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Tag Archives: theatre

  1. Gerard van Veen, author, probation officer, actor passed on at 88, by Lasana M. Sekou

    Gerardus Theodorus Benedictus Maria van Veen died peacefully in his sleep at St. Maarten Medical Center, Cay Hill. He was 88. Better known as Gerard van Veen or “Mr. van Veen,” and often as “Opa,” “Oom Gerard,” and “Uncle,” Gerard leaves his beloved wife Bernadine (St. Martin); his dearest sister Catherina “Tiny” van Veen and […]

    April 5, 2022CultureNo comments
  2. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley remembers the late Clairmonte Taitt

    Every so often, some shining light in our midst flickers out, and it is only then that we pause long enough to recognize the extent to which he or she illuminated the path we walked. Today, as I pause to pay tribute to Clairmonte Taitt at his passing, I cannot help but reflect on his […]

    June 10, 2021Culture, FeaturedNo comments

    If there are archives of Barbadian comedy, then Dy Browne must be prominent among those records – well known for historical portrayals of MacDonald Dunleavers better known as ‘King Dyall,’ or as the patriarchal Ernest Deighton Mottley (grandfather of the current PM) in a dramatisation composed by Sir Hilary Beckles… Now he’s doing a Live […]

    November 19, 2018Breaking News, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Earl Warner Memorial Lecture 31/10/2018 7:30 pm October 15, 2018Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Mustardseed Production Presents? “Duelling Voices” at the Daphne Joseph Hackett Theatre

    Mustardseed presents Duelling Voices, 20th & 21st January at the Daphne Joseph Hackett Theatre. Adapted by Mustardseed Youth Theatre Ensemble and directed by Luci Hammans. In the confines of an unsupervised classroom, with nothing to do, students play a confrontational game of dialogue, call, response and heated repartee. This develops into an intense exploration which […]

    January 13, 2018Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. The Unseen Letter, 1st book by Bahamian writer Glen Nairn published with HNP

    The Unseen Letter – A Play in Five Acts by Bahamian writer Glen C. Nairn was recently published in St Martin by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP), said Lasana M. Sekou, projects director of the indie press. With issues of love and desire at play, “Nairn presents change as a ritual of nature, sometimes in […]

    June 19, 2017BooksNo comments
  7. Contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream! (Screenwriter – Shakirah Bourne)

    Shakirah Bourne has been a contributor to this website and crator of a very fascinating tourism game plus scripted four films – Payday, Two Smart, Next Payday and A Caribbean Dream …. what’s next?

    March 5, 2017Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Barbadian actors Sonia Williams and Levi King will join an international cast of actors for the Caribbean premiere of “Carnival Medea – a bacchanal” in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Williams and King will play the roles of Nen/Mama Neza and Tan/Chantwelle in the production, to be presented by Lordstreet Theatre Company and Little Carib in […]

    January 9, 2017Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  9. FENCES (Denzel Washington, Viola Davis) – Movie directed by Denzel Washington

    An African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950’s and coming to terms with the events of his life.

    October 16, 2016Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. NOW YOU SEE ME 2 – Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman & Michael Caine

    THE FOUR HORSEMEN (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan) return for a second mind-bending adventure, elevating the limits of stage illusion to new heights and taking them around the globe. One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, the illusionists resurface for a comeback […]

    April 24, 2016Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments

    The highly anticipated “From Bussa to Barrow and Beyond” is currently at the height of its hectic rehearsal schedule with both cast and crew undergoing many nights of intense effort to ensure that the April 16th performance will never be forgotten. The historical piece, devised and directed by Sonia Williams, is set to take the […]

    April 7, 2016CultureNo comments

    This year’s four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare is not just an opportunity to commemorate one of the greatest playwrights of all time. It is a moment to celebrate the extraordinary ongoing influence of a man who – to borrow from his own description of Julius Caesar -“doth bestride the narrow world […]

    January 10, 2016CultureNo comments
  13. Barbados Museum looking to attract online guests

