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Riot Act - A Musical of Historic Proportions

Riot Act explores Tacky's act of revolution

Riot Act is the latest play written and directed by Michael Holgate. The musical was recently staged at the Philip Sherlock Centre by the University Players.

War Dung a Monkland! Symposium to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Morant Bay Rebellion

ACIJ Marks the 150th anniversary of the bloody Morant Bay Rebellion

This October will make 150 years since the blood-soaked Morant Bay Rebellion, which resulted in the slaughter of almost 800 black Jamaicans, of whom over 300 were executed.

The UWI Singers Dives into History With Opera on Morant Bay Rebellion

George William Gordon and Paul Bogle get the operatic treatment in 1865

Jamaican history is replete with the stories from which great operas can be made, whether they be tales of high romance, intrigue or heroism and the great tragedies that most often becomes heroes (possibly because we often don’t know they are heroic until we kill them).