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'Welcome to America Again'? Caribbean Musical gets Extended Run

The cast of Karl Williams' Welcome to America - A Caribbean Musical

With immigration as one of the hot-button topics currently gripping the United States, the debut of Karl William’s musical Welcome to America - A Caribbean Musical could not have been better timed. And that timing seems to be paying off.

Caribbean Secondary Schools Drama Festival for November

JYT performs Wi Love Wi Self at Schools Drama Fest 2013

Just under 100 students from 8 Caribbean countries will gather in Trinidad and Tobago to share their art and vie for glory on a single Caribbean stage. The occasion is the 9th biennial Caribbean Drama Schools Festival which will take place November 1-8, 2015. 

God of Carnage: A Great Cocktail of a Comedy

God of Carnage - Jean Paul Menou, Deanne Allgrove, Julene Robinson, Alwyn Scott

Staging a great play is pretty much like creating a good cocktail: it’s all about the right ingredients in the right proportion. Since re-introducing the University Players, Director Brian Heap has usually stuck with a great recipe, that has often produced delicious results.

Tallawah Drama Festival: A Beacon of Possibility for Caribbean Theatre

Maya Wilkinson's The Heist, Tallawah 2014

When the curtains came down on the 2014 edition of the tertiary drama festival Tallawah, Maya Wilkinson’s hilarious comedy The Heist had snatched up five of the trophies including that for Best Production.

Cathy Levy Returns to Theatre With 'Imagine"

Cathy Levy (second left) with past and present members of Little People

Cathy Levy is making her return to the theatre and she is bringing an army of puppets, dancers and designers with her.

Ruined Dubbed Best Production of 2012

(Photo courtesy of Michael Daley) Eugene Williams and Ris Anne Martin

Lyn Nottage's drama Ruined sashayed away with the top award of the 2012 Actor Boy Awards earning the statuette for Best Production.

JYT Claims Victory at Tallawah 2012

Belly Woman, earned Best Production at Tallwah 2012

They came... They acted... They won some awards. The Jamaica Youth Theatre (JYT) were amongst the most triumphant when the curtains closed on the 2012 Tallawah Festival, at its long-time home at the Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, UWI Mona.