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Lend Me A Tenor’s Tony Shalhoub interviewed for American Theatre Wing’s “Downstage Center”




LEND ME A TENOR’s Tony Shalhoub is currently featured on the American Theatre Wing’s podcast, “Downstage Center.”   During his in depth interview with Howard Sherman, he speaks about the challenge of playing farce, including why he’s lost 20 pounds since starting the run.  He also talks about his journey from the Midwest to the Yale School of Drama, Cambridge’s American Repertory Theatre, Broadway and more.  


                                                To hear the interview, CLICK HERE


LEND ME A TENOR opened on April 4, 2010 to rave reviews including:


“Shalhoub is EXQUISITE as the tyrannical manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera…the crowd goes wild.” Scott Brown, NEW YORK MAGAZINE


 “Shalhoub delivers an EXTRAORDINARY performance marked by wild exaggeration, total desperation, and manic physical energy.” – Matt Windman, AM NEW YORK


 “Let me spell it out: Lend Me a Tenor is the most HOWLINGLY FUNNY and INGENIOUSLY STAGED laugh machine to hit Broadway in years. There’s no point in telling you how superbly fun this all is:  Go now, and don’t wait for the fat lady to sing.”



Tony Shalhoub received a Drama League nomination for his role as Opera Impresario, “Saunders.” Additionally LEND ME A TENOR received Tony nominations for Best Revival of a Play, Best Featured Actress in a Play (Jan Maxwell) and Best Costume Design of a Play (Martin Pakledinaz), Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Director of a Play (Stanley Tucci), Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Jan Maxwell) and Outstanding Costume Design (Martin Pakledinaz), and Drama League Award nominations for Distinguished Revival of a Play and a Distinguished Performance Award for Jan Maxwell as well as Mr. Shalhoub.


Ken Ludwig’s comedy LEND ME A TENOR stars Anthony LaPaglia, Tony Shalhoub, Justin Bartha, Brooke Adams, Mary Catherine Garrison, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Jay Klaitz, and Jan Maxwell, and is directed by Stanley TucciLEND ME A TENOR is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street).


LEND ME A TENOR will play its last performance on August 15th.


It plays the following schedule: Tue at 7, Wed-Sat at 8, Wed & Sat at 2, Sun at 3.

Ticket Prices: $121.50 and $86.50 at all performances except Saturday at 8 PM when they are $126.50 and $86.50.   All prices include a $1.50 facility fee. Tickets are available through Telecharge (212 239 6200) or at www.Telecharge.com.






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