Hawaii Preparatory Academy’s Ka Makani Players will present “42nd Street,” Nov. 7-10, at the school’s Gates Performing Arts Center. Shows begin at 7 p.m., Nov. 7-9, and at 4 p.m. on Nov. 10. Tickets, which only are available at the door, are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
HPA theater instructor Marina Tichotsky is the director, music director, and costume designer. Jared Terpak is technical director and set/lighting designer.
“42nd Street,” the musical for people who love musicals, is a big, bold production set in 1933. It is a celebration of Broadway and the people involved in shows and the story of hard work, being in the right place at the right time, talent, and love. The story focuses on aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer, and takes the audience on Peggy’s journey to stardom. Musical hits include “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Forty-Second Street,” “We’re in the Money,” “Shuffle Off to Buffalo,” “You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me,” “Dames,” and “I Know Now.”
The cast features Miller White as Julian Marsh, Kimi Cantyne as Peggy Sawyer, Leilani Bostock as Dorothy Brock, Kharim Barthson as Billy Lawlor, DJ Sekiya as Pat Denning, Churchill Crean as Abner Dillon, Tyler Alt as Andy Lee, Eugene Kao as Bert Barry, and Harmony Graziano as Maggie Jones. Thirty-five other HPA students play supporting roles, with 55 more students in the orchestra and assisting with production. For information, please call 881-4002.