Book – DEMERARA GOLD – from solo play by Ingrid Griffith

Book – Demerara Gold – By Ingrid Griffith

Demerara GoldDEMERARA GOLD is a solo play in two acts by Ingrid Griffith. It is a coming-of-age-story of the unconquerable spirit of a seven-year old girl left in the clutches of her two grandmothers in the Caribbean after her parents suddenly get visas to the USA. Ingrid cherishes a ring of Demerara gold given to her as a token of her parents promise to return.
When she finally rejoins her parents in America five years later, she finds her father railing at “this blasted life”, her mother wrestling with her disappointments and a life burdened by a family secret. Ingrid Griffith tells her own story in this dramatic solo performance featuring no less than eighteen characters. She ably weaves her country’s history, her family’s story, and the experience of migration and assimilation into timeless theatre magic.

Price: $15.49 – Prints in 3-5 business days   More info and ORDER HERE

The Author:        
Ingrid Griffith has been touring/performing this solo-show throughout Guyana/the Caribbean, Canada, the UK and US for the past year and one half; and with our communities’ support plan to share DEMERARA GOLD with more and more audiences in the coming months.  It’s immersing, entertaining, inspiring theater… and the flavor is definitely Guyanese!
The show was recently reviewed in the New York Daily News. see the link below:

Caribbean-born actress creates one-woman play ‘Demerara Gold,’ a celebration of Guyanese diaspora

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/caribbean-born-actress-creates-play-demerara-gold-article-1.2567140

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Comments

  • Francis Quamina Farrier  On May 6, 2016 at 12:04 pm

    Ms Ingrid Griffith is a GREAT Guyanese talent. I saw Demerara Gold TWICE, and I plan to see it yet again whenever it comes to my neck of the woods. As a retired Director of Drama at the Ministry of Culture in Guyana, I highly recommend this one-character play – and the book – to everyone. Your “Uncle Francis” sends congratulations to you Ingrid. All the very best for continuing successes. Go for it girl!

    • Ingrid  On May 7, 2016 at 7:38 am

      Thank you so much for the support and wishes, “Uncle Francis”. Will keep you posted! Stay well… cheers!

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