Boise Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR at Encore Theater BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR at Encore Theater
by Leesa Williams - July 24, 2017

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 we... (more...)
BWW Review: THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL at Stage Coach Theater BWW Review: THE STAR SPANGLED GIRL at Stage Coach Theater
by Leesa Williams - July 05, 2017

Neil Simon's Star Spangled Girl... (more...)
BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Idaho Shakespeare Theater BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Idaho Shakespeare Theater
by Leesa Williams - July 03, 2017

The Hunchback come to Idaho Shakes... (more...)
BWW Review: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at Stage Coach Theater BWW Review: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at Stage Coach Theater
by Leesa Williams - May 27, 2017

As the editor for BroadwayWorld Boise, I occasionally step onto the stage myself. As a member of the 9 to 5 the Musical cast, I sought out a fellow performer and friend to write the review for this show. Thank you so very much Nichole Stull.... (more...)
BWW Review: COPPELIA at Les Bois Junior Ballet BWW Review: COPPELIA at Les Bois Junior Ballet
by Leesa Williams - April 17, 2017

Great Ballet from Les Bois Junior Balley... (more...)
BWW Review: BYE BYE BIRDIE at Meridian High School BWW Review: BYE BYE BIRDIE at Meridian High School
by Leesa Williams - March 13, 2017

Bye Bye Birdie is a Hit!BYE BYE BIRDIE hit the musical stage in the early 1960's. The story line was inspired by the popularity of Elvis Presley and his draft notice. BIRDIE is full of great tunes that most will recognize. 'How lovely to be a woman', 'Kids', 'The Telephone Hour' and 'Put on a Happy ... (more...)
BWW Review: URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL at Boise State Theater Arts BWW Review: URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL at Boise State Theater Arts
by Leesa Williams - March 06, 2017

There's Trouble in URINETOWN... (more...)
BWW Review: ANATOMY OF GRAY at Mountain View High School -Delightful, Classic Play at Mountain View! BWW Review: ANATOMY OF GRAY at Mountain View High School -Delightful, Classic Play at Mountain View!
by Leesa Williams - February 08, 2017

Have you been wanting to see a poignant, funny and professional play without spending a lot of money? Look no further than ANATOMY OF GRAY by Jim Leonard. With nothing more than some hay bales and a projection backdrop, the Mountain View High School production takes us back to the 1800's.... (more...)
BWW Review: TARZAN at Centennial High School BWW Review: TARZAN at Centennial High School
by Leesa Williams - February 06, 2017

Students from Mountain View, Eagle and Centennial High Schools have joined together to bring us TARZAN. Directed by Centennial Drama Teacher, Machaela Burt, this Tarzan rendition is the stage musical based on the Disney film.... (more...)
BWW Review: ONCE at Velma V Morrison Center BWW Review: ONCE at Velma V Morrison Center
by Leesa Williams - January 23, 2017

This weekend the Velma V. Morrison Center brought us ONCE, based on the 2007 movie of the same name. The low budget film won an Oscar for for the best original song 'Falling Slowly', and I am thrilled that most of the music (the best part of the movie) is included in the musical version.... (more...)
BWW Review: LAST ROUND UP OF THE GUACAMOLE QUEENS at Boise Little Theater BWW Review: LAST ROUND UP OF THE GUACAMOLE QUEENS at Boise Little Theater
by Leesa Williams - January 06, 2017

The Verdeen family is at it again. LAST ROUND UP OF THE GUACAMOLE QUEENS, presented by Boise Little Theater and directed by Wendy Koeppl is fantastically ridiculous!... (more...)
BWW Review: TRADITIONS OF CHRISTMAS at Laura Little Theatricals BWW Review: TRADITIONS OF CHRISTMAS at Laura Little Theatricals
by Leesa Williams - December 27, 2016

I saw the final evening show for the Traditions of Christmas on Thursday night. Produced by Laura Little Theatricals and booked as a Radio City Music hall style show, Traditions of Christmas has been playing in San Diego for over 27 years and in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho for the past 5 years. This is the... (more...)
BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL and SEVEN SANTAS at Stage Coach Theater BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL and SEVEN SANTAS at Stage Coach Theater
by Leesa Williams - November 28, 2016

Two very different Holiday Shows at Stage Coach Theater... (more...)
BWW Reviews: EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD [AND THEN SOME!] Will Put Your in the Spirit of the Holiday BWW Reviews: EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD [AND THEN SOME!] Will Put Your in the Spirit of the Holiday
by Teresa Rodrick - November 30, 2015

Remember when you were young and you would sit around the fire and listen to the stories told over the radio at Christmas time? No. Well, do you remember always watching Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, and The Year Without A Santa Claus? Well, you do not have to remember any more... (more...)
BWW Review: Stage Coach Theatre's Production of Mel Brook's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN BWW Review: Stage Coach Theatre's Production of Mel Brook's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by Teresa Rodrick - October 09, 2015

One of the great things about this musical is there are many 'featured' numbers. Many character get their moment in the spotlight to tell their story and sing. Their usual short monologues are instead featured humorous songs. Of course the leads get their songs, and their songs are humorous as well.... (more...)
BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Brings Back Nostalgia BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Brings Back Nostalgia
by Teresa Rodrick - September 14, 2015

Little Shop of Horrors at Boise Little Theatre will make you question your green thumb.... (more...)
BWW Review: JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Teaches Us What Family Really Means BWW Review: JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Teaches Us What Family Really Means
by Teresa Rodrick - September 12, 2015

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH is the family that everyone wants. Acceptance, and singing. Welcome home!... (more...)
BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS, JR and Into Our Hearts BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS, JR and Into Our Hearts
by Teresa Rodrick - September 12, 2015

If you missed it, you will kick yourself for missing all the talented youth in our valley. Keep your eyes on their website and be sure to catch the next production!... (more...)
BWW Review: Red Light Variety Show Presents SCIENCE FICTION BWW Review: Red Light Variety Show Presents SCIENCE FICTION
by Teresa Rodrick - September 11, 2015

If you love SCIENCE FICTION, laughing, and the amazing human body. You will not waste a night attending Red Light Variety Show presents SCIENCE FICTION!... (more...)