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Honolulu, HI, 96813
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Kumu Kahua Theatre Presents a World Premier Local Comedy by Lee Cataluna

Donna Blanchard

WHAT: Uncle’s Regularly Scheduled Garage Party is CANCELLED Tonight by Lee Cataluna

WHERE: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant Street

WHEN: June 1 – July 2, 2017

COST: $5-$25; Ticket information below

INFO: 536-4441, kumukahua.org

HONOLULU, HI— A new comedy by local favorite, Lee Cataluna, runs through July at Kumu Kahua Theatre.

Uncle's regularly scheduled garage party is cancelled for the first time in -- ever!   The usual attendees show up and process their shock over the cancellation-- while they eat, drink, talk story and play music. Uncle isn't saying why the party is cancelled, but everyone has a theory.  Is it illness?  Financial troubles?  Marital discord?  Gambling problem?  Eviction?  Erosion of societal values and loss of culture?  Or is Aunty just sick and tired of all their shenanigans?

The old friends spend the evening telling stories, laughing and sharing food.  But it’s not a party, because Uncle's regularly scheduled garage party is CANCELLED tonight!

This show is directed by Harry Wong III and Wil Kahele and features many popular local actors, including many who were seen in Lee Cataluna’s Flowers of Hawai‘i, presented in 2015.

Cast and Hometowns:

Lawrence Adams–Detroit/Honolulu

Jim Aina–Honolulu

Reb Beau Allen–Ewa Beach

James Bright–Honolulu

Lisa Ann Katagiri Bright–Honolulu

Eddy Gudoy–Honolulu

Brandon Hagio–Mililani

Karen Kuioka Hironaga–Honolulu

Maile Kapuaʻala–Honolulu

Kainoa Kelly–Honolulu

Kati Kuroda–Kailua

Wayne Paʻakaula–Honolulu

Tyler Tanabe–Honolulu

Zan Timtim–Waipahu

Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8pm: June 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30; July 1, 2017

Sundays 2pm: June 4, 11, 18, 25; July *2, 2017

*American Sign Language Interpretation upon request

Tickets for performances can be purchased with a credit card by calling 536-4441, or by visiting the box office at 46 Merchant Street (corner of Bethel and Merchant Streets, downtown) between 11am and 3pm Monday through Friday. Tickets can also be purchased at KumuKahua.org.

Ticket prices are $5-$25.

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 The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, The Hawai‘i Community Foundation, McInerny Foundation (Bank of Hawai‘i, Trustee); Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) Charitable Foundation, The Atherton Foundation and Hawaiian Electric Company; The Star-Advertiser and other foundations, businesses and patrons.

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Production Photos by Denise De Guzman

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