New cast announced for Disney’s The Lion King in London’s West End

The West End production of Disney’s The Lion King has announced 11 new cast members who are joining the London company from today. Janique Charles, Gary Jordan and Dominique Planter will take over the principal roles of ‘Nala’, ‘Zazu’ and ‘Shenzi’ respectively. They are joined by Lila Anderson, Owen Chaponda, Deborah Dada, Debôrah Godchaser, Brian…

Vocal Trio Q-E-D TT take audiences ‘Down Memory Lane’

Three of Trinidad and Tobago’s finest vocalists, Edward Cumberbatch, Raymond Edwards and Nigel Floyd joined together to prove that good music can be ‘Quite Exquisitely Done’. The group’s individual members have made quite a name for themselves over the years as solo artistes. As friends, they decided to come together to make an even more…

Trafficked Actor – Brett Bengochea has died

tBrett Bengochea, a film actor perhaps best known for his role as Alejandro in Sean Hodgkinson’s Traffiked (2015), has died. News came to the Trinidad and Tobago Performing Arts Network early this morning that Bengochea died as a result of drowning, sometime in the latter hours of Saturday 29th April 2017. A report coming out later today said Brett was…

New Theatre Company to Make Its Debut

This week, Trinidad and Tobago will welcome its newest production company to the stage. Sapphire Productions; the brainchild of Gabrielle Scott – a promising University of the West Indies (UWI) B.A. Theatre Arts graduate who has been working with youths through theatre for the past 6 years, was born ‘out of the overflow of need for positive…

Trinidad Theatre Workshop Finds a New Home

Cabinet today approved the lease of state-owned property for use by the Trindad Theatre Workshop. The TTW will find a new home at No. 6 Newbold Street, St. Clair. This decision, which was made on March 23rd , followed a request by the Ministry of Community Develoment, Culture and the Arts through the Ministry of Public…

The Monday Night Theatre Forum returns with Christopher Pinheiro

The Monday Night Theatre Forum returns for its second season on March 27, with legendary textile artist Christopher Pinheiro. The forum takes place at the Trinidad Theatre Workshop, corner of Norfolk Street and Jerningham Avenue, Belmont. Pinheiro is a Trinidad-born theatrician, carnvalist, multi-media artist, face and fabric painter, writer, curator and cultural researcher. He trained with…

Dan the Travelling Man – A Brand New Caribbean Comedy

After the critically acclaimed 2015 production of Cinderella – The Trinidad and Tobago Musical; The Baggasse Company returns this year with a brand new original comedy. From the people who brought you the classic comedies Fools, What the Butler Saw, Nikki Does, The Mind with the Dirty Man, When the Cat’s Away, Mou Mou, and…

Natioal Drama Association of Trinidad and Tobago NDATT Michael Cherrie, Penelope Spencer, Theresa Awai, Dr. Efebo Wilkinson, Dr. Helmer hilwig, Safa Niamat-Ali, Trevor Jadunath

National Drama Association Launches Membership Drive

rThe National Drama Association of Trinidad and Tobago, (NDATT), is making its return after lying dormant since October 2014. In a meeting held at the Little Carib Theatre on Monday 20th March 2017, NDATT’s caretaker committee announced the immediate launch of their membership drive, and plans for an Annual General Meeting (AGM) and a General…