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‘Gappers' uses song, laughs and puppets to thrill

By Steven Mark

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 05, 2014

~~<p>Fall into the gap with &quot;The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip,&quot; a musical based on the popular children's book, presented at Kennedy Theatre in mid-April. The musical comedy with a message will be presented by the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Department of Theatre and Dance as the final main-stage show of Kennedy Theatre's 50th Anniversary season.</p>
<p>&quot;Gappers&quot; was adopted from the novel by George Saunders about a smart, hardworking girl, Capable, and her father, who live in a village named Frip. The village's goats are plagued by small orange sea creatures called gappers, which initially infest all the village's goats but then form a particular attachment to Capable's herd.</p>
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Fall into the gap with "The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip," a musical based on the popular children's book, presented at Kennedy Theatre in mid-April. The musical comedy with a message will be presented by the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Department of Theatre and Dance as the final main-stage show of Kennedy Theatre's 50th Anniversary season.

"Gappers" was adopted from the novel by George Saunders about a smart, hardworking girl, Capable, and her father, who live in a village named Frip. The village's goats are plagued by small orange sea creatures called gappers, which initially infest all the village's goats but then form a particular attachment to Capable's herd. Login for more...



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