BCT 5X5 Reading Series: Denis Johnson 

Monday, April 6 and Tuesday, April 7

picks_denisjohnson.jpg

Denis Johnson is frequently referred to as the greatest living American fiction writer, but he is also described as one of the most reclusive American writers. He can be found at Boise State University, where he is a visiting professor, and his work can be found at Boise Contemporary Theater and the Flying M Coffeegarage, where local actors will perform his play Psychos Never Dream.

Set in north Idaho (where Johnson lives part-time), the play follows a group of murderous, polymorphously perverse hillbillies who hump and kill their way through a comedic, incisive exploration of everything from property rights to the legacy of the Vietnam War.

Pin It
Favorite

Comments


Comments are closed.

Readers also liked…

Calendar

Latest in Stage

  • 'There's Chinese Tunnels Under Boise!'

    'There's Chinese Tunnels Under Boise!'

    Written by Nick Garcia, "Chinese Tunnels" focuses on a hot summer in 1987—the year "Legend of Zelda" was released.
    • Mar 22, 2017
  • 'The Mammal Problem'

    'The Mammal Problem'

    the True Story Project is a spoken word-music ensemble in which narratives, poetry and song come together based on a theme.
    • Mar 22, 2017
  • Artbent Productions: <i>Chiaroscuro</i>

    Artbent Productions: Chiaroscuro

    "It's a 20-foot by 40-foot 'building' made out of Mylar. It's like a giant gallery the audience will be inside of."
    • Mar 15, 2017
  • More »

© 2017 Boise Weekly

Website powered by Foundation