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Basil Dawkins is to theater as Usain Bolt is to Track & Field

The Jamaican Observer pegged it just right! 

Master playwright got his groove back.

This play critic was talking about playwright & producer, Basil Dawkins’ latest work,

“Which Way is Out”.

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 Basil Dawkins

For those who may not be aware of the magnificent breadth and scope of his work, let me take a moment to share.

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Celebrating over 30 years in theater as actor, producer and multi award winning playwright his latest offering Which Way Is Out? Follows a long tradition of issue oriented plays rooted in the Jamaican experience which theater goers all over the world continue to find relevant current engaging and entertaining.

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His list of successfully written and produced plays include Flat mate, Parson and Mrs Jones, Couples, Champagne and Sky Juice, Same Song , Different Tune, / God Bless, Power Play, Toy Boy, Feminine Justice, What The Hell Is Happening To Us, Dear?, Forbidden, No Dirty Money, A Gift For Mom, No Disrespect, Hot Spot, Uptown Bangarang, Uptown Bangarang 2. 

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Basil has through the years served his community and his industry well. He has been President of The Jamaica Association of Dramatic Artists, he has served on the Government of Jamaica Advisory Board on Arts Culture and Entertainment, The Ward Theater Foundation and currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the CHASE fund set up by the government of Jamaica to fund projects in Arts and Culture.

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His plays have continued to be selected by amateur and professional theater groups for performances in Canada , USA , Great Britain and the West Indies . In his country he was recognized for his contribution to the development of theater when he was awarded the prestigious Musgrave Medal. He has been awarded Keys to several USA cities and for his works he has been awarded numerous Actor Boy Awards by the International Theater Institute – Jamaican Chapter, in the categories, for Best Script, Best Productions, Best Dramas, and Best Comedies

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This Saturday & Sunday, your opportunity to experience the cultural excellence of the Caribbean.

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We had the distinct privilege to share a few moments of conversation with Maylynne Walton one of the fine actress of his latest work.

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Maylynne Walton

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Maylynne studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and was awarded a scholarship to Emerson College in Boston . With 15 years of ballet and 10 years of professional theater in Jamaica , she also stars in Jamaica ‘s longest running soap opera, Royal Palm Estate, and has done 5 local films. Her nominated theater roles include Joey Clarke’s Making a Killing, David Heron’s 4Play and University Players’ After Mrs. Rochester. For Basil Dawkins’ Productions, Maylynne has played in Uptown Bangarang and Uptown Bangarang 2, making Which Way Is Out? her third outing with Basil Dawkins Productions.

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Get a sneak  peek of what this play offers

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What a special opportunity if you are in the DC metro region:

  • A cultural treat of the highest caliber.
  • The satisfaction of supporting a worthy cause – the eradication of polio.
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Here is how you can attend.

Call 540 370 0300 to get your tickets now

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This performance will lift your spirits and provide a belly full serving of laughter.

Now, do your friends a huge favor and pass the word about this spectacular. 

About the author

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I am an entrepreneur whose focus is on helping small businesses deploy internet marketing tools to leverage new customers and profits. I believe in the survival of the knitted, and thus champion those who are making a difference in our community.