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Classes & Auditions

Money will make you famous; Television will make you rich; But theatre will make you good."
–Terrence Mann

Auditions for Wild Birds by Eric Anderson

Donna Blanchard

WHAT:  Auditions for Wild Birds by Eric Anderson

WHERE: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant Street

WHEN: WORKSHOP: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Sunday August 20, 2017

AUDITIONS: 2:00-5:00 pm Saturday August 26, 2017; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Sunday August 27, 2017

INFO: 536-4222, kumukahua.org and kumukahuatheatreom@gmail.com

Open auditions will be held to cast the historical drama, Wild Birds by Eric Anderson.  The show will be directed by Harry Wong III and runs November 2 through December 3, 2017.

Amos and Juliette Cooke had the best intentions.  In 1839 Honolulu, the couple was deeply honored to be chosen to personally oversee the education of the children of the kings and queens of Hawai‘i.  But how does one enforce rigorous discipline on a sacred ali‘i child and when is education a form of imperialism?

There will be a free audition workshop held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Sunday August 20, 2017 also at Kumu Kahua Theatre.  This optional workshop is an opportunity for all interested to work with the script and director, and learn the best way to prepare for this audition.

The workshop is free, but space is limited.  Please call 536-4222 or email kumukahuatheatreom@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

Characters:

JULIA MONTAGUE COOKE plays character approximately 30 years old

AMOS STARR COOKE her husband, plays character same age

MOSES KEKUAIWA various ages

LOT KAMEHAMEHA various ages

ALEXANDER LIHOLIHO various ages

BERNICE PAUAHI various ages

ABIGAIL MAHOHA various ages

WILLIAM LUNALILO various ages

The Cooke actors should be able to play characters in their 20s-30s, but can be any age.  The royal children actors need to play children in Act I, then teens in Act II, but the actors playing them can be any age. 

Printed scripts are available for loan with a $10 cash deposit at the Kumu Kahua Theatre office weekdays between 11am and 3pm. Please call 536-4222 before coming to the theatre.  Scripts can also be downloaded here.

For further information, call the Kumu Kahua Theatre office at 536-4222.

Kumu Kahua productions are supported in part by The Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawaii and by the National Endowment for the Arts. The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, the Hawai‘i Community Foundation, The Atherton Foundation, McInerny Foundation (Bank of Hawaii, Trustee); Hawaiian Electric Company; The Star Advertiser and other Foundations, Businesses and Patrons.

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