WCC Drama Students Stage Dark, Urban ‘Battle Of Will’


As gravediggers (Domina Arroyo and Eybelle Nevins-Rosado) casually look on, Girl (Jessica Kincaid) and Illegal (Christian Sylvester) escape death and the city. The scene is from ‘Battle of Will,’ which will be presented to the public by Windward Community College drama students Feb. 28-March 7 at Paliku Theatre. Photo by Orrin Nakanelua.

Killers, bodyguards, gravediggers and lost girls compete for a place in the underworld’s hierarchy in Windward Community College’s Theatre 260’s new urban crime drama, running from Friday through March 9 in Paliku Theatre.

Dramatic Production students will present Battle of Will, a careful study of human relationships, the power of contracts and the animalistic nature of humanity, by French playwright Laurent Gaudé. Award-winning Taurie Kinoshita directs the production.

The curtain goes up at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and March 7 and 8, and 4 p.m. Sunday and March 9. Tickets can be ordered at etickethawaii.com or by phone at 235-7310 and cost $10 for students with valid ID/senior/military and $15 general admission.

Because of the play’s adult content, it is recommended for ages 17 and older.