The Butterfly

September 18, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre

OPENING NIGHT: Sep 18 at 7:30 p.m.

FRI/SAT Sep 18-19 at 7:30 p.m.

SUN Sep 20 at 2:00 p.m.

Adapted by Bijan Mofid from Shaparak Khanum by Farideh Fardjam and translated by Don Laffoon

Directed by MFA Directing candidate Maseeh Ganjali

In this delightful Persian fantasy set in the insect world, a beautiful butterfly is trapped in a barn and falls into the clutches of a spider. They strike a bargain that sends the butterfly on a journey that ignites a new understanding of beauty, sacrifice and freedom.



Special Event:

Post-Show Chat on Fri, Sep 18

Tickets are on sale beginning Sept. 14 and may be purchased online at, by phone at (808) 944-2697, at official outlets, and at the Kennedy Theatre Box Office during sale periods only.

Special performances for School Groups: contact the Theatre for Young Audiences coordinator at or (808) 956-2591.

Event Sponsor
University of Hawaii, Mānoa Campus

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