OUR MISSION
TAG - The Actors’ Group fills a unique niche in Honolulu’s theatre community by staging productions in an intimate setting with a passion and commitment to excellence and diversity.  TAG - The Actors' Group is a public charity as outlined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Shops at Dole Cannery
2014 - 2015

14 Po`okela Awards​​
Overall Play
Defiance
Superior Donuts
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Director of a Play

Peggy Anne Siegmund - Defiance

Leading Male in a Play

Brian Gibson - Defiance
Jason Quinn - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Curtis Duncan - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Leading Female in a Play

Rebecca Lea McCarthy - Defiance

Featured Male in a Play

Dennis Proulx - Superior Donuts
Featured Female in a Play
Kati Kuroda - Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Set Design

Rick Crowell,  Brian Gibson, Andy Lee - Superior Donuts

Sound Design & Engineering

Rick Crowell,  Brian Gibson, Andy Lee - Superior Donuts

Light Design

Rick Crowell,  Brian Gibson, Andy Lee - Superior Donuts
Thomas Tochiki - Superior Donuts

ADJUDICATOR SPECIAL AWARDS

Nicolas Logue - Fight Choreography - Superior Donuts
VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE
by Christopher Durang
directed by Brad Powell
September 2-October 5, 2014
David Starr, Becky Maltby, Patrice Scott, Nick Freitas, Kati Kuroda, Jasmin Please
DEFIANCE
by John Patrick Shanley
directed by PeggyAnne Siegmund
November 21 - December 14, 2014
Tim Jeffryes, Rebecca McCarthy, Brian Gibson, Tom Smith, Scott Schewe, Greg Hunt
GEORGE & IRA
& SHARI & JIM
A Premiere Event Starring Shari Lynn
Accompanied by Jim Howard
Written and Staged by Shari Lynn
Arrangements by Jim Howard
Additional Staging by Brad Powell​
January 9-18, 2015

MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by August Wilson
directed by Lillian Jones
March 6-29, 2015
Tim Jeffryes, Rebecca McCarthy, Brian Gibson, Tom Smith, Scott Schewe, Greg Hunt
SUPERIOR DONUTS
by Tracy Letts
directed by Brian Gibson
May 8-31, 2015
Eli Foster
Ted Guillory, Jr., Rebecca McCarthy, Eddie Murray, Brian Gibson, Dennis Proulx, Ann Brandman, Kevin Borras, Montana Rizzuto
2015 - 2016

​6 Po`okela Awards​​
Overall Play
The Zoo Story
Mothers and Sons


Director of a Play

Joyce Maltby  ~ Mothers and Sons

Featured Female in a Play

 Lillian Jones  ~ A Raisin in the Sun 
Katrina McIntosh  ~ A Raisin in the Sun


Sound Design & Engineering
Team Valasek; Ian, Karen & Richard  ~ A Raisin in the Sun

STOREFRONT CHURCH
by John Patrick Shanley
directed by Kathy Bowers
September 4-20, 2015
Gerald Altwies, Eli Foster
Brian Gibson, Vontress Mitchell
Mary Ann Shirley-Gray, David Starr
A  RAISIN IN THE SUN
by Lorraine Hansberry
directed by Brad Powell
Oct 23 - Nov 15, 2015
Lillian Jones, Johnny Cudjoe
Stacey Johnson, Katrina McIntosh
Della Graham, Vontress Mitchell
Joseph Kingsley, Barbara Jackson
 Alan Picard, Leo Goode
AUGUST IN THE CITY OF BONES
Improvised and performed by: 
Jim Andrews, Derrick Brown, Marc Cooper, Micki Fine, Leo F. Goode, Jr., Barbara Jackson, Trinika Joseph, Vontress Mitchell,
J. Edward Murray, Allison Paynter,
Deborah Pearson, Derek Pratt & Mary Ann Shirley-Gray. Introducing Sophia McMillian & Ikaika Wilson
December 4-6, 2015
IRA & GEORGE
& SHARI & JIM
A Premiere Event Starring Shari Lynn
Accompanied by Jim Howard & aa special guest appearance by Renowned Tenor Kip Wilborn
Written and Staged by Shari Lynn
Arrangements by Jim Howard
Additional Staging by Brad Powell​
December 4-6, 2015
THE REALISTIC JONESES
by Will Eno
directed by PeggyAnne Siegmund
Feruary 26-March 20, 2016
Jim Aina, Karen Valasek
Jeff Juett, Amrita Mallik & Sachi
THE AMERICAN DREAM directed by Liz Kane
 THE ZOO STORY
directed by Brian Gibson
by Edward Albee
May 6-29, 2016
Jo Pruden, Rebecca McCarthy, Tim Jeffryes, Laurie Tanoura,  Ted Guillory Jr.
Ale Monti Fox, Stu HIrayama
MOTHERS AND SONS
by Terrance MCNalley
directed by Joyce Maltby
JUly -31, 2016
Eddie Murray, Tim Dyke, Kati Kuroda, Kainoa Kelly, Kaleb McMillian
2016 - 2017

