Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Tarrell Alvin McCraney’s In the Red and Brown Water is a play built on myth and mysticism though not divorced from a contemporary reality. Its arrival on the Jamaican stage comes at the hands of Fabian Thomas (director) and Tribe Sankofa.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 10th, 2013
The fifth annual Jamaica Dance Umbrella closed to the sounds of Jonkunnu as the Ashe Company and Dance Theatre Xaymaca performed the opening suite of the 2012 musical Lift Up Jamaica.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
The Comedytainment event, a blend of standup comedy and entertainment took over Redbones the Blues Cafe, last Thursday, February 28, 2013.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Friday, March 1st, 2013
In celebration of their fifth anniversary, the Jamaica Dance Umbrella has brought a lot more events into its shade.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Since embarking on a programme of monthly Sunday openings, the National Gallery of Jamaica has steadily presented a diverse schedule inviting performances from across the arts.
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, February 3rd, 2013
After watching my second Ginger Knight play in just a few months, I’m growing increasingly fond of his skill with the pen.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, January 27th, 2013
I approached Two Can Play, currently running at The Pantry Playhouse, New Kingston, with more than a hint of trepidation. The radio advertising had promised over-acting and raunchy miss-direction.
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 | Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Glass Slippaz, the most recent production by Jambiz international is a restaging of their early 2000s hit, Cindy Relisha and the DJ Prince, one of their most hilarious and possibly most successful comedies to date.