Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Boeing Boeing

by Marc Camoletti Running Time: 2 hours, 40 min

August 13, 2015 to
August 30, 2015

Cabot Theatre
Directed by Michael Cotey

Translated by Beverly Cross and Francis Evans

Featuring Brian J. Gill, Marcella Kearns, Ryan Schabach, Amber Smith, Samantha Sostarich and Anne Walaszek

Swinging bachelor Bernard is living the high life in Paris, bouncing from one beautiful stewardess to another. But all his careful planning goes out the window when an old school chum from Wisconsin and all three "fiancées" arrive in town simultaneously. Fasten your seat belts and keep your seats in the upright position, because we're about to experience some major turbulence!

This new version of the 1960s French farce won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Revival.

Playwright
Marc Camoletti
Cast
Bernard
Brian J. Gill
Berthe Marcella Kearns
Robert Ryan Schabach
Gabriella
Amber Smith
Gretchen
Samantha Sostarich
Gloria Anne Walaszek
Production Staff
Director Michael Cotey
Scenic Designer Brandon Kirkham
Costume Designer Eleanor Cotey
Lighting Designer Eric Appleton
Properties Master Nikki Kulas
Sound Designer Christian Gero
Stage Manager Judy Martel
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T=Talkback: post-show Q&A with actors and director
*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.


Talk Theatre

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:00 PM

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:00 PM

An opportunity to participate in informal pre-show discussions with MCT's Producing Artistic Director and other show-specific theatre artists.

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ViewPoints

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 6:30 PM

Experience in-depth, pre-show presentations led by engaging guest experts who offer insights into show-related issues and field questions from knowledge-hungry patrons.

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Talkbacks

Thursday, August 20, 2015 7:30 PM

Thursday, August 27, 2015 7:30 PM

After select Thursday evening performances, you can meet the artists involved in a production, ask questions about the creative process and discuss your theatergoing experience.

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Photos

 


Resources


Boeing Boeing Media Release

Thursday, July 16, 2015

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Media Coverage


Hilarious 'Boeing Boeing' takes flight at Chamber Theatre

Sunday, August 16, 2015

by Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; As presented by Michael Cotey's outstanding Milwaukee Chamber Theatre cast, this 1960s sex farce soars in ways that the flat 1965 movie, featuring a seemingly bored Jerry Lewis, rarely does. This "Boeing" is not only jumbo smart, but also among the funniest plays I've seen anywhere this year.

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News


POLISH: THE LIFE OF A STEWARDESS

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Helen Kolodka, my great aunt, was one such hostess in the skies. She was a nineteen year-old student at Springfield College in the 50s when she signed on with Eastern Air Lines. ... I was thrilled, in turn, to get the inside scoop about life as a stewardess in the “Golden Era” of air travel.

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