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HTS Director Michael Donato welcomes you to Issue 245 of Hitting the Stage!
HTS Director Michael Donato welcomes you to Issue 244!
Director Michael "Donut" Donato welcomes you to the 243rd Issue of Hitting the Stage!
HTS Director Michael Donato welcomes you to Issue 242 of Hitting the Stage!
HTS Director Michael Donato welcomes you to issue 241 of Hitting the Stage!
HTS Director Michael Donato welcomes you to the 240th Issue of Hitting the Stage!"
There's a new feature and more in Hitting the Stage Issue 239!
HTS Director Michael Donato welcomes you to Issue Number 238!
Join us as HTS Editor Cheyne Nomura brings us along for Issue 237!
Welcome to the 236th Issue of Hitting The Stage!
"Let it be known that the future knows how to mount a production."-- Michael Donato
"The play is rife with drama, and in true Shakespearean fashion, unfolds layer after layer with justice, monologues, desperate odds, and a couple of gender swapping disguises."-- Michael Donato
"The latest production to be mounted at the Chaminade University Performing Arts Department is a large undertaking in scope and in cast."--Michael Donato
"Kennedy Theatre’s production of Nora can truly be described as a powerhouse of performances." --Laura Clark Greaver
If you're in the mood to laugh and be wowed by strong voices and stunning dance numbers, look no further than Nice Work If You Can Get It at Diamond Head Theatre. --Michael Donato
If you, like the playwright and the company, enjoy horror/fantasy/sci-fi, then this is right up your alley.-- Michael Donato
"To navigate this emotional tumult rife with confusion, secrets, and sincerity while also singing about all of this and more is no easy feat, and they knock it out of the park."-- Michael Donato
"The places include North Philadelphia, Arizona, Jordan, and Egypt. Unfortunately the playwright, Quiera Allegria Hudes, is all over the place, too." --Hester Lewellen
"It does not disappoint." --Wil Kahele
"Intimate Apparel gives you the chance to think..." --Hester Lewellen
The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival will hold four days of open auditions for its seventeenth season.
"Announcing open auditions! Call for appointment and info."
"Po‘okela Award-winning director Troy M. Apostol, who directed Nottage’s Ruined in 2014, and last directed Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Motherf**ker with the Hat in September, will be staging one of Nottage’s most personal and endearing scripts..."
"This “simpler, gentler” but no less heartbreaking story will have its Hawai‘i debut during the month of love."
Aloha Theatre will resume its roster of classes for all ages beginning April 3.
"Continuing with their commitment to developing local actors, Kumu Kahua Theatre will be offering a workshop with the internationally trained instructor, Ella Tereschchenko."
"Aloha Performing Arts Company will resume its roster of classes for all ages beginning January 16.
"For the 2017 Asia Pacific Dance Festival, we are happy to announce that our resident dance critics Lisa Kraus (USA) and Sal Murgiyanto (Indonesia) will lead an intensive Dance Critics Workshop.
"After the success of Tali Ariavs playwriting class in 2016, Kumu Kahua Theatre is proud to announce they will be producing two new summer playwriting courses, both taught by Tali."
"Intensive summer puppetry workshop with Pam Arciero of The Muppets! --- intensive summer mime workshop with Todd Farley of the Marceau Mime School!"
"Courtney Coston's 6 week acting class at TAG begins July 1st"
"Get on-camera experience taking THEA 323 Acting for TV/Film at UH-Manoa's Dept. of Theatre and Dance."
"Aloha Performing Arts Company will offer a children's acting workshop at the Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu entitled "Keiki Intro to Theatre" Monday through Friday, July 24 through July 28..."
"Taught by an award winning professional actor/director and certified teacher, Courtney Coston."
The public is invited to performances of “Seussical, Jr.” on Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m., in Dillingham Hall.
Any kid who’s ever wanted to be a superhero can move one step closer through an innovative 3-day workshop at the Aloha Theatre.
"You can't stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl's inspiring dream to dance.
"The Miracle Worker dramatizes the true, volatile relationship between lonely teacher Annie Sullivan, and her first pupil, Helen Keller.
"A charming, clever cat befriends a King, defeats an Ogre, matchmakes a romance, transforms his master into the rich and famous Marquis of Carabas, and makes Feline History as the 'Smartest Cat That Ever Lived.'"
"This fall, Honolulu Theatre for Youth’s Primary Players Saturday drama program invites kids to stretch their imaginations and dream up the Myths and Legends behind how things came to be!
"Ohana Arts proudly presents the Oahu premiere of the Broadway musical, School of Rock, written and produced by Andrew Loyd Webber, and based on the 2003 Jack Black hit film."
"Ohana Arts, in cooperation with the University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of Theatre and Dance, proudly presents the Tony Award winning musical, Avenue Q."
"July 14th at 7pm, July 15th at 2pm & 7pm --- Shows will be held in Maluhia Hall at Honolulu Myohoji Mission"
"Twenty eight kids between the ages of 5 and 18 will burst onto the Aloha Theatre stage Friday night, June 23, the opening night of Aloha Performing Arts Company's "Once on this Island, Jr.""