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God of Carnage: A Great Cocktail of a Comedy

God of Carnage - Jean Paul Menou, Deanne Allgrove, Julene Robinson, Alwyn Scott

Staging a great play is pretty much like creating a good cocktail: it’s all about the right ingredients in the right proportion. Since re-introducing the University Players, Director Brian Heap has usually stuck with a great recipe, that has often produced delicious results.

Forty Years and Looking Forward: Brian Heap Celebrates with God of Carnage

Brian Heap celebrates 40 years in Jamaican theatre with God of Carnage

Dr. Brian Heap is about to shift gears in his career.

Blogs and Mirrors: A Flawed Reflection

Michael Holgate's Blogs and Mirrors

Michael Holgate’s musical Blogs and Mirrors, produced by the University Players is an almost fairytale, a modern day retelling of Snow White.  There is much that is smartly done about Blogs and Mirrors and the play is occasionally quite funny, displaying a good s

Light Shines from Departure in the Dark

Nadean Rawlins (Lilian) and Audley Green (Andrew) in Departure in the Dark

“Life is a dream and a promise.” This line, heavily coated in bitterness and loss and delivered by Lilian Martin toward the end of Departure in the Dark, captures the essence of the play.

UWI Players 'Depart' Into the Dark

Nadean Rawlins and Shanique Brown in Ginger Knight's Whiplash

Samuel Hillary’s classic Caribbean ‘Yard Play’ Departure in the Dark is returning home ... almost.