Story Telling

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This week on MVT Live, host Devon Nekoba welcomes


Lisa Konove and Susan Hawes

WE'VE MOVED TO 5PM so join us then for a candid conversation featuring two award winning playwrights and theatre practitioners Alvin Chan and Susan Stanton, who will join us to share insights into their craft. 

See you at 5:00 p.m. HST!

Have you ever wanted a glimpse behind the curtain of Manoa Valley Theatre? Here is your invitation to an exclusive behind the scenes look at the glamorous world of live theatre!

Latest MVT Live 4/23/2021

Lisa Konove has been a part of Hawaiʻi's community theater community for over 25 years as an actor, stage manager, backstage crew member, and show sponsor. She is the recipient of 6 Poʻokela Awards for lead and supporting roles in plays and musicals. Her current project is a one-woman show, The Lady With All The Answers (DHT). Other acting credits include (DHT) Murder on the Orient Express, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Calendar Girls, Ragtime, Billy Elliot, Sister Act, Mary Poppins, Showboat, White Christmas, Cinderella, Annie, The Butler Did It, Barefoot in the Park, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Carousal, (MVT) The Odd Couple (female version), HonkyTonk Angels, She Loves Me and Cabaret. 


Susan Hawes plays Sugar in Tiny Beautiful Things at Manoa Valley Theatre and counts it as one of her favorite books for years. She’s appeared in A Christmas Story (Miss Shields), Mamma Mia!, Calendar Girls (Celia), Love, Loss and What I Wore at DHT, Elephant and Piggie (Squirrel) at HTY, The Wiz and Songs For A New World for IABK and she is a regular player with Improv Hawaiʻi. Susan has written, directed, and starred in original sketch comedy musicals for The Hawaiʻi Comedy Festival since 2017.