Friday, April 3, 2009


  • April 5: Boise Master Chorale presents "And None Shall be Afraid": A Plea for Peace in Five Movements, and Mass of the Children at 2:00 at First United Methodist Church/Cathedral of the Rockies on 717 11th St. in Boise.
  • April 9-12: Idaho Dance Theatre presents Full Throttle at 8:00 April 9-11 and 2:00 April 12 at the BSU Special Events Center in Boise.
  • April 10: Stage Coach Theatre opens The Movie Game, a romantic comedy about Jack, a movie-loving slacker whose therapist suggests he become the leading man in his own movie. Things spiral out of control when an over-the-top director casts his family in the film and Jack falls in love an engaged woman. The show runs April 10-11, 16-19 and 23-25 at 7:00 Thursdays, 8:15 Fridays and Saturdays, and 2:00 Sunday.
  • April 10: Boise Little Theater opens Thornton Wilder's Our Town. The play runs at 8:00 April 10-11, 16-18 and 23-25, 2:00 April 19 and 7:30 April 22 at the theater on Fort Street in Boise.
  • April 10: Music Theatre of Idaho opens its production of the musical version of the Mark Twain story The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The show runs April 10-11 and 16-18 at 7:30 and April 11 at 1:30 at the Nampa Civic Center.
  • April 11-12: Boise Baroque Orchestra and Boise Master Chorale present Bach's "The Passion According to St. John" at 7:30 at Jewett Auditorium at College of Idaho in Caldwell on April 11 and at 2:00 at First United Methodist Church/Cathedral of the Rockies on 717 11th St. in Boise on April 12.
  • April 13: Boise Contemporary Theater presents a reading of By the Waters of Babylon, a romance about an encounter between a widow with a painful past and a Cuban novelist who has immigrated to Texas and become a gardener.
  • April 16: BSU's Theatre Arts Department opens The School for Wives by Moliere. The show runs 7:30 p.m. April 16-18 and 22-25 and 2:00 April 20 and 26 at the Danny Peterson Theatre in the Morrison Center.
  • April 17-18: The Boise Philharmonic performs Iberia! Music from Spain and the Basque Country at 8:00 Friday in the Swayne Auditorium at NNU in Nampa and at 8:15 Saturday at the Morrison Center at BSU in Boise.
  • April 17: Prairie Dog Productions opens its spoof Space Trek: The Wrath of Juan. The show runs at 7:15 April 17-18, 24-25, May 1-2 and May 8-9 and at 2:00 April 19 and 26 and May 3 at Prairie Dog Playhouse at 3820 Cassia in Boise.
  • Now through April 18: Starlight Mountain Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music. The show runs at 7:30 at April 4, 10-11, and 17-18 at The Star theater at 1851 Century Way in Boise.
  • Now through April 18: Knock 'Em Dead Dinner Theatre presents Once on This Island, a musical featuring calypso music about a young peasant girl who is sent on a journey by the gods to test the strength of her love even in the face of death. The show runs March 20-21, 26-28, and April 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18 at 7:00 Thursdays and 8:00 Fridays and Saturdays, with dinner served at 7:00 Fridays and Saturdays. The theater is located on 9th Street between Myrtle and Front.
  • Now through April 18: Starlight Mountain Theatre opens the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music. The show runs March 13-14, 20-21 and April 3-4, 10-11 and 17-18 at 7:30 at the Star theater at 1851 Century Way in Boise.
  • April 23: The College of Idaho Theatre Department presents A History of Freaks. The show runs at 7:30 April 23-25 and April 29-May 2, and 2:00 May 3, at Langroise Theatre at the College of Idaho in Caldwell.
  • Now through April 26: Boise Art Museum hosts Higher Ground, a juried art exhibit of works by Boise and Meridian high school students.
  • April 26: The Boise Philharmonic presents its Encore! chamber concert at 3:00 at the Basque Center at Sixth and Grove in Boise.
  • April 28: Alexander McCall Smith reads some of his works at 7:30 at the Egyptian Theater at Capitol and Main in Boise.
  • April 30: Vestal McIntyre, the author of You Are Not the One, reads some of his works at 7:00 at the Log Cabin Literary Center next to the library on Capitol Boulevard.
  • Now through May 3: The Boise Art Museum hosts a site-specific architectural structure called After, by Lead Pencil Studio architects and artists Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo.
  • Now through May 24: The Boise Art Museum offers an exhibit of early works by photographer Ansel Adams.
  • Now through May 31: Boise Art Museum hosts Bloated Floaters, Snouted Sappers and the Defense of Empire, a series of drawings of bloated, blimp-like figures by Idaho artist Garth Claassen.

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