“Stich-in-your-side funny…full of sass and good spirits!” – The New York Times
“Incredibly entertaining.” — BroadwayWorld.com
A comedy from the 2015 Off-Broadway Season.
by Matthew Lopez
September 9 through 26, 2017
HONOLULU (October 30, 2017)— Manoa Valley Theatre continues its 49th season with the flamboyantly funny comedy and Hawaii premiere of “The Legend of Georgia McBride” November 9 – 26, 2017. This is the story of Elvis impersonator, Casey, who’s young and broke. His landlord is knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby. To make matters even more desperate, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a run-down, small-town Florida bar. When the bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, Casey finds that he’s going to have to adapt to a whole new show business like none he’s ever known as he trades one sequined outfit for another and genderbends into a drag show headliner.
Guest director of the production is Alexander Munro. Assistants to the director are Nathaniel Niemi and Annie Malady. Choreographer is Nathaniel Niemi. Set design is by Jim Corry. Sound design is by Jason Taglianetti. Lighting design is by Christina Sutrov. Costume design is by Jim Corry. Props design is by Sara Ward. Hair and make-up design is by Lisa Ponce de Leon. Performing in the show are Jeff Brackett, Lymari Graciano, Robert S. Hunt, Tyler Kanemori, Miguel K. Pa`ekukui and Sean Ramsey.
The production is running through November 26. The play is performed in one act. THERE IS NO INTERMISSION. Approximate running time is approximately 1 hour 50 min.
- Adult: $40
- Senior Citizen/Military: $35
- 25 and under: $22
- Wednesdays at 7:30pm
- Thursdays at 7:30pm
- Fridays at 8pm
- Saturdays at 8pm
- Sundays at 4pm
Please note: seating will begin 60 minutes prior to showtime. During this hour, the following food and beverage items may be purchased inside the theatre from our wait staff: hot dogs, potato chips, nachos, pizza, beer, wine and soda.
The show sponsor is Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand. Season wide presenters are Cades Schutte and the Cades Foundation, Honolulu Star-Advertiser and ‘Iolani School. Season wide Sponsors: Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., George Mason Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation, Jeff Portnoy in Memory of Sandi Portnoy, Mike and Alberta Rosenberg, and Bob and Corrine Taylor on behalf of Maui Divers. This event is made possible with support from Hawaii State Foundation on Culture & The Arts, The Mayor’s Office on Culture & The Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Legend of Georgia McBride is presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. in New York.