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Stars of American Ballet is at Hawaii Theatre on Oct. 25 (photo by Silvia Pangaro).

Oct 3

DIAMOND HEAD THEATRE | 528.0506

Kicking off its 100th Anniversary season, Diamond Head Theatre presents Mary Poppins for the first time. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the Disney film classic, this beloved musical will have you singing “A Spoonful of Sugar” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!” Through Oct. 12 www.diamondheadtheatre.com

Oct 10

NEAL S. BLAISDELL CONCERT HALL

Hawaii Opera Theatre kicks off its season with Puccini’s Madame Butterfly. Through Oct. 14 www.hawaiiopera.org

Oct 25

HAWAII THEATRE | 521.8600

Ballet Hawaii presents Stars of American Ballet featuring New York City Ballet principal dancer Daniel Ulbricht directing a select ensemble of ballet stars including Andrew Veyette and Lauren King in a program that includes excerpts from Swan Lake. Hawaii Theatre, www.hawaiitheatre.com. For more info: www.ballethawaii.org. Additional shows on Oct. 22 at Kahilu Theatre and Oct. 23 at UH Hilo Performing Arts Center. For more info: www.hawaiiconcertsociety.com

Oct 30

HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | 792.1577

The premier film festival of the Pacific, Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), gives film aficionados the chance to catch some of the most intriguing films from the Asia Pacific region. Through Nov. 9; Nov. 13-16 on Hawai’i Island and Kaua’i www.hiff.org

Nov 6

KUMU KA HUA THEATRE | 536.4441

the underneath, a world premiere by Susan Soon He Stanton, is a noir mystery drama that follows a man who’s returned to Hawai’i to discover that his brother who urgently summoned him has disappeared. Through Dec. 7 www.kumukahua.org

Nov 8

EUROCINEMA HAWAI’I

Billed as a “festival within a festival” EuroCinema Hawai’i is the perfect counterpoint to HIFF, with its full roster of fine European films. The awards gala, held at the Moana Surfrider, is a star-studded red carpet affair where awards such as Best Director, Best Actress and Best Film, are awarded by Princess Dialta Alliata Di Montereale. www.eurocinemahawaii.org

Nov 13

MANOA VALLEY THEATRE | 988.6131

Guest director Kip Wilborn brings Closer Than Ever, a musical revue, to the MVT stage. Twenty-four songs touch upon diverse emotions and experiences such as love, happiness—even mid-life crises! Through Nov. 30 www.manoavalleytheatre.com

On View

HONOLULU MUSEUM OF ART | 532.8700
Art Deco Hawai’i. Through Jan. 11, 2015

LUXURY ROW | 922.2246
Hawai’i’s Modern Masters. Nov. 6 – Dec. 1