Shakespeare in the Park returns to Hilo

  • From left, Michelle Kratel as the Prince, Jerry Waxman as Mr. Capulet and Celaney Carpenter as Mrs. Capulet react to the death of Tybalt while rehearing Romeo and Juliet on stage outside Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo on July 6, 2021. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

Hilo Community Players announce its 45th annual Shakespeare in the Park festival, opening with “The Tempest” July 8 to 24 in Hilo at the parking lot of the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium Parking Lot and then in Honoka’a from July 29 to 31 at the Honoka’a Sports Complex.