Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, April 29th, 2016
Women have always played important and diverse roles in Jamaican theatre from the days of writer and producer Una Marson in the 1920s and ‘30s through to Greta Fowler co-founder of the Little Theatre Movement and on to director and co-founder of the Barn Theatre Yvonne Brewster.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, April 15th, 2016
In the School of Drama’s current interpretation of Euripedes’ The Bacchae, director Marvin George attempts to translate the greek tragedy to issues of relevance to the contemporary Caribbean. It is an attempt born of great intentions, both creative and cultural.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Franklin Halliburton’s musical, 1865 produced and performed by the University Singers, successful staged its coup and come out as the best production of 2015, at the end of Monday night’s Actor Boy Awards.
Yashika Graham | Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
Come April 4, when the curtains open on the 2015 Actor Boy Awards, the air will be full of anticipation, as some 20 productions contend for coveted prizes in 21 categories.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 20th, 2015
Seven Shades of Woman at the Philip Sherlock Centre in Kingston presented a deep pool of acting talent.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, November 29th, 2015
With few scholarship opportunities on hand in Jamaica, the road toward higher education in the arts can be a narrow one. Time and again young artists find the best way to pave the way is through their talent and those of friends and colleagues.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 30th, 2015
The homeless who ‘litter’ the streets of Kingston are often seen as little more than society’s flotsam cluttering our gullies and sidewalks. They are obstacles to be avoided and certainly not smelt.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
Relative new comer, at least to being a commercial theatre producer, Scarlette Beharie is bringing home the comedy Samson and Di Liar, starring Tony Hendriks and Ricky Rowe. The play will be a welcome addition to an unusually quiet summer.
Robyn Stephenson | Sunday, June 7th, 2015
Prolific is one word that comes to mind when describing Christopher McFarlane, veteran actor of stage and screen.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, May 31st, 2015
Patrick Brown’s romantic comedy Hurricane Honeymoon is blowing into the Little Theatre this weekend, where it will remain until at least mid-June.