Boeing Boeing: Tony-Winning '60s Farce Comes in for a Landing
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What do you do if your wife catches you kissing another woman? You tell your her that you're an FBI agent -- and that it was all in the line of duty! (Of course, you may end up with actual spies and FBI agents chasing you in the process...) Originally presented at The Martin Beck Theatre in New York City in 1958, Who Was That Lady I Saw You With? is a classic farce full of mistaken identities and outrageous plot twists, ratcheting up the laughs and complications until all's straightened out in the play's hilarious finish. A hit on Broadway over half a century ago, Norman Krasna's fast-paced comedy of errors was adapted into a popular 1960 movie starring Tony Curtis, Dean Martin and Janet Leigh. Learn More
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This show was very funny and clever. It is a typical British comedy, the kind with several doors slamming, characters coming in and out, mistaken identity, and lots of laughs.
I saw this show a year ago, and surprisingly, this was the same exact cast that I saw then, but with a different actress playing the maid! I would definitely recommend this show, especially if you are a fan of the 60's and the style and glamour of air travel.
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So in general, it was a pretty funny play. It does start off a bit slow, so just come with some patience, but there are a few instances where the comedic timing was perfect. Robert is the real star of the show, and the actor we saw playing him...continued
By Marc Camoletti
Directed by Robin Armstrong
This hilarious 1960’s romp, immortalized by Jerry Lewis and Tony Curtis on film, has a handsome bachelor juggling three international flight attendant fiancées. In this comedy, an architect living in Paris has been successfully juggling three flight attendant fiancées with his housekeeper reluctantly playing romantic air-traffic controller as they fly in and out of his swank bachelor pad. But when an old school pal visits, things get rather turbulent. Schedules change, flights are delayed and chaos ensues in this whirl of mayhem and matchmaking.
This classic farce was written in the 1960’s by French playwright Marc Camoletti. An English translation became a smash hit in London’s West End, and a recent Broadway revival brought it to the attention of an American audience.
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