The Maui Newshttp://www.mauinews.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:39:14 EDTFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:39:14 EDT Saigon would be easy to have modest expectations for "Miss Saigon." For starters, topping last summer's "Les Miserables" is quite a colossal task. Yet David Johnston and the team from Maui Academy of Performing Arts have done just that.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTBring on the laughs summer, Hawaii comic Augie T headlined the "Summer of LOL" tour. This summer, it appears all of Maui has gotten into the act, with a bevy of comedy shows happening over the next two weeks.Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhen love . . . turns tragic David C. Johnston quotes something Richard Maltby Jr., an American co-lyricist of "Miss Saigon," said in the 1990s: "We should have looked at ourselves this way. This is a show we (America) should have written.Thu, 7 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTMusical endeavor ready for debut in a new artistic endeavor is always risky. Those who try will be told, "It won't work." They may site an example of a past Maui failed attempt, or suggest you won't find the players or a significant audience.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTMAPA's Youth Musical Theatre SUMMER Camp presents fresh take on classic fairy tale 2009, there have been four Maui productions of "Cinderella," and this weekend marks the fifth with the Maui Academy of Performing Arts' "Disney Cinderella Kids.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT