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01Sep

Snag Tickets to Affordable, Edgy Productions From The Morrison Center’s MC Presents

As the Morrison Center approaches its 40th anniversary in 2024, it’s a fantastic time to reflect on the vital role its stage has played in the community and its part in the future. The Morrison Center provides a home for the Boise Philharmonic, Ballet Idaho, Opera Idaho, and the Boise State University’s Music and Theatre Arts Departments, solidifying its command of the arts in Idaho.

The Morrison Center has hosted musical and theatrical greats, nationally recognized speakers, comedians, and some of Broadway’s biggest hit shows. This grandstand isn’t just for high-brow performances and those who can afford the arts–the arts should be accessible for all.

A low down photo of the Morrison Center

Photo Credit: Morrison Center

The MC Presents event series was started last fall to engage all community members in diverse, affordable performances. By engaging with local businesses and passion projects, MC Presents amplifies smaller voices in the arts. The Morrison Center is bringing arts and culture to all.

What is Morrison Center Presents?

Morrison Center (MC) Presents is an opportunity for all members of the Boise community to see the incredible events and performances at the Morrison Center.

With tickets for the family shows starting at $11/ticket and other shows averaging around $20/ticket, these performances have been priced more affordably to allow families, young people, students, and all who are interested in the arts to see them.

MC Presents shows are powerful, showcasing fun acts like hip-hop dance and children’s musicals. All are welcome to come to enjoy the arts!

A performance at the Morrison Center

Photo Credit: Morrison Center

MC Presents Events This Fall 2022

Sugar Skull, October 4, 2022

The opening of this year’s season of MC Presents events, Sugar Skull is a joyous, heartfelt adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of Día de los Muertos. If you liked the movie Coco, you’ll love this colorful stage production of gifted musicians and dancers, perfect for youth and family audiences alike. Tickets range from $11–$18.

Dog Man: The Musical, October 18, 2022

Do you have a child who loves the Captain Underpants book series? Then they’ll love this musical! From the creator of Captain Underpants and featuring the book series’ same characters comes the epic musical adventure Dog Man: The Musical. This hilarious and heartwarming new production follows the chronicles of Dog Man, a character with the head of a dog and the body of a policeman who loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture. Recommended for ages 6–10. Tickets range from $11–$18.

Soweto Gospel Choir, October 27, 2022

Hailing from the Soweto township located in the City of Johannesburg–also the birthplace of South Africa’s democratic movement’s struggle for freedom–the Soweto Gospel Choir performs worldwide, bringing their powerful blend of African gospel, freedom songs, US Civil Rights song, and other international classics to the stage. Tickets range from $22.25–$37.25.

A hallway in the Morrison Center

Photo Credit: Sokou Luke

The lobby of the Morrison Center

Photo Credit: Morrison Center

Hip Hop Nutcracker, November 27, 2022

If you love to see the Nutcracker every year at the holidays, you’ve certainly never experienced it like this! Using hip hop dance moves performed to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, this performance reimagines the holiday classic, using direction and choreography by Jennifer Weber. Tickets range from $33.50–$73.50. Purchase tickets to any MC Presents show and browse upcoming events here: https://www.morrisoncenter.com/events/2223-mc-presents

Find More at The Morrison Center

A hallway in the Morrison Center
The lobby of the Morrison Center

Photo Credit: Morrison Center

The iconic Boise theater hosts all sorts of events year-round that anyone can feel welcome at. Year after the year, the shows coming to the Morrison Center have gotten bigger and bigger. Discover more of what’s to come at these channels.

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