Story: Henry Saunders has big plans for the Cleveland Grand Opera Company.
Although the company is struggling with everyone else in the Great Depression, its general manager Saunders has come up with a dazzling idea for a fund-raiser: Get renowned opera star Tito Morelli, aka Il Stupendo, to perform the title role in Verdi's Otello with the Cleveland Grand Opera.
Believing that the divo is dead, Saunders (Michael Sharrer) the excitable opera manager taps his hapless assistant, an aspiring singer named Max (Chris Jackson), to suit up as the Moor and replace Merelli.
Michael Sharrer plays Henry Saunders, the Cleveland Grand Opera's General Manager.
To complicate matters, four different women, including the tenor's wife, are in a mad chase for his attentions, and confusion reigns when Max, an assistant to the Cleveland Opera Company's general manager, Henry Saunders, reveals that he, too, can sing opera.Featured in the cast are Josh Larkin of New Philadelphia as Max; Amanda Larkin of New Philadelphia as Maggie; Scott Daniels, Dover as Saunders; Dave Cleveland of Sugarcreek as Tito; Melanie Slabaugh of Sugarcreek as Maria; Michele Davis of New Philadelphia as Julia; Angela Stewart of Newcomerstown as Diana; and Nathan Mayse of Newcomerstown as the bellhop.
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