A Different Kind of Battle

By Cassie Mrozinski, Development Associate In 2012, something magical happened. ISF received a grant from the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation to fund an innovative idea from Education Director, Renee Vomocil. This idea, aptly named the Helena Project (for the All’s Well That Ends Well and A Midsummer Night’s Dream’s transformative character who holds unwavering hope) aimed […]

Review: Idaho Shakespeare Festival opens a magical, hysterical production of ‘As You Like It’

Dana Oland: 377-6442, Twitter: @IDS_DanaOland Sweet Arden, William Shakespeare’s enchanted forest, where troubles melt, love letters fall from trees and happy endings are ensured for all, comes to vibrant life in Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s production of As You Like It, which opened to a packed house Saturday night. Director Edward Morgan makes his ISF debut […]

Through the ISF Access Program, the magic of summer performances are brought to the Deaf and Hard-of–Hearing

By Cassie Mrozinski, ISF Development Associate If you have experienced a night of theater at Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s Amphitheater by the river in Boise, you have probably heard many things. The quiet murmurs of an audience as a poignant or shocking moment is revealed on stage…a goose honking overhead during Juliet’s heart-wrenching monologue…the tortured voice […]

Review: Idaho Shakespeare Festival opens with chills and thrills

The company’s 38th season launches with a production of the comedic Deathtrap. BY DANA OLAND doland@idahostatesman.com June 2, 2014 Idaho Shakespeare Festival has learned a little something about murder mystery in the past few years, with its productions of “The Mousetrap” in 2012 and “The Woman in Black” in 2010. Most importantly, people love them […]