Review: Lavine Steals in Dan the Travelling Man

“Dan is a man who cya hold he hand when it comes to woman,” is how Philomena Alexis Baptiste, as the play’s narrator, describes the titular character in Christine Johnson’s Dan the Travelling Man (a Baggasse Company production). I saw the play for the first time during its encore run at Central Bank on Saturday…

Cast Confusion at KHONA Finale [Exclusive]

The soaring chorus of the celebratory final act of KHONA The Musical turned swiftly to angry chants of protest backstage at the Lord Kitchener (Aldwyn Roberts) Auditorium of the National Academy for Performing Arts (NAPA). On Friday 29th September, immediately following the curtain call of the final show, furious cast members of one of the…

AIDA the Musical Postponed

AIDA, the highly anticipated musical from Presentation College Mixed Choir has been postponed. Originally intended to run at the Naparima Bowl from October 4th – 8th, this schedule adjustment became necessary as a result of the Bowl undergoing major maintenance and repairs, and being unable to facilitate events in its main theatre until further notice.…

Heroes &Vill-ians – a NEW Mini Musical, opens at SAPA

Heroes &Vill-ians; a play by 19-year-old Ifayomi Aluko, is the latest production from the San Fernando based Artspire Production Company. The Company’s co-founder and Heroes & Vill-ians artistic director; Keegan Miguel, said Aluko’s play was originally written as part of his requirement for CAPE Theatre Arts. Miguel said the piece had such an overwhelming response…

Trinidad Theatre Workshop

Registration Open for Trinidad Theatre Workshop’s NEW term

Trinidad Theatre Workshop’s (TTW) School for the Arts is currently registering students for its final round of workshops for 2017. These workshops include 12-week acting classes for children, teens and new actors, and a 10-week course in How to Read and Write Poetry. In the theatre and actors workshops, participants will learn about improvisation, playback…

Auditions Announced for New Play Festival 2017

After a successful inaugural showcase last year, the Playwrights Workshop Trinbago’s Annual New Play Festival will return to the Trinidad Theatre Workshop from October 26 – November 5, 2017. This year’s festival will once again feature three plays that have never been staged – Aryana Mohammed’s “Sunrise Love to Sunset Hate”, Toni Lima’s “Bedbugs” and Tony…