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LA Award Nod For Wanda Ray Willis’ Show

LA Award Nod For Wanda Ray Willis’ Show

Like the legendary performer she portrays in her one-woman show Dorothy Dandridge: The Final New Beginning, Bermudian actress Wanda Ray Willis can beguile an audience with just the hint of a smile. She captivates reviewers and awards panel judges just as effortlessly in the role, having just won nominations for Best Female Tribute Artist, Best Theatre... Read more of this article

Premiere Of Killing Carlisle By Owain Johnston

Premiere Of Killing Carlisle By Owain Johnston

Tickets for the ‘Killing Carlisle’ play by award winning playwright Owain Johnston will go on sale on September 8th. “Owain Johnston is a local playwright who has been a five-time winner of The BMDS Charitable Trust’s Famous for Fifteen Minutes’ Playwriting Festival,” BMDS said. “He has written his first full-length... Read more of this article

Auditions For BMDS Christmas Pantomime

Auditions For BMDS Christmas Pantomime

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who are the fairest actors/singers of them all? The Bermuda Musical & Dramatic Society hopes to find out the answer to this question when it holds auditions next month for its 2019 Christmas pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Auditions are being held at the BMDS’ Daylesford Theatre at the corner of Dundonald... Read more of this article

Artist, Costume Designer Randolph Dies At 96

Artist, Costume Designer Randolph Dies At 96

Artist and costume designer Emma Randolph, renowned for both her Bermuda paintings and her work on local theatrical and film productions, died in Spokane, Washington on Monday [Aug 19]. She was 96. American-born Mrs. Randolph moved to Bermuda with her family in 1957 when her husband was appointed head of civilian personnel at Kindley Air Force base,... Read more of this article

The Scotsman Praises Mary Prince Play

The Scotsman Praises Mary Prince Play

The Scotsman, Scotland’s national newspaper, has praised British actress Amantha Edmead for “bringing empathy and energy” to the role of Mary Prince in her new show about the Bermudian trailblazer now being staged in Edinburgh. Ms Edmead wrote and stars in Sold!, based on the life of the Bermudian abolitionist. The production premiered... Read more of this article

Bermudian Is Walking In Film Legend’s Shoes

Bermudian Is Walking In Film Legend’s Shoes

It was often said of Dorothy Dandridge that she wasn’t just a hard act to follow, but an impossible one. However a Bermudian actress/singer is doing her best to prove that conventional wisdom wrong. American theatre and film actress, singer and dancer Ms Dandridge [1922-1965] was a marquee name entertainer from the 1940s through the 1960s. Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

TROIKA Celebrates 10 Years With ‘Reflections’

TROIKA Celebrates 10 Years With ‘Reflections’

This month, TROIKA Bermuda will celebrate ten years of providing excellence in the arts for the youth of Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “To celebrate this milestone, TROIKA will be presenting their Work In Progress #7 entitled ‘Reflections’. This production will be a reflective journey featuring memorable performances from each of our productions... Read more of this article

Mary Prince Play In Scotland Gets Rave Review

Mary Prince Play In Scotland Gets Rave Review

A new play about Bermuda’s Mary Prince, written by and starring British actress Amantha Edmead, has opened to rave reviews in Edinburgh after premiering earlier this year in Oxford. Ms Edmead’s play about the Bermudian – whose autobiography has been credited with hastening the passage of Britain’s 1833 Slavery Abolition Act –... Read more of this article

Bermudian ‘Stealing The Show’ In London Play

Bermudian ‘Stealing The Show’ In London Play

Bermudian actress Julia Frith isn’t sure if this technically constitutes her West End debut, or if it’s actually her sophomore outing. But either way she’s back to her scene-stealing ways in the hit London stage show The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. She was cast in the British and Irish touring production of the play in 2018 as professional... Read more of this article

Christopher Returns To Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’

Christopher Returns To Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’

Bermudian actor Nicholas Christopher is returning to the cast of the Broadway production of Hamilton in the role of George Washington. A Broadway.com story said, “Multi-talented star Nicholas Christopher, formerly seen as George Washington in the Broadway production of Hamilton, returns to the Tony-winning production at the Richard Rodgers Theatre... Read more of this article

‘Loud Souls 2′ To Be Held This Weekend

‘Loud Souls 2′ To Be Held This Weekend

Noire Youth Theatre Company will be hosting ‘Loud Souls 2′ – a Youth Speak event featuring original monologues and poetry with music – on Friday, May 31 at 8.00pm and Saturday, June 1 at 6.00pm at the Black Box Theatre housed in the Ruth Seaton James Center for the Performing Arts at CedarBridge Academy. A spokesperson said, “Noire... Read more of this article

Noire Youth Theatre To Host ‘Loud Souls 2′

Noire Youth Theatre To Host ‘Loud Souls 2′

Noire Youth Theatre Company will be hosting Loud Souls 2 – a Youth Speak Event featuring original monologues and poetry with music – on Friday, May 31st at 8.00pm and Saturday, June 1st at 6.00pm. A spokesperson said, “On Friday May 31st and Saturday June 1st at 6 and 8 pm, Noire Youth Theatre Company, Registered Charity # 1002, will... Read more of this article

Daren A. Herbert In “The Brothers Size”

Daren A. Herbert In “The Brothers Size”

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert is currently playing the role of Ogun in a stage performance of the play The Brothers Size in Canada. The play is running from May 4 to May 26 at Soulpepper Theatre Co in Toronto, Ontario. The play’s synopsis says, “In the Deep South, music and ritual intertwine with Yoruba mythology, in this explosive story... Read more of this article