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"Hansel and Gretel" by the Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center

"Hansel and Gretel" by the Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center

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 We are pleased to announce KHSPAC’s Fall production of Hansel & Gretel! 

Hansel and Gretel, the classic Brother's Grimm fairy tale, tells the story of a clever brother and sister and what their father and step-mother choose to do when their family falls on hard times. The family is so poor that the step-mother convinces her husband that it will be better off for everyone if the children are left in the woods. Hansel and Gretel, overhearing this plan, hatch a strategy of their own to return home, but eventually they are lost in the woods and they encounter an evil witch in a tempting gingerbread house.  Can Hansel and Gretel escape the evil witch's clutches and return home again?

 

Our talented cast this year consists of eight students from Kaimuki High School and SEEQS: School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability; many cast members were selected from KHS Performing Arts Center's Acting Class.

 

Our target audience is Preschool through 6th Grade. Parents & Teachers should be advised that while this is a children's show, there are dark themes. The show will be performed on Sat, October 20 at 7:00pm, Sun, October 21 at 3:00pm, Sat, October 27* at 7:00pm and Sun, October 28* at 3:00pm. 

 

*October 28 & 29 are Kid's Dress Up Days! All kids in costumes will get a special treat bag, and we will have some fun Hansel & Gretel-themed activities as well.

 

Adult tickets are $10, students, military and seniors with I.D. are $5, Kids 3-4 are $3, and under 3 are free!  Box office opens thirty-minutes before each performance for ticket sales. Cash or check only.  Kaimuki High School is located at 2705 Kaimuki Ave., between Kapahulu Ave. and Kapiolani Blvd.

ABOUT KHSPAC: Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center offers classes in acting, music, dance and technical theater at no cost to public school students all over Oahu.  The program’s mission is based on the belief that performing arts develop important life skills including discipline, teamwork, creativity, self-awareness, confidence, focus, and appreciation of the performing arts.  Under the direction of M.J. Matsushita, the program and its musical and dramatic productions involve about 160 students who present three major productions per school year.  KHSPAC is one of three Department of Education learning centers for performing arts on Oahu.  For more information visit: http://khspac.org.

 

For more information, contact Niki Libarios via e-mail: office@khspac.org

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