University of Southern Indiana

Boeing Boeing

by Marc Camoletti
Translated by Beverly Cross and Francis Evans

The Tony Award winner for best revival on Broadway in 2008, Boeing Boeing is one of the theatre's greatest farces. One cosmopolitan male with an apartment in Paris is living the dream - he has three beautiful flight attendants stopping over whenever their international flights land at Orly. He has it all worked out; the ladies never cross each other's paths. Perfect! What could go wrong? Well, let's base our happiness and success upon the airlines' timetables and find out! Buckle your seatbelts for a fast-paced ride. This flight is pure comic fancy.


by August Wilson

Simply put and by any measure, Fences is an American masterpiece. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Tony Award and the Drama Desk award for best play in 1987, Fences enjoyed a 2010 Broadway revival starring Denzel Washington. The sixth play in August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle, the play tells the story of Troy Maxon, an aging athlete who never had the chance to break the color barrier in major league baseball and who now struggles against the daily hardships besetting him. A magnificent character study, Fences conveys both the greatness and fallibility that cohabit the heart of a man denied the greater opportunities, struggling to survive both as an individual and to provide for a family in a 1950s steel town.

Cotton Patch Gospel

by Tom Key and Russell Treyz
Music and lyrics by Harry Chapin

A humorous and heartwarming bluegrass-musical, Cotton Patch Gospel retells the New Testament from a Southern perspective that begins when the baby Jesus is born in an abandoned trailer behind a motel in Gainesville, Georgia. With music written by the great American songwriter Harry Chapin, a single storyteller performs multiple roles with a little help from his band of disciples. Since its opening in 1981 at the Lamb's Theatre in New York, Cotton Patch Gospel has been a favorite of audiences all over the country who love its easy humor and affirming message.