2018 HISF Schedule

Live from Honolulu: The Musical!

Wednesday, Oct 17th – 7:30pm @ Honolulu Museum’s Doris Duke Theatre

HISF 2017 Featured “Procedural: The Musical,” “Sugar Ray: The Musical” and “AirBnB: The Musical”

Photo: Courtesy of Phillips Payson

A night of original hilarious musicals written by aspiring Honolulu artists! If you like musicals and laughing…this show was created just for YOU!

Writers: Anette A., Susan H., Ixchel S.
Mentor: Zach Reino
Cast: TBD (audition announcement coming soon)
Musical Director: Sean Choo
Location: Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art
Address: 900 S. Beretania (Entrance on Kinau between Ward & Victoria)
Time: 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

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Two Scoops Funny

Thursday, Oct 18th – 7:30pm @ The Arts at Marks Garage

HISF 2017 showcased live sketches written by the HISF Startup Team

Photo: Courtesy of Jeff Hawe

The Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival continues with a variety show featuring a mixed plate of local comedians, musicians, and all around fun people. This MADE IN HONOLULU show will feature live sketch comedy, original comedic videos, live music and more!

Writers: Brandon C., Trevor D., Jeff O., Tahiti R., Harrison S., Aiko S.
Mentor: Ann Maddox
Cast: TBD (audition announcement coming soon)
Special Musical Guest: TBD
Location: The Arts at Marks Garage
Address: 1159 Nuuanu Ave (corner of Pauahi)
Time: 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

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Giggle & Be Gay – Collab Event w/ Honolulu Pride

Friday, Oct 19th – 7:30pm @ Honolulu Museum’s Doris Duke Theatre

Comedy collab with Honolulu Pride and The Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation!

Drag and improv and sketch…OH MY! Join us for a very colorful night featuring some special celebrity guests and local artists. Perfect way to kick off Honolulu Pride weekend!!!

Special Celebrity Guest: TBA
Special Video Welcome By: Mark Kanemura
Live Performance By:
Candi Shell & Anna Mei
Improv Musical By:
Improvhi
Location
: Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art
Address: 900 S. Beretania (Entrance on Kinau between Ward
Time: 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

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Filipino AF

Saturday, Oct 20th – 7:30pm @ Honolulu Museum’s Doris Duke Theatre

Hilarious Los Angeles performers infiltrate HISF 2018!

Asian AF Presents: Filipino AF is a comedy variety show featuring the best Filipino American talent in Los Angeles and now…Honolulu! Improv, sketch, standup, and maybe even some music and dance. (It’s Filipinos after all!)

LA Cast: William Choi, Joy Regullano, Allyn Pintal, Erich Tamola
Honolulu Cast: Kimee Balmilero, Jose Ver
Location: Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art
Address: 900 S. Beretania (Entrance on Kinau between Ward & Victoria)
Time: 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)
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Whose Da Kine Is It Anyway?

Sunday, Oct 21st – 7:30pm @ TBD

Los Angeles-based “Nihongo Dake” bring their hilarity to Hawaii, all in Japanese!

Photo: Courtesy of Miki Ann Maddox

We are excited to close out this year’s Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival with our very first all improv night! This special night of comedy will feature visiting Los Angeles team Nihongo Dake, who will do an entire set in Japanese! Whether you’re fluent or not…DON’T MISS THIS SHOW!

Nihongo Dake: Ann Maddox, Ai Yoshihara & Zach Olsen
Honolulu Cast: TBD
Location: TBD
Time: 7:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)

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