Honolulu Theatre for Youth’s longtime managing director forever changed TYA, in the islands and beyond.
This season includes seven shows under the theme ‘Our Stories.’
Native theatre in the U.S.’s two non-contiguous states, Alaska and Hawai‘i, shows resonant connections as well as telling differences.
For both practical and aesthetic reasons, theatres are banding together to create new works in rolling world premieres.
In addition to the usual perennial holiday fare, December shows repurpose classic tales for all ages.
The season will include eight stories created for Hawaiian families.
An educational musical about the science behind water and its connection to Hawaii will tour through the Aloha State.
From Honolulu to Boston, a look at institutions that produce theatre for young audiences.
The TYA company next season includes a Japanese ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ surfer hero Duke Kahanamoku and an eco-collaboration.
Honolulu Theatre for Youth’s new devised show goes beyond “eat your vegetables” to teach kids about food and sustainability.