Up: The Man in the Flying Chair

Up: The Man in the Flying Chair
May 24 – Jun 11, 2017

Produced by Theatre Pro Rata
By Bridget Carpenter; Directed by Carin Bratlie Wethern
Regional Premiere

20 years ago Walter Griffin attached 45 helium-filled weather balloons to a lawn chair and found himself 16,000 feet above the world. Today he’s furiously holding onto his dreams and the faded memory of that glorious day, doing everything he can to keep his feet from touching the ground.


Director – Carin Bratlie Wethern +
Assistant Director – Sofia Lindgren Galloway
Stage Manager – Clara Costello +
Costumes – Mandi Johnson + and Samantha Kuhn Staneart +
Sound Designer – Jacob M. Davis +
Lighting Designer – Julia Carlis +
Prop Designer – Abbee Warmboe
Illustrator – Max Lindorfer

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association
+Theatre Pro Rata Company Member

P: Preview
D: Post-show Discussion
O: Opening Night
$:  Pay What You Can
ASL: American Sign Language
AD: Audio Description
C: Open Captioning

Up:The Man in the Flying Chair is supported through a generous grant from the St. Paul Cultural STAR program.



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