The Egyptian Theatre Events
The Egyptian Theatre is a beautiful historical theatre located in downtown Boise at the corner of Main Street and Capital Blvd. It hosts many concerts, speakers, opera performances, film festivals, weddings, parties, benefits and more. It is available to rent for different events too.
If you have never been to the Egyptian Theatre, it has several venues booked through the end of the year that you may enjoy. Some of these sound like lots of fun!
November 17 – 19: Warren Millers Like There’s no Tomorrow, 7 p.m. $15/ticket: ‘This year, Warren Miller Entertainment offers your first stop for preseason powder stoke, with the introduction of its 62nd annual winter sports film, Warren Miller’s . . . Like There’s No Tomorrow. Narrated by Olympic Gold Medalist Jonny Moseley and shot on location on five continents, . . . Like There’s No Tomorrow celebrates the moments that make up a perfect winter. Tour the world’s most inspiring snowy landscapes, from the rugged peaks of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington to the legendary powder of Squaw Valley, California; from the striking Himalayas in Gulmarg, India to the southern hemisphere’s highest peak in Portillo, Chile. Alaska. Utah. Colorado. New Zealand. Norway. It’s all here, just waiting for you to fill in the blank’.
November 21: Michael McDonald: Two shows, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., $29.50/ticket: PURCHASE TICKETS AT: http://www.ictickets.com/Event/Default.aspx?id=1114
December 3 and 4: Sung in English with English surtitles: Amahl and the Night Visitors. Saturday, Dec. 3rd at 2:30pm and 7:30pm and Sunday, Dec. 4th at 2:30pm. Various pricing depending on level. Family Passes are available! Visit: http://www.egyptiantheatre.net/ for pricing and details: Synopsis: Amahl, a disabled boy who can walk only with a crutch, has a problem with telling tall tales and, occasionally, lying. He is sitting outside playing his shepherd’s pipe when his mother calls for him (Amahl! Amahl!). After much persuasion, he enters the house but his mother does not believe him when he tells her there is an amazing star “as big as a window” outside over their roof (O Mother You Should Go Outside; Stop Bothering Me!). Later that night, Amahl’s mother weeps, praying that Amahl not become a beggar (Don’t Cry Mother Dear). After bedtime (From Far Away We Come), there is a knock at the door and the mother tells Amahl to go see who it is (Amahl … Yes Mother!). He is amazed when he sees three splendidly dressed kings (the Magi). They tell the mother and Amahl they are on a long journey to give gifts to a wondrous child and they would like to rest at their house, to which the mother agrees (Good Evening!; Come In!; Have You Seen a Child?). The mother goes to fetch firewood, and Amahl seizes the opportunity to speak with the kings. King Balthazar answers Amahl’s questions about his life as a king and asks what Amahl does. Amahl responds that he was once a shepherd, but his mother had to sell his sheep. Now, he and his mother will have to go begging. Amahl then talks with King Kaspar, who is childlike, eccentric, and a bit deaf. Kaspar shows Amahl his box of magic stones, beads, and licorice, and offers Amahl some of the candy (Are You A Real King?; This is My Box). The mother returns (Amahl, I Told You Not To Be A Nuisance!). Amahl is told to go fetch the neighbors (All These Beautiful Things) so the kings may be fed and entertained properly (Shepherds! Shepherds!; Emily! Emily; Olives and Quinces; Dance of the Shepherds). After the neighbors have left and the kings are resting, the mother attempts to steal for her son some of the kings’ gold that was meant for the Christ child (All That Gold). She is thwarted by the kings’ page. When Amahl wakes to find the page grabbing his mother, he attacks him. Seeing Amahl’s weak defense of his mother and understanding the motives for the attempted theft, King Melchior says she may keep the gold as the Holy Child will not need earthly power or wealth to build his kingdom. The mother says she has waited all her life for such a king and asks the kings to take back the gold. She wishes to send a gift but has nothing to send. Amahl, too, has nothing to give the Child except his crutch. When he offers it to the kings, his leg is miraculously healed. He leaves with the kings to see the child and give his crutch in thanks for being healed.
December 15 and 16: Menopause The Musical® In Concert. 7:30pm. $30.00/Ticket. ‘What happens when you give the four women in Menopause The Musical® the black lace bra and a microphone? Menopause The Musical® IN CONCERT, a unique experience in theatre entertainment. It is ALL the words, the jokes, the fabulous songs and staged in a concert format. The laughter-filled 90-minute production includes parodies from the classics of the ‘60s and ‘70s and ‘80s. Disco hit “Stayin’ Alive” becomes “Stayin’ Awake,” Motown favorite “My Guy” is transformed into “My Thighs,” “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” switches to “In the Guest Room or on the Sofa, My Husband Sleeps at Night,” and “Puff The Magic Dragon” becomes the anthem to exercise, “Puff, My God I’m Draggin’”. Each week women of all ages and stages find their spirits lifted by the show’s light-hearted look at menopause. No longer is it The Silent Passage’!
December 18 and 19: 6th Annual X-TREME HOLIDAY X-TRAVAGANZA Concert. $25/ticket: ‘For the 6th consecutive year, Curtis Stigers presents the event of the season: Two rollicking, no-holds barred evenings of entertainment at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Boise, featuring the finest talent Idaho has to offer, all to benefit The Interfaith Sanctuary, a shelter for the homeless. Over 20 acts a night hosted by Curtis and the The Fool Squad, with music, comedy, dance, origami, tumbling, claymation, animal tricks (no animals will be harmed, blah blah blah…) and much more!!! But seriously folks, this is a barnburner! Get your tickets now before they sell out (and they always do!)’.
Check out these events for your holiday entertainment!
For ticket information please visit: http://www.egyptiantheatre.net/