Arts & Culture

Boise Contemporary Theater announces its 20th anniversary season

Boise Contemporary Theater, 854 Fulton St., announced its 20th anniversary season lineup on June 10. It will bring comic actress and writer Lauren Weedman back for a limited engagement, and offer a new commission from playwright Eric Coble.

Here’s the 2015-16 season


“A Skull in Connemara,”

a dark comedy by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh: Oct 7 - Oct 31.


“No More Sad Things,”

by South Korean-American playwright and director Hansol Jung: Nov 24-Dec 19, 2015: This is a co-world premiere production with Chicago’s Sideshow Theatre Company. Jung will be in Boise to help create the production.


Lauren Weedman,

Jan 5-16, 2016: No title yet, but its sure to be another fast-paced, entertaining experiment. Weedman is a former Daily Show corespondent and a co-star on the HBO comedy “Looking.” This is Weedman’s fifth engagement at BCT.



a Tony-nominated play by Nick Payne: Feb 10-March 5, 2016.

•  A world premiere comedy by Eric Coble: April 13-May 7, 2016. Coble premiered his “Velocity of Autumn” at BCT in 2010 before it played on Broadway with Estelle Parsons, who received a Tony nomination for her performance. Coble will be in Boise for the production process.

Members get first crack at picking their seats. Memberships start at $20. Click here to join.

Season ticket info:

Early bird prices through Sept. 1: $80-$150 general, $75 for students; boxes run $155-$255 and sit six. Purchase tickets here.

After Sept. 1, tickets will be $85-$165 general, $80 students, boxes will be $160-$240.