To celebrate Grandparents Day on Sept. 10, comedian Frank DeLima, pictured below left, will do a show honoring kupuna at 6:45 p.m. at Central Oahu Event Center, formerly Dot’s of Wahiawa, at 130 Mango St.
Doors open at 5 p.m.
The bill will feature two other acts, Steve Lucas & MSG Band and Taste of Harmony.
Dinner and drink service will be available; reservations are required.
Reservations: $25 in advance, through midnight Sept. 9, or $30 at the door.
Call (808) 627-5451 or visit www.centraloahueventceter.com
DeLima, meantime, has resumed his annual series of Student Enrichment school visits throughout the state weekdays, advocating no-drugs, no-bullying, study-hard agendas; he’s done Kauai visits already and is trying to schedule visits to Maui schools, including alternate sites for schools destroyed in the Lahaina wildfires. …
Now it’s kokua Maui show
On the heels of his successful “50 Years of C&K” concert last weekend at the Tom Moffatt Waikiki Shell, Henry Kapono, pictured right, corrals yet another huge cast to stage “We Are Friends Maui,” a benefit for the Maui wildfire victims, at 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center’s A&B Amphitheater/Yokouchi Pavilion.
The all-star event will feature Jake Shimabukuro, Robert Cazimero, John Cruz, Kimié Miner, Makana, Anuhea, Brother Noland, Kalapana, Amy Hanaiali‘i, Sistah Robi, Tavana, Eric Gilliom, Angela Morales of Na Leo, The Rough Riders, Ana Vee, Kala‘e Parish and Kealoha;
Tickets: $150.50 for Gold Circle/VIP Package, $75.50 and $45.50 for reserved seating, and $15.50 general admission (no seats). Patrons of the earlier Kapono concert will receive new electronic tickets for this event.
Gates open at 3 p.m. for food and beverage purchase.
Other benefactors include the Henry Kapono Foundation and the Hawaii Community Foundation. …
Broadway grosses for week ending Aug. 27s
Antoine Dias Casajosa, aka El Mago Pop, pictured left, did a 10-day run on Broadway and topped last week’s grosses. He’s a Spanish illusionist who created his own box office magic.
And for the first time, “Funny Girl” also was big office.
The Lucky 7:
1 – “El Mago Pop,” $2.727 million.
2 – “Funny Girl,” 2.132 million.
3 – “The Lion King,” $1.991 million.
4 – “Hamilton,” $1.834 million.
5—“Wicked, $1.514 million.
6—“MJ, the Musical,” $1.455 million.
7—“Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” $1.367 million.
The full list, courtesy The Broadway League:
And that’s Show Biz. …