The American Pilot

written by David Greig
directed by Amy Rummenie

"The sky was torn open and there was a different world behind it..."

May 2 - 24, 2008

Minneapolis Theatre Garage

An American plane crash-lands in a rural valley in a war-torn country. Will the villagers help the wounded pilot, ransom him, or execute him? Written in advance of the Iraq War, this staggeringly poetic script by Scottish playwright David Greig now receives its regional premiere.



pilot Joseph Bombard director Amy Rummenie
farmer Peter Ooley set & costumes Erinn Huntley
trader Sam Landman lighting Logan Jambik
sarah Amanda Rafuse Whisner sound Sean Healey
evie Liana Simonds technical director David Pisa
captain Robert Gardner stage manager Sarah Holmberg
translator Matthew Vire dramaturg Ashley Schweitzer
soldier Brian Hesser fight choreographer Matt Franta
soldier Mark Benzel dialect coach Joseph Papke
soldier J.F. Dauer firearms adviser Richard Eue
    tactical adviser Paul von Stoetzel
    sound board operator Katie Oliver
    photography Dan Norman

Production Images (by Dan Norman)


This activity was made possible, in part, by funds provided by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council through an appropriation by the Minnesota Legislature.

Production History

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