Laugh with Your Love This Valentine's Season in "Boeing Boeing"

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Onstage, Greenbelt 1 Theater's Entrance

Repertory Philippines opens their 2013 season with the comedy "Boeing Boeing" which is a story about the love adventures of an architect living in Paris.

A wall with Eiffel Tower's photo that sets the mood
and brings one to feel you're in Paris. <3 p="">

During our 45th monthsary last week, my fiance and I watched the press preview of "Boeing Boeing" at Onstage, Greenbelt 1. Since he has been busy with work lately, I really wanted him to watch it with me to relax.
The casts of Boeing Boeing

The story begins with Bernard Whitford (played by David Bianco) talking to his maid Bertha (played by Baby Barredo & Joy Virata as alternate) about the schedules of his three fiancees who are all flight attendants.

David Bianco as Bernard Whitford

Baby Barredo as Bertha

It was really amazing how each of Bernard's fiancee has a different nationality so the meals should match their nationalities and also Bertha must be mindful of the photos on display inside the room. A crazy change arises when Robert (played by Topper Fabregas) comes in to visit Bernard and stays to see all the three fiancees.

Topper Fabregas as Robert

(Photo from Repertory Philippines)

I find the lines of Robert and Bertha quite brilliant with all the hiding and witty exchange that definitely made my tummy ache from all the laughing.

When Bernard was discussing how easy it is for him to juggle all the three fiancees and how easy it is for him to remember their name because it all starts with a G - Gabriella, the Italian Flight Attendant; Gloria, the American Flight Attendant and Gretchen, the German Flight Attendant.
I find the popping of the foot real cute!
(Photo from Repertory Philippines)
Giannina Ocampo as Gabriella
(Photo from Repertory Philippines)
Jennifer Blair-Bianco as Gloria.
She's the wife of David Bianco in real life.
(Photo from Repertory Philippines)
Carla Dunareanu as Gretchen
She's half German in real life
 so she can really speak English with German accent which is perfect for her role.

Bernard tells Robert that given their flight schedule, they'll never meet each other and know that they have the same fiance. A storm came and trouble arises which made all three stuck with him all together in his apartment! The show has literally become a laugh trip when Bernard, Robert and Bertha look for ways on how to help Bernard escape from the situation.

(Photo from Repertory Philippines)

(Photo from Repertory Philippines)

All throughout the show, my fiance and I were laughing our hearts out while holding hands and looking at each other. Even though the show is about polygamy, the way my fiance looks at me has assured me that I'm his one and only despite teasing me that he should've looked for a flight attendant girlfriend. *blush! :)*

The complete cast of Boeing Boeing with their director.
Look at how wacky they look and you'll know how wacky they can get.

If you want a night full of fun and laughter with your special someone this Valentine's Season, this show is definitely your stress reliever! All you have to do is relax, fasten your seatbelts and hold each other's hand for a laugh trip!


Boeing Boeing is now showing at 2/F Onstage, Greenbelt 1 every weekends until February 17, 2013. Want discounts? Get 30% off your ticket if you show them an old boarding pass upon purchasing your ticket!

Look at that set!
I love the "lips" backdrop which depicts how playboy Bernard is!

The artistic and creative team of Boeing Boeing is led by Baby Barredo (Rep Artistic Director), Miguel Faustmann (Stage Director), John Batalla (Lighting Designer), Miguel Faustmann (Set Designer & also the Director), and Raven Ong (Costume Designer).

Miguel Faustmann

The production staff is composed of Juno Henares (Executive Producer), Gidget Tolentino (Production Manager), Andrew Miranda (Stage Manager), Pol Roxas (Sound Technician), Pablito Salvador (Lighting Technician) and Adul Lasin (Set Execution and Scenic Artist).

Juno Henares

The marketing, sales and publicity is led by Toots Tolentino (Publicist), Charlie Barredo with Oliver Usison, Letty Barredo, Marie Talay and Rose Silva (Marketing and Sales).

Toots Tolentino

Co-presented by the City of Makati, Boeing Boeing  is  bound to  reintroduce a forgotten contemporary comedy, to a new generation of theatergoers. This show also won 2008 Tony Awards and Drama Desk Awards for Best Actor (Mark Rylance) and it also received four additional Tony nominations. A film version starring Tony Curtis and Jerry Lewis was publicized as “ the big comedy of nineteen-sexty-sex.”


Celebrating its 46th year, Repertory Philippines is now  accepting reservations for schools, civic groups and corporate sponsorships. For further inquiries regarding the details of show, please call 5716926 or 5714941 or email info@repertory.ph or log on to www.repertory.ph. Tickets are also available through Ticketworld at 8919999 or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph.


To get more details of the show, visit www.repertory.ph, subscribe to youtube.com/repertoryphils, and “like” Repertory Philippines on Facebook.


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