    The Barbados Museum is becoming 21st Century compliant and improving their website drastically. He explained how many of the rooms in reality will be viewable via the world wide web;- The Museum President added how in February there is another fundraiser as a prelude for the Walled Garden Theatre’s completion in August next year;-

    December 20, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  14. ‘Macbeth’ – Elizabeth Debicki, Marion Cotillard & Michael Fassbender

    Macbeth, a duke of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

    September 19, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. 2015 Youth Achieving Results (YAR) – A Dream Catcher for Barbadian Youth

    The opportunity to gaze on the horizon and watch one’s dreams and aspirations begin to blossom is sometimes all the motivation one needs. At least that must have been how the recent thirteen young graduates of the 2015 Youth Achieving Results (YAR) Programme felt as they proudly collected their certificates of completion. The evening’s celebrations […]

    July 2, 2015EventsNo comments
  16. Holy Namesakes, Batman… Rihanna can’t register her own name?

    As much as I disagree with most of Rihanna’s frequent shenanigans which (so far) seem to be diminishing as she gets older, I think DC’s lawsuit against her is utterly frivolous, good Gotham, they’re not even the same spelling? Here’s the NY Post’s PageSix website;- DC Entertainment, the company that owns Batman, has swooped down to […]

    May 20, 2015RihannaNo comments
  17. Thinking of doing a play? No ideas? Let NCF help…

    Hope to see you there…

    May 16, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. British Council Announces “Shakespeare Lives”

    The British Council announced Shakespeare Lives, an unprecedented global programme of events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s life on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016. Shakespeare Lives is an invitation to the world to join in the celebrations by participating in a unique online collaboration and experiencing the work of Shakespeare […]

    April 24, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments

    Fresh from participating at two of the most prestigious international Rugby Sevens tournaments in 2014 (the Hong Kong Sevens and the Commonwealth Games), the Barbados Rugby Football Union has set its sights on hosting the 2015 World Rugby Women’s Sevens World Series Qualifier tournament on August 29th-30th, 2015 at the historic Kensington Oval. The annual […]

    January 21, 2015RugbyNo comments
  20. “Anarchy,” Cymbeline adaptation (2015) – Ed Harris, Ethan Hawke, Dakota Johnson Movie HD Academy Award® nominees Ethan Hawke (Best Supporting Actor, Training Day, 2001) and Ed Harris (Best Actor, Pollock, 2000) lead a powerhouse cast including Milla Jovovich, John Leguizamo, Penn Badgley, Dakota Johnson, Anton Yelchin, with Bill Pullman, and Delroy Lindo in a gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker […]

    January 20, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments

    This what you’ve been waiting for, a look back at what was hot or not at Bajan Reporter in the previous 12 months. This is a Top 10 list with the another 10 plus certain other categories as Honourable Mentions… At the end of 2014, we showed you what was by far the top Meme […]

    January 7, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Frank Collymore Hall & the CBB wish Season’s Greetings! December 24, 2014Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. “Strange Magic” (2015) – George Lucas, Animated Movie HD: Inspired by William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night Dream”

    A fairy tale of goblins, fairies and imps meeting for the first time and the consequent confusions and conflicts the culture clash causes – featuring familiar & current tunes reinterpreted for the saga…

    November 30, 2014Books, Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Scenes from Spice and Vybz Kartel’s “Conjugal Visit” launch

    The launch of the Conjugal Visit video, which just took place at Triple Century, New Kingston, saw a full house of excited media and fans. The event which as hosted by Pretty Boy Floyd, also featured a myriad of other surprises. “We had a male and female come on stage and pretend to be Vybz […]

    November 10, 2014Featured, MusicNo comments
  25. ‘The Humbling’ – Al Pacino, Adaptation of Philip Roth novel

    An aged and addled actor has his world turned upside down after he embarks upon an affair with a lesbian, in this acidulous adaptation of the Philip Roth novel.

    October 26, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments