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Herbert Wins Best Lead Performance In Play

Herbert Wins Best Lead Performance In Play

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert recently co-won the award for ‘Best Lead Performance In A Play’ for his portrayal of Lucius Jenkins in ‘Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train’ during a virtual Toronto Theatre Critics Awards ceremony. A NOW story said, “Actor Daren A. Herbert implored the theatre world to stay awake, and a teary-eyed Jully... Read more of this article

Herbert Receives Nominations In Two Plays

Herbert Receives Nominations In Two Plays

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert, who recently won for ‘leading performance in a play’ at the Toronto Theatre Critics Awards, has also received nominations for two plays in this year’s Dora Mavor Moore Awards. A NOW story said, “Two powerful shows chronicling the Black experience head up the nominations for this year’s Dora Mavor Moore... Read more of this article

Herbert Wins At Toronto Theatre Critics Awards

Herbert Wins At Toronto Theatre Critics Awards

Daren A. Herbert recently took ‘leading performance in a play’ honours at the Toronto Theatre Critics Awards, with the Bermudian actor winning for his portrayal of Lucius Jenkins in a play titled ‘Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train.’A report in The Globe And Mail said, “The Toronto 2019-2020 theatre season may have come to... Read more of this article

Herbert Stars In ‘Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train’

Herbert Stars In ‘Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train’

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert has received a positive review for his portrayal of Lucius Jenkins in a play titled “Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train”, a drama written by Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis currently running in Toronto, Canada. Soulpepper says of the play, “When justice locks you up, what sets you free? Gripping from... Read more of this article

Daren A. Herbert To Star In Trio Of Plays

Daren A. Herbert To Star In Trio Of Plays

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert will be headlining a major Toronto revival of a classic 1972 South African play often credited with bringing the day-to-day horrors of apartheid to the attention of worldwide audiences. Long based in Canada, Mr. Herbert will be appearing alongside Ghana-born actor and playwright Tawiah Ben M’Carthy in the forthcoming... 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

Daren A. Herbert To Star In Stratford Festival

Daren A. Herbert To Star In Stratford Festival

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert will star in the key role of lead character Harold Hill in ‘The Music Man’ at the upcoming Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario. A story in the Stratford Beacon Herald said, “The Stratford Festival revealed its casting for all 12 of next season’s productions early Tuesday morning, highlights from... Read more of this article

Daren A. Herbert Stars In Production Of ‘If/Then’

Daren A. Herbert Stars In Production Of ‘If/Then’

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert is currently starring in a production of Idina Menzel’s touring Broadway show “If/Then,” playing the role of Stephen in the winding tale of life’s potential. The play is based on a book by Brian Yorkey, directed by Michael Greif, and features music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey; it is... Read more of this article

Herbert Wins Best Actor Award In Toronto

Herbert Wins Best Actor Award In Toronto

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert has been honoured by the Toronto Theatre Critics Awards, winning the award for ‘Best Actor in a Musical’ for his role in The Wild Party, produced by Acting Up Stage Company with Obsidian Theatre. Mr. Herbert took on the role of Burrs in the production, a vaudeville performer who makes his living in blackface,... Read more of this article

Daren A. Herbert To Play Full Cast In Musical

Daren A. Herbert To Play Full Cast In Musical

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert is getting set to serve as the one-man cast in the musical “Stop the World – I Want to Get Off!,” in which he’ll play every role, including lead character Littlechap and the women in his life A story in BroadwayWorld.com says, “alk Is Free Theatre [TIFT] unveiled the vision for the last... Read more of this article

Actor Herbert Plays Historic Role In Production

Actor Herbert Plays Historic Role In Production

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert is getting set to take on the role of Burrs, a vaudeville performer who makes his living in blackface, in a Toronto-based production of the musical ‘The Wild Party’. The Toronto production is casting — for the first time, to anyone’s knowledge — a black actor in the role, according to a report in the... Read more of this article

Herbert Appears In ‘En Vogue’ Christmas Movie

Herbert Appears In ‘En Vogue’ Christmas Movie

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert is playing a character named “Vaughn” in a new holiday-themed film featuring musical group En Vogue, titled “An En Vogue Christmas.” The made-for-television film debuted last month, and is set to air on the Lifetime LMN network twice more before Christmas Day, including tonight at 9.00pm and... 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