Freud’s Last Session – BCT Summer Reading Series

It’s time to go outside and Play! Experience intriguing new plays straight off the page, and imagine the visual world without full sets, costumes or props. Let your creativity fill in the blanks.

Soak up the warm summer sun as you enjoy an evening of theater in a casual and laid-back fashion in the beautiful Idaho Botanical Garden, featuring some of Boise’s finest talent, and some of the hottest new scripts. Then join a discussion with the actors, directors and playwrights who bring these remarkable works of art to life.

Tonight's Reading

Freud's Last Session

By Mark St. Germain

Starring BCT favorite Joe Golden as Dr. Sigmund Freud. 
 
Legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud invites the young, rising Oxford Don, C.S. Lewis to his home in London. On the day England enters World War Two, Freud and Lewis clash about love, sex, the existence of God, and the meaning of life. FREUD’S LAST SESSION is a deeply touching play filled with humor and exploring the minds, hearts and souls of two brilliant men addressing the greatest questions of all time.
Reviews
“Delightful! A brainy fencing match of olympic caliber.” —Bloomberg News. 
 
“It’s a sharp, lively discourse, and audience members searching for engaging debate will be pleased…Mark St. Germain’s script is astute, and the humor is plentiful.” —NY Times. 
 
“Bracing theater! Intractably analytical and amusingly conversational…wittily and compassionately dramatized clash of personalities and ideologies.” —CurtainUp

Cast

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Dr. Sigmund Freud – Joe Golden

 

Jeremy Kendall

C.S. Lewis – Jeremy Kendall 

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Sound Technician – Tim Long

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