May 23-June 23, 2019
WHAT: Da Beer Can Hat by Darrell H. Y. Lum
WHERE: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant Street
WHEN: May 23 June 23, 2019. See showtimes below
COST: $5-$25; Ticket information below. Ticket information below
INFO: 536-4441, kumukahua.org
EVENT: Free talk-story with the playwright, directors and cast following the production on Friday, May 31
Kumu Kahua Theatre proudly presents Da Beer Can Hat by Darrell H. Y. Lum, directed by Denny & Karen Hironaga, running May 23 June 23, 2019.
Bobo is a little slow and his father wants to send him away. Despite injuries, harassment, and discrimination, Bobo never complainsafter all, he may not have muchbut Bobo does have a community that accepts and loves him. Da Beer Can Hat is based on Darrell Lums original short story of a mentally handicapped individual and his best friend navigating life together.
The show is directed by Denny and Karen Hironga. Denny is a filmmaker who also co-directed The Hilo Massacre at Kumu Kahua Theatre. Karen has appeared in several plays at Kumu Kahua, including Lee Catalunas Uncleʻs Regularly Scheduled Garage Party is CANCELLED Tonight! and Flowers of Hawaii. Karen also appeared in the film The Descendants with George Clooney.
The cast includes Kumu Kahua fan favorites Brandon Hagio of The Watcher of Waipuna, Dead of Night, Who Killed Gilbert Botello?, and Uncles Regularly Scheduled Garage Party is CANCELLED Tonight!, Maile Kapuaala of Demigods Anonymous, Uncles Regularly Scheduled Garage Party is CANCELLED Tonight! And Buffaloed! at Kumu Kahua and Rolling the Rs at The ARTS at Marks Garage, and Daryl Bonilla of Living Room and Who Killed Gilbert Botello?and several Hawaii Five-0 episodes.
This production contains adult language and themes.
*American Sign Language Interpretation available upon request.
Following the performance on Friday, May 31st there will be a free talk story with the playwright, directors and cast following the performance. These talk stories are offered on the 2nd Friday of each production run and include an opportunity to gain behind the scenes insight from the director, cast and playwright (when available).
- Website: http://www.kumukahua.org/
- Venue: Kumu Kahua Theatre
- Address: 46 Merchant St., Honolulu, HI, 96813
- Hours: 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 2:00 p.m. Sunday
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