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Thursday, October 31, 1996


“Born Yesterday”: A rich but vulgar man gets more than he bargained for when he hires a reporter to “educate” his girlfriend for the Washington, D.C., scene, 8 p.m. Friday, Diamond Head Theatre. Cast includes Stefanie Smart, David Kleist and Guy DeConte. Directed by Clarke Evans. Repeats 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 17. Admission $10 to $40. Information: 734-0274.

“1600 Pennsylvania Avenue”: New political melodrama from Nelson Shreve, subtitled “Or How John Barleycorn Lost His Grip on the White House,” 8 p.m. Friday, Lanikai Community Park Pavilion. Lucille Shreve directs the Lanikai Mortgage Players to raise funds for park improvements. Repeats 8 p.m. Fridays through Sundays through Nov. 10. Admission $5. Information: 261-6469.


“The Glass Menagerie”: A stranger upsets the fierce, delicate bonds that hold a family. ASATAD production of Tennessee Williams’ drama is directed by Marc Leroy Thomson and Lauren Fitzhugh. Repeats 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 24 at Weaver Hall, Church of the Crossroads. Admission $15 general; $13.50 seniors; $10 students. Dessert buffet Nov. 8 and 9, and high tea Nov. 10; for these, tickets $18, a benefit for the

church. Information: 247-6939.

“Goodbye Lilly”: Comedy follows a woman’s struggle to find love in 20th-century America. Original work by Martha Ebersole, with Pat Williams, Deneb Catalan and Brian Clarke. Repeats 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through Nov. 8 at Java Java Cafe. Admission $7. Information: 732-2670.

“Story of My Life”: Postmodern drama about a 20-year-old student heading for an emotional breakdown. Keith K. Kashiwada directs his adaptation of Jay McInerney’s novel about a world in which everything is permitted and nothing really matters. With Karen Kaulana and Michelle A. Kim. Repeats 8 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 17 at The Top of the Hill restaurant. Admission $10. Information: 533-2270.


“Fall Footholds”: Original choreography by students, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, in Ernst Lab Theatre, Kennedy Theatre. Admission $7 general; discounts for students, seniors, military, faculty and staff. Information: 956-7655.

Tongan Dance Competition: Ma‘ulu‘ulu, a group seated dance; Tau‘olunga, a solo women’s dance; and Ta Nafa drumming, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Polynesian Cultural Center. Finals 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9. Admission $7; one-day pass $15.95. Part of a week-long festival of Tongan culture.

The Jets and One Foundation have a concert 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Tickets $7 and $10. Reserve at 293-3333; neighbor islands, 800-367-7060.


“Women’s Comedy Show”: Nine comedians and musicians from the Big Island perform 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the People’s Theater, Honokaa. Entertainers include R.J. Hampton, Janet Tracey, Angie Baker, Lynn Nakkim, Evyn Moss, Beth McKeen, Cynthia Linet, Sandy Lee and Rashida Oji. Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Information: 965-8784 or 934-0426.


Diamond Head Theatre: Children, young adults and older character adults wanted for “Scrooge,” starring Frank DeLima, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. All must be able to sing and do basic dance steps. Prepare a song (no karaoke tapes). Call 734-8763. Performances begin Dec. 6.

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