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Marc Camoletti’s Boeing-Boeing at Temple Theatre Is a Direct Flight to Pure Entertainment

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… Read More ›

Boeing-Boeing will delight Towne Players patrons at 8 p.m. on Oct. 28th and at 2 and 8 p.m. on Oct. 29th

The Towne Players’ Opening-Night Flight of Boeing-Boeing Was Right on Time!

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… Read More ›

Boeing-Boeing will delight Towne Players patrons at 8 p.m. on Oct. 28th and at 2 and 8 p.m. on Oct. 29th

The Towne Players’ Version of Marc Camoletti’s Boeing-Boeing Is a Laugh-a-Minute Show

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,”… Read More ›

Bryan T. Donovan and Lilly Nelson play the hopelessly square Robert and the flirtatious flight attendant Gretchen (photo by Lauren Kennedy)

Bryan T. Donovan’s Zany Antics as Robert Rocket HSN’s “Boeing-Boeing” into the Comic Stratosphere

“Boeing-Boeing,” the inaugural production of Hot Summer Nights and its newly formed larger parent company, Theatre Raleigh, is a real humdinger, based on Beverley Cross and Francis Evans’ revised English-language script for the critically acclaimed 2008 Broadway revival of Marc Camoletti’s 1960 French sex farce, which is set during the Swinging Sixties in a plush bachelor pad near Paris-Orly Airport.