Season 75

Join us as Boise Little Theater celebrates it’s Diamond Anniversary. This milestone season includes shows that will entrance you, disturb you, make you sing, make you laugh, make you cry, intrigue you, give you pause, amaze you, and make you want to bring a whole new generation to Boise Little Theater!

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Twelfth Night (What You Will)
by William Shakespeare
Director – Diana Holdridge
Sept. 2-17, 2022
(Romance, Comedy; Ages 13+)
A shipwreck starts the play. Viola washes ashore in the topsy turvy world of Illyria (and thinks her brother Sebastian is lost). She determines to survive on her own and explore this new land. Illyria is a place filled with eccentrics and romantics! That is how it seems to Viola, who has entered this merry world. Disguised as a boy and employed by Count Orsino (who she falls madly in love with), she quickly becomes the object of desire to Olivia, who Orsino has sent her to woo. She and everyone else in Illyria will be bewitched, bothered, and very bewildered before everything is finally and very happily sorted out!


Arsenic and Old Lace
by Joseph Kesselring
Director – Frank White
Oct. 14-29, 2022
(Black Comedy; Ages 13+)
We meet the charming and innocent ladies who populate their cellar with the remains of socially and religiously “acceptable” roomers; the antics of their nephew who thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt; and the activities of the other nephew—these require no further description or amplification here. ARSENIC AND OLD LACE is a ready-made comedy hit.

Interested in auditions? Visit our auditions page for more information!

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Book by David Ives and Paul Blake 
Director – Wendy Koeppl
Nov. 25 – Dec 17, 2022
(Full Length Musical, Comedy, Appropriate For All Ages)
Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander. With a dazzling score featuring well-known standards including “Blue Skies,” “I Love A Piano,” “How Deep Is the Ocean” and the perennial title song, White Christmas is an uplifting musical worthy of year-round productions.

Interested in auditions? Visit our auditions page for more information!

The UnXmas Story
by Jeff Goode
Director – Shannon Peterson
Nov. 25 – Dec 17, 2022 After Hours Adult Show at 11pm
(One Act Comedy, Adult Content and Language)
On a not so silent night, in a little town called Bethlehem, a greedy King and an irritable Shepherd, come to know the true meaning of UnXmas.
“This irreverently witty tale will defy your expectations from beginning to end, and you’ll love every minute of it.” – Erie Times News
“The perfect, fun and irreverent piece…at Christmas…”- Chico News Review

This show is precast and will not be holding auditions.

The Gods of Comedy
by Ken Ludwig
Director – Jonathan Perry
Jan 13 – Jan 28, 2023
(Comedy, Ages 13+)
Daphne and Ralph are young classics professors who have just made a discovery that’s sure to turn them into academic superstars. But something goes disastrously wrong, and Daphne cries out in a panic, “Save me, gods of ancient Greece!”…and the gods actually appear! The Ivy League will never be the same as a pair of screwball deities encounters the carnal complexity of college coeds, campus capers, and conspicuous consumption

Interested in auditions? Visit our auditions page for more information!

An Inspector Calls
by J.B. Priestly
Director – Bradley Campbell
Feb 24 – Mar 11, 2023
(Drama, Ages 13+)
Set in 1912, the play occurs in an English industrial city, where a young girl commits suicide and an eminently respectable British family is subject to a routine inquiry in connection with the death. An inspector calls to interrogate the family, and during the course of his questioning, all members of the group are implicated lightly or deeply in the girl’s undoing. The family, closely knit and friendly at the beginning of the evening, is shown up as selfish, self-centered or cowardly, its good humor turning to acid, and good fellowship to dislike, before the evening is over. The surprising revelation, however, is…

Interested in auditions? More information will be coming soon!

The Mad Ones (formerly known as The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown)
by Kait Kerrigan and Bree Lowdermilk
Director – Machaela Burt
April 7 – April 22, 2023
(Full Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy Ages 13+)
18-year-old Samantha Brown sits in a hand-me-down car with the keys clutched in her hand. Caught between a yearning for the unknown and feeling bound by expectation, she telescopes back to a time before her world had fallen apart. As she relives her senior year, we meet Sam’s well-intentioned helicopter mother Bev and her high school sweetheart of a boyfriend Adam, but it’s her painfully alive best friend Kelly that haunts her. Kelly was everything Sam is not – impetuous and daring. She pushed Sam to break rules and do the unexpected. When Kelly is killed in a car wreck, Sam loses not only her best friend but also the part of herself that was learning to be brave. Now, Sam has to make a decision: Will she follow her mother’s dreams for her, or will she summon the courage to drive away from her friends and family into a future she can’t imagine?

Interested in auditions? More information will be coming soon!

The Play That Goes Wrong
by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shields
Director – Curtis Ransom
May 19 – June 10, 2023
(Comedy Ages 13+)
From Mischief, Broadway masters of comedy, comes the smash hit farce. Welcome to opening night of the Cornley University Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a show—an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines). Nevertheless, the accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences! Part Monty Python, part Sherlock Holmes, this Olivier Award–winning comedy is a global phenomenon that’s guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!

Interested in auditions? More information will be coming soon!

Disney’s Frozen JR.
Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
Book by Jennifer Lee 
Director – TBA, in conjunction with Boise’s Parks and Recreation Department
July 14 – July 22, 2023
(Musical, Appropriate For All Ages)
Frozen JR. is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage. A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa. When faced with danger, the two discover their hidden potential and the powerful bond of sisterhood. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!

Interested in auditions? More information will be coming soon!