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Mar 29-Apr 29: Wilcox’s Shot

January 18, 2012

By Sean T.C. O’Malley

It’s 1901, and Robert Kalanihiapo Wilcox, the revolutionary-turned-politician, arrives in Washington as Hawai‘i’s first delegate to Congress. A man of action in a powerless position, Wilcox confronts some of the most famous names of the era as he grapples with his own role in shaping Hawai‘i’s future.

Wilcox’s Shot dramatizes the life of one of our most fascinating historical figures, at the dawn of the 20th century.

Dates: March 29-31, April 1, 5-7, 12-15, 19-22, 26-29

No show: Sunday, Apr 8 (Easter).

Purchase tickets online.

Special programming:

Friday, April 6: Wilcox’s Shot Talk Story with Sean T.C. O’Malley
This performance of Wilcox’s Shot will feature a post-performance question-and-answer session with playwright Sean T.C. O’Malley. Ask him questions about the play, writing, what about Robert Wilcox he finds so interesting—anything you want! The theater has only 100 seats—get your tickets now.

Cast and crew (and their home towns)

Albert Ueligitone: Pago Pago, American Samoa
Danielle Zalopany: Kāne‘ohe, O‘ahu
Tony Nickelsen: Kailua, O‘ahu
Jenn Thomas: Helena, Montana
Troy Apostol: ‘Aiea, O‘ahu
Scott Robertson: Los Angeles, California
Rikki Jo Hickey: La Grande, Oregon
Jordan Savusa: Ewa Beach, O‘ahu

Brett Botbyl/director: Hawthorne, New Jersey
Sean T.C. O’Malley/writer: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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May 31-July 1: Kāmau A‘e

January 15, 2012

By Alani Apio

The Hawaiian sovereignty movement, with its complexities and controversies, is the focus of this powerful drama. Fresh out of prison, Michael Kawaipono Mahekona joins a group of activists on a mission to reclaim Hawaiian land. As the group splinters over whether to stand firm or compromise on its principles, Michael must decide how to stay true to his beliefs.

First produced in 1997, Kāmau A‘e returns to Kumu Kahua, sharing its message with a new generation of audiences.

This play contains strong language.

Special programming:

Friday, June 8: Kāmau A‘e Talk Story with Alani Apio
This performance of Kāmau A‘e will feature a post-performance question-and-answer session with playwright Alani Apio. Ask him questions about the play, writing, his inspiration—anything you want! The theater has only 100 seats—get your tickets now.