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155 Star Starred
Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Main Stage 641 D. Street, NW Washington, DC 20004
202-393-3939
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54 ratings
4.3 average rating
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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 12 2011

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

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2 reviews
10 stars
attended Nov 10 2011

Well-written, beautifully acted, disturbingly thought-provoking; well worth seeing!

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1 review
4 stars
attended Nov 02 2011

Although there was some fine acting and enjoyable moments in the play, I did not leave thinking about the larger meaning of the play.

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Website

http://www.woollymammoth.net/performances/show_bright_new_boise.php

Quotes & Highlights

“This clear-eyed comedy will lift your heart.” —TimeOut New York

Description

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.