2012 SEASON

Rogue Machine Theatre
presents
the West Coast Premiere of

A BRIGHT NEW BOISE
by Samuel D. Hunter

Directed by
John Perrin Flynn,

Featuring
Matthew Elkins, Erik Odom, Trevor Peterson, Heather L. Tyler, and Betsy Zajko

Produced by
John Perrin Flynn

Scenic Design: David Mauer
Lighting Design: Leigh Allen
Sound Design: Joseph “Sloe” Slawinski
Video & Projection Design: Corwin Evans
Costume Design: Lauren Tyler
Assistant Director: Daniel Jordan Booth
Stage Manager: Ramón Valdez
Hobby Lobby Video Men: Ron Bottitta and Rob Dodd
Graphic Design: Steve Runningen
Production Manager: Amanda Mauer

Running Time: A Bright New Boise runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.


In the employee break room of a craft store in Idaho, someone is summoning The Rapture. Will, who has fled his rural hometown after a scandal at his Evangelical church, comes to the Hobby Lobby for employment and to rekindle a relationship with his brooding teenage son whom he gave up for adoption. These comedic misfits assemble and confront an unyielding world through the beige-tinted impossibility of modern faith.

PRESS REVIEWS

...they deliver what is frankly one of the most impressive scene changes I’ve ever witnessed in a theater space of any magnitude.

- Stage Raw       

[read the entire review here]

Director Guillermo Cienfuegos’ pacing builds tension with masterful assurance, while David Mauer’s jaw-dropping set transformations effortlessly segue from graffiti-laced subway car to urban streets to an intricately detailed interior for the emotional steamroller finale...
- LA Times       


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Les Blancs
June 19:
Rant & Rave
June 2-25:
RMT at Fringe 
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