BOEING BOEING Set for November 8 - December 1 at Aux Dog Theatre
Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for "Best Revival of a Play", BOEING BOEING by Marc Camoletti has been translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans Directed by VJ Liberatori and featuring Brennan Foster, Merritt Glover, SheriDan Johnson, Angela Littleton, Jessica Osbourne, and Matthew Puett.
This 1960's French farce, a bedroom Comedy of Errors, features self-styled Parisian playboy, Bernard, who has not one, not two BUT three fiancees! An American, a German and an Italian, each a gorgeous airline hostess with frequent "layovers." He keeps "one up, one down and one pending" until unexpected schedule changes bring all three amours to Paris and Bernard's apartment at the same time.
Boeing Boeing premiered in Paris in 1960 where it ran for 19 years and was first staged in English in 1962 in London's West End, where it enjoyed a seven-year run. In 1965, it was adapted for film and made into a Paramount Pictures movie starring Tony Curtis and Jerry Lewis.
The 2008 Broadway revival with a translation by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans was nominated for 7 Tony Awards and won for Best Revival of a Play and for Mark Rylance's performance as Robert. It also won the 2008 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Play.
In 1991, the play was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the most performed French play throughout the world.