Dr. Joanne Kilgour Dowdy | Next on the Monday Night Theatre Forum

The Monday Night Theatre Forum with hosts Raymond Choo Kong and Tony Hall welcomes Trinidad-born actress, dancer, educator, scholar, and published author Dr. Joanne Kilgour Dowdy on April 24 at the Trinidad Theatre Workshop.   Currently a Professor of Adolescent/Adult Literacy at Kent State University, Kilgour Dowdy is a former student of Holy Name Convent…

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

The 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…

New Play Festival aims to unify T&T theatre community

The inaugural Annual New Play Festival (2016), conceptualised and organised by the Playwrights Workshop Trinbago (a playwrights group maintained by Lordstreet Theatre Company), in association with the Trinidad Theatre Workshop, is an opportunity for young directors and actors to collaborate, hone and showcase their skills using scripts which have never before been produced. Under the…

JCS Ent brings back-to-back Broadway musicals in September!

Theatre production company JCS Entertainment Ltd. (JCS Ent) returns with two a back-to-back ‘Spectacular September’ of musicals, featuring fully-staged and costumed performances of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ and Tom Stolz’s Mahalia: A Gospel Musical. These two encore performances are scheduled to hit the stage at the Queen’s Hall Auditorium, starting with Mahalia: A…