Theatre powerhouse, Whirlwind Entertainment, known for their longstanding relationship with comedy great, Oliver Samuels, are shaking things up this year with ’56 East Avenue.’ The brand new comedy features Oliver Samuels alongside a super star-studded cast: Volier ‘Maffy’ Johnson, Audrey Reid, Dennis Titus and Lakeisha Ellison.
56 East Avenue is the hilarious story of life in a ‘tenament yaad,’ it details the chronicles of a landlord trying to collect rent from delinquent tenants while at the same time creating a comfortable living space for the others. What is taking place down at 56 East Avenue? Floridians will find out, as after Labor Day Weekend the play packs its bags and moves up to Central Florida for shows in Tampa and Orlando on September 22 and 23 respectively.
Tickets can be purchased for all shows on www.jamaicanshoppingclub.com. Persons wanting to buy off line, should call 954-534-4852 to find out the nearest ticket