Archive for the 'General Theatre' Category

Colored Girls – Cast

Ringplay Productions held auditions last night (May 15th) for its upcoming production of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf which will be staged at the Dundas July 18th, 19th & 20th and July 24th, 25th & 26th. The Play was written by Ntozake Shange and is being directed by […]

12 Angry Men – The Cast

Ringplay Productions held auditions last night (May 1st) for its upcoming production of 12 Angry Men which will be staged at the Dundas Theatre June 26th, 27th & 28th and July 4th, 5th, & 6th. The Play was written by Reginald Rose and is being directed by Philip A. Burrows. Rehearsals for this production will […]

Not My Good Child – Review

Stirring, but not much of a dramatic play… by Travis Carroll If you ask any Bahamian on the street who Michael Pintard is, you’ll get a resounding, “He’s one playwright and a poet ya see.” If you ask anyone in theatre who Michael Pintard is, you’ll get a, “He’s one of the most serious and […]

What it Costs to Run a Theatre Festival — and how you can help!

Shakespeare in Paradise 2010 (October 1-11) is well under way. Building on the success of last year, we’ve booked our productions, extended the festival by a weekend, cast our local shows and are beginning to rehearse. Everything is on schedule. The only thing we’re missing? Money. Last year we took a huge gamble. We pulled […]

Music for All Times – The Bel Canto Singers

Bel Canto will be presenting its 2010 Music for All Times performances at St. Andrews’ The Kirk on Friday, May 7th at 8:00pm and Saturday, May 8th at 8:00pm. This year’s Affair is to be held under the Patronage of Sir Arthur, Deputy to the Governor General of The Bahamas and Lady Joan Foulkes. Tickets […]

The Story of The Spirituals

Bahamas National Youth Choir – 20th Anniversary Concert Season

Exhibition – Bahamas National Youth Choir

On Black British Theatre

Sixty years of forgotten treasures Britain is to get a Black Theatre Archive. Playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah relives his role in its creation In Britain, my work is almost exclusively compared to that of Roy Williams. This has always enraged me. Roy is a fine, prolific writer; but even if we were to be compared on […]

R.I.P. Henk Tjon 1948-2009

Hard on the heels of Trevor Rhone’s passing comes news of the death of another Caribbean theatre giant: Surinamese director Henk Tjon. If it weren’t for CARIFESTA, we would have never met Henk, nor would we have been exposed to his passion and his eloquence on the subject of the role of the arts in […]