A Bright New Boise: Obie Award-Winning Dark Comedy
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The last date listed for A Bright New Boise was Sunday November 13, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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Helen Hayes and Barrymore Award-winning writer-director Aaron Posner (The Chosen) mounts an encore performance of his latest play at the always-innovative Woolly Mammoth Theatre after its runaway success last summer. Helmed by the company's artistic director Howard Shalwitz, this admittedly loose and frequently irreverent adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull follows a famous actress whose son, an aspiring theater director, wants make a name for himself on his own. But when his muse, the lovely Nina, falls for his mother's lover, all kinds of romantic and artistic disappointment ensue. Posner turns the original play's famous subtext into scenes and songs, calling Stupid F***ing Bird "a rough-and-tumble meta-theatrical mash-up." Learn More
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Featured review from SueRed Velvet
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Excellent play. It held our attention and I overheard much discussion on the way out--a good sign. I wish it were going to be here longer so I could recommend it to friends. We thought the acting was very good. (the subject could be sensitive to religious fundamentalists but not intended that way). The theatre and staff are great as usual.
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An astonishing, powerful piece of theatre! As a person of faith, I found it provocative, respectful and meaningful. Lots of profanity, but none of it gratuitous - rather, a comment on how we now communicate. Alternately funny and heartbreaking, I...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“This clear-eyed comedy will lift your heart.” —TimeOut New York
Prepare yourself: in the parking lot of a mega craft store in Idaho, someone is summoning The Rapture. Samuel D. Hunter’s heartbreakingly funny reckoning between a father and son will shatter your preconceptions about the sacred, the profane, and the secret lives of big-box retailers.
Featuring company members Kimberly Gilbert, Michael Willis, and Michael Russotto, with Felipe Cabezas, Michael Glenn, Joshua Morgan and Emily Townley.
About the Ticket Supplier: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company ignites an explosive engagement between theatre artists and the community by developing, producing and promoting new plays that explore the edges of theatrical style and human experience, and by implementing new ways to use the artistry of theatre to serve the people of Greater Washington, DC.