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Jamaican Plays

When Three's Company: Camille Davis, Sakina Deer and Sharee Elise on Their Adventures in Theatre

The many roles of Sakina Deer, Sharee Elise and Camille Davis

In what seems to be an act of theatrical serendipity three of Jamaica’s most celebrated young actresses, Camille Davis, Sakina Deer and Sharee Elise all stepped on to the Jamaican commercial stage in 2004-2005.

Basil Dawkins' Hot Spot Joins Caribbean Writers Series

Playwright Basil Dawkins signs a copy of Hot Spot for director Yvonne Brewster

The prolific Basil Dawkins has joined the short list of published Jamaican playwrights.

Dahlia Harris' Ol' Fyah Stick: A Hilarious Romp!

Dahlia Harris' Ol' Fyah Stick

Dahlia Harris’ Ol’ Fyah Stick is a hilarious romantic comedy, with greater emphasis on the comedy than the romance.

Nesta's Rock: A Fun Case of Marley Lite

Melbourne Douglas leads the cast of Nesta's Rock

Almost 35 years since his passing and with the international spread of his influence, it isn’t surprising that Bob Marley has become the stuff of legend.

Jambiz International and Edna Manley College Vie for Top Actor Boy Award

Saving Alligator High receives 12 nominations including nods for the entire cast

Patrick Brown’s most recent comedy Saving Alligator High swept the 2014 Actor Boy Awards scooping up 13 nominations.

Country Duppy - Mildly Amusing

Sharuna Miller and Shantel Mullings in Aston Cooke's Country Duppy

There are ways in which The Fairfield Theatre’s production of Aston Cooke’s Country Duppy could be construed as a valiant effort.

Holgate Holds Fast to Culture

Michael Holgate: A man of many hats

Michael Holgate is a man of many hats.

Saving Alligator High - Seriously Hilarious!

Patrick Brown's Saving Alligator High - a seriously hilarious play

Patrick Brown’s Saving Alligator High, produced by Jambiz International, is seriously hilarious business. That is, it is serious and hilarious at the same time.

Divorce Papers: Decent Cast, Weak Script

Oliver Samuels and Ruth Ho Shing in Divorce Papers

When I was a child I loved Michigan and Smiley’s ‘Diseases’, and I would happily chant along that Jah should “lick” the transgressors with diseases for their wayward ways.

A Moment With Ricky Rowe and Emprezz Golding

Emprezz Golding and Ricky Rowe in Laff It Off

When Oliver Mair’s Laff It Off returned to the boards on Boxing Day 2014 (December 26) more than just a few sketches had been changed.

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