The festivities will include new, original works written by oustanding local playwrights and read by some of Hawaiʻi’s best actors. Directors from major theatre companies across the island have volunteered their time and talent to ensure that the quality of each presentation will be outstanding.
This year’s selected playwrights are Kemuel DeMoville, Joseph O’Brian, Mark Tjarks, David P. Penhallow and youth from Le Jardin Academy.
This years’ festival will be held on Friday January 9, 16 and 23, 8–10 p.m. at the Leeward Community College Lab Theatre. There will be a special Backstage Meet the Playwrights Ice Cream Social on January 9, 7–8 p.m. for playwrights, directors, actors and those who purchase tickets for all three evenings.
- $10 general admission
- $30 full festival pass + ice cream social
Visit The Leeward Theatre website for more information.
—By Kapiʻolani Ching