Boeing-Boeing, written by French playwright Marc Camoletti, translated into English and adapted by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans, and directed for Temple Theatre of Sanford by Craig Rhyne of New York City, secured a Guinness record for being the most-produced French play in the world. And judging by the opening weekend of Sanford, NC’s historic… Continue reading Marc Camoletti’s Boeing-Boeing at Temple Theatre Is a Direct Flight to Pure Entertainment
Don’t Dress for Dinner is a sassy French farce, as well as a comedy of errors of epic proportions. And, Raleigh Little Theatre’s version, directed by Patrick Torres, lives up to the bawdy, hilarious nature of the original script by Robin Hawdon, which itself is an adaptation of a Marc Camoletti play. The mishaps begin… Continue reading Fun and Fierce, RLT’s Don’t Dress for Dinner Will Have Viewers Laughing Every (Mis)Step of the Way
We start with quotes from reviews by The Guardian and the Chicago Tribune, respectively: “Hurtling along at the speed of light, this breathtaking farce is a near faultless piece of theatrical invention” and “Text book example of how to create the perfect farce.” Raleigh Little Theatre’s production of Don’t Dress for Dinner, under the direction… Continue reading Raleigh Little Theatre’s Delightful Rendition of Marc Camoletti’s Don’t Dress for Dinner Is a Laff-a-Minute Production
Oh! What a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive! ~ Sir Walter Scott ~ Welcome to the Garner Performing Arts Center! Prepare to laugh and clap! Welcome also to Bernard’s apartment in 1960’s Paris! As the lights come up on The Towne Players’ community-theater production of Boeing-Boeing, we meet the American… Continue reading The Towne Players’ Opening-Night Flight of Boeing-Boeing Was Right on Time!
The French farce Boeing-Boeing, written in 1960 by Marc Camoletti, translated into English by Beverley Cross for the 1965 Broadway production, and revised by Francis Evans for the 2008 Broadway Revival, is reportedly the most performed French play throughout the world. That is understandable, because this is a laugh-a-minute show, a bone fide “door slammer,”… Continue reading The Towne Players’ Version of Marc Camoletti’s Boeing-Boeing Is a Laugh-a-Minute Show