Our little improvisations all too often have their consequences, and after six seasons the improvisation of boldly attempting new twists on theatre as we know it in Harford County is sadly coming to an end. Concluding its sixth season with Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, BOOM Theatre Company goes out with a bang, closing the doors permanently on the company after getting underway in 2011. In this final performance, directed by Joshua Fletcher,
The question. The choice. The question. The choice. Do I tell the truth? Or do I make shit up? Truth is BOOM Theatre Company is engaging in an edgy piece of theatrical brilliance, penned by Carlos Murillo and Directed by Joshua Fletcher. Evocative and mind-blowing, Dark Play or Stories for Boys, is a richly engaging tale that sparks a fire in the mind, and draws a fascination from the dangerous games we play in our minds and our lives.
You want to have your cake and eat it too. Well don’t we all. But maybe you can have your cake and eat it too, at least when it comes to loving and feeling emotions for more than one person in a relationship circumstance. At least that seems to be the path of exploration occurring in the world premiere production of Ryan Nicotra’s Circle Circle Dot Dot at BOOM Theatre Company this December.
Circle, circle, dot, dot— now you’ve got your cootie shot! A fond recollection for a great many of the Gen-Y kids, but what does that mean in this modern world of sexual fluidity and polyamorous relationships? Playwright Ryan Nicotra, the Founder of BOOM Theatre Company sits down to explain his new work Circle Circle Dot Dot in a TheatreBloom exclusive interview. See what Ryan has to say on polyamorous relationships and why he’s chosen theatre as his platform to broaden the experience.
A bottle of Jack, a pack of Marlboros, and a gram of weed a day; a surefire recipe for the easy life, or at the very least one that will keep the doctor away— away from saying that you’ll live a long and prosperous life. BOOM Theatre Company presents The Journey of Thing Three, a new work Written and Directed by Joshua Fletcher. The semi-autobiographical work explores the relationship of two brothers that struggle through the trials and tribulations that life has to offer,
In the modern dieting trends where slimming down is all the rage even the world of the theatre could not be spared from the ravages of this new craze. Shakespeare gives us a smorgasbord of poetry and imagery; beautiful and powerful and in the new diet-approved rendition of Bard-Light: tragedies in under an hour, The BOOM Theatre Company is rendering down Macbeth to its purest essence; a powerhouse of moving and monumental scenes.
Scars heal, glory fades, and all we are left with are the memories made. Boom Theatre Company is assuring that you make potent new memories of what intense emotional theatre is meant to feel like with their production of Rajiv Joseph’s Gruesome Playground Injuries. Directed by Ryan Nicotra, this two-person show is an intense look at the way traumatic injury experiences can inexplicably bind friends in emotions that dig much deeper than the surfaces of the average friendship.