Peyton Elizabeth Lee and Matt Sato, co-starring in Disney+’s “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.,” have been tagged for separate Disney streamers apart from their signature filmed-in-Hawaii show.
Lee has been signed to join a Disney Branded Television show, featuring popular Disney talents, in “Prom Pact,” a teen rom-com. She portrays Mandy Yee, a high school senior, at the height of prom season, with hopes to enroll in Harvard after graduation, but she’s waitlisted … but she has a plan.
In this venture, “Zombies“ triple-threat actor Milo Manheim, also has a lead. He already is a new-to-this-season regular in“Doogie,” in the role of street-smart Nico with a love interest in Lee’s Lahela; in “Prom Pact,” he is Ben, her main squeeze. …
Meanwhile, Sato, already a one-season vet on Disney+’s “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.,” has been added to another Disney venture, “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” now in its fourth season.
Sato plays Kai Kamealoha, brother to the titular series star, played by the aforementioned Lee, who is the youth doctor in the Hawaii-based remake of the sitcom, “Doogie,” pegged for another 10-episode season, with airdates to be announced.
In the “High School Musical” dramady, filmed in Salt Lake City, Sato portrays sitcom actor Mack, in a recurring role …
‘Cats’ on sale, ‘Cabaret’ held over
- The morality surrounding organ transplants is the theme of “The God Committee,” opening Friday (Sept. 30) at the Brad Powell Theatre at Dole Cannery.
Dwight Martin is directing the drama by Mark St. Germain. The cast includes Rea Fox as Nurse Larkin, Richard Valalsek as Dr. Klee, Tom Smith as Dr. Gorman, Shannon Tatalano as Dr. Ross, David Farmer as Father Dunbar, Aiko Chinen as Dr. Banks, and Justin Strain as Mr. Piero. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 16. There is no intermission.
Tickets: $30 (general), $25 (seniors) and $20 (students/military).
- If you want to live the “Memory” of “Cats” once again – of if you’re a newbie in the catmosphere – you can order single seats, starting at 10 a.m. this Friday (Sept. 30).
The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical won’t be performed till next June 23 through 18 at the Blaisdell Concert Hall, as the final of a four-show Broadway in Hawaii season.
“Jersey Boys,” the second musical, just wound up its run; “Hamilton,” the third show in the series, opens Dec. 7 for a month’s run.
But the launch of “Cats” tickets is part of a special promotion, which requires this code – ECLUB – to order seats.
Tickets: $45 to $90.
- “Cabaret,” a hit at Manoa Valley Theatre, has been extended with new performance dates at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Sept. 30 and Oct. 1) and Sunday at 3 p.m. (Oct. 2). Update: a second extension has been announced; new dates are: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8 and 3 p.m. Oct. 9.
Seating is cabaret-style, with tables and chairs on the main floor. Beverage service is available prior to curtain and at intermission.
Tickets: $28 to $46, at www.manoavalletheatre.com or (808) 988-6131….
- Three more performances of “Aloha Las Vegas,” Edward Sakamoto’s beloved local-style comedy about the passion for Las Vegas by locals, will be held this week: at 8 pm. Friday (Sept. 30), and at 2 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 1) and. Sunday (Oct. 2). The last two shows are sold out. Tickets are scarce, so check on availability at https://www.eventbrite.com …
- “Anything Goes,” Diamond Head Theatre’s latest musical, will be making history this weekend. It will be the final show following decades of shows, but then facility will shut down to prep to move to a brand new DHT next January. Too bad that the closure has had an off-stage drama, when word leaked earlier this week that DHT was terminating Karen G. Wolfe, its resident costume designer for 37 years, a startling surprise to many. She expected to be part of the team moving to the new venue, but it’s not happening. Talk about anything goes! …
Broadway grosses, for week ending Sept. 25
With little surprise, the top-grossing Broadway musicals continue to lead the pack.
“The Music Man” was No. 1 with $2.804 million; “Hamilton” was No. 2 with $1.915 million; “MJ the Musical” was No. 3 with $1.732 million.
The compilation is courtesy The Broadway League:
And that’s Show Biz. …