BOEING BOEING to Play La Mirada Theatre, 1/18-2/10
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the Tony Award-winning (2008 Best Play Revival), hilarious, sexy, non-stop comedy, BOEING-BOEING, written by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverley Cross & Francis Evans and directed by Jeff Maynard. BOEING-BOEING will preview on Friday, January 18, 2013 (with a press opening on Saturday, January 19) and runs through Sunday, February 10, 2013 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.
In this Tony Award-winning comedy, a self-styled playboy, Bernard, has French, German, and American fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent "layovers." He keeps "one up, one down and one pending" until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Bernard's apartment in Paris, France all at the same time which leads to unexpected and very funny escapades.
Jeff Maynard (Director) is excited to be back directing at La Mirada. Previous show's here include The Tale of the Allergist's Wife starring Marilu Henner, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and the Pulitzer Prize winning Lost In Yonkers. Other recent directorial credits include Bear In Mind at the Blank Theatre Company's Young Playwright's Festival, collaborating with Jason Robert Brown on a new, revised version of 13, the world premiere of Mad City by Meredith Stiehm and a workshop of Dave Rossmer & Dan Lipton's new musical Shoot! Cut! Print! Kill! Die! He is proud to be a founding member of Buffalo Nights Theatre Company, having directed, acted or produced over 15 productions including: The Final Judgment, Modigliani, Meat, Anatol, Salome, Sophistry and The Madman & The Nun. He won a Drama-Logue Award for Max Frisch's The Firebugs, a BackStage West award for The Apollo of Bellac and LA Weekly's Revival Production of the Year award for Modigliani. Also in Los Angeles, he has directed the West Coast Premiere of the Ovation award nominated Tales of Tinseltown by Michael Colby and Paul Katz - at the Actor's Co-op. In upstate NY, Jeff's directorial work includes Nine, Seussical, Doubt, and The Laramie Project. As an actor Jeff appeared in the first national tour/Los Angeles Premiere of Lost In Yonkers at the Doolittle Theatre, Biloxi Blues at the Court/Hudson Theatres, Enter Laughing & Taking Stock at the A.J.U.'s- "Let There Be Laughter" series, and TV appearances on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Diagnosis Murder and the upcoming feature film The Illusion. Jeff currently runs the theatre program at Mirman School, teaches private acting classes throughout Los Angeles and is a graduate of UCLA's School of Theater, Film & Television.
The design team for BOEING-BOEING is as follows: The Scenic Design is by Kevin Clowes. The Lighting Design is by Jean Yves Tessier. The Sound Design is by Josh Bessom. The Costume Design is by Helen Butler. Hair and Make-up Design is by Sarah Wolfe. The Prop Coordinator is Terry Hanrahan.
BOEING-BOEING will begin performances on Friday, January 18, 2013 (with a press opening scheduled for Saturday, January 19) and runs for four weeks through Sunday, February 10. Performances will be 7:30pm on Wednesdays & Thursdays; 8pm on Fridays; 2pm and 8pm on Saturdays; and 2pm on Sundays. There will be no matinee performance on Saturday, January 19. Talkbacks with the actors will be on Wednesday, January 23 and Wednesday, February 6