Suzanne Beadle has had much success as a teacher of drama and theatre, at Ardenne High School, leading the school in winning several top medals, awards and honours in the JCDC Festival of the Performing Arts Competition. On her own, she is an Actor Boy nominated director, producer, actress, singer and playwright and has also had her fair share of acting, playing roles in Dreamgirls, Jonkunnu Jamboree, Thicker Than Water and most recently in The Trial of Governor Eyre. She has taken her craft to the next level and stands proud as one of few female directors and playwrights making moves in the local theatre fraternity.
Her first independent commercial production, “70×7: the Real Truth” debuted last weekend in the Blue Room at the Phoenix Theatre and will have its final run with four shows this weekend, Friday, March 10 to Sunday, March 12. There will be two shows on Sunday at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the door, but persons are encouraged to reserve their ticket by calling (876) 430-3780.
. “After almost 20 years of training, developing, guiding and mentoring young thespians, I feel it is time to share my he(ART) and Soul. For me this is ministry. I want to do what I believe I am being called to do now in my life, share God’s message and to be able to be sustained by it.” Says an excited but still nervous Suzanne Beadle.
“70 x 7: The Real Truth” follows the journey of a Jamaican family towards forgiveness. When the Morgan family finds itself face to face with an unlikely villain, each member has to dig deep to forgive him, each other and themselves. It is written by Suzanne Beadle, directed by Mike Daley and stars Suzanne Beadle, Stephen-Rhae Johnson, Renae Williams, Kaleb D’Aguilar, Brian Maloney and Clayton McEwan.