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Another Guyanese book published – by Francis Quamina Farrier

Another Guyanese book published – by Francis Quamina Farrier

“When the History of Guyana is Written”; we’ve heard that statement many, many times. However, we have to admit that every time a new book written by a Guyanese about Guyana is published, it is in fact, another page added to the rich History Book of Guyana.

The most recent published book by a Guyanese, is entitled “Mahaica Belle Rings”, by the well-known theatre personality and artist, Collette Jones-Chin, who is now based in the Caribbean island of Anguilla. The multi-talented Guyanese national who grew up at Mahaica on the East Coast of Demerara, is a true Caribbean woman, having lived in a number of Caribbean countries including St, Vincent and the Grenadines where she spent many years.   Continue reading

“The Tides of Susanberg”- By Francis Quamina Farrier … RETURNS


The play will be staged at the Theatre Guild on Friday 27th June, 2014 with a Matinee Performance beginning at 1pm. And on the 28th & 29th of June, evening performances beginning at 7pm.

The Play will be recreated and staged by Senoj Creations under the Directorship of Collette Jones – Chin. The cast are as Follows:

  • Mentore- Henry Rodney
  • Savitri – Natasha Azeez
  • June Winters – Charisma Jones – Chin
  • Mother Sobers – LaVonne George
  • Desmond Sobers- Keyon Heywood
  • Mrs. Wharton – Colleen Humphrey
  • Carol – Carlene Samuel & Loren Black
  • George Braithwaite- Waldron   and
  • Yayah –Collette Jones – Chin .

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Guyana National School of Theatre Arts and Drama opens

Guyana National School of Theatre Arts and Drama opens

Capitol News – 31 January 2013 –  It took a few decades after a National Dance School was established in Guyana, for a Drama School to come on stage, so to speak. At a very small and simple Ceremony, suitably called “Opening Act”, at the National Cultural Centre on Tuesday evening, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport unveiled the Logo and plans for the school to be known as the National School of Theatre Arts and Drama.    Continue reading

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