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The Green Knight

buy tickets now logoSaturday 8/7 @ 7:00pm
Sunday 8/8 @ 2:30 
Monday 8/9 @ 7:00pm
Tuesday 8/10 @ 7:00pm
Doors open 30 min prior to showtime

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$10 General
$9 Seniors, Students & Veterans

Rated R | 125 min
Fantasy, Adventure

Written & Directed by David Lowery
Starring Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, THE GREEN KNIGHT tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger. From visionary filmmaker David Lowery comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.


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Fall Musical Auditions

Open Audition Dates:
Tue. July 27th
Wed. July 28th 6:00PM-9:00PM

The Hilo Palace Theatre Proudly Announces

Book by: Thomas Meehan and Mel Brooks/ Music by: Mel Brooks
Director: Larry Reitzer
Choreographer: Michael Misita
Associate Choreographer: Nadia Ruth Schlosser
Music Director: TBD
Audition Dates: Tue. July 27th and Wed. July 28th 6:00PM-9:00PM
Auditions at the Palace Theatre – 38 Haili St

The show runs October 8th-24th, 2021 

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Beauty and the Beast

SOLD OUT STAMP_ticketsFriday July 16th @ 7:00pm This performance is at Capacity
Saturday July 17th @ 7:00pm This performance is at Capacity
Sunday July 18th @ 2:30pm This performance is at Capacity

Thursday July 22nd @ 7:00pm This performance is at Capacity
Friday July 23rd @ 7:00pm 
This performance is at Capacity
Saturday July 24th @ 7:00pm This performance is at Capacity
Sunday July 25th @ 2:30pm This performance is at Capacity

Thursday July 29th @ 7:00pm This performance is at Capacity
Friday July 30th @ 7:00pm 
This performance is at Capacity
Saturday July 31st@ 7:00pm This performance is at Capacity
Sunday August 1st @ 2:30pm This performance is at Capacity

Doors open 1 hour before show start.

Children 12 and under : $10
(Day of show $12)
General Admission : $20
(Day of show $25)
SUPER Patron : $40

The purchase of each SUPER Patron ticket directly supports the Palace’s youth theater program and helps the theater financially overcome the capacity limitations from COVID.

All seating throughout the auditorium is reserved to maintain social distance protocols. Capacity is limited for each showing, so get your tickets before it’s too late!

Directed by Larry Reitzer
Choreography by Nadia Schlosser
Music Direction by Lisa Taylor

See the beloved musical brought to life on the Palace stage featuring a cast of local performers ranging from 5 to 55!

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is presented through special arrangement with Musical Theatre International (MTI).

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buy tickets now logoPLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE
First Friday August 6th @ 7:00pm
doors open at 6:30pm

Tickets coming soon!

Sci-Fi | 79 min
Not Rated

Directed by Ed Wood
Starring Bela Lugosi, Vampira, Tor Johnson

Synopsis: Evil aliens attack Earth and set their terrible “Plan 9” into action. As the aliens resurrect the dead of the Earth, the lives of the living are in danger.

“The epitome of so-bad-it’s-good cinema, Plan 9 From Outer Space is an unintentionally hilarious sci-fi ‘thriller’ from anti-genius Ed Wood that is justly celebrated for its staggering ineptitude.”Rotten Tomatoes Critic Consensus

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Coming in September: KILLERS FROM SPACE!

Hawaii soul D2

A Tribute to George Helm

buy tickets now logoThursday, September 2nd @ 7:00pm
doors open at 6:30pm

The Hilo Palace Theater in partnership with the Made In Hawai’i Film Festival are proud to present

A Tribute to George Helm

A specKainaniial screening event featuring the short film HAWAIIAN SOUL
accompanied by the archival documentary Kaho`olawe Aloha `Aina – George Helm

with musical guest Kainani Kahaunaele

Filmmakers in attendance

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Click here to donate to our End of Year Fundraiser!

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The Palace Theater is proud to present LIVE FROM THE EMPTY PALACE, a video series of live performances held in the empty auditorium of the Hilo Palace Theater.

While it’s currently unsafe to gather an audience in person, we are working on ways to bring the show to you! We hope you enjoy this series highlighting our deep pool of local Big Island talent. Stay healthy, stay informed, and see you back at the Palace when it’s safe out there.

Duo Dragonwing “Blackout” | Duo Dragonwing perform an incredible aerial chains act from the empty Palace Theater. Michael Radiff and April Leopardi are an aerial duo from Las Vegas, Nevada. While working as professional dancers, they fell in love with aerial arts and the world of circus, and came together as Duo Dragonwing.

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