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A BRIGHT NEW BOISE – Chance Theater at the Bette Aitken Theater Arts Center

Photo by Doug Catiller

Photo by Doug Catille

Margaret Gray – LA Times

Some of us try to jury-rig meaningful lives using the disheartening fragments at our disposal; others dream of wiping the slate clean and starting anew. Both approaches prove painfully unsatisfying to the lonely characters in Samuel D. Hunter’s play “A Bright New Boise,” the 2011 Obie Award winner being revived at Chance Theater. Read more…

Now running through October 25.

A Bright New Boise, Rogue Machine at Theatre/Theater

Photo by Matthew Elkins.


A Bright New Boise by Samuel D. Hunter.


Dany Margolies –

This Samuel D. Hunter script is saying something, and other people say they hear its message. But some of us do not hear it. Why not? The play pleased a New York publication enough to win an Obie. The play then merited the interest of Rogue Machine theater company and director John Perrin Flynn, who are giving it its West Coast premiere. Read more…