Nothing soothes after a hard week quite like comedy, and there are few comedies as satisfying as those that undercut the seriousness of high art. Peter Schaffer's Amadeus, playing at Boise Little Theater, is one of those comedies.
The sometimes slapstick (but always thoughtful and witty) tale of Antonio Salieri's jealousy of the crass Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's prodigious musical talents is stirring. A court composer, who gives himself to God in exchange for immortality through music, grapples—awkwardly and hilariously—with the protean genius of newcomer Mozart.
The curtain rises at 8 p.m., and tickets are $9-$12.50.
The play, directed by Becky Kimsey, runs through Saturday, Nov. 3, at 100 E. Fort St. For more info, call 208-342-5104 or visit Boise Little Theater's website.