Col­lege Drama Of­fers Ex­tra­or­di­nary Fish Tale

MidWeek Islander (Windward Oahu) - - Windward Oahu Islander - By PAIGE TAKEYA

Fish­ing and eel-slay­ing don’t come off as typ­i­cal Valen­tine’s Day fare, but Wind­ward Com­mu­nity Col­lege’s The­atre 260 (Dra­matic Pro­duc­tion) stu­dents will make it so with their de­but per­for­mance of Moses Goods’ The Charge of ‘Ai‘ai at Pa­liku The­atre this weekend and next.

Di­rected by WCC drama in­struc­tor Ni­co­las Logue, this keiki- aimed show re­lates the Maui story of fish­er­man Ku‘ulakai, his son ‘Ai‘ai and the trou­bles that stir for the fam­ily af­ter they kill a gi­gan­tic eel. It is the col­lege’s first Hawai­ian Youth The­atre pro­duc­tion.

The play runs from Fri­day through Sun­day and Feb. 21-23. The cur­tain goes up at 7:30 p.m. Fri­days and Satur­days with 4 p.m. Sun­day mati­nees.

Tick­ets cost $15 gen­eral ad­mis­sion, while stu­dents, se­niors and mil­i­tary pay $10. Pay at the box of­fice or by call­ing 235-7310 (a $1 fee may ap­ply) or by vis­it­ing et­ick­ethawaii.com (a $3 fee may ap­ply).

For more in­for­ma­tion, call Bon­nie Beat­son at 235- 7374 or Logue at 236-9138.

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