19 results for tag: Productions

Welcome to SiP 2013!

Well, it's taken us a little while to get our new site up and running, but here we are! We're still in development mode, so you may notice some changes on this site as time goes on, but we're ready and raring to go! We've been working behind the scenes for three months or more now, working hard to make this the most dynamic ... More

Working on The Shrew and Sammie Swain

That is what we're doing! We've begun work on our two Signature Productions, The Shrew, Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew adapted to a Bahamian context, and a revival of The Legend of Sammie Swain, E. Clement Bethel's Bahamian folk opera. Watch this space!! 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

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

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


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

Mr and Mrs Blacke

This brilliant Jamaican play will be one of the five offerings that Shakespeare in Paradise will present during our 2012 festival. We wanted to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Independence of both Jamaica and Trinidad and thought of no better way of doing that than to have works from those countries performed at this year's ... More

Lion City Live

As a part of the continuing celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Independence for both Jamaica and Trinidad, Shakespeare in Paradise is pleased to announce the inclusion of Lion City Live as a part of our 2012 theatre festival. Lion City Live comes to us from Trinidad and features the duo Freetown that includes Muhammad ... More

Out o’ Wedlock cast!

Back of the Moon Fr. Albury - Beaumont Todd Mrs. Albury - Nicolette Archer Robert Albury - Andre Roberts Mr. Bethel - Anthony Roberts Mrs. Bethel - Senobia Sabala Janet Bethel - Gabrielle Sterling Rachel Knowles - Valene Rolle Mrs. McKenzie - Claudette "Cookie" Allens Maude Rolle - Valicia Rolle Mrs. Sands ... More