By Krissie Fullerton
05 Apr 2010
The cast features Tony winner Anthony LaPaglia, Golden Globe winner Tony Shalhoub ("Monk"), Justin Bartha ("The Hangover"), Tony nominee Jan Maxwell (The Royal Family, Coram Boy), Mary Catherine Garrison (Assassins, Rabbit Hole), Tony nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson (Urinetown, Wicked), Jay Klaitz (High Fidelity) and Brooke Adams (The Heidi Chronicles, "Monk") as Julia.
The 1930s-set play is billed as "a madcap screwball comedy that takes place when Tito Merelli, the fiery-tempered and world-famous Italian superstar, arrives in Cleveland, Ohio to make his debut with the local opera and promptly goes missing. As Saunders, the show's presenter, conspires to cover for Tito's absence, placate his hot-blooded wife, and distract his most passionate fans, chaos on a truly operatic level ensues."
Here's a look at the opening night: