May 19, 2017 – 08:00pm to 11:00pm
General: $1000 | Student: $500
The Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts
The University Players will be remounting the successful and empowering musical theatre production based on the life and impact of Marcus Mosiah Garvey. The production, Garvey the Musical – Roots Reggae Rock will include drama, music and dance and is performed by the University Players with a mixed cast of the University of the West Indies students and alumni along with specially invited guest performers. The production is a musical theatre production that is part civics lesson on the life of National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey and part empowerment education for school youth as well as general audiences. As an edutainment production, it highlights some valuable lessons from a first class Jamaican philosopher in an entertaining production.
Garvey The Musical won two prestigious Theatre Awards – Actor Boy Awards (held in March of this year) – in the categories of Best Musical and Best Original Song. The production will run from May 12 – 28, 2017. Additional information can be obtained from the attached flyer. Below are some pictures from the production held in October of 2016.