF TENORS
Henry Saunders: Bill McNaughton
Max: Vicente Sandoval
Maria Merelli: Cindy Hirschberg-Schon
Tito Merelli/Beppo: Carlos Vela-Martinez
Mimi Merelli: Katie Chapman
Carlo Nucci: Mostafa Shaker
Tatiana Racón: Tracy Labrosse
Jacqueline, Announcer: Emmanuelle Corne Bertrand
THE PRODUCTION TEAM
Director: Kayt Roth
Production Manager: Heather Stewart
Stage Manager: Sophie Gardner
Asst Stg Mgr: Lavina Schafer
Set Designer: Kathleen Hilton
Costume Designer: Chrysta Webster
Costume Designer: Chloe Knowles
Lighting Designer: Les Erskine
Sound Designer: Kayt Roth
Properties: Lavina Schafer
Board Operator: Leslie Thompson
General Manager: Les Erskine
Head Carpenter: Robin Richardson
Scenic Painting: Tracy-Lynn Chernaske
Set Decoration: Tracy-Lynn Chernaske
Photographer: Tracy-Lynn Chernaske
Wardrobe Manager: Sean Ullmann
Hair & Make-up: Abbey McLane
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