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Tituba, Cuthbertson’s Story of Witch Trials, At Cinnamon Bay Amphitheater April 14-16

 

Nathalie Bennett Stars in Cuthbertson’s Tituba

 

CINNAMON BAY — Tituba, the story of the Caribbean woman who was falsely accused of witchcraft igniting the Salem Witch Hunts of the 1700s, will be presented at the Cinnamon Bay Amphitheater from April form April14-16 at 7:30 p.m.

The critically-acclaimed play was written and directed by longtime Virgin Islands resident Clarence Cuthbertson and features Los Angeles based actress Nathalie Autumn Bennett as Tituba.  Admission to the play is free and the performance is being presented with the assistance of the Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park.

Tituba premiered in the Virgin Islands in 2002 and since then has toured widely throughout the Caribbean and on the West Coast of the United States. The play has been considered a “must see” by the San Francisco Examiner, and Ms. Bennett’s performance has been described as a ‘tour de force’.

To accommodate theatergoers the Friends of the National Park are providing free shuttle service from Cruz Bay to and from the play.