NOT ONE BATU

in association with Lanialoha Lee

and Aloha Center Chicago

 

written by Hannah Ii-Epstein*

directed by Rachel Slavick

 
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Meet Honey Girl: a former meth user, now an expert drug dealer. At Hale’iwa beach park one morning, Honey Girl meets with customers and friends, rival dealers, and her addict mother. Amusing, intimate and occasionally disturbing, Not One Batu* follows Honey Girl’s struggle to stay clean in a world turned upside down by meth. The play begins with an immerseive gathering to talk story* with Honey Girl and her crew and enjoy live entertainment by Aloha Center Chicago.

This play contains strong language, physical vidolence and drug use.

 

*“Batu” is Hawaiian Pidgin for methamphetamine.

*“Talk story” means to chit-chat or gossip.


Berger Park Cultural Center Coach House

6205 N. Sheridan RD

 

previews:

Friday, June 22nd, Saturday, June 23rd, Monday, June 25th, and Tuesday, June 26th at 7pm

Opening:

Wednesday, June 27th at 7pm

Closing:

Saturday, July 21st at 7pm

Sessions run: 

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7pm

TALKBACKS: 

Thursday, June 28th, Thursday, July 12th, and Thursday, July 19th

 

There will be one performance on Monday, July 2nd to make up for the holiday on Wednesday, July 4th. 

Heather Jencks* will performing the role of "Ma" on Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 14th. 


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FEATURING:

Lelea'e “Buffy” Kahalepuna-Wong as Ma

Marie Tredway as Honey Girl

Scott Hanada as Uncle Makana

Jae K. Renfrow as Max

Ian Voltaire Deanes as Braddah

Gloria Alvarez as Sherrie

Tony Rossi as Toully

Bobby Wilhelmson as Jason

Heather Jencks* as Ma (Understudy)

Kroydell Galima as Max (Understudy)

 

PRODUCTION TEAM:

Producer: Anna Rose Ii-Epstein*

Cultural Specialist: Lanialoha Lee

Production Manager: Ray Goldberg*

Stage Manager: Christopher Sylvie

Set & Lighting Designer: Mark J. Bracken Jr.

Costume Designer: Whitney Masters*

Fight Choreographer: Jaq Seifert

Assistant Fight Choreographer: Almanya Narula

Dramaturg & Box Office: Val Gerard Garcia Jr.

*Denotes Staff or Company Ensemble Member