Since 1997, the MTI has grown into a thriving arts force in the Treasure Valley. The MTI provides performance opportunities for over 200 persons each season and over 10,000 patrons are treated to the MTI’s professional quality, affordable and family centered musicals each season. In five years’ time the MTI has developed a subscription base of over 1400 season ticket holders. The Music Theatre of Idaho is absoluteley committed to its original mission. Each year the MTI produces one or more “Arts in Education” productions for students of the Treasure Valley. Each season, thousands of area students are introduced to the magic of live theatre through the MTI's educational productions. The MTI is staffed by over 100 community service volunteers from 6 years old through senior citizen age. During production season MTI volunteers contribute over 700 community service hours per week.
Chicago The Musical Details
In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream:” fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse.