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Opera at the Lofts: Meet the Artists

On Saturday, May 30, from 6:00pm – 10:00pm, HOT collaborates with The ARTS at Marks Garage and the Chinatown Artist Lofts to bring Honolulu, Opera at the Lofts! Enjoy this sampling of the artwork and learn more about some of the studios that will be open for this exclusive event, which also features entertainment by […]

The ARTS at Marks Garage & Hawaii Opera Theatre present Opera at the Lofts

Honolulu, Hawaii – On Saturday, May 30, 2015, The ARTS at Marks Garage (Marks) and Hawaii Opera Theatre (HOT) partner to present the first Opera at the Lofts event at Chinatown Artists Lofts. The event is slated to run from 6:00pm – 10:00pm and features music by dj mr nick, singers from HOT’s Orvis Opera Studio, and open studios showcasing the first and only live/work artists studios in Honolulu. Marks has been a leader in presenting innovative, modern arts experience in Honolulu, […]

Opera & Pizza! Can life get any better?

  WHAT IS A HOT PIZZAcato??? SAVE THE DATE:  WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2015 AT CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN – KAHALA Enjoy your take-out or dinner from CPK Kahala. Download & bring in this flyer (HOT:CPK Fundraiser Flyer) and 20% of your check will be donated to Hawaii Opera Theatre.  

Star-Advertiser Review: Sweeney Todd

BY JANE KERNS / Special to the Star-Advertiser As the chorus sings “Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd,” we are transported to the dark streets of Victorian London. After 15 years, Benjamin Barker (aka Sweeney Todd) has returned from an unjustified prison term, and is seeking revenge. His foe is the evil judge who sentenced him […]

This Week’s TGIF Cover Story: HOT’s Sweeney Todd

Peter Kendall Clark stars as the title character in Hawaii Opera Theatre’s production of “Sweeney Todd.” (Courtesy Hawaii Opera Theatre) BY STEVEN MARK / Revenge is served up with a song, a snicker and a splashy, slashy production this weekend when “Sweeney Todd” takes the Blaisdell stage. ‘SWEENEY TODD’ Presented by Hawaii Opera Theatre » […]

Sweeney Todd is Here!

Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd! The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has arrived in Honolulu!  Isn’t it time for you to make an appointment? Buy your tickets online today at or call the HOT Box Office at (808) 596 – 7858! (Photos by David Takagi)  

Attend the Tale of Sweeney Todd!

HOT held its VIP Dress Rehearsal on Monday, April 20, and the performance was brutally breathtaking!  Enjoy these shots and get ready for the performances on April 24, 26 & 28, at the Blaisdell Concert Hall! Tickets online here at or call the HOT Box Office at (808) 596-7858 today!

Behind-the-Scenes: Sweeney Todd cont.

  The cast & crew of Sweeney Todd have moved in and are getting set-up for the run of Sondheim’s classic!  Check out what we found lying around backstage at Rehearsal! See it live for yourself at the Blaisdell Concert Hall on April 24, 26, & 28!