9 results for day: 21/09/2010

Shakespeare in Paradise 2010


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Set in the mystical age of 1910, this adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play settles on Cat Island and follows the exploits of a group of lovers, laborers, fairies and officials. This play has enchanted audiences the world over for hundreds of years. Hermia is in love with Lysander but is promised to Demetrius. After the ... More

Woman Take Two

Set in 1970’s Nassau, this poignant drama has enthralled audiences and readers alike for over thirty years. Lionel, a young hardworking Haitian, seeks professional success in a country that doesn’t respect him. When he crosses paths with his boss’s daughter Sonia, Lionel’s life is forever changed. To make matters ... More

God’s Trombones

James Weldon Johnson’s God’s Trombones, which is also sometimes known by its full title, God’s Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse. This production, written in 1927, is based on a book of poems by Johnson patterned after traditional African-American religious oratory. This work has delighted audiences in theaters, ... More

Dat Bahamian Ting

Shakespeare In Paradise is pleased to present Dat Bahamian Ting. A play about a young Methodist Minister from England who migrates to The Bahamas and falls in love with a young Bahamian church member. Based on a true story this play comes to us from Bahamian born writer/director Robin Belfield. This two person play also ... More

Horn of Plenty featuring Indio

Horn of Plenty Eight of Shakespeare’s sonnets performed in different spaces at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas. View the National Exhibition while hearing Shakespeare’s love sonnets – eight sonnets and eight different parts of the exhibition, all accompanied by glasses of wine. The sonnets will be performed by ... More

The World Is My Home – The Life of Paul Robeson

Jamaican born and Brooklyn bred, Stogie Kenyatta was classically trained at the Afro American Studio in Harlem, the Henry St. Settlement and Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble. He was a finalist in the New York State Theatre competition with Artistic Director, John Houseman. An avid athlete, Stogie excelled in basketball, football, ... More

One Flesh

One Flesh is a mixture of two one act shows, Come Back to Me and Manikato. Come Back to Me, written by Jesse Cameron Alick, follows the secrets, discourse and religion of an African-American family. What follows is the day in the life of three siblings, Ryokan, Isis and Jude as they converse over the telephone and contrasts ... More

An evening with Derek Burrows

Derek was born here in The Bahamas where storytelling is a vital part of the tradition. He studied music at Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts and for the past 30 years he has performed with the International music group Voice of the Turtle, a group specializing in music of the Sephardic Jews, the Jews expelled ... More