Sunday, May 31, 2009


  • June 4: Encore Theatre Co., Etc., opens Shakespeare's romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet. The show runs at 7:30 June 4-6 and 11-13 at the Nampa Civic Center and 6:30 June 20 at the Ashley Inn on Main Street in Cascade.
  • June 5: The Idaho Shakespeare Festival presents The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's tale of twin brothers who are reunited after 30 years, and the hijinks that ensue due to the mistaken identities. The show runs at 8:00 June 5-6, 16-17, 20, 25-26, 30, July 1, 4, 14-15, 18, and 23-24, and 7:00 June 7 and 21 and July 5 and 19 at the theater on Warm Springs.
  • Now through June 6: Boise Little Theater opens Bleacher Bums, a play about die-hard Cubs fans rooting for their team at Wrigley Field. The show runs June 4-6 at 8:00 and June 3 at 7:30.
  • June 6: Boise Art Museum opens Kid Stuff, an exhibit of art geared toward children by artists Deborah Barrett, Alexander Calder, Michael Corney, Benjamin Jones, Marianne Kolb, Marilyn Lanfear, David Gillhooley, Marilyn Lysohir, Renda Palmer and others.
  • June 12: Music Theatre of Idaho presents their fundraising gala, Some Enchanted Evening, a tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein, at 6:00 at the Nampa Civic Center.
  • June 12 and 14: Opera Idaho presents Opera Under the Stars, a selection of songs from operas and Disney movies, at 7:00 June 12 and 5:00 June 14 at the Idaho Botanical Garden on Old Penitentiary Road in Boise.
  • June 12: The Idaho Shakespeare Festival presents The Seagull, a drama by Anton Chekhov about a young ingenue, an fading actress, a famous author and a symbolist playwright. The play runs at 8:00 June 12-13, 18-19, 23-24 and 27 and July 2-3, and 7:00 June 14 and 28 at the theater on Warm Springs.
  • Now through June 13: Knock 'Em Dead Dinner Theatre opens Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, about two men who become engaged to women while claiming to be the same man, named Ernest. The show runs June 4-6 and 11-13 at the theater on 9th Street between Front and Myrtle. Show times are 7:00 on Thursdays and 8:00 Fridays and Saturdays; dinner is served at 7:00 Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Now through June 13: Stage Coach Theatre opens Leading Ladies, a farce about two down-on-their-luck Shakespearian actors who attempt to pass themselves off as a dying woman's nieces in order to inherit her fortune. The show runs June 4-7 and 11-13 at 7:30 Thursdays, 8:15 Fridays and Saturdays, and 2:00 Sunday.
  • June 13: Starlight Mountain Theatre presents The Boyfriend, a musical romantic comedy about an heiress who poses as a secretary and falls in love with a delivery boy who happens to be the missing son of the wealthy Lord Brockhurst. The show runs at 8:00 June 13, 18, 22 and 27, July 1, 6, 9, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27 and 30, and Aug. 5, 8, 11 and 14 at Starlight Amphitheater in Garden Valley.
  • June 19: Music Theatre of Idaho presents The King and I, a musical about a king of Siam who hires an English woman to tutor his children and help reform his image in the West. The show runs at 7:30 June 19-20 and 25-27 and 1:30 June 20 at the Nampa Civic Center.
  • June 20: Starlight Mountain Theatre presents Annie Get Your Gun, Irving Berlin's musical about Annie Oakley and her romance with the trick shooter in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The show runs at 8:00 June 20, 26 and 29, July 2, 7, 10, 13, 16, 22, 25, 28 and 31, and Aug. 3, 6, 12 and 15 at Starlight Amphitheater in Garden Valley.
  • June 20: Boise Art Museum opens an exhibit called Devorah Sperber: Threads of Perception. Sperber arranges spools of colored thread in such a way that, when viewed through an optical device, recreates a famous work of art.
  • Now through June 21: Prairie Dog Productions presents My School Musical!, a spoof of High School Musical. The show runs at 7:15 June 5-6, 12-13 and 19-20 and 2:00 June 7, 14 and 21.
  • Now through July 4: Starlight Mountain Theatre presents the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the story of Joseph's coat of many colors. The show runs at 8:00 June 5-6, 12, 15, 19, 25 and 30, and July 4 at Starlight Mountain Amphitheater in Garden Valley.
  • Now through Oct. 11: Tying It Together, an exhibition of drawings by Garden Valley artist James Castle, opens at the Boise Art Museum along with a short documentary about Castle, who was born deaf, never learned to read and write, and prefers to make his drawings on discarded scraps of paper and cardboard.
  • Now through Nov. 8: Boise Art Museum opens an exhibition of sculpture by Ann Weber called Corrugated. The pieces are made from cardboard, are woven into giant gourd-like spires, and are up to 16 feet tall.

1 comment:

Loretta said...

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