Philip Boehm, a renowned translator of Polish and German literature and Artistic Director of Upstream Theater invites all theater lovers to see “Wildfire” the English-language premiere of the award-winning LE BRASIER by David Paquet, in a vibrant and visceral new translation by fellow Canadian Leanna Brodie.

Six fates, three fables, one family. Claudette, Claudia, Claudine, Carol, Callum, and Caroline have more in common than names that begin with C—they are haunted by a family history of childhood trauma, which unfolds across three generations—and then loops back … to the future. They do what they can to survive. Sometimes by baking cookies, sometimes by playing fantasy games, and sometimes by smashing a hammer into a TV. Highly absurd, terribly funny and beautifully constructed, WILDFIRE is a mix of ferocious black comedy and a humanistic worldview which recognizes that seemingly unremarkable lives can experience extraordinary fates.

Directed by Philip Boehm; Cast: Nancy Bell, Terry Meddows, Jane Paradise.

3310 Samuel Shepard Drive , Saint Louis, Missouri 63103


Jan 24-26, 30-31, Feb 1-2, & 6-9
All shows 8 PM except Sundays:
Sunday Jan 26 at 7PM, and
Sunday Feb. 2 & 9 at 2 PM.
TICKETS: $35.00 Adult, Senior $30.00, Student $25.00
Bohemian Thursday Jan. 30, 2019 – All Tickets $10.00

For reservations visit Metrotix:

Upstream Theater 
Marcelle Theater

Philip Boehm at