This 4-7 December, celebrate Christmas Peace with the Marionettes

Where on earth has the time gone? Wasn’t it just the beginning of 2014? Now not only is 2015 ’round the corner…but it’s time for Christmas with the Marionettes 2014: Christmas Peace!

The curtain call at the Marionettes' "A Christmas Jubilee" in December, 2013. Photo: Butch & Allan Limchoy

The curtain call at the Marionettes’ “A Christmas Jubilee” in December, 2013. Photo: Butch & Allan Limchoy

Tickets

Early ticket bookings for this anticipated concert event have already started coming in, and there are special early bird discounts** on tickets for opening night and tickets for children and students if bought by Sunday 30th November! Here’s how you can book:

  • Pre-order today at orders@marionetteschorale.com, telling us whether you want open ($200) or reserved ($250) tickets, and if any eligible discounts** apply.
  • From Monday 24th November, you can get tickets at the Queen’s Hall Box Office (10am–6pm, Monday–Saturday, tel: 624-1284); from members; and continue to reserve by email or phone (790-1751 and orders@marionetteschorale.com)

**All tickets for opening night (Thursday December 4th) are 10% off, while children and students with valid ID receive 10% off tickets for all performances. [Continue reading...]

Who we are, what we do

Review: Do you hear the people sing? By Eden Shand

Marionettes Les Miserables One Day More

The Marionettes Chorale production of Les Miserables ended its run at Queen’s Hall last Sunday night to a deservedly standing ovation, in recognition of the superb handling of an outstanding theatrical property. It is outstanding, not so much because of the storyline of Victor Hugo’s novel about the struggle of the French post-revolutionary rebellious youth [...]

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Review: “Les Misérables” makes its debut at Queen’s Hall (Trinidad Express)

Enjolras at the Barricades in the Marionettes Chorale's production of "Les Misérables" at Queen's Hall. Photo courtesy Maria Nunes.

Les Miserables is undisputedly one of the greatest novels of all times and its author Victor Hugo had said of it, “I don’t know whether it will be read by everyone, but it is meant for everyone. Social problems go beyond frontiers. Humankind’s wounds, those huge sores that litter the world, do not stop at [...]

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Q&A with director Caroline Taylor and some of the Les Mis team

Caroline and Gretta Taylor share exchange commentary during a "Les Misérables" rehearsal, while Joanne Mendes consults with the orchestra in the foreground.

Janine Charles-Farray of the Sunday Arts section of the Trinidad Guardian did a Q&A with director Caroline Taylor, musical director Gretta Taylor, and some members of the cast. A link to the final article is below.   Janine Charles-Farray: What was your first reaction when the decision was made to do Les Mis next? Caroline [...]

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Les Misérables is almost here!

Marionettes Les Miserables Flyer

We’ve created a special section of our website for our July 13–20 run of Les Misérables at Queen’s Hall! Click here to explore! It’s been a hectic few months as we get ready to stage the Caribbean premiere of Les Misérables. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI), the production features a lead [...]

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The BP Marionettes Youth Chorale & Children’s Choir present SHOWTIME II!

Marionettes Youth Chorale and Children's Choir Showtime 2

The stage is set to come alive as the BP Marionettes Youth Chorale and Children’s Choir present SHOWTIME II, carded for Friday May 23 at the Auditorium, St. Dominic’s Pastoral Centre, St. Finbar’s Church, Diego Martin, starting at 7.30pm. A sequel to the first SHOWTIME — which featured a three-year-old Youth Chorale in 1998 — [...]

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Season’s greetings, and A Christmas Jubilee on TV & Online!

The curtain call at the Marionettes' "A Christmas Jubilee" in December, 2013. Photo: Butch & Allan Limchoy

It feels like just the other day we were premiering our sold-out run of A Christmas Jubilee at Queen’s Hall! For those who missed it or would like to enjoy the concert all over again, we’re pleased to announce that it will be on television (and online via livestream) this week! TV & Livestream Schedule [...]

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