Say aloha to two characters with Hawaii ties: one a mascot of an ever-evolving family musical, the other a comic book figure destined to become one of the next masters of the filmic superhero universe.
Four Hawaii actors — plus one backstager with creative input — will be featured in the latest revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I," which will begin preview performances March 3 en route to its April 16 premiere at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater in New York.
Jean-Pierre Poissonnet, who co-stars as a roller skater and featured singer in Alan Goldberg's "CabaRAE" extravaganza at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, tied the knot with Kimberley Gustavson on Jan. 12 in Las Vegas.
Artist Margaret Keane, the ex-Honolulu resident whose troubled life with a manipulative husband who took credit for all of her jeepers-peepers big-eyed paintings, has a cameo appearance in "Big Eyes," the Tim Burton flick that explores the deception behind the eyeballs.
Helping People Help Themselves
Mary Anne facilitates monthly Women on Wellness classes sponsored by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Hawaii. The classes address themes including depression, self-esteem, abuse, violence, stress, anger and mind/body balance Read More »