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Hawaii Opera Theatre takes on ever-changing “The Tales of Hoffmann”

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    Revelers enjoy a drink at a tavern where Hoffmann goes to tell stories.

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    Rachele Gilmore, center, portrays the doll Olympia in Hawaii Opera Theatre’s “Tales of Hoffmann.”

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    Eric Fennell plays the writer E.T.A Hoffmann in the opera, which portrays the character’s failed experiences in love.

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    “The Tales of Hoffmann” features a large cast. Wayne Tigges leads his gang of minions as one of four villainous characters he portrays in the opera.

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    Period costumes and wigs make for an elegant production.

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