Perform in English and Hoike in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language. Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language.
Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language.

Eddie Wen’ Go: The Story of the Upside-Down Canoe- MAINSTAGE

Mainstage Season
January/February 2022
Streaming Online from the Stage (live attendance option TBD)

A Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) tribute to Eddie Aikau
Adapted from the book Eddie Wen’ Go: The Story of the Upside-Down Canoe by Marion Lyman-Mersereau
Directed by Mark Branner

This imaginative TYA production incorporates giant puppetry, dance, ōlelo Hawai’i, pidgin, and hula to tell the story of Eddie Aikau’s act of courage through the eyes of sea creatures who watched from underneath the upside-down canoe. Celebrating the story of one local hero who dared to dream big and put the lives of others before his own, this production shares Aikau’s legacy of hope and service to others. Suitable for the whole family.

Info for Streaming Shows for K-12 Classrooms: Contact ktbox@hawaii.edu for more details.

TICKETS

Streaming Tickets | Special Streaming Discount
$15 Adult
$10 Discount Groups (UH Faculty/Staff, Seniors, Military, Youth, Non-UHM Students)
$5 UHM Student with valid Spring 2022 UHM ID

Regularly Priced Tickets for when/if shows are available to watch in-person:
$20 Regular (Adult) 
$18 UH Faculty/Staff, Military, Senior
$16 UHAA member with card
$15 Non-UHM Student
$10 Youth (2-17 years old)
$8 UHM Student with valid UHM ID

Check back closer to show date to purchase tickets!


 

From the 2020/2021 Season

Getting Ready for Eddie

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 Lyman-Mersereau’s family-friendly play about Eddie Aikau’s act of sacrifice.

FREE VIDEO SERIES

Links to the videos will be posted here when they are released. 

Episode 1 – First Rehearsal
Episode 2 – What Do We Know About Eddie?
Episode 3 – Getting to Know Eddie
Episode 4 – Animals Assemble
Episode 5 – Uku Billion Stars
Episode 6 – Wearing the Ocean
Episode 7 – Donut Dreams of Manō
Episode 8 – Tik Tok Eddie

RESOURCES

CLICK HERE to read UH News story (5/19/20) about “Eddie” auditions and cast.
Video Series Artistic Credits

 

 

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