The All Night Strut!: Castle Performing Arts Centers musical revue finds inspiration in the 1930s and 40s, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Bright Theatre, Castle High School. Directed by Ronald E. Bright, choreography by Mathew Marcelo Pacleb. Repeats 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6. Information: 233-5626.
Pippin: Rock musical follows Charlemagnes son on a search for fulfillment, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Mililani High School cafeteria. Cast includes Bryan Black, Suky Von and Thomas Whalen. Presented by Tri-School Ensemble Theatre Company. Repeats 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 13 and 14. Admission $7 adults, $5 students. Information: 621-7559.
Scrooge: Frank DeLima stars in Hawaiis musical take on the Dickens classic, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Diamond Head Theatre. Dion Donahue plays the three Ghosts of Christmas. Directed by Jim Hutchison, choreography by Marcelo Pacleb and musical direction by Emmett G. Yoshioka. Repeats 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 22. Admission $10 to $40. Information: 734-0274.
Dionysus 96: The god of theater, sex and wine asserts his divinity in a
city of nonbelievers. Updated version of Euripides Bacchae addresses issues of sexuality and power in the 90s. Cast includes Lisa Anne Nilsen, Katie Lambert and Jodie A. Yamada. Directed by Ramon Arjona IV. Repeats 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Ernst Lab Theatre, Kennedy Theatre. Admission $5 general; discounts available. Information: 956-7655.
Kabuki Mikado: Laws against flirting, instigated by a lovesick lady, result in comic catastrophe. Local version of Gilbert and Sullivans classic musical comedy features music for Japanese instruments and kabukis bravura style of acting. Directed by James R. Brandon, musical direction by Ricardo Trimillos and choreography by Onoe Kikunobu. Repeats 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, at Kennedy Theatre. Admission $10 or $12. Information: 956-7655.
Inspecting Carol: Delightfully deranged Christmas tale about a naive actor and the theater company that thinks he is a spy for the National Endowment for the Arts. Repeats 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 22 at Manoa Valley Theatre. Admission $23 to $25; discounts available. Information: 988-6131.
Over Here!: Troops and civilians mix on board a cross-country train during World War II. Army Community Theatre presents Shari Lynn, Annie MacLachlan and Rose Marie Barbee! Directed by Brad Powell, with musical direction by Lina Doo. Repeats 8 p.m. Friday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Richardson Theatre. Admission $12 and $15 adults, $6 and $8 children. World War II veterans who wear WWII memorabilia will receive half-price tickets and be photographed for the Hall of Heroes. Information: 438-4480 or 438-5230.
peregriNasyon: The stories of two brothers unfold against the Filipino odyssey in the New World and the struggle for nationhood in the old country. Chris B.
Millados epic features Martin Romualdez, Mark Allen Malalis and Liberty Lemmo. Repeats 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Dec. 12, 13 and 14, and 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 15, at Kumu Kahua Theatre. Admission on Thursdays $12 general, $10 students; other days, $15 general, $12 seniors, $10 students. Information: 536-4441.
A View from the Bridge: A New York longshoremans feelings veer beyond fatherly concern when a young man takes interest in his niece. Arthur Millers classic tragedy repeats 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 p.m. Sunday, at Hawaii Pacific University Theatre. Admission $10 general, $7 seniors. Information: 254-0853 or 233-3167.
Kabuki theater: Bando Yajuro, Aikawa Jakutakara and Bando Yashichi, actors from Japan, present a performance and seminar, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotels Hawaii Ballroom. Tickets $30, available at Bunbundo and View Express. Call 947-2525 or 922-2777.
They also give a demonstration 8 p.m. Dec. 12 in the Imin Center at Jefferson Hall, on East-West Road. Donation.
STOMP preview: Eight-member percussion group performs, with special guests and Kari Steele from KRTR radio, noon Friday at Tamarind Park.
Vocal training: Kumu Kahua presents a class with Clare Davidson, a voice coach and actress from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts whose students include Sting, Dudley Moore and Stephen Rea.
Davidson will focus on speaking skills 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 16 through 20 at St. Francis School in Manoa. No experience on stage or screen is necessary. Costs $150. Send a check to: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., Honolulu 96813. Or call 536-4222.
Diamond Head Theatre: For the musical Little Shop of Horrors, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday in the Rehearsal Hall. Callbacks Dec. 14. Prepare to sing, read from script and dance; bring music in your key and wear casual attire with closed shoes or sneakers. Call 734-8763. Performances begin Feb. 7.