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HTY Soars Into 2018 With THE RED BALLOON    The boundless imagination of a child kindled by loneliness and driven by a desire for adventure can breathe life into anything, even a red balloon. Opening January 12 at Honolulu Theater for Youth, filled with whimsy and charm, internationally acclaimed The Red Balloon will warm your heart while artfully approaching the very serious topic of […]

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Lost And The 100 Actor Henry Ian Cusick Turns His Hand To Online Storytelling

Vancouver Sun Interview Nov 17, 2017 By Dana Gee When the TV sensation Lost blew up over a decade ago, one of its stars kind of missed the whole must-see TV hullabaloo that surrounded the one-hour drama.“Because I lived in Hawaii we were sort of cut off from the rest of the world,” said Henry Ian Cusick, who […]

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Henry Ian Cusick Joins Judging Panel for Ohina Short Film Showcase

Ian will be participating on the judges panel for this year’s Ohina Short Film Showcase.  Recently Jason Genegabus from Star Advertiser interviewed Ian to talk about it and the interview follows below…..  Good luck to all the entries this year!‘Lost’ Alum Cusick Joins Ohina Judging PanelAugust 27, 2017The Ohina Short Film Showcase returns with 10 featured selections […]

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Annie Cusick Wood To Direct At ChildsPlay Theatre Write Now Festival

Annie Cusick Wood will be directing My Name Is Loofa Tutu, one of the 4 finalist pieces to be presented at the ChildsPlay Theatre Write Now Festival.The festival will be held in Tempe, Arizona on March 16-19, 2017. My Name Is Loofa Tutu is written by Nicholas Kryah and joining with Annie’s direction will be dramaturgy […]

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BLUE Returns To Honolulu Theatre For Youth

‘HTY Brings Beloved BLUE Back To The Stage For Toddlers’ October 25, 2016 By popular demand, Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents blue, a humorous, whimsical short play for the littlest of theatre patrons by Annie Cusick Wood which first premiered at HTY in 2012. Show times are Saturdays November 5, 12 and 19 at 9:30 and 11: […]

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Visible Review: Best of the HollyShorts Film Festival

Thank you for the review! Best of the HollyShorts Film Festival Rachel Bohlen, Aug. 22, 2016 “Here are my top 5 favorites from this year’s festival.(1) Visible (Directed by Clay Delauney)Decades in the future, the human race becomes invisible. No one knows why. Slowly, a small number of people begin to reappear without any explanation. Our protagonist, Guy (played by […]

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Honolulu Theatre For Youth Teaches Healthy Habits To Youngsters

Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY) performed “The Tiny Tree,” an interactive theater production, for 35 enthusiastic preschoolers in the Head Start program at Kapalama Elementary School this morning. The production, designed specifically to promote positive growth and healthy living concepts to young children, is midway through its eight-show run at federally funded Head Start preschool […]

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Honolulu Theatre For Youth To Premiere ‘The Tiny Tree’

broadwayworld.comHonolulu Theatre For Youth To Premiere The Tiny TreeHonolulu Theatre for Youth continues its 61st season with the world premiere of THE TINY TREE, by local children’s theatre playwright Annie Cusick Wood. With live music and song, a charming father-son astronaut duo and a fantastical setting on a planet far far away, the play is […]

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‘Chicago Stage Standard’ Review: Dress

‘Dress’, a new film directed by and starring Henry Ian Cusick Reviewed by David Zak, February 27, 2014 3.5 Stars Out Of 4 Dress is a lovely short film written (with Susan Stanton), directed and starring Henry Ian Cusick, best known from his work in Lost. The simple theme is beautifully executed with terrific cinematography, […]

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Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents a brand new, original stage adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s beloved Peter Rabbit stories. PETER RABBIT AND THE GARDEN was created especially for Hawaii’s youngest theatre audiences by Annie Cusick Wood and the HTY company. The play designed for ages 3 and up is on stage Saturdays, Feb. 22, Mar. 1 […]

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