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HOT in the News – HOT’s Siren Song has ‘offbeat’ appeal

If opera confuses you with its weird, convoluted stories, you shouldn’t have any trouble identifying with “Siren Song,” Hawaii Opera Theatre’s latest production. Although “Siren Song” is based on the story of British sailor Davey Palmer, the plot bears a striking resemblance to the catfish incident involving Hawaii football star Manti Te’o and his mystery girlfriend. […]



Siren Song is Ready to Roll!

HOT’s production of Jonathan Dove’s Siren Song is ready to roll and will ‘opera’ your senses March 20 – 22 & 27- 29!  Be sure to join us in Our Kaka’ako at 445 Cooke Street for a brand new experience of the art form! Buy your tickets online now here or call the HOT Box […]


Get HOT in Our Kaka’ako with Siren Song & more!

Aloha Opera Lovers! Siren Song opens this week at 445 Cooke Street in Our Kaka’ako! The Kaka’ako community has generously opened its doors to the opera and has some exciting promotions for you to experience! Read on for more details!  We’ll see you at the opera! A gathering place in the heart of Honolulu, Our […]


Behind-the-Scenes: Siren Song

  Siren Song rehearsals are well under way!  With the set constructed and the venue continuing to transform, the cast is killing it more and more each day!  Enjoy these behind-the-scene photos of a night at rehearsal!  


Behind-the-Scenes of Siren Song: The Stage is Set!

Many people wondered aloud how HOT would stage a modern opera in a warehouse, when no performance space existed.  Easy, with love, dedication, and hard work, our Production Staff built it! And with the magic of Projection Designer Adam Larsen, it comes to life! Find out what happens when we add Singers and HOT’s Henry […]


Hana Hou – Congrats to the Captain!

Earlier this year, it was announced that Capt. Jim McCoy, HOT’s Chairman of the Board, was selected as one of the Trustees of the Year, by Opera America.  This past week, the chairman was honored at a very special event in New York City. Enjoy some of the photos of that event here!  Congratulations to […]


Siren Song – Meet the Cast

DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, AN EXTRA PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN ADDED! Jonathan Dove’s Siren Song  Since HOT announced that it would be undertaking a modern opera in the Urban Arts District of Kaka’ako, the excitement has been building for a year! The wait will finally be over when Siren Song performs during the final two weekends of March (20-22 […]


Hawaii Opera Theatre presents Jonathan Dove’s contemporary opera Siren Song

Honolulu, Hawaii – Hawaii Opera Theatre’s (HOT) 2014-15 Opera Season charts new artistic territory when it stages the modern opera Siren Song.  In collaboration with Kamehameha Schools, HOT is creating a new performance space inOur Kaka’ako at 445 Cooke Street warehouse.  The front of house will be located in the adjacent 449 Cooke Street complete with pre & post event food […]