Windward Community College Palikū Theatre’s fall season features a Broadway musical retold through African-American culture and an expressionistic docudrama based on the execution in Honolulu of Myles Fukunaga.
The 1975 Broadway musical that retold the story of The Wizard of Oz as a journey through the African-American culture of the 1970s. The Wiz is an I’m A Bright Kid Foundation production in conjunction with Palikū Theatre.
A Walking Shadow
Written and directed by Taurie Kinoshita, A Walking Shadow is based on the real events of the Myles Fukunaga case of 1928. This expressionistic, stylized docudrama recounts the life of a mentally ill Japanese-American living in Honolulu who was executed at the age of 19.
For tickets and more information, see the Palikū Theatre website.