Lend Me a Tenor

Broadway
Comedy
Original
On a historic night at the Cleveland Opera Company, world-famous tenor Tito Morelli is to perform in Otello. Through a series of mishaps, Tito receives a double dose of tranquilizers, causing the house manager to believe he is dead and setting off a chain reaction of slapstick and mistaken identity.

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1989 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
1989 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1989 Outstanding Director of a Play Winner
1989 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Winner
1989 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1989 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1989 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1989 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1989 Outstanding Set Design Winner
1989 Special Award Winner
Tony Award
1989 Actor in a Play Winner
1989 Actor in a Play Nominee
1989 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1989 Direction of a Play Winner
1989 Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1989 Play Nominee
1989 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Apr 22, 1990 47 $120,059.00 $0.00 $3,561.00 $26.50 $0.00 4530 1078 8 0 52.53% -11.33%
Apr 15, 1990 46 $116,498.00 $0.00 $16,093.00 $21.15 $0.00 5507 1078 8 0 63.86% 14.56%
Apr 8, 1990 45 $100,405.00 $0.00 -$14,181.00 $23.61 $0.00 4252 1078 8 0 49.30% -16.03%
Apr 1, 1990 44 $114,586.00 $0.00 -$17,879.00 $20.34 $0.00 5634 1078 8 0 65.33% -6.05%