Tag: Actors & Theatre

Michael Douglas’ Post Sets Facebook Buzzing

Michael Douglas’ Post Sets Facebook Buzzing

Actor and producer Michael Douglas recently paid a visit to Bermuda, with a Facebook post showing him on a beach garnering a tremendous amount of attention. The post, made on Mr. Douglas’ official fan page, said, “Just returned from Bermuda, the home of my mothers family for the last 400 years! The family has had a cottage colony called... Read more of this article

Bermuda Actress To Appear On Vampire Diaries

Bermuda Actress To Appear On Vampire Diaries

Bermudian actress Lana Young is set to appear in an episode of The Vampire Diaries tonight [Mar 27] on American television network The CW at 9.00pm local time. Ms. Young began her acting career in Bermuda after leaving the Bermuda High School for Girls in 1985. After studying in Canada and the United Kingdom, she eventually settled in the United States,... Read more of this article

Mystery Limited In 1944 “Bermuda Mystery”

Mystery Limited In 1944 “Bermuda Mystery”

A 1944 film entitled Bermuda Mystery didn’t quite launch to rave reviews, with a contemporary  report calling it a “thoroughly mediocre film”. The plot begins with Connie Martin, played by Ann Rutherford, being convinced that her beloved uncle, who lived in Bermuda, was murdered; he died shortly after he had received a gift of expensive... Read more of this article

“Famous For Fifteen Minutes” Dates Released

“Famous For Fifteen Minutes” Dates Released

The Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society [BMDS] is set to host their annual play writing competition “Famous For Fifteen Minutes”, with the script submission deadline date set for June 13. The auditions will be in July, rehearsals start on July 28 and the final performances will be staged August 28 to August 30 and September 4 to September... Read more of this article

Faulkenberry To Perform At Earth Hour Event

Faulkenberry To Perform At Earth Hour Event

Bermudian Broadway star Rebecca Faulkenberry will headline an event in Hamilton to mark Earth Hour on March 29, 2014, helping to remind Bermudians about the importance of reducing our reliance on fossil fuels. A spokesperson said, “Ms. Faulkenberry, who played Mary Jane Watson in the Broadway smash hit Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, has agreed... Read more of this article

Daren A. Herbert Set To Star In ‘Floyd Collins’

Daren A. Herbert Set To Star In ‘Floyd Collins’

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert is getting set to headline the Vancouver premiere of Floyd Collins, a stage play that follows the true story of a cave explorer who becomes trapped underground, leading to intensive rescue efforts and one of America’s first true media frenzies. According to a report in BroadwayWorld.com, “Patrick Street Productions... Read more of this article

Somersfield School To Present Children’s Opera

Somersfield School To Present Children’s Opera

The Somersfield Primary department will soon be presenting Harlequin, a children’s opera based on an Italian folktale on Friday, February 21 and Sunday, February 23 at Somersfield Academy. Harlequin is the story of a little boy by the same name who lives in the small town of Bergamo, Italy, during the period of the Renaissance [14th to 16th centuries].... Read more of this article

BSSF To Host Frantic Assembly Workshop

BSSF To Host Frantic Assembly Workshop

The Bermuda Shakespeare Schools’ Festival has organised workshops for Bermuda’s schools led by choreographer Steve Kirkham of the award-winning theatre group Frantic Assembly. The workshops, which will be held from February 3 through February 6, 2014, will provide opportunities for up to 200 students from Saltus Grammar School, CedarBridge Academy,... Read more of this article

Faulkenberry: Spider-Man Closing “Bittersweet”

Faulkenberry: Spider-Man Closing “Bittersweet”

After its final performance at Foxwoods Theatre in New York City, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” — the most expensive Broadway show to ever be produced — has officially ended its Broadway run, prompting a range of emotions among its cast, including Bermudian actress Rebecca Faulkenberry. There are currently plans to move the... Read more of this article

“Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” Leaves NY

“Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark” Leaves NY

The producers of the Broadway hit “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” starring Bermudian actress Rebecca Faulkenberry, have pulled the plug on the show’s status in New York City, with plans to move it to Las Vegas later in 2014. The show will officially end its Broadway run today [Jan 4]. Costing a massive $75 million to produce, the play ranks as... Read more of this article