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DramaHappening on the Edge 2011

  On Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at 7:30 p.m., V Day Kingston will present a one-night only benefit performance of Eve Ensler’s award winning play The Vagina Monologues at Theatre Place, 8 Haining Road. This was the first of two events for V-DAY KINGSTON 2011. Organizer/Director Fabian Thomas spearheads a

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DramaHappening on the Edge 2011

Sankofa Arts & Facilitation’s first production for 2011 will take the form of an original and provocative experimental performance piece called TAPESTRY. This looks like it’s going to be an amazing theatrical performance and well worth checking out!! TAPESTRY’s World Premiere will be on February 27th as part of the

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Debra Ehrhardt’s one woman play “Jamaica Farewell” returns to Jamaica November 10 to 28. Jamaica Farewell was written and is being performed  by Jamaican actress / writer Debra Ehrhardt  and is well worth seeing if you missed its first run. The plot centers around Debra’s experience of Jamaica in the 70’s

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The University Players presents Molière’s hilarious comedy Tartuffe, which opened October 8 for a limited run of 9 performances only at the Philip Sherlock Centre, UWI. This promises to be an excellent production and features a star studded cast of first rate Jamaican actors including Alwyn Scott, Munair Zacca, and

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YardEdge: How would you describe your work? Debra: My stories are inspired from my Jamaican background, and the totality of my life experiences. So you can say it’s a mixture of: heart, drama and a lot of comedic moments. YardEdge: When did you first realize that you wanted to become an actress

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“JAMAICA FAREWELL” opens in Kingston tomorrow night. This one woman play was written and is being performed  by Jamaican actress / writer Debra Ehrhardt (it’s also  to be made into a movie by Tom Hanks). I’ve seen this play and it’s well worth checking out!  It’s the story of one

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YardEdge welcomes guest blogger Ian Ferguson who talks to actress, singer, dancer Sharon Ferguson about her work and life in Hollywood… It is a fast paced life in Hollywood and with the ever changing creative direction of the entertainment industry, it’s nice to know that we have many talented Jamaicans

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The award-winning University Players present their first production for 2010 at the Philip Sherlock Centre, UWI. After last year’s acclaimed staging of A. R. Gurney’s ‘Love Letters’ and Trevor Rhone’s ‘Two Can Play’, the Players turn their attention to the world of work and office life, with Barbara Gloudon’s hilarious

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Sankofa Arts & Facilitation will present its first production for 2010 at the Dennis Scott Studio Theatre, Jamaica School of Drama from January 21 to February 7 for seven performances. Part proceeds from the opening night performance will be donated to the Jamaica Red Cross’ Haitian Earthquake Relief Initiative.

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YardEdge talks to Jamaican writer and poet, Pamela Mordecai about her work and upcoming play, El Numero Uno which opens in Toronto on January 31. The play was directed by ahdri zhina mandiela, a Jamaican born, Toronto based dub poet and theatre producer. YE: Why are you a writer? Pamela:

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