Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, May 19th, 2013
One of Jamaica’s most celebrated folk heroes, Anancy, is joining forces with the country’s contemporary heroes, our athletes and musicians when Winners Circle, the third installment of the Anancy Chaptaz hits the stage.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, April 13th, 2013
The performance group Nomaddz is returning to their theatrical roots with the staging of their upcoming production Breadfruit is the New Bread, Baby. The show, which they have christened a “dubical” is slated to hit the stage in May and should be running throughout the month.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Apparently I’m very greedy. So when Eight by Ten 2013 ended, rather than being satisfied at having been served up a wonderful night of diverse theatre, I wanted more. It was a night bouyed by great writing, acting and direction and bite size pieces of daring, diverse, delightful theatre.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, January 20th, 2013
A look at corruption, especially political corruption, is a regular element of the Jamaican stage.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, January 14th, 2013
Veteran actor of the screen and stage Oliver Samuels delivered the inaugural Straight Talk at the Alpha Boys School, Kingston, last Friday morning (January 11). Samuels gave a short performance for the boys before launching into a motivational speech after which he fielded questions from s
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 2nd, 2012
While it isn’t quite true that sequels are never as good as the original, it is a good rule of thumb and DMH Production’s God’s Way2: Carlton’s Redemption is no exception. Whereas God’s Way (2011) was a refreshing exploration of contemporary Christianity,
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, November 9th, 2012
Jamaican comedy is most likely a bastard child, but should it claim a father, it probably would be laid at the feet of the iconic comic actor Ranny Williams.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, September 10th, 2012
It is only fitting that the launch for the autobiography of one of the Caribbean’s most stellar actresses take place in a theatre.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, June 21st, 2012
A Jamaican classic is returning to the boards this summer with the re-staging of Gloria Lannaman’s historical play Stanley, Fay, Pularchie and P.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, April 7th, 2012
Douglas Prout and Basil Dawkins have teamed up once again, and this time they have come very close to creating magic. Where Is My Father is an energetic gripping drama that is easily one of the must sees of this year’s theatre season.