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…

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…

Folklore Stories Brought to Life

The spectacular costumes, interactive animated characters, and innovative staging of the Wire Bend Folklore Theatre returns to the Naparima Bowl this month, with ‘The Boy & His Dog and Other Stories’. In a recent press release, playwright and director – Rubadiri Victor, tells The Trinidad and Tobago Performing Arts Network about his inspirations for this upcoming production. “My…

The Carnival is over but de bacchanal continues

After two weeks, eight public performances, many positive reviews and a short hiatus, the Caribbean Premiere of Carnival Medea: a bacchanal will conclude its run this weekend at the Little Carib Theatre. Citing unforeseen circumstances, The Lordstreet Theatre Company regrets to announce then cancellation of the  March 2nd and 3rd performances, but have confirmed their return on Saturday March…