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Jamaica lost one of its most revered cultural figures last night when Professor Rex Nettleford, vice-chancellor emeritus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) and founder of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), died, just hours before he would have celebrated his 77th birthday. Nettleford passed away at George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, [...]
Shakespeare in Paradise is pleased to announce the first three productions for its second annual Theatre Festival, opening October 1st and running through October 11th, 2010. Our signature Shakespeare production this year is the comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It portrays the adventures of four young lovers and a group of amateur actors, their interactions [...]
We’re still looking for a few good men. All the female parts have been cast, but we’re still looking for some men for The Tempest. We’ll be auditioning at the Hub, Bay and Colebrooke, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday August 8th, 2009. Audition pieces may be downloaded here.
For those of you who have given up on Ringplay and this blog, know that, like bad children, silence means that we’re up to no good. And here’s the result of all of that silence: Ringplay Productions is excited to announce the First Annual International Shakespeare in Paradise Theatre Festival, to be held in Nassau, [...]
In 1965, an African-American playwright by the name of Douglas Turner Ward wrote a play he called Day of Absence, which told the story of a small town — any small town — in the Deep South in which the white inhabitants discover on a particular day that all the black people have disappeared. When this fact becomes [...]
As a part of the Winston V. Saunders Repertory Season, Ringplay Productions announces its upcoming production of Driving Miss Daisy is a 1987 play by Alfred Uhry about the relationship of an elderly Southern Jewish lady and her African-American chauffeur, Hoke Colburn, from 1948 to 1973. The original off-Broadway production starred Dana Ivey and Morgan [...]
Now it’s probable that most of you didn’t even notice that the site’s been down for the past week. Remember the security breach we wrote about a while ago? Well, it turned out to be harder than anybody thought to find it. We’ve been looking for it and so has the host. Today, the malicious [...]