Arts & Culture

Opera Idaho will perform Meredith Wilson’s “The Music Man” in concert


Opera Idaho goes Broadway with Meredith Wilson’s classic “The Music Man” in concert, with a little help from the Boise Chordsmen. It’s the story about a con man (Matthew Hayward, pictured) who gets snarled in his own scheme when he falls in love. It will be performed at two new venues:

•  Aug. 21,

Egyptian Theatre

, 700 W. Main St., Boise

•  Aug. 24,

Idaho Shakespeare Festival Amphitheater

, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise.

Both shows are at 7:30 p.m.

Fri / Mon

$24 and $48. Senior, child, military, student and group discounts available. 387-1273,