9 results for tag: Merchant

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

Shakespeare in Paradise 2012



Merchant, a tragicomedy (originally titled The Merchant of Venice) by William Shakespeare, is believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598. Though classified as a comedy in the First Folio and sharing certain aspects with Shakespeare's other romantic comedies, the play is perhaps most remembered for its dramatic scenes, ... More


All negotiations are done, all plays have been chosen, actors are in rehearsal and the venues are all set for the 4th annual Shakespeare in Paradise Theatre Festival. In one month from the writing of this post, October 5th, the festival will officially open. This year there are five productions in five venues throughout ... More

Merchant cast!

Shylock - Rudy Levarity Bassanio - Chigozie Ijeoma Gratiano - Matthew Wildgoose Antonio - Keith McConnell Tubal - Bernard Petit Belladona - Amala Madueke Launcelot - Otis Forbes Lorenzo - Giovanni Stuart Portia - Jovanna Hepburn Nerissa - Patrice Francis Jessica - Stacey Stubbs Attorney General - Jane Poveromo Director - ... More

Auditions Over

Auditions for our Signature Bahamian Production, Out o' Wedlock, two one-act plays by veteran Bahamian playwright Jeanne I. Thompson, were held this morning at The Hub. We had agreat turnout, with some fantastic readings -- the problem now is how to assign the parts! Thanks to everyone who turned out to both auditions, this ... More

Shakespeare in Paradise Auditions

Auditions for Shakespeare in Paradise Signature Shakespeare Production Details and audition pieces are posted here: http://ringplay.org/wordpress/auditions-downloads/ Auditions for MERCHANT will be held in The Hub, East Bay Street & Colebrooke Lane, Nassau, on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 10 AM. Parts are available ... More