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Kumu Kahua Announces 45th Season and Play Reading at Agora

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Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces 45th Season and Holds Play Reading at Agora 

WHAT: Kumu Kahua Theatre Season Announcement and Reading of Season Opener at Kaka‘ako Agora
WHERE: Agora 441 Cooke St
WHEN: June 16, 2015, 5:30PM
COST: Free
INFO: 536-4441, kumukahua.org 

HONOLULU, HI—Once again, Kumu Kahua Theatre will partner with Interisland Terminal and publically announce it’s upcoming season at Kaka‘ako Agora. 

This evening will begin at 5:30 with mingling and drinks.  At 6:00PM Kumu Kahua Theatre Artistic Director, Harry Wong III, will announce the season.  The new season will be toasted and following the announcement, Kumu Kahua Theatre actors will present a table reading of the first show of the new season, “Joker” by Yilong Liu.

SHOW DESCRIPTION
Joe’s normal simple life unravels as a promise kept is threatened by a visit of a man from his past.  Love, secrets and betrayal abound in this realistic look into lives touched by fear of exposing one man’s love for another.

PARKING
Metered street parking along Cooke Street and in the neighborhood M-F 8:00am -3:30pm, free after 6pm.   

ABOUT KAKA‘AKO AGORA
Kaka'ako Agora is a park designed for 21st Century Honolulu. It is the first project of it's kind in Honolulu, designed by internationally renowned architecture studio Atelier Bow-WowAn to create a dynamic space for our local community and an architectural intervention, where forward thinking, collaborative design results in a much needed, open and accessible community gathering space.

Open/Public Hours at the Agora are: 
Noon – 5pm Monday - Saturday

Interisland Terminal is a Honolulu-based non-profit arts collaborative. Our mission is the present exhibitions and programs in contemporary art, film and design and to advance the role of the arts in innovation. We rarely work alone. These are some of the key partners and collaborators who made Kaka‘ako Agora a reality: 

Hui Kū Maoli Ola – Native Plant Nursery, Kaneohe
Collaborative Studios – Architecture Practice, Honolulu
Heavy Metal Hawaii – Custom Metal Fabrication, Honolulu

ABOUT KUMU KAHUA THEATRE
Kumu Kahua Theatre exists to encourage local playwrights, produce work of local playwrights and/or plays dealing with some aspect of local culture, and to develop theatre artists and the audiences who appreciate this work.

Kumu Kahua productions are supported in part by The Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawai‘i and by the National Endowment for the Arts. Also paid for in part by the taxpayers of the City & County of Honolulu; the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts; The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, McInerny Foundation (Bank of Hawai‘i, Trustee); Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) Charitable Foundation and Hawaiian Electric Company; The Star Advertiser and other Foundations, Businesses and Patrons.