King Kekaulike’s ‘Lady Pirates’ hold audiences captive with comic musical swashbuckling
April 22, 2010 Ahoy and avast! Thar be marauding and pillaging in the halls of King Kekaulike High Schoo. more »»
Tears of pain, tears of laughter in our little performing-arts Mecca
March 25, 2010 This weekend I was reminded how lucky we are to live on a tiny island in the middle of the vast Pacific that holds such a rich, dense spectrum of opportunities to be entertained and enriched. more »»
Local boy Paul Rodriguez returns to his comedy roots
March 18, 2010 You think I meant to say “homeboy,” huh? I know you’re laughing and thinking I have my semi- politically-incorrect terms all mixed up. But listen. more »»
MAPA takes on troubling topic in ‘The Secret Life of Girls’
March 11, 2010 “I’m going to tell you a secret - and I don't want you to tell. The secret is about me - about my life - how it will never be the same again. more »»
STAGE REVIEW: Maui OnStage brings ‘Mockingbird’ to life
March 11, 2010 How do we know when a story’s a “classic”? When we never get tired of hearing it, seeing it and reading it over and over again. more »»
STAGE REVIEW: It's broad! It's bawdy! It's Moliere!
March 4, 2010 To Americans, French stuff can be a little intimidating. Who hasn’t circled around a dome of fois gras waiting for someone more Frenchy to take the first greasy swipe? OK, maybe that’s just me. more »»
Seabury students ‘Learned’ comedy from the master as they open a Moliere farce.
February 18, 2010 Next time you chuckle at a TV sitcom, thank Moliere. The 17th-century French playwright was the first to make everyday domestic affairs the subject of comedy. more »»
V isn’t just for Valentine anymore as ‘Vagina Monologues’ return
February 11, 2010 ‘Vagina” this, “vagina” that — a girlfriend of mine who’s an ob-gyn used to fling the word around in casual conversation. The rest of us would gasp and giggl. more »»