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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!
“There is excellent work being done here and it should be seen!” —Chelsea Campbell
“The Crusade of Connor Stephens is heavy, dramatic, and important.”—Michael Donato
“This storm is seething and crackling at The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, and it’s name is King Lear.” —Michael Donato
“The latest student endeavor from Chaminade University Collegiate Theatre Festival is the last for this year- and what a show it is.”—Michael Donato
“With hearty songs and tightly choreographed dance numbers, Diamond Head concludes its season with critically acclaimed hit musical Disney’s Newsies. “— Michael Donato
“Pisculli’s production interprets this story as a Disneyesque fairy tale, replete with catchy, beautifully sung ballads, magical special effects, entertaining caricatures, exquisite and delightful costumes and the requisite happy ending.”— Eleanor Svaton
“If you enjoy local humor and fairy tales, The Princess and the Iso Peanut is right up your alley.”— Michael Donato
“This is the third year for the Chaminade University Collegiate Theatre Festival, and it’s great to see it going strong.”—Michael Donato
“Golamco tells most of the play through solid two person scenes which zeroes in on the heart of what makes these characters fun to watch- their humanity.” —Michael Donato
“The production is helmed by noted veterans of the Kumu Kahua stage.”—Wil Kahele
The six plays to be presented were chosen from among a staggering 458 submissions, representing playwrights across the US and 14 other countries.
Auditions take place in our multi-purpose room (the former cafe) on site at 553 S. King St.
Open auditions will be held for the world premiere of Hannah Ii-Epsteins drama, Pakalolo Sweet, on Saturday, July 7, 2018; from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and on Sunday, July 8, 2018; from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
An open casting call for Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing!
“From the writer of the critically acclaimed Death of the Persian Prince and A Normal Life comes the award-winning new play, The Crusade of Connor Stephens, where extreme loss shakes a Texas family as it comes to terms with a tragic act of violence.”
“Complete with evening gowns, talent, swim-wear and spokesmodeling...plus answering calls from the Glamouresse Beauty Crisis Hotline..., six contestants compete for the title of Miss Glamouresse (a cosmetics company).”
The I’m A Bright Kid Foundation is pleased to announce auditions for its fall musical, “The Wiz,” on June 18th and 19th.
“At 8:07 AM on January 13, 2018, residents of Hawaii were informed that they were under the threat of an inbound ballistic missile. Shortly after that day Kumu Kahua Theatre broadcasted a call for submissions from playwrights inspired by that Saturday morning.”
The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival will hold four days of open auditions for its seventeenth season.
"Announcing open auditions! Call for appointment and info."
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.""