It's Festival Time!Celebrate 10 years with Shakespeare in Paradise beginning October 1
Story by SIP Staff Writer
Ringplay Productions presents the 10th Annual Shakespeare in Paradise Theatre Festival,October 1-13. Our signature Bahamian work this year is the World Premiere of the new Eddie Minnis musical, “Der Real Ting!!”
created and directed by Philip A. Burrows and featuring 25 iconic Eddie
Minnis songs arranged by Fred Ferguson with vocal arrangements by
An opening night gala performance of this work will take place on October 10th
in the Winston V. Saunders Theatre at the Dundas Centre for the
Performing Arts. Tickets for the gala evening will be $100. Performances
will continue October 11-13 with tickets priced at $30, which will also
be the cost for all other shows in the festival.
Our signature Shakespeare production this year is “Much Ado About Nothing” featuring a cast of 16 performers under the direction of Associate Artistic Director, Erin Knowles. This work runs October 3-6 at the Winston V. Saunders Theatre at the Dundas.
Another new work in this year’s festival is an evening of plays called “Short Tales”. Ten new 10-minute plays by 10 Bahamian writers will be featured in the Philip A. Burrows Black Box Theatre at the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts. Performances run October 1, 3, 5, and 6.
A group of eight directors, working under the
guidance of Nicolette Bethel and Anthony “Skeebo” Roberts will be
responsible for what we expect to be an exciting evening of theatre.
This production will also feature some 30 actors, both veterans and
Reservations for all of the productions in
the festival can be made at the Dundas Box Office from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Monday through Saturday.
MORE FESTIVAL FEATURES
“Truth and Laughter,” an evening with
vocalist “JudahThaLion & the Truth” hosted by Sawyerboy
October 2 at 8 PM
Paul Hanna in Concert at
National Art Gallery of The Bahamas
October 11 at 8 PM