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 | Sunday, May 12th, 2013
Nomaddz is a dynamic, musical/performance group who commendably try to get beyond the ordinary with their performances. As they croon in ‘Mountain Lion’ they are cocky, but endearingly so, and their repertoire lends itself to the dramatic.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, May 9th, 2013
“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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, May 4th, 2013
Though Dancehall music and poetry are not the most common of bedfellows, it was the combination offered up at Rhyme and Lyme on Monday night. The first in the monthly series featured performances by Mel Cooke, Sabrena McDonald and rising DJ Darrio.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
Samuel Hillary’s classic Caribbean ‘Yard Play’ Departure in the Dark is returning home ... almost.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Cathy Levy is making her return to the theatre and she is bringing an army of puppets, dancers and designers with her.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, April 29th, 2013
Comedytainment returned to Red Bones the Blues Cafe for the April installment of the bi-monthly helping of comedy and a hodgepodge of other entertainment. This month it was a combination of comedy, magic and a smattering of music.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 21st, 2013
The Grogge Shoppe at Devon House, Kingston, is about to take a turn for the theatrical when The Independent Actor’s Movement (IAM) introduces a new monthly live show being dubbed Rhyme and Lyme. The show is promising a diverse combination of theatre, poetry and music.
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 | Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Lyn Nottage's drama Ruined sashayed away with the top award of the 2012 Actor Boy Awards earning the statuette for Best Production.