The plot is a strictly swingin' '60s sex farce. A Parisian architect and polygamist-in-training confides the key to domestic bliss to a visiting friend: He keeps two of his three girlfriends in the air at all times—literally, since they all happen to be intercontinental airline stewardesses. (Helpful tips: Keep their flight schedules memorized. And have your long-suffering maid recycle your bachelor pad's decor to match their color-coordinated outfits—while hiding all traces of the other two).
The 2008 Broadway production of this 1962 artifact took the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Revival, doubtlessly inspiring its choice as Hot Summer Nights' season opener at the Kennedy. Will this version achieve cruising speed and altitude? Find out when guest director Jessica Bogart leads a mix of locals and out-of-towners, through June 24. —Byron Woods