Pakalolo Sweet – Presented by Nothing Without a Company Ensemble

Date/Time
09/23/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Berger Park Coach House Theatre

About the Event:

Pakalolo Sweet

by Hannah Li-Epstein

A collaboration between Nothing Without a Company and Aloha Center Chicago

Meet Junior Boy, a young man who comes from a lineage of pakalolo (cannabis)  growers on the North Shore of O’ahu. He is proudly expecting a baby with his girlfriend, Nani. At home he talks story with his girlfriend, best friend, and grandfather during a night of karaoke, beer, and weed. The medical uses, benefits, and cultural aspects of marijuana in pre-contact Hawai‘i are explored. What happens next is unexpected and heartbreaking as we witness Junior Boy’s struggle to do what he believes is best for his ‘ohana.

More information and tickets available at:  www.nothingwithoutacompany.org