Don’t Say a Word: A Benefit Performance

Theatre Community Rallies Around Wendell Etienne On Wednesday 4th July 2018, Encore Productions will stage Wendell Etienne’s ‘Don’t Say A Word’ at Queen’s Hall. A dramatic play originally written in 2013 for “Jane Doe” and all others who couldn’t find the courage and strength to fight back, Don’t Say A Word returns to the stage…

NDATT Extends Condolences to the Lee Wah Family

The National Drama Association of Trinidad and Tobago extends its deepest condolences to the Lee Wah and Arscott families. Mavis Lee Wah (nee Arscott) was a Jamaican born pioneer of theatre. She was an actress, director, schoolteacher, and among other things, the wife of NDATT founder James Lee Wah. NDATT Vice President Triston Wallace and…

Theatre Pioneer – Mavis Lee Wah has died | Celebrating Her Life

  Last Update: 27/06/2018 Jamaican/Trinidadian actress, director, and school teacher, Mavis Lee Wah has died. The news came to the Trinidad and Tobago Performing Arts Network that Mrs. Lee Wah (nee Arscott) passed away around 9AM today (Sunday 24th June 2018). According to a 1994 publication of The Cambridge Guide to African and Caribbean Theatre,…

NDATT Holds EGM and Launches Business of the Arts Workshop Series

The National Drama Association of Trinidad and Tobago (NDATT) will be holding an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), and launching their Business of the Arts Education Workshop Series, at the Trinidad Theatre Workshop, on Sunday May 20th 2018. The Association said the EGM is being called to make an amendment to its financial year and introduce newly…

Hallelujah! New Dates Announced for AIDA the Musical

A Story of Hope and Perseverance in the Face of Unfavourable Odds When Naparima Bowl’s extensive renovations cast uncertainty over the events scheduled to be hosted at their facility, one south based youth group remained determined to bring their production to the stage. This month, their resolve will come to fruition as Presentation College Mixed…

The Lydians light the way with music this Christmas

This Christmas, the Lydians, comprising singers, steel ensemble, drummers, dancers and more, make a call to the nation to hold out a light this Christmas! Their annual concert entitled, “Hold Out Your Light” will encompass a full-length stage production – a celebration of light and music taking place from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th December…

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,…