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Laugh Out Loud Hamlet!

Ladi Emeruwa and Naeem Hayal as Hamlet

“Di show a go slap weh!” calls Tom Lawrence in what was hopefully his best Jamaican accent.

Absent Friends: Amusing

Jean-Paul Menou and Shanique Brown in Absent Friends

Alan Ayckbourn’s Absent Friends is an open-ended statement about relationships.

Hamlet to Tread the Boards of the Little Theatre

Globe to Globe Hamlet: 205 countries in 2 years

The British conquered much of the globe armed with the bullet, the Bible and the Bard and to honour Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, Shakespeare’s Globe is taking Hamlet on the road to not merely show that all the world’s a stage, but to actually touch all of them, or at least one in eve

Laff It Off is Crammed With Laughter

Simone Cooper Clarke and Mark Martin in Laff it Off

Oliver Mair’s musical comedy revue Laff It Off is, in the main, made of pretty funny stuff.

NDTC 2014 Season of Dance: Of New Energies and Continuity

Kerry-Ann Henry and Mark Phinn in Arsenio Andrade's Dimensions

It is not coincidental that the National Dance Theatre Company’s season of dance straddles Jamaica’s celebration of independence, because although it’s not officially listed on the independence events, nationhood, and what it means to be Jamaican is a core part of stories elaborated b

Oliver Mair Returns with the Musical Revue Laff It Off

Writer and producer of Laff It Off, Oliver Mair

It’s been well over a decade, but writer producer Oliver Mair (Dis Ting, 1999 and Tek Dat Ting Mek Laugh, 2000), has dusted off his pen (or key board) and is returning to the Jamaican stage with a new play and he’s bringing with him a few of the ‘unus

Emerging Choreographers Take Centre Stage in NDTC's 52nd Season of Dance

National Dance Theatre Company 52nd Season of Dance

The National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) will once again take over the floor boards of the Little Theatre as the company stages its 52nd season of dance.

Her Last Cry: Sensitive, Serious With a Dash of Humour

Her Last Cry

Her Last Cry is the story of two women and an abusive man. It’s a story of pain, regret, and love (or what sometimes passes for it).

Jamaica Farewell: Tamara Thomas Bids Goodbye with Stolen From Africa

Tamara Thomas (photos by Sabriya Simon)

Tamara Thomas has had a circuitous route to a life of dance, but now, she sees it as her purpose. While loving dance since childhood, it was only much later in life, after attending Cornell University, that she began to seriously consider dance as her calling.

Colour Me: Vibrant and Inventive!

Quilt - Colour Me

If you haven't yet donated to Go Fund Me campaign to get The Quilt performing arts company to the 2014 Contacting the World Festival, it's about time you did!

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