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Mary Prince Play In UK Nominated For Awards

Mary Prince Play In UK Nominated For Awards

Sold — a play showing in England based on the life of Bermudian Mary Prince — has been nominated for two awards; the OffWestEnd Award Nomination: Lead Performance In A Play and OffWestEnd Award Nomination: Supporting Performance In A Play. The Park Theatre website said, “When one woman tells of her extraordinary journey to overcome the... Read more of this article

Roderick Ferguson’s ‘Man Overboard’ Show

Roderick Ferguson’s ‘Man Overboard’ Show

Bermudian Roderick Ferguson — who was involved in the court challenge about same sex marriage –  is getting set to present a show in New York City titled Man Overboard, offering a story of a “gay kid from Bermuda coming out in dramatic fashion, defining his own gay lifestyle, and eventually fighting a government in an LGBTQ rights... Read more of this article

Apply For Paul Maddern Theatre Scholarship

Apply For Paul Maddern Theatre Scholarship

Venture Theatre is offering the Paul Maddern Theatre Scholarship, which will be “awarded to one student who exhibits artistic promise, dedication to the craft, and the serious intention of pursuing an acting or theatre related undergraduate degree.” A spokesperson said, “Venture Theatre is pleased to announce the availability of The... Read more of this article

TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda has announced its 2021 programming, with some of the highly anticipated initiatives to commence this summer. A spokesperson said, “TROIKA Bermuda is thrilled to announce our 2021 programming. “For over ten years, TROIKA Bermuda has delivered a platform for providing excellence in the arts for the youth of Bermuda. Although... Read more of this article

Daren Herbert & Bermuda Flag On TV Show

Daren Herbert & Bermuda Flag On TV Show

Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert recently starred in an episode of Canadian sitcom Kim’s Convenience, playing the role of Kwami and giving his native Bermuda a nod on screen. The actor’s role places him in an office at times, where a Bermuda flag is featured prominently in the background, making for a unique island link on the Canadian show. Short... Read more of this article

Tsilala Brock To Take Part In ‘The Niceties’

Tsilala Brock To Take Part In ‘The Niceties’

Tsilala Brock is getting set to take part in a reading of a play titled The Niceties, a virtual presentation by Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse in which the characters debate “whether the legacy of slavery defines our past, and our present.” The live reading of The Niceties will take place on Wednesday [Oct 28] and will also be streamed... Read more of this article

Tsilala Brock To Host ‘Acting A Song’ Workshop

Tsilala Brock To Host ‘Acting A Song’ Workshop

Tsilala Brock will be conducting an online Acting A Song workshop online, which is designed to “explore the various ways they can make a song their own.” The Jammin With You website said, “Join Tsilala Brock, Alum of The Book of Mormon national tour, in a 2-week intensive for aspiring performers. “The Acting-A-Song intensive provides... Read more of this article

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

Hamilton Tour Taking Christopher To L.A.

Hamilton Tour Taking Christopher To L.A.

Bermudian actor Nicholas Christopher’s role in Hamilton as Aaron Burr will soon see him take the stage in Los Angeles as the production continues its North American tour. A story on Broadway Direct said, “The Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles has announced casting for their engagement of the Hamilton North American tour, which will... 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

Christopher To Take Part In Atlanta Festival

Christopher To Take Part In Atlanta Festival

Bermudian actor Nicholas Christopher is getting set to perform and take part in a panel dubbed ‘Pathways to Success’ at the iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta. The BroadwayWorld.com story said, “President & Producer of Disney Theatrical Productions Thomas Schumacher; Caissie Levy [Frozen on Broadway]; Nicholas Christopher... Read more of this article