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Damien's service retold in lauded play

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 07, 2012

~~<p>An award-winning play about Hawaii's first saint, Damien de Veuster, will be revived at Kennedy Theatre on the University of Hawaii-Manoa campus July 28 and 29 by the Manoa Readers/Theatre Ensemble.</p>
<p>Written by the late Hawaii playwright Aldyth Morris, &quot;Damien&quot; was first staged in 1976 and continues to be performed internationally. Its won the Peabody Award (for its TV production) and other national prizes, and Morris received the most prestigious Hawai&lsquo;i Award for Literature in 1978, according to Frank Stewart, editor of Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing, a partner in the production.</p>
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An award-winning play about Hawaii's first saint, Damien de Veuster, will be revived at Kennedy Theatre on the University of Hawaii-Manoa campus July 28 and 29 by the Manoa Readers/Theatre Ensemble.

Written by the late Hawaii playwright Aldyth Morris, "Damien" was first staged in 1976 and continues to be performed internationally. Its won the Peabody Award (for its TV production) and other national prizes, and Morris received the most prestigious Hawai‘i Award for Literature in 1978, according to Frank Stewart, editor of Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing, a partner in the production. Login for more...



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