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“The Pirates Of Penzance!” To Be Staged

“The Pirates Of Penzance!” To Be Staged

The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Bermuda is getting set to present “The Pirates Of Penzance!” from October 9 through October 18, 2014 at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall. A spokesperson said, “The last time a Gilbert and Sullivan show was produced by the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Bermuda was in 1996; now, 18 years later,... Read more of this article

Premier Wishes Troika Well With Latest Play

Premier Wishes Troika Well With Latest Play

The Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley today [Aug 27] extended his support and well wishes to Troika Bermuda in advance of their upcoming production of Beauty and the Beast, which kicks off tomorrow evening [Aug 28]. Troika’s modern take on the Academy-Award winning animated classic will include all of the songs written by acclaimed... Read more of this article

Eight Children Claim Colouring Competition Win

Eight Children Claim Colouring Competition Win

Bernews and TROIKA Bermuda recently invited children from around the island to enter a colouring competition in order to win tickets to see a production of Beauty and the Beast tomorrow [Aug 28].The contest, which ran for nearly two weeks, received about 100 entries from colouring enthusiasts, each of them 12 or under.Eight young winners have been... Read more of this article

Daren A. Herbert Play To See Canadian Debut

Daren A. Herbert Play To See Canadian Debut

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert has been cast in the leading role of Burrs, a vaudeville star who performs in blackface, in the upcoming stage production of The Wild Party – a role that has traditionally been played by a white actor. The production, which has long been difficult to put together in either the United States or Canada due to complex... Read more of this article

Famous For 15 Minutes To Feature Local Plays

Famous For 15 Minutes To Feature Local Plays

The Famous for 15 Minutes Playwriting Festival is getting set to celebrate its 12th year, with all proceeds to go towards the BMDS Charitable Trust, which gives out bursaries to students studying in Theatre Arts. This year’s event will run from August 28 – 30 and from September 3 – 6, 2014, with six original 15-minute plays written by local... Read more of this article

Kids Can Win Free Tickets In Colouring Contest

Kids Can Win Free Tickets In Colouring Contest

Bernews and TROIKA Bermuda are inviting children from around the island to enter a Colouring Competition in order to win tickets to see a production of Beauty and the Beast on August 28, 2014. To enter, simply print off the coloring page [right-click and "save as" to save], colour it creatively, and return your entry to the drop box at Yo Cherry on... Read more of this article

Playlist Partners With Atlanta-Based Studio 27

Playlist Partners With Atlanta-Based Studio 27

PlayList Management [PLM], a local talent management and development company, has joined forces with Studio 27, an Atlanta-based talent/development company. This partnership was created during PLM’s annual Developing Artists Program 2014, which was recently completed in Atlanta. A spokesperson said, “Studio27 Model and Talent, founded by director... Read more of this article

Nishanthi Bailey’s Encore Presentation Of Chain

Nishanthi Bailey’s Encore Presentation Of Chain

Following on the success of her recent performances of the one-woman production “Chain,” local actress Nishanthi Bailey will be holding an encore performance on Saturday night [July 5]. “Chain” will be presented exclusively at the Daylesford Theatre on Washington Street in Hamilton, located behind City Hall, beginning at 7pm and 9.30pm. Tickets... Read more of this article

Bermudian Actor Reflects On Motown Role

Bermudian Actor Reflects On Motown Role

With the tour of hit show “Motown the Musical” recently kicking off in Chicago, Illinois, Bermudian actor Nicholas Christopher, a member of the show’s original cast who is currently playing Smokey Robinson in the production, was interviewed by Broadway World about growing up in Bermuda, the role that Motown-era music played in his... Read more of this article

Faulkenberry To Appear In “Sweet Dreams”

Faulkenberry To Appear In “Sweet Dreams”

Bermuda’s Rebecca Faulkenberry is set to hit the stage again next month, appearing alongside her Spiderman co-star Justin Matthew Sargent in Sweet Dreams at New York’s “54 Below” club on July 2nd.The theater describes the production by saying, “Sweet Dreams is a modern day retelling of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights... Read more of this article

Daren A. Herbert To Play New Lead Role

Daren A. Herbert To Play New Lead Role

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert is getting set to play the lead role in “Welcome Back To Harlem: A Hellfighter’s Story” with Rooted Theatre in Vancouver, Canada, with the theatre turning to the online community for help in funding the production. According to the theatre’s promotional material, “Welcome Back To Harlem: A Hellfighter’s... Read more of this article

BSSF Drama Scholarships For Vickers & Smith

BSSF Drama Scholarships For Vickers & Smith

The Bermuda Shakespeare Schools Festival [BSSF] will award two major scholarships to two outstanding drama students, with Rowan Vickers and Marcus Smith set to receive assistance to continue their studies. Every year BSSF, now in its seventh year of operation, invites applications for scholarship support from any student who has participated in one... Read more of this article

CedarBridge To Perform “A Raisin In The Sun”

CedarBridge To Perform “A Raisin In The Sun”

Following their ‘To Live is to Dance’ event to be held on Friday, May 9, CedarBridge Academy will follow up with a performance of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ on Saturday, May 10, 2014. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, May 10, the public can enjoy “Showcase 2,” featuring a GCSE Student Examination presentation of an... Read more of this article