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Thursday, June 6, 1996


"The Elephant Man": True story of a sensitive, intelligent man whose body is hideously deformed, 8 p.m. Friday, Little Theatre, Windward Community College. ASATAD features Allen Sutterfield in the title role, with Gary L. Anderson, Diana Carter Anderson and Beth Madden; Jonel Langenfeld-Rial is guest director. Repeats 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays, through July 7. Admission $12. Information: 247-6939.

"Fortinbras": Comic epilogue to the tragic "Hamlet" begins with the predicament of the prince of Norway, who finds that the entire royal family of Denmark has died, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Kennedy Theatre. Directed by Lisa A. Kramer. Cast includes Kale Braden, Ted Ikari, Jennifer Kido, Mike Lee, Jodie Yamada and Charles Yun. Repeats 8 p.m. June 13, 14 and 15 and 2 p.m. June 16. Admission $7 general, $5 students, seniors, children and military. Information: 956-7655.

"Two Years Before the Mast": Seagoing adventure based on an 1840 novel by a sailor, 6 p.m. Friday, Star of India's main deck. Jeffrey Paul Whitman plays Harvard graduate Richard Henry Dana and the characters he meets. Repeats 6 and 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through June 15. Admission $20 general, $14 seniors and children. Information: 619-234-9153.


"Gypsy": Musical based on the memoirs of performer Gypsy Rose Lee. Liz Schaller plays the famous stripper, with Shari Lynn as her notorious stage mother, Mama Rose. The production features cameos by UH president Kenneth Mortimer, Jimmy Borges, Kirk Matthews and others -- with a different "guest artist" each show. Directed and choreographed by John Rampage; musical direction by Emmett Yoshioka. Repeats 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays, through June 16 at Leeward Community College Theatre. Admission $17.50 general, $15 students, seniors and children. Information: 455-0385.

"Sakura: The Bandit Princess": A country girl becomes a powerful princess in medieval Japan. Kati Kuroda ("Picture Bride") plays all nine characters in the sequel to Kikue Tashiro's "The Bandit Princess." Directed by Penny Bergman, instrumental music by Yukio Tsuji. Repeats 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Kennedy Theatre. Admission $15 general, $12 students, seniors, military, UH faculty and staff, $10 UH-Manoa students. Information: 956-7655.


Acting classes: Kumu Kahua Theatre offers classes with John Wat, an instructor at Mid-Pacific School of the Arts, and Keith Kashiwada, an instructor at Kapiolani Community College, this summer. Wat leads the beginners' class 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 11 through July 25. Kashiwada teaches 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays, July 27 through August. Costs $95 each. To register, mail your check or credit card information to: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., Honolulu 96813. For more information, call 536-4222.


Honolulu Theatre for Youth: Actors with humor, range and flexibility, able to sing and move well, are eligible for paid acting positions, 1 to 8 p.m. June 20 and 21, HTY Rehearsal Hall, 2846 Ualena St. Prepare two contrasting monologues (about two minutes each), two contrasting songs (no show tunes and no accompanist provided) and a joke. Call 839-9885 for an appointment.

HTY is seeking new crafters and food vendors for its benefit craft fair Oct. 26 and 27 at Thomas Square. Call 839-9885.

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