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WHO'S WHO IN THE CAST

Acronym Key to Theatres

DHT

HOT

HSF

HTC

HMH

MVT

KKT

Diamond Head Theatre

Hawaii Opera Theatre

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival

Hawaii Theatre Center

Hawaii Mission House

Manoa Valley Theatre

Kumu Kahua Theatre

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Presents

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Adapted by Joe Landry

It’s a Wonderful Life is based on the story 

The Greatest Gift by Philip Van Doren Stern

NOTE TO AUDIENCE: The videotaping or audio and/or visual recording of this production is a violation of United States Copyright Law and an actionable federal offense.

Director
 Jeanne Wynne Herring

Stage Manager 
Erich Steinwandt-Gudoy

Music Director

Stephanie Conching

Sound Designer
Sarah Velasco

Lighting Designer
Bri Fuller

Hair & Make-up  Designer
Lisa Ponce de Leon 

Costume Designer
Amber Lehua Baker

THE CAST

Sally Applewhite..................................................................................... Kahana Ho 

Harry “Jazzbo” Heywood........................................................... Jared Duldulao

Freddie Fillmore................................................................................ Russell Motter

Lana Sherwood................................................................................. Therese Olival

Jake Laurents........................................................................................................ Tafa‘i

Foley Artist.............................................................................................Nicole Tessier

The Setting

WBFR Radio Station

VERY SPECIAL THANKS

Kawaiaha'o Church for leasing MVT the beautiful grounds it occupies.

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc for permitting our patrons to park at the Mānoa Marketplace and for support of MVT's education program.

Nathan Sult & Beth Tarter for enhancements to the theatre.

STAFF

                  Executive Director

          Artistic Directorr

                  Technical Director

 Production Stage Manager/

Box Office Manager

Marketing Associate

Costume Supervisor 

Education Coordinator

Bookkeeper and HR

Public Relations Director

House Managers

Evening Box Office

Bar Staff

 

 

 

Playbill

Kathleen Young

Rob Duval

Mira Fey

Erich Steinwandt-Gudoy

 

Julianne Castillo

Amber Lehua Baker

Stephanie Conching

Sheila Rego

Kristin Jackson

Rachel Hadwick

Carey Smith

Jennifer E. Muehle

Thomas Pang

Jaime Brice

Dan Connell

Ray Sonomura

Kathleen Young

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chairman of the Board

President

Vice-President

Secretary

Treasurer

Jeffrey  S. Portnoy

David Kennedy

Peter Ehrman

Scott D. Larimer

Bob Taylor

George B. Apter

Chris C. Bayot

Norbert M. Buelsing

Hank Chapin III

Randy Diamond

Blenn Fujimoto

Wendy Goodenow

Tom Ishii Jr.

Stacey Katakura

Mary Kubota

William Lindemann

Maleko McDonnell

Matthew Mishina

Amy Monk

Scott Morita

Richard Morris

Karen Mukai
Barbara Nickerson

Ramona Sayre

Jean Trapido-Rosenthal

Alice Tucker

JD Watumull

Dave Wilson

2023.2024
SEASON SPONSORS

SEASON BENEFACTOR SPONSORS

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SEASON PRESENTER SPONSORS

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The Wilborn Family

in memory of

GERALD WILBORN

SEASON SPONSORS

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MAHALO TO OUR

2023-2024

ANNUAL FUND CONTRIBUTORS

Leading Gift $25,000+

McInerny Foundation

Marquee Circle $5,000+

Hawaii State Foundation On Culture and the Arts

Justine Stamen Arrilalga & John Arrillaga

Producer's Circle $1,000+

Foodland Give Aloha

Stage Manager's Circle $500+

Jane Sugimura

Mary Jo Freshley

Ramona Sayre

Jane Sugimura

Alice K. Tucker

Kip Wilborn & Jan Nakamura

Leading Player's Circle $250+

Donald J. Bondareko & Joan T. Makamura

Norb and Jill Buelsing

Barbara Cargill

David McCulloch

Karen Mukai

Julia Muller & Earl Shreckengast

Pat Shine

Rochelle Uchibori

Supporting Cast $150+

George & Sandy Apter

Elvis Kawahara

Karen Mukai

Barbara Nickerson

Contributors $50+

Trudy Drypolcher

Vanessa Foster

Vickie Fullard-Leo

Dwight Martin

Douglas and Christina Meller

Ronald Fitzgerald

Judy Sobin

Anthony Nagatani

Allan Okubo

Janey Henderson

Purvis Grice

Sam and Kerry Gridley

Chris & Rudy

John Starr Alexander

Nate and Vickie Fong

Janet Henderson

Carolyn Koehler

Marilyn Rowell

Brennan-Woods Ohana

Kim Parker

Bernadette Harter

Gary Dell'Abate

Julie Reyes

Kurt and Corinne Takara

in honor of Dave Wilson

Rhea Yamashiro and Paul Carmody

in mermory of Stuard Roy Yammer

Annie Yoshida

Carolyn Koehler

Francis and Suzzane Wright

Manoa Valley Theatre makes every effort to ensure that all patrons are listed properly and spelled correctly.  If we had made an error, we encourage you to contact the office so that we can correct the listing.

ANNUAL FUND CONTRIBUTORS

Welcome to the ohana!

Terence Knapp Visiting Artists Endowment Fund

MVT LEGACY

DONORS CIRCLE

Mahalo to these donors who have included MVT in their estate planning

Estate of Richard Aadland

Timothy L. Archer

Michael Beard

Roger and Felice Brault

Hank Chapin

Estate of Jim Connors

Richard and Myrna Cundy

Don Flaminio

Victoria Gail-White and John Wythe White

Estate of Gaye Glaser

Estate of Gail M. Hudson

Estate of Dorothy Ireland

Estate of Jerome and Jura Landfield

Estate of Roger Long

Dwight T. Martin

Estate of Elaine Martin

Donald E. Morgan

in Memory of Beverly J. Morgan

Richard S. Morris

Estate of Leon J. Munson

In Honor of Eleanor Fisher Pence

Estate of Martin Pence

Jeffrey S. and Sandi Portnoy

Estate of David M. Reed

Michael and Alberta Rosenberg

Clint Schroeder

Alice and Jerry Tucker

Estate of Angeline Walther

Estate of Herbert Walther

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