20 results for tag: 2012

It’s Over!

We've come to the end of our fourth annual Shakespeare in Paradise, and the consensus is that this was the best festival to date. Thanks to all who supported us in any way whatsoever, but especially to all those people who came out to our shows. Very special thanks to all who attended yesterday's Play Reading Series. It was ... More

Final Day SIP 2012

Today, Saturday, October 13th is the final day of performances for the 4th annual Shakespeare in Paradise Theatre Festival. Our two Signature productions, Merchant and Out o' Wedlock have already closed and tonight at 8:00pm you have a final opportunity to see one of the three critically acclaimed works that remain: L... More

Shakespeare in Paradise 2012 – It’s On!

After the previews and student matinees, the 4th annual Shakespeare in Paradise theatre festival is officially underway. Our signature works, Merchant and Out o' Wedlock have performances on Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00pm. Out o' Wedlock will also have a 2:00pm matinee on Saturday and Merchant will close with a 4:00pm ... More

SIP Officially Opens in One Week!

Friday, October 5th, marks the official opening of the 4th annual Shakespeare in Paradise theatre festival. Student matinee performances of Merchant actually begin on Tuesday, October 2nd at the College of The Bahamas Performing Arts Centre. On Thursday, October 4th we have special preview performances of both Merchant (at ... More

Out o’ Wedlock Radio Ad

Here is a Radio ad for Out o' Wedlock. The audio clip is from the classic Father's Day, the second of two One Act plays in an evening of comedy by playwright Jeanne Thompson. The first part of evening will feature Ms. Thompson's new play Back of the Moon. Out o' Wedlock will have 8 performances (which includes 2 matinees) at ... More

Shakespeare in Paradise 2012

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Speak the Speech

Speak the Speech is a new Bahamian historical work created by our Artistic Director, Philip A. Burrows and compiled by our Festival Director Nicolette Bethel. Research for this work comes mostly from Bethel and her colleagues at the College of The Bahamas like Stephen Aranha, Christopher Curry, Clifford Rahming and Michael ... More

Mr and Mrs Blacke

Coming off a very successful and critically acclaimed run at the Philip Sherlock Centre at the University of the West Indies Mr and Mrs Blacke is an offering by Shakespeare in Paradise to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Jamaica's Independence. The cast features Keiran King, who is also the playwright, and Sakina Deer. Paul ... More

Lion City Live

Trinidad and Tobago celebrated their 50th Anniversary of Independence this year, and Shakespeare in Paradise wanted to celebrate with them. So an invitation was sent to Muhammad Muwakil and Lou Lyons who form the group Freetown and they graciously accepted. Here's what they say about themselves: Freetown is a resurgence of ... More

Out o’ Wedlock

Jeanne Thompson is probably best known as a writer for her 1970s radio soap opera The Fergusons of Farm Road. She has written a number of plays and has also acted onstage. Ms. Thompson's newest work, Back of the Moon, will be produced for the first time as part of an evening of one act plays that we are calling Out o' ... More