CONCEIVED BY MATTHEW LORD, BLAKE DAVIDSON, AND JONATHAN FRUGE, THE TENORS OF COMEDY IS A FRESH NEW TAKE ON THE 3 TENORS MODEL. THEIR MIX OF MUSICAL STYLES AND COMEDY IS LIKE NOTHING ELSE IN THE BUSINESS!
THESE GENTLEMEN SING ALL STYLES OF MUSIC FROM MODERN POP TO OPERA, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN. TRAINED AT SUCH PRESTIGIOUS INSTITUTES AS THE JUILLIARD SCHOOL, AND HAVING PERFORMED IN HOUSES WORLDWIDE (THE METROPOLITAN OPERA, CARNEGIE HALL, TOKYO OPERA HOUSE, THEATER NEUE FLORA, THE FRIARS CLUB), THEY ARE THE DEFINITION OF SEASONED PERFORMERS.
THROW IN STAND UP COMEDY AND IMPROV AND YOU HAVE THE COMPLETE ENTERTAINMENT PACKAGE.
THE TENORS OF COMEDY WILL HAVE YOU ROLLING IN THE AISLES WITH LAUGHTER AND UP ON YOUR FEET WITH EXCITEMENT!
A native of California, tenor Matthew Lord has performed with almost every major opera house in the U.S., including San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Dallas, Opera, Houston Opera, Washington Opera, Portland Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Glimmerglass Opera, Tulsa Opera, The Spoleto Arts Festival among others. He made his New York Metropolitan Opera debut in January 2004 in Boris Godunov. Prolific in all kinds of music, Mr. Lord also performed in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Phantom of the Opera as Piangi in the Hamburg Germany production.
Lord’s concert appearances include engagements with the Detroit Symphony, the Juilliard Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, and Santa Fe Symphony, to name a few. He is also a proud graduate of the prestigious Juilliard Opera Center. He has recently been asked to host and perform at Jokesters Comedy Club at The D Hotel in Las Vegas and The Eastville Comedy Club in Brooklyn, NY.
Dallas, TX native Blake Davidson is an award-winning singer who has performed all over the world, and whose range of experience includes opera, symphony, and musical theatre. He received his vocal training at The University of North Texas and has been presented in solo concerts at NYU, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Tokyo Opera House.
Mr. Davidson has sung with the Anchorage Opera, the Dallas Opera, the Dallas Symphony (on whose Christmas CD he is the featured soloist), the Fort Worth Symphony, The University of Virginia, and The Florida Orchestra. Performances outside the US include New Zealand's Auckland Philharmonia and the Filharmonico de Jalisco (Guadalajara, Mexico). Early in his career he was seen off-Broadway at 2nd Stage, and as the singing ringmaster for the Shrine Circus.
A native of Lubbock, Texas, by way of Southern Louisiana, Jonathan Fruge holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance and his Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from Texas Tech University. Mr. Fruge's credits include performances at Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and the Meyerson Center, as well as over 20 featured solos with Texas Tech University Choir, Texas Tech Madrigal Singers, the Texas Tech Matador Singers, and the Lubbock Chorale.
Jonathan is a highly sought-after stage performer, having over 20 leading roles to his credit including Col. Hugh Pickering in My Fair Lady, Jinx in Forever Plaid, 3 original premiers, 4 regional tours, his first concert appearance with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, and Billy Bob in the first licensed production of The 3 Redneck Tenors.