Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Buy tickets for Shakespeare in Paradise 2017

SiP 2017 opens October 2!!

Opening on October 2nd, Ringplay Productions will present its 9th Annual Shakespeare in Paradise Theatre Festival.
This year's festival features 5 shows, 2 touring productions, 3 special events, 1 workshop, and 50 artists in 12 days.                         


Our Signature Shakespeare Production is Othello, Shakespeare's tale of love, race, and jealousy. It features Mark Humes as Othello and David Burrows as Iago, and introduces Amanda Pavan as Desdemona. 

Director: Philip A. Burrows

Dates: 4-7 October, 8P
Winston V. Saunders Theatre, Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts.

Once on This Island

Our Signature Caribbean Work is the musical Once On This Island by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Inspired by the story of The Little Mermaid, this musical takes Rosa Guy's novel My Love, My Love: Or, The Peasant Girl, a tale about a young woman who falls in love outside her class, and sets it dancing.

Dedicated to the memory of the late Bryan Thompson, who introduced this musical to Nassau in 1996, this musical features some of the most talented singers in the country.

Director: Philip A. Burrows 
Musical Director: Adrian Archer

Dates: 11-14 October, 8P
Winston V. Saunders Theatre, Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts.

Small Axe

We are pleased to present the premiere of Small Axe, a new Bahamian political play written and directed by Nicolette Bethel. Jonico Pratt and Sekani Nash play rival cousins, and Rukenya Nash plays the woman who comes between them. Small Axe examines history, culture, politics and foreign investment in the contemporary Bahamas.

Written and directed by Nicolette Bethel 

Dates: 2-7 October, 8P
Philip A. Burrows Theatre, Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts.
From abroad, we welcome Sardia Robinson from the US and Jamaica with her one-woman show From A Yardie To A Yankee which also plays in the Philip A. Burrows Black Box Theatre. Performances are Monday, October 9, Wednesday, October 11, Friday, October 13, and Saturday, October 14.

Returning from Grand Valley State University are Bard To Go with their new production, The Wonder of Will: This is Your Afterlife! This show will tour high schools and will also have a public performance, details to be announced.
Primary school students are in for a treat with the return of internationally renowned storyteller Derek Burrows, who will visit schools throughout New Providence.

Season Tickets and Other Discounts

Get five shows for the price of 3 1/3! $100 gets you tickets to five separate shows. 

Want to select your shows online? Use this link to do so. You need to follow up with the Box Office to confirm.

SiP's Box Office is at the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts.

Telephone 394-7179, or email us at