Maui OnStage ONO Series to present anti-GMO play ‘Star Crossed on Maui’


Here’s something you don’t see every day–a play about Maui’s fight over genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Titled Star Crossed on Maui, the play will open (and close) Monday, May 11 at the Iao Theater in Wailuku as part of their ONO (One Night Only) monthly series. Don’t expect a subtle, nuanced look at the GMO […]

Maui OnStage presents ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’

Zeb Mehring. Courtesy of Brett Wulfson.

Maui OnStage presents Neil Simon’s classic Brighton Beach Memoirs this Friday at the Iao Theater. It follows a Polish-Jewish teenager’s journey to find his identity amidst the chaos of his family. Catch the Tony Award-winning play, which was one of the longest running of its kind. Note: this production is double-casted and will rotate shows. PG-13 with mild adult […]

Maui OnStage does ‘Anne Get Your Gun’ starting this Friday

Travel to the West With Maui OnStage‘s new show Annie Get Your Gun $20-40. 7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays and  3pm Sundays. Iao Theater (68 N. Market St., Wailuku); 808-242-6969, -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo: Brett Wulfson

Maui Onstage’s Alexis Dascoulias takes to the stage in Annie Get Your Gun

This March, Maui Onstage will put on the lively production of the classic musical Annie Get Your Gun. What makes this production a bit unique is that the Maui OnStage Executive Director herself–Alexis Dascoulias–will play Annie Oakley (and her husband, Steven Dascoulias, plays Frank Butler, her love interest). We caught up with her to find out what attracted her to […]

This Saturday, Feb. 28: Maui OnStage Broadway on the Beach

Maui OnStage pulls the curtains on its 2015-2016 season during Broadway on the Beach, a special sneak peak this Saturday at Aloha Aku. Serving as a fundraiser, the evening will also have a few surprises in store. Be entertained with themed cocktails and a menu reflective of the upcoming season. Details on the Kihei location will be […]

TONIGHT! See Maui OnStage’s ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ for ONE NIGHT ONLY

Christopher Durang won a Tony award in 2013 for his comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. The play concerns the interlocking relationships of three middle-aged siblings. And tonight (Feb. 9), for One Night Only, you can see a reading of it at the Iao Theater. The cast includes Jennifer Rose, Barbara Sedano, Vinnie Linares, Camille Romero, […]

This Saturday, the Iao Theater transforms into ‘A Night at the Cotton Club’

For one night only, you can enjoy A Night at the Cotton Club this Saturday. The revue features songs, dance and an historic overview of the famed Cotton Club in New York. A significant landmark during its time, the club boasted a talented lineup of mostly African American entertainers. Guests are welcome to dress up for a night […]

Elf The Musical


A musical comedy about young orphan Buddy who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag and grows up thinking he is an elf.

This Friday, Nov. 28: ‘Elf The Musical’ at the Iao Theater

Maui OnStage presents the musical Elf this Friday, Nov. 28. Join Buddy, an orphan raised by Santa, on his journey to discovering his true identity as he braves New York City’s concrete jungle. Watch as the larger than life character reminds his family and those around him what Christmas is all about. The local cast stars Ricky Jones. […]


Was Goldilocks a selfish brat? Or was she tricked by 3 bears? Watch the drama go down at the trial of the year presented by Maui Onstage


Was Goldilocks a selfish brat? Or was she tricked by 3 bears? Find out the details in the trial of the year by Maui Onstage.

This Wednesday, July 16: Wailea Le’a at the Shops At Wailea

This month’s Wailea Le’a performance will feature a special appearance from Maui OnStage’s Legally Blonde cast. The mid-week party continues with pupu samplings from Fustini’s Oils and Vinegars, Tommy Bahama, Ruth’s Chris Steak House and more. On a date night? Be sure to freshen up after the pupus at Cos Bar Wailea’s touch up station. 6pm-8pm. […]

This Friday, July 11: ‘Legally Blonde: The Musical’

Maui OnStage’s Legally Blonde: the Musical opens this Friday. Based on Amanda Brown’s novel, Heather Hach’s book and the 2001 MGM film, Elle Woods (played by Casey Murphy Hughes), Warner Huntington III, Emmett Forrest and the girls of Delta Nu will appear in this local rendition of the law school comedy. The former Hawaiian Tropic girl […]

TONIGHT! June 9! Reading of ‘Rabbit Hole’ at Iao Theater

This month, Maui OnStage’s BET & ONO series features a book-in-hand reading of Rabbit Hole, a play by David Lindsay-Abaire. Local actors will perform this dramatic story about a family trying to cope with the loss of a child and the teenager who was behind the wheel of the car that took his life. Free. 6:30pm. […]

This Friday, May 9: ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Iao Theater

Maui Onstage presents The Miracle Worker this Friday. It’s a compilation of excerpts from world renowned author and lecturer Helen Keller’s autobiography, The Miracle Worker. The play follows Keller’s life as a deaf, blind and mute person. Her life would change forever when she met her teacher and mentor Anne Sullivan. $17-$28. 7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays and 3pm Sundays, […]

This Friday, April 4: ‘The Worthmores’ at the Iao Theater

Maui OnStage presents The Worthmores this Friday, April 4 through Sunday, April 13. It’s a comedy complete with young love, phonies, scandal and riddle, which means the ride will be anything but smooth. Roles are reversed, servants are in charge and nothing is as it seems. By following their hearts and not society’s rules, will […]