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Shipment Day Play at Manoa Valley Theater

A sign up sheet has been posted in the church.  Interested in attending but can't make it in to sign up?  Please contact Vanessa at the church office to get your name on the list!  Only 18 tickets are available!  

Tickets are $35 per person.  

About Shipment Day:

Shipment Day

– A Hawaii-based true-life drama by Lorenzo DeStefano
– Guest directed by Lorenzo DeStefano
– A Playbuilders of Hawaii 2016 New Works Festival “Best Play”

Shipment Day, by Hawaii-born playwright, Lorenzo DeStefano, is set in Honolulu between 1934 and 1937 and dramatizes the traumatic early life experiences of DeStefano’s Portuguese cousin, the well-known leprosy activist Olivia Robello Breitha. It chronicles Olivia’s diagnosis with the condition at 18, her two and a half year confinement at Kalihi Hospital, to the day before her shipment to Kalaupapa, the Hansen’s disease settlement on Molokai. As Hawaii State Department of Health parolee #3306, Olivia would spend the next seventy years of her life, until her death in 2006 at the age of 90, at Kalaupapa.