2014 ISF Book Club- You’re Invited!

Join Us This Summer for the ISF Book Club! Welcome! This summer we’re inviting everyone to a book party – an online book party. Many of us here at the Shakespeare Festival love to read. We’re often talking about books, sharing suggestions with one another and, two years ago, we did a company wide book […]

Review: Sweeney Todd Delights with Blood, Bondage and Belly Laughs, Idaho Shakespeare Festival debuts macabre summer musical

Boise Weekly, July 10, 2013 by Harrison Berry Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street opens with a chorus of singers, their faces painted and eyebrows arched, waxing on the musical’s titular character, who sends his victims “to their maker impeccably shaved.” This bit of wit sets the tone for the enigmatic Todd–played with […]

Review: Idaho Shakespeare Festival makes evil fun in stylish production

Published: July 8, 2013 By DANA OLAND / doland@idahostatesman.com — Idaho Statesman It’s one thing to take on a landmark piece of musical theater, such as “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” It’s another to turn it into a transformative work of art, and that’s what the Idaho Shakespeare Festival achieved Saturday. Director […]

Who: Stitch Marker

Getting to know one of the most familar faces on Boise’s stages By Deanna Darr Published in Boise Weekly July 25, 2012 Stitch Marker has one of the most recognizable faces in Boise—but then he should, considering he’s in his 29th season with Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Marker has played everyone from peasant to villain to […]