Contact: Joanne Libarios firstname.lastname@example.org 733-4913 Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center announces Once On This Island Once On This Island Book and Lyrics By Lynn Ahrens and Music By Stephen Flaherty Based Upon The Novel "My Love, My Love" By Rosa Guy Feb 19 & 20 -- 7:30pm, Feb 21 -- 3:00pm, Feb 26 & 27 – 7:30pm, Feb 28 3:00pm Mar 4 & 5 – 7:30pm, Mar 6 – 3:00pm
[KAIMUKI, OAHU, SEPTEMBER 2015] We are pleased to announce KHSPAC’s spring production of Once On This Island. This highly original and theatrical Caribbean adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid, "Once On This Island" tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island guide Ti Moune on a quest to test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and death. With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean flavored score, "Once On This Island" is a feast for the heart, mind and soul. KHSPAC's production of Once On This Island features a cast of 33 talented students from Kaimuki High School and other public schools around the island. KHSPAC is also proud to welcome back their Alumni who have returned to Kaimuki High School to join Production Team for this spring musical, most notably Michael Ng, Director. Our target audience is 4th grade through 12th grade, although adults will certainly look forward to this production. Adult tickets are $15, students, military and seniors with I.D. are $10. Box office opens one hour before each performance for ticket sales. Kaimuki High School is located at 2705 Kaimuki Ave., between Kapahulu Ave. and Kapiolani Blvd. ABOUT KHSPAC: Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center offers classes in acting, music, dance and technical theater at no cost to public school students all over Oahu. The program’s mission is based on the belief that performing arts develop important life skills including discipline, teamwork, creativity, self-awareness, confidence, focus, and appreciation of the performing arts. Under the direction of M.J. Matsushita, the program and it's musical and dramatic productions involve about 160 students who present three major productions per school year. KHSPAC is one of three Department of Education learning centers for performing arts on Oahu. For more information visit: http://khspac.org. For more information, contact Joanne Libarios at 733-4913 or via e-mail: email@example.com.
KHSPAC's "Once On This Island" Spring 2016 Cast List
Ti Moune...............Jorin Young Erzulie..................Toshiko Davidson Asaka...................Patricia Likiaksa Mama Euralie........Ashley Kahl Andrea..................Serina Lipman Little Ti Moune.......Jodie Kiyokawa
Daniel...................Noah Faumuina Papa Ge...............Dwayne Asiata Agwe....................Ernor Sewell-Welle Tonton Julian.........Jan Eligio
Female Storytellers: Jade Brier Abriana Burruso Liza Marie Corotan Vivian Diep Darvin Duffield Luna Eissing Amoreena Godoy Pandora Jones Alyssa Reyes Katherine Rhylander Suejin Yi
Male Storytellers: Nahale Brash Joshua Ho'opai Andrew Huynh Nathan Keovichith Tevin Reiger Max Senesombath George Setik
Thank you all for auditioning! Your talent, courage, and enthusiasm were nothing short of incredible! With such a large turnout, the casting process was very difficult, as you can imagine. Unfortunately, there were not enough roles available to cast everyone. We encourage you to keep trying and we hope to see you all back again next year!