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Sun Valley Center to Host Solar Eclipse Lecture Sun Valley Center to Host Solar Eclipse Lecture
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Boise

Eclipses of the Sun happen when the Moon blocks the Sun's light from our view. It may seem puzzling, then, that solar physicists flock to study the Sun during these special events. Shouldn't there be nothing to see? Yet there is. In this lecture, Dr. Olsten will talk about what the tantalizing solar features revealed during solar eclipses tell us about the Sun and its structure, as well as how this relates to what high energy solar satellites routinely discover without the need for eclipses. The discussion will then make a leap into the cosmos to relate this to what astronomers are learning about the nearest stars and their abilities to make good homes for other planets. (more...)
Company of Fools to Present Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE Company of Fools to Present Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Boise

Following a successful summer run of Aaron Posner's play Life Sucks, Company of Fools' 22nd season of theatre continues this fall with a production of BRIGHT HALF LIFE by playwright Tanya Barfield. Company of Fools' Interim Artistic Director, Ilana Becker, will direct the play, which runs Sept. 27-Oct. 14, 2017, at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. (more...)
Lecrae to Lead Winter Jam West at Boise's Taco Bell Arena Lecrae to Lead Winter Jam West at Boise's Taco Bell Arena
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Boise

GRAMMY, Dove, Billboard Music Award and BET Award-winning hip-hop trailblazer Lecrae is set to lead the lineup of top Christian artists for this year's Winter Jam West, it was announced tonight. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Boise

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
Shen Yun to Bring Bold New Production to Boise Next Spring Shen Yun to Bring Bold New Production to Boise Next Spring
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Boise

Shen Yun Performing Arts presents a bold and high-energy new production in Boise with two shows at the Morrison Center, March 20 - 21, 2018. (more...)
The Cabin to Welcome Writer and Religious Scholar Reza Aslan This Fall The Cabin to Welcome Writer and Religious Scholar Reza Aslan This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Boise

On November 17th, The Cabin will welcome renowned writer, religious scholar, and provocateur Reza Aslan to launch the annual Readings & Conversations series. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Boise

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Broadway's Corey Mach to Lead Musical Theatre Masterclass at Boise State Broadway's Corey Mach to Lead Musical Theatre Masterclass at Boise State
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Boise

Broadway actor Corey Mach, seen in Hands on a Hardbody and Godspell, as well as on tour in Wicked, Rent, and Flashdance, will hold a masterclass on August 26 centered on the musical theater audition. He is currently in Boise starring in Idaho Shakespeare Festival's acclaimed production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. (more...)
Velma V. Morrison Family Theatre Series Announced Velma V. Morrison Family Theatre Series Announced
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Boise

The Morrison Center presents Velma V. Morrison Family Theatre Series. Tickets are $6.50! Price does not include applicable fees. On sale: Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Tickets available at: Morrison Center Box Office, MorrisonCenter.com or (208) 426-1110. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in Boise

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Boise (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in Boise

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 7/30/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 7/30/2017
by BWW on July 30, 2017 in Boise

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/30/2017 for Boise (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in Boise

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
Broadway Across America Expands Reach to Albuquerque, Boise, Fresno and Salt Lake City Broadway Across America Expands Reach to Albuquerque, Boise, Fresno and Salt Lake City
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2017 in Boise

As the foremost presenter of first-class touring Broadway productions throughout North America, Broadway Across America (BAA) announced today that they are now operating in 44 markets in North America.  (more...)
ComedySportz to Hold Company Tryouts ComedySportz to Hold Company Tryouts
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Boise

ComedySportz, an extremely fun show produced by CSz Boise, where two teams of improvisers compete against each other for points and laughs, this week announced for the Boise ComedySportz troupe, they will be hosting tryouts for both the Major and Minor Leagues. If there is enough interest with the forthcoming tryouts, they are also hoping to form a Rec Improv League. (more...)
Michael Carbonaro to Bring Unique Brand of Magic to Morrison Center Michael Carbonaro to Bring Unique Brand of Magic to Morrison Center
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Boise

Michael Carbonaro has performed over five hundred comically perplexing and improbable feats of magic on his hit TV series, The Carbonaro Effect on truTV. Now, Michael Carbonaro is taking his show on the road and, for a limited time, you can feel the effect of Michael Carbonaro... Live! (more...)
LONG ISLAND MEDIUM's Theresa Caputo to Appear at Morrison Center LONG ISLAND MEDIUM's Theresa Caputo to Appear at Morrison Center
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Boise

Theresa Caputo, from TLC's hit show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live at the Morrison Center on Monday, October 26th at 7:30 pm. (more...)
BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR at Encore Theater BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR at Encore Theater
by Leesa Williams on July 24, 2017 in Boise

The only time I have ever admitted to liking Shakespeare was when Christian Borle played him in Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN. Today, I'll say it for the second time, I actually liked Shakespeare. Specifically, Encore Theater Company's production of JULIUS CAESAR. In addition it was perfect evening weather for an outdoor play in their 9th season of Shakespeare in the park. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23
by Audition Roundup on July 23, 2017 in Boise

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 23, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 7/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 7/23/2017
by BWW on July 23, 2017 in Boise

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/23/2017 for Boise (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in Boise

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 7/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 7/16/2017
by BWW on July 16, 2017 in Boise

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/16/2017 for Boise (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 2017 in Boise

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)
THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S. THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Boise

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.    (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 7/09/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 7/09/2017
by BWW on July 09, 2017 in Boise

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/09/2017 for Boise (more...)