Forever Plaid in the Boiler Room
Don’t miss the off-Broadway musical revue Forever Plaid in the Sun Valley Boiler Room starring Paul Stoops, Wally Huffman, Robert Neman & John Mauldin singing 4-part harmony, telling jokes and dancing on stage.
Sundays at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:30pm
Tickets are $10 at the door.
Boiler Room Hotline: (208) 622-2148
Beginning with a special holiday show on Sunday, December 26.
No show: January 2 & 9, February 6, March 6 or March 20
Forever Plaid is an off-Broadway musical comedy written by Stuart Ross in New York in 1990 and now performed internationally. The critically acclaimed show is an affectionate revue of the close-harmony “guy groups” (e.g. The Four Aces, The Four Freshmen) that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950s. Personifying the clean-cut genre are the Plaids. This quartet of high-school chums’ earnest dreams of recording an album ended in death (literally and indeed, symbolically) in a collision with a bus filled with Catholic schoolgirls on their way to see the Beatles’ American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. The play begins with the Plaids returning from the afterlife for one final chance at musical glory.
The songs they sing during the course of the musical include: “Three Coins in the Fountain”; “Undecided”; “Gotta Be This or That”; “Moments to Remember”; “Crazy ‘Bout Ya, Baby”; “No, Not Much”; “Sixteen Tons”; “Chain Gang”; “Perfidia”; “Cry”; “Heart and Soul”; “Lady of Spain”; “Scotland the Brave”; “Shangri-La”; “Rags to Riches”; and “Love is a Many-Splendored Thing”.