Marionettes presents I Dream A World

The 130 singers of the BP Marionettes’ adult, youth, and children’s choirs are back at Queen’s Hall come 7th to 10th December, with their anticipated Christmas concert, I Dream A World. Tickets are already going fast, with the first online ticket orders coming through in early September! It’s no wonder, as the Marionettes annual Christmas…

Annual New Play Festival continues for second weekend

The Annual New Play Festival 2017 continues this weekend November 10 – 12, with Toni Lima’s “Bedbugs” and Aryana Mohammed’s “Sunrise Love to Sunset Hate.” The two plays will run November 10 to 12 at the Big Black Box, Murray Street, Woodbrook. Both plays received rave reviews at their premieres during the first weekend of the Festival. “Intense,…

Lydians on the Mount – In Holy Songs of Joy!

This year marks 38 years of musical excellence of The Lydian singers, and among those years of service in music, the choir has had a long-standing relationship with the Abbey of Our Lady of Exile at Mount St. Benedict, Tunapuna. While the Lydians have had many collaborative concerts with the Abbey over the years, in…

T&T Next Super Star 2018 Auditions

The Trinidad and Tobago Youth Ambassadors (Youth Ambassadors TT) is pleased to announce the Auditions of 2018 edition of the Trinidad and Tobago Next Super Star competition. The competition seeks to provide a platform for amateur artistes to showcase their talents in a friendly, competitive environment while at the same time allowing them to develop…

Equus Rides Again

The Best Reviewed Play of 2017 Returns to the Little Carib Theatre After rave reviews from critics and audiences alike, and overwhelming public demand, The Players’ Workshop’s production of Peter Shaffer’s Equus returns to the Little Carib Theatre, 10 – 12 November, for three final performances. Inspired by a true story, Peter Shaffer’s passionate and…

New Play Festival Opens at the Big Black Box

Tickets are now available for the T&T New Play Festival. After a successful inauguration in 2016, the much anticipated New Play Festival is back for its second year, showcasing three plays which have never been staged from 2 – 12 November at the Big Black Box This year’s Festival will feature Tony Hall’s “One from…

In Memoriam 2017 | A call for submissions

Since 2014; with the exception of 2015, the Trinidad and Tobago Performing Arts Network has been memorializing both the celebrated and unsung heroes of T&T’s culture and performing arts community, who passed away in the respective years. Last year’s tribute honored the contributions of 21 persons to our performing arts landscape, which included: Dr. Jit Samaroo, Claudia Applewhaite, Joey…

New Play Festival Bring Our Stories to Life

“More than ever, theatre arts is needed in Trinidad and Tobago. Telling stories through the avenue of drama and playmaking can be used as a vehicle to process fear, anger, shame and neglect, and begin the transformation of frustration and suffering into creative action and the blossoming of organic problem-solving intelligence.” Chairman of the New…

Review: Equus is Transcendental Art

It’s easy to tell when art transcends mere entertainment. When art does this—when it achieves more than just laughter, escapism or distraction—it evokes emotion, raises questions that linger and haunt long after the temporary highs of witnessing its spectacle. I can say without reservation after seeing it on its opening night at the Little Carib…