Special Events


Shakespeare in Paradise 2016

Ringplay Productions is proud to announce its 8th Annual Shakespeare in Paradise Theatre Festival from September 25th though October 8th, 2016! 2016 is a special year for more than one reason.  April 23rd marked Shakespeare's 400th birthday. October 3rd will be Winston Saunders' 75th. We hope to break all records in attendance this year ... More

Announcing Shakespeare in Paradise 2015!!!

Shakespeare in Paradise announces the lineup for its 7th annual theatre festival which takes place October 2nd through October 10th. The signature Shakespeare work this year will be Twelfth Night, written by William Shakespeare and directed by Patti Anne-Ali who returns to Shakespeare in Paradise after a break of five years. Patti directed ... More

Sixth Festival Closes!

The sixth annual Shakespeare in Paradise theatre festival closed last night with Romeo and Juliet, Sizwe Banzi is Dead, and a jamming after-party at John Watlings featuring Tingum Dem. What can we say? All in all, a good time was had, and the festival lives on. More

Yellowtale, SiP and the Dundas Welcome Globe to Globe Hamlet

One week ago, on August 5th, Yellowtale Theatre Company, Shakespeare in Paradise, and the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts welcomed Shakespeare's Globe's touring production of Hamlet to Nassau. It all began (at least for Shakespeare in Paradise) with a chance announcement by a supporter of Shakespeare in Paradise that the Globe was ... More

Coming to the end of the festival!

As usual, Shakespeare in Paradise flies by. This week, the festival opened in full force, with the smaller shows on display as well as our Signature Shakespeare and Signature Bahamian productions. On Monday Speak the Speech II opened at the Bahamas Historical Society. In addition to having three public performances, the last of which is ... More

Shakespeare in Paradise opens TONIGHT!

8:00pm at The Dundas Theatre. A reception will take place on the patio starting at 7:00pm. Our special guests for this performance will be the immediate family members of the late Kayla Lockhart-Edwards to whom this evening is dedicated and Derek Burrows the co-originator of the 1989 production of Dis We Tings and the writer of the show's ... More

Shakespeare in Paradise Outreach

SiP outreach programmes to look out for: The Young Artists’ Programme, which invites artists at the beginning of their careers to design posters for Shakespeare in Paradise productions. In return, they receive season tickets to our productions, invitations to public events, the chance to work with a seasoned graphic artist, and are ... More

Festival Opens!!

Well, it's hard to believe, but the date is finally here. Our visiting artists arrive today (two came in from Cayman last night) and we'll welcome them this evening with a reception. And then tomorrow, the festival opens to the public. It's hard to believe that the time has come, but it has. Our box office has been open for two weeks, our ... More

Shakespeare in Paradise on Star 106.5 FM Tomorrow

Check Star 106.5 FM tomorrow, Thursday August 27th, when Tony and Greg will talk about SHAKESPEARE IN PARADISE with Nicolette Bethel and Philip Burrows during the "Morning Express". Tune in and be informed! More