​16 Po`okela Awards​​
Overall Play
 Yellowman
Disgraced

Director 

Derrick Brown - Yellowman
Ron Heller - Disgraced


Leading Male

Curtis Duncan - Yellowman
Troy Apostol - Disgraced
Peter Togawa - The Velocity of Autumn

Leading Female

Wendy Pearson - Yellowman
Jo Pruden - The Velocity of Autumn
Cindy Ramirez - Water by the Spoonful

Featured Male
Noah Faumuina - Disgraced
Tom Smith - Water by the Spoonful
James Charles Roberts - Water by the Spoonful

Featured Female

Ann Brandman - Coyotes
Christine Unipeg-Apilado - Water by the Spoonful

Hawaii Resident 
Playwright's Original Work

Eric Anderson - Coyotes


THE BEST MAN
by Gore Vidal
directed by Kevin Keaveney
Sept 2-25, 2016
David Farmer, Ann Brandman, Stu Hiryama, Al Lanier, Amy Sullivan, K.C. Odell, Peter Clark, Cecilia Fordham, Garrett Hols, Bob Hamilton, Gregory Suenaga, Courtney Coston, Gail Kishida

THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN
by Eric Coble
directed by Vanita Rae Smith
Oct 2-Nov 20, 2016
Jo Pruden
Peter Togawa

YELLOWMAN
by Dael Orlandersmith
directed by Derrick Brown
Jan 13- Feb 5, 2017
Wendy Pearson
Curtis Duncan

DISGRACED
by Ayad Akhtar
directed by Vanita Rae Smith
May 5-28, 2017
Troy Apostol
Courtney Coston
Noah Faumuina
Max Holtz
Victoria Brown-Wilson

COYOTES
by Eric Anderson
directed by Swaine Kaui
March 10-April 2, 2017
Tim Jeffryes, Rebecca McCarthy, Ann Brandman, James Charles Roberts, Vontress Mitchell, Michelle VanHessen

WATER BY THE SPOONFUL
by Quiara Alegria Hudes
directed by PeggyAnne Siegmund
June 30-July 23, 2017
Mark Bush
Tyler Gentile
Amrita Mallik
Cindy Ramirez
James C. Roberts
Thomas Smith
Christine Umipeg-Apilado
2017 - 2018

​9 Po`okela Awards​​
Director
Swaine Kaui, Choir Boy

Leading Male
Randall Galius Jr, BOY
Aaron Klein, Prodigal Son


Leading Female
Jo Pruden, The Road to Mecca
Claire Fallon, The Road to Mecca


Featured Male
Paul Yau, The Happiest Song Plays Last
Kevin Keaveney, Picasso at the Lapin Agile


Light Design
Jim Aina & Thomas Tochiki, BOY

Special Adjudicator Award
Eddie Murray, Musical Direction ~ Choir Boy

CHOIR BOY
by Tarrell Alvin McCraney
directed
by Swaine Kaui
Aug 18- Sept 3, 2017
Samuel Tafolo
Jarren Amian
Darian Aquino
Dwayne Asiata
James C. Roberts
Alan Picard
Tevan Kakemoto
BOY
by Anna Ziegler
directed by Jim Aina
Oct 6-22, 2017
Randall Galius Jr
Jaime Bradner
Jason Kanda
Melinda Maltby
Dann Seki
PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by Steve Martin
directed
by Alan Shepard
Nov 24-Dec 10, 2017
Amy Sullivan
Randall Gallius
Susan Bruhl
Christine Umipeg-Apilado
Stu Hirayama
Victoria Brown-Wilson
Elizabeth Laws
KC Odell
Marty Wong
Marcus Lee
Kevin Keaveney
Alan Shepard
MONEY TALKS
by Marcia Zina Mager & Lucie Lynch
directed
by Joyce Maltby
Jan 5-21, 2018
Marcia Zina Mager & Lucie Lynch
directed 
THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST
by Quiara Algria Hudes
directed by PeggyAnne Siegmund
Feb 3-Mar 11, 2018
Becky McGarvey
Brandon Caban
Victoria Brown Wilson
David Greene
James Roberts
Paul Yau
THE ROAD TO MECCA
by Athol Fugard
directed by Joyce Maltby
Apr 13-29, 2018
Jo Pruden
Claire Fallon
Gerald Altwies
PRODIGAL SON
by John Patrick Shanley
directed by Hannah Schauer Galli
June 1-17, 2018
Eli Foster
Alexander Dekker
Jesse Mumma
Marty Wong