February 10-12 and 17-19, 2017
Doors open at 7:30 pm and the show starts at 8:00 pm. Sunday Matinee, doors open at 1:30 show starts at 2:00
Location: Avon Theater, 525 North 2nd Street, Breese, IL 62230
World-renowned tenor Tito Merelli has signed on to play Otello at a Cleveland opera company in the fall of 1934. He arrives late and, through a set of crazy circumstances, passes out after mixing wine with a huge dose of tranquilizers. Believing that the divo is dead, the excitable opera manager taps his hapless assistant, an aspiring singer named Max, to suit up as the Moor and replace Merelli. Meanwhile, the tenor’s jealous wife, his ambitious female co-star, Max’s young girlfriend and the flirtatious head of the opera guild are on the scene fighting—sometimes literally—for the star’s attention. Nominated for a Tony Award in Best Play and a Lawrence Olivier Award for Comedy of the Year, this farce is sure to bring you lots of laughter and entertainment.
Director: Sean Thomas<- Back to 2016-2017 Season