August 2015
Stage Coach Theatre

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare,
Abridged (Revised)

A Comedy by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield

Directed by: Courtney Ransom

Cast:  Jon Buffington, Curtis Ransom and Jordan Peterson.

Performance Dates: Aug. 28, 29, Sept. 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12

Rating: Parental guidance, adult themes.

All 37 Plays in 97 Minutes! An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) was London’s longest-running comedy having clocked a very palpable nine years in London’s West End at the Criterion Theatre! To celebrate the 20th anniversary of this classic farce, two of its original writers (Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield) have thoroughly revised the show to bring it up to date for 21st-century audiences, incorporating some of the funniest material from the numerous amateur and professional productions that have been performed around the world. Join the madcap cast in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.

Full Bar available to purchase beverages to enjoy throughout the production.

Show Times: Thurs 7:30pm, Fri & Sat 8:00pm, Saturday matinee at 2:00

Ticket Prices: $15.00 - All Performances Student, senior and military discounts are offered on Thursday and Sunday performances.

Online ticket purchasing:

Eventbrite sales close two hours prior to each performance. Tickets may be available to purchase at the box office after this time.

FREE Improv Comedy Hour at SCT!!!

Insert Foot for a FREE outlandish and inventive improvisation hour of comedy, where there are no scripts and the comedy is based completely on audience suggestions.

FREE!  Yet, we will happily accept your donations.

Saturday, September 5th

Approximate starting time:  10:00 p.m. (after the play ends).  

See a great play and great comedy all in one evening! 

Join us after the production of “Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)[Revised]”, on Saturday, September 5th.  You do not have to attend the play to see the free improv show. Improvisers are Ron Torres, Craig Roberts, Sam Lounsbury, and Jon Buffington. Insert Foot was founded in 2009, was awarded the Curb Cup from the Idaho Statesman in 2010, won the first annual improv cage match in 2012, and have performed in Idaho and Utah. They specialize in short form and long form improv.

Vote for SCT for Best Local Live Theater in Best of Boise by August 31st!

Vote for Stage Coach Theatre for best local live theatre for Best of Boise 2015 with the Boise Weekly! Find Stage Coach Theatre in the Arts and Entertainment Section.  Thanks for your support of out non-profit live community theater!



Opening October 8th:

Young Frankenstein:
A Musical Comedy

SHOW DATES: October 8th, 9th, 10th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 29th, 30th & 31st.

It’s Alive!  A wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ classic comedy masterpiece, Young Frankenstein follows the madcap adventures of Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen), the grandson of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein.

With the help of a hunchbacked side-kick, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”), and a curvaceous lab assistant, Inga, Frederick finds himself in the shoes of his mad scientist ancestor. “It’s alive!” he exclaims when he succeeds in creating a “Monster” that rivals his grandfather’s. Eventually, of course, the monster escapes and hilarity continuously abounds.

With such memorable tunes as “The Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas My Boyfriend” and “Puttin’ On The Ritz,” The New MEL BROOKS Musical Young Frankenstein is scientifically-proven, monstrously good entertainment! – Directed by Jennifer Dunn – Courtesy of Musical Theatre International

WARNING: Young Frankenstein is intended for mature audiences and contains adult language & situations.

Upcoming Auditions!!

The Games Afoot,
or Holmes for the Holidays


   By Ken Ludwig

   Directed by: Becky Kimsey

Performance Dates: Nov. 27, 28, Dec 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 2015

Auditions: Sept 19th and 20th, 2pm; 3 male, 5 female.

For audition questions, contact Becky Kimsey at

It is December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. Then it’s up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer before the next victim appears. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit set during the Christmas holidays.

Rating:  All audiences, but parental guidance.  

Upcoming Auditions!!

The Eight- Reindeer Monologues 3

A Dark Comedy
By Jeff Goode
Directed by: Shannon Foy

Performance Dates: Nov. 27, 28, Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 2015

Auditions: Oct. 11, 2pm; 5 male, 3 female.

For audition questions, contact Shannon Foy at

3 week run concurrent with Holmes for the Holidays but only on Friday and Saturday nights at 11:00pm as an extra production.  (Not included in the season ticket)

Are you looking for something different for Christmas this year? Tired of Christmas Carol and Gift of the Magi? Well, this is the script for you: eight reindeer dishing about the real Santa. All those rumors you’ve heard about him and the elves? About Rudolph’s little secret? About Vixen’s story that was leaked to the press? All true. Yes, the reindeer finally speak up and – believe us – they do not hold back!

Rating:  Adult; sexual content, strong language, adult situations.

Annual Picnic Updates!

Everyone had a great time at the picnic on the 15th at Vera’s house. Courtney Ransom was newly elected to the Board. Outgoing president Greg Culet reported that season 34 attendance was up almost 7% over Season 33 which was 50% ahead of the last 6 year average.  Season 34 was also higher than any of the last 9 recorded years of attendance. So we continue to grow!

2015 SCT Masque Award Winners:

1. Outstanding Production: Run For Your Wife
2. Outstanding Director: Steven Santos for The Rocky Horror Show
3. Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role: Becky Kimsey as Arlene Miller in Murder at             the Howard Johnson’s
4. Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role: Jordan Peterson as Rick Steadman in The Nerd
5. Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role: Paula Culet as Gloria Fossberg in Last     
    Chance Romance
6. Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role: Jim Hansen as Detective Porterhouse in Run
     for Your Wife
7. Outstanding Actress in a Minor Role: Lillian Falcone as Florence Witzer in Last
     Chance Romance
8. Outstanding Actor in a Minor Role: Kevin Kimsey as Raynerd Chisum in Christmas Belles
9. Outstanding Set design/Set Dressing: Lyn Noe for Run For Your Wife
10. Outstanding Sound Design: Greg Culet for Last Chance Romance
11. Outstanding Lighting Design: Liam Tain for Last Chance Romance
12. Outstanding Program Cover: Joseph Wright and Liam Tain for Baggage
13. Outstanding Costume Design: Paula Culet for Christmas Belles

Behind the Curtain

Boise Little Theater is running “Little Shop of Horrors” September 4-19.

Thanks to Our Volunteer Leadership Team!!

Board Members: Courney Ransom, Ann Munroe, David Johnson, Larry Rincover and Jeff Thomson

Executive Committee Members: Kevin Kimsey- President, Stacey Coleman- Treasurer, JoAnn Jones-Secretary

Department Heads:

    •    Tricia Stoesser, Marketing Director         •    Doug Brown, Business Manager

    •    Heidi Harris, Box Office Manager            •    Melissa Gautschi, House Manager

    •    Teresa Sorenson, Bar Manager               •    Jerry Radek, Stage Supervisor

    •    Karl Gautschi, Tech/Facilities Manager    •    Paul Budge, Photographer

    •    Shelley Ward, Head Shot Coordinator     •    Christine Tufts, Graphic Designer

    •    Doug Bergner, Props Manager

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