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2020/21 Season of Performances & Special Offerings
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Educational Docu-Series about the play, Eddie Wen’ Go: the Story of the Upside-Down Canoe, to be performed in early 2022 at Kennedy Theatre
Tune in for a free and informative look behind the curtain as Theatre for Young Audiences Associate Professor Mark Branner begins preparation to stage Marion ...
October 16, 17, 18
FRI-SUN at 6pm
Directed by Kara Jhalak Miller
This streamed online performance explores a new envisioning of creative process and choreography on a digital platform. It features exemplary undergraduate and graduate student choreography, performed by students in the UHM dance program, as well as Dance for the Camera films. ...
November 20-22, 2020
FRI/SAT 7:30pm & SUN 2pm
Play by Lee Cataluna
Directed by Lurana Donnels O’Malley
What are the things we share, and what are the things we keep under lock and key? In Lee Cataluna’s Flowers of Hawaiʻi, meet the quirky, troubled, and resilient members of ...
December 4-6, 2020
FRI/SAT 7:30pm & SUN 2pm
By MFA Directing Candidate Keola Simpson
Following the Uprising of 1895’s final battle against the Republic of Hawaii, the last remaining royalist insurgent, Lot Lane, turned himself into government forces by simply walking in and announcing “I’m Lot Lane.” According to writer/director Simpson, “I’m Lot Lane ...
January – February 2020
Kennedy Theatre and the Department of Theatre + Dance are delighted to present a never-before offering of a “Dance Gallery” – a curated retrospective of celebrated dances and dance concerts produced by our dance program in the last several seasons. This “encore” is a rare chance for ...
Directed by MFA Directing Candidate Thea Wigglesworth
Translated and Adapted from Ondine by Jean Giradoux
“What does it mean to be human?” is the question posed to the audience with Ondine, a classic French play by Jean Giraudoux, newly translated and adapted by MFA candidate Thea Wigglesworth. It brings triumph ...
Directed by Peiling Kao
This student choreography and performance showcase for the spring 2021 semester will feature a juried selection of original dances conceived and embodied by promising UH Mānoa dance program participants as well as BFA senior projects and MFA thesis works for applicable ...
Comedy Under the Stars
Kyōgen, performed in English!
Directed by Julie A. Iezzi
Master Kyōgen Advisor: Sennojō Shigeyama III
Kennedy theatre will seek to uplift community spirit with classics from and new plays inspired by kyōgen, a ...