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Jamaican Plays

A 'Rahtid' Funny Revue - Jamaica Fifty 2 Rahtid

Jamaica Fifty 2 Rahtid (l-r) Camille Wilson, Marlon Campbell, Deon Silvera

Jamaica Fifty 2 Rahtid, a comedic musical revue written by Aston Cooke and directed by Dahlia Harris, provides an interesting lens through which to view Jamaica during the nation’s commemoration of its fiftieth year of independence.

Mr and Mrs Blacke - More Style Than Substance

Keiran King (left) and Keisha Patterson (right) in Mr. and Mrs Blacke

Mr. and Mrs. Blacke written by Keiran King and produced by Eight Seven Six has more to offer in style than in substance. The play is ambitious and strives to be a telling commentary on Jamaica’s upper middle class.

Mr. And Mrs. Blacke - A drama in black and white

Keisha Patterson and Keiran King as Mr. and Mrs. Blacke
A huge part of a production is its style, the producer's director's and set designer's. combining their creativity to create the the world and enhance the meaning of the production. The relatively new production company Eight Seven Six has made style their calling card.

Stanley, Fay, Pularchie and P - a mix of history, drama and comedy

Fay (Sherando Ferril) and Stanley (Dennis Titus) in a loving moment

The revival of Gloria Lannaman’s drama Stanley, Fay, Pularchie and P opened at The Theatre Place, Haining Road, Kingston, on Friday, June 22, 2012.

Anancy Mines For Gold

Anancy Chaptaz

The last few years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of plays for children. Included in this batch is the Anancy Chaptaz series written and directed by Damion Radcliffe which he co-produces with the Independent Actors Movement.