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HPU Presents "Time Stands Still" Auditions this Weekend

HPU Presents "Time Stands Still" Auditions this Weekend


Hawai’i Pacific University Theatre Presents

Time Stands Still

Donald Margulies




·       Friday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. – Paul & Vi Loo Theatre (Hawai’i Loa Campus, Kaneohe)

·       Saturday, September 15 at 2:00 p.m. – Paul & Vi Loo Theatre (Hawai’i Loa Campus, Kaneohe)


Callbacks, if needed, will be on Sunday, September 16 at 2:00 p.m. at 1060 Bishop Street.  No preparation necessary.  Actors will read sides from the script.


Auditions are open to the wider theatre community, with priority given to current HPU students. Anyone wishing to be considered for a role MUST attend auditions.


About the Play

Sarah and her partner, James, return home shortly after Sarah suffered severe injuries while working as a photojournalist in Iraq.  A visit from their friend Richard and his new (and surprisingly young) girlfriend, Mandy, lays bare the fault lines in Sarah and James’ relationship.  Their struggle to return to a “normal life” after witnessing so much death and carnage is complicated by past relationships and conflicting goals for their future.  Margulies deftly explores timely and relevant topics through four fully-realized characters in a highly compelling evening of theatre.



Sarah Goodwin – a photojournalist

James Dodd – a freelance journalist and Sarah’s partner

Richard Ehrlich – a photo editor and their friend

Mandy Bloom – an event planner and Richard’s girlfriend




Monday, September 17 – Sunday, November 18


Performances:  Friday, November 9 (7:30 p.m.), Saturday, November 10 (7:30 p.m.), Sunday, November 11 (4:00 p.m.), Saturday, November 17 (2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.), Sunday, November 18 (4:00 p.m.)                                   


Rehearsals will be held in the evenings at 1060 Bishop St. from Monday, September 17 – Friday, October 19.  We will move into the Paul & Vi Loo Theatre at the HPU Hawai’i Loa Campus in Kaneohe on Monday, October 22 and remain there until the end of the run.    


About the Director


Alex Munro (Director) is excited to be part of the theatre faculty at Hawai’i Pacific University.  He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, where he also received his Master of Fine Arts in directing, as well as a graduate assistant for the School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene’s simulated patient program, HealthCAST.  His most recent production was Eurydice through All the World’s a Stage Theatre Company in residence at Hawai’i Pacific University.  He has received Po’okela Awards for his direction of The Elephant Man (co-directed with Paul T. Mitri), Equus, and very still and hard to see.


For More Information


Contact Director Alex Munro at amunro@hpu.edu

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