Gridiron 2017: Real Fake News



PREVIEW TICKET SALES FOR AUG. 30



GRIDIRON 2017: REAL FAKE NEWS TICKET SALES BEGIN AT 9 A.M. MONDAY, JULY 31 (Hawai‘i Standard Time)


For an electronic version of the Gridiron brochure, click here

Our news-junkie writers, cast and crew can’t make this stuff up fast enough! Ripped from the headlines since the last show in 2015, you’ll find songs and sketches about politicians—including Gov. David Ige and those representing us in D.C., pesky issues that include rail, Republicans and sacred rocks as well as the quirky stories you won’t find anywhere else on pot, parking and parks.

No one is safe when Honolulu’s newspaper, magazine, radio, television and stage folks and alumnigather at the Diamond Head Theatre for four fully produced shows on Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Reserved seating is available for evening shows that run Thursday through Saturday, plus the Saturday matinee.

The Gridiron show happens every two years —the odd years. Proceeds benefit the Society of Professional Journalists’ Hawaii Chapter student internships, supporting the journalists of tomorrow.

GRIDIRON 2017: REAL FAKE NEWS

8 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 and 2, one matinee show at 3 p.m. Sept. 2, at Diamond Head Theatre, 520 Makapu‘u Ave., across from Kapi‘olani Community College. There’s plenty of free parking at KCC and behind the theater.

ONLINE: Purchase tickets from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (HST) on July 31 at: www.ticketmaster.com, where you can also view an interactive theater seating chart (Find the Gridiron ticket page by searching for “Gridiron” or “Diamond Head Theatre” at www.ticketmaster.com).

Thereafter, tickets can be purchased 21 hours a day — from 2 a.m. to 11 p.m. (HST).

CALL: To charge tickets by phone, call 800-745-3000 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (HST) seven days a week.

Accessible seating is available only through phone orders. (There will be no accessible seating for the Friday, Sept. 1 show.)

Tickets are $65 for super good seats and $45 for really good seats. Fees charged by Ticketmaster are: $7.85 per ticket for $45 tickets, $8.45 per ticket for $65 tickets, $3 per order-processing fee. (TicketFast and mail delivery are FREE.)

Will-call pickup at the theater will be available until curtain time.

Tickets will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Presale tickets are available to members of the SPJ-Hawai‘i Chapter and Gridiron cast and crew.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES

Tickets are not tax-deductible. SPJ-Hawaii is a 501(c)6 organization.

FOR CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS
Contact Stafford Kiguchi at 694-8580 on Oahu or stafford.kiguchi@boh.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
www.hawaiispj.org
or email smorita1@twc.com
or call 476-8556.
Hawaii Chapter SPJ, P.O. Box 3141, Honolulu, HI 96802

GRIDIRON 2017 CAST AND EMCEES*

Anna Gomes
Ashley Nagaoka
Ben. Gutierrez
Beth-Ann Kozlovich
Bill Sage IV
Cathy Foy
Chad Blair
Chance Gusukuma
Christine Strobel
Colette Fox
Dan Cooke
Denby Fawcett
Donalyn Dela Cruz
Erika Engle
Garett Kamemoto
Gordon Y.K. Pang
Howard Dicus
Jason Kasamoto
Jennifer Pang
Jill Kuramoto
Jocelyn Cua-Racoma
Jodi Leong
Justin Cruz
Keoki Kerr
Kerry Yoshida
Kyle Funasaki
Lance Rae
Lisa Kubota
Mahealani Richardson
Mahlon Moore
Malika Dudley
Moani Wright-Van Alst
Paul Drewes
Robbie Dingeman
Scott Ishikawa
Shannon Winpenny
Sid Milburn
Suzanne Sasaki
Terri Inefuku
Tracy Larrua
Vicki Viotti
Wayne Yoshioka
Zach Creech
* Scheduled to appear/ some on video!

Music Directors: Isaac De La Cruz, Phil Hidalgo
Director: Kimee Balmilero
Choreographer: Anna Gomes
Additional Choreography: Ahnya Chang, Don Farmer
Technical Director: Theresa Riedman
Artistic Directors: Robbie Dingeman, Keoki Kerr