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Tag Archives: stage

  1. Thinking of doing a play? No ideas? Let NCF help…

    Hope to see you there…

    May 16, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Cinema, Theatre & Pop Culture in 2013 for Barbados: how far and how crucial to economy?

    This year proved significant for Barbados in some positive ways and if paid the correct attention, can be a Way Fwd from the current fiscal morass we’re enduring… Culture in the form of Theatre, Cinema and the new venue of Cosplay can be serious avenues of Entrepreneurship which can teach our MP’s a thing or […]

    December 29, 2013Cinema, ReviewNo comments
  3. City Nights Brings All-Local Cast to Historic Bridgetown: Frank Collymore Hall amazes Guests

    ‘City Nights – The Concert‘ brought much-needed life into historic Bridgetown with two sold-out shows. The concert, with an all-local cast blazed at the Frank Collymore Hall earlier this month with headliners Arturo Tappin, Marisa Lindsay and Cici. There was also a showcase of award winning local art on display in the Grande Salle, Central […]

    October 10, 2013MusicNo comments
  4. Ewan MacGregor, Julia Roberts, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep… Let’s grab that Oscar, goddammit! “August: Osage County”

    Director: John Wells Starring: Meryl Streep, Dermot Mulroney, Julia Roberts

    September 19, 2013Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Premier of Nevis invites actress Cicely Tyson to share in the celebration of St. Kitts and Nevis’ 30th Anniversary of Independence

    Premier of Nevis Vance Amory extended congratulations to actress Cicely Tyson for winning an award for her lead role in a Broadway Play. Tyson for the first time in her illustrious career, won a Tony, American Theatre Wing’s highest honour, for her critically-acclaimed performance in the Broadway Play “Trip to Bountiful.” Premier Amory’s letter of […]

    June 15, 2013Culture, PoliticalNo comments
  6. “The Brightest Red – The Life and Death of I’Akobi Maloney” – FRESH MILK XI (Fresh Milk Residency programme) 30/05/2013

    On Thursday 30th May at 7:00 pm, local and international resident artists Matthew Kupakwashe Murrell, Marla Botterill and Conan Masterson will share works produced during the recent Fresh Milk Residency programme. Matthew presents a reading of an excerpt from “The Brightest Red – The Life and Death of I’Akobi Maloney” and Marla and Conan showcase their collaborative […]

    May 25, 2013Arts, Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments

    A number of local writers and playwrights got the opportunity of a lifetime when they sat in a workshop with now international playwright Katori Hall. Hall, the writer of “The Mountaintop” – a fictitious play showcasing the last night of Martin Luther King’s Jr’s life, was in Barbados, compliments the US Embassy, for the Caribbean […]

    May 1, 2013Culture, EducationNo comments
  8. Legendary British Composer donates $15,000 euros to Israel Lovell Foundation

    Andrew Lloyd Webber or Lord Webber, who really prefers to be called Andrew (much like Ser Richard Branson who prefers Richard alone as well), just donated a reward he received from Montblanc for his contribution to the Arts in UK. A visitor to Barbados for the past 10 years, it was suggested to donate the […]

    April 21, 2013Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Producer’s view from American play “The Mountaintop:” By Stephen Hall, last few days at Frank Collymore Hall

    Here, writer Stephen Hall asks the play’s producer, Melissa Simmonds, about her current play and her future plans. “The Mountaintop” is showing at the Frank Collymore Hall, with some tickets still available for this coming weekend – on the 18th,19th and 20th of April at 7.30pm. Interestingly, tickets can be purchased online and printed […]

    April 17, 2013Culture, ReviewNo comments

    A play that showcases Dr. Martin Luther King as the man as well as the icon opens at the Frank Collymore Hall on April 11th, 50 years following his symbolic ‘I have a Dream’ speech at the Lincoln Centre. The Gale Theatre of Barbados and London will mount this award winning play for its 2013 […]

    March 25, 2013Culture, Events3 comments
  11. Last Chance for Barbadians to See “A Monument for Moses” at Errol Barrow Centre this Heroes’ Month

    ****** The University of the West Indiesin collaboration with the Ministry of Culture Under the distinguished patronage of The Hon. David J. H. Thompson, Prime Minister Presents A Monument for Moses: A play depicting the politics of The Right Excellent Sir Grantley Adams Written by Hilary McD. Beckles Directed by C. M. Harclyde Walcott Errol […]

    April 21, 2009Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  12. “Pantomime” Author seeks to be first Caribbean National to be Oxford’s Professor of Poetry: Up against first female candidate

    My Aunt Diana is October-born like myself and so very into literary matters, she composes poetry and the like… She did not know that “Pantomime” is on here, in fact – tonight Sunday is the last Adult performance, and Monday’s matinee show for students at 1:00 pm is the absolute last call at Frank Collymore […]

    March 22, 2009Arts, Featured, NewsNo comments
  13. Arena: ArtsEtc’s. Linda Deane assesses Dramaworks’ revival of Derek Walcott’s Pantomime [Attn, PG-13: Language, Adult Situations]

    {NB – Credit due where credit deserved, my profound gratitude to Linda Deane of ArtsEtc for stepping in when my ankle could not, this is her view on the Pantomime gala at FCH last week; PLUS – All pix by William Cummins} IT was like being entertained by two matadors. Frank Collymore Hall was the […]

    March 18, 2009Arts, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  14. Revival of Derek Walcott’s retelling of Robinson Crusoe to launch with Gala at Frank Collmore Hall 13-3-09 (ATTN: NC-17, Adults Only)

    First performed in 1978 but ever timely and topical, Pantomime is Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott‘s hilarious and thought-provoking post-colonial masterpiece. Set on the island of Tobago in the gazebo of a crumbling hotel – paradise satirically poised on the edge of a cliff – the two castaway protagonists are Harry Trewe, a retired English actor […]

    March 2, 2009Culture, Entertainment2 comments
  15. Barbadian culture magazine takes indefinite hiatus – ArtsEtc plans to concentrate efforts online

    The magazine will now become a web-based entity as the founders prepare to concentrate on publishing books, anthologies specifically.

    February 23, 2009Books, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  16. The life of late Barbadian Premier Sir Grantley Adams dramatised by UWI-Cave Hill’s Chancellor

    Please note that the EBCCI Walcott-Warner ?Theatre has been closed to ?activities due to our annual Maintenance ?schedule.?? We will be resuming our activities very shortly, ?and you will be notified of our schedule ?very soon. Please see below our schedule of activities for the remainder of ?January 2009 and early February. *********** The University […]

    January 20, 2009Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  17. LOVE OVERBOARD – They got on the “Love Boat” and turned it into a “Shipwreck”! A Je’Caryous Johnson Production

    The S.S. Love & Happiness is the cruise ship known for making love connections and romantic dreams come true. But there may be no love left by the time this boat docks. Who?s on board? Our Captain, who seems more concerned with stalking women than steering the ship, a Married Couple hoping to re-discover the […]

    December 27, 2008EntertainmentNo comments