Five short and sweet plays themed around love were presented on Valentine’s Day last Friday, at the Mookini Library Lanai, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. The 10-minute performances were billed as “sweet, silly, sad, sexy, saucy, we have a little bit of everything!”
Photos by Raiatea Arcuri (click to enlarge).
Take your seats, the show is about to begin…. lights, camera, action!
HOMELESS WHERE THE HEART IS
Written and directed by Asia Helfrich.
A passing homeless woman stops to rifle through a pile of discarded items, and in the process, ends a couple’s argument.
Written and directed by Braden Savage.
College students navigate the tricky waters of Valentine romance.
SWEET TALKING SOLUTION
Written by Barentain Omedetou, directed by Bobbi-Jo Oliva.
When a potion falls into the wrong hands, a curmudgeon is forced to say really nice things, resulting in a positive recipe for love.
Written by J.T. Schroeder, directed by Maya McGarry.
After an unexpected visit by an ex, a couple re-evaluates their status.
Written by Elaine Jarvik, directed by Evy Lemieux.
A married couple confronts a friend’s death through her obituary. The wife wants her own obituary to immortalize her forever. The husband isn’t so sure.
Photos by Raiatea Arcuri, a professional photographer majoring in business administration with a concentration in finance at UH Hilo.