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Woman Take Two 2010

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 […]

Shakespeare In Paradise Production Announcements for 2010!

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 […]

First Annual Shakespeare in Paradise Closes

Over the past eight days, dream became reality. Shakespeare in Paradise, an international theatre festival, opened on October 5th, and closed on the holiday Monday. As far as we can tell, it’s the first festival of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean, featuring seven productions over the eight-day period, taking place in seven separate venues, […]

Creating a Festival – Prologue

The idea for a theatre festival has been knocking around in Ringplay’s repertoire for the better part of 10 years. I’ve blogged about it here already, so no need to go into all of that. It’s become a reality, though, because it was time. In our country, where we welcome millions of tourists annually (from […]

Production Workshop Photographs

These were taken yesterday, at the second workshop. Participants were learning the fine art of stage managing. The location: the back studio of the National Dance School.

Mid-week update

Mikey Reiach’s production workshops began Monday night at the National Dance School. I (Nicolette) caught the end of the workshop, and I can tell you that those people who are enrolled in it are getting great exposure to what it takes to create live theatre. *** And meantime, Craig Pinder’s rehearsals for The Tempest are […]

Production Workshops Full!

Twenty-five people have been admitted into the Production Workshops (how exciting is that?!), which means that unless someone drops out, Mikey has his hands full. You can still email him at mreiach (at) gmail (dot) com if you are interested and he will let you know if a space opens up. We have got a […]

Shakespeare in Paradise Production Workshops

Shakespeare In Paradise Production Workshops start on Monday August 17, 2009. Bahamian theatre technician Michael Reiach, graduate of the Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning’s theatre programme and veteran lighting and sound operator, will share his expertise with interested students in preparation for the Shakespeare in Paradise theatre festival. The workshop will cover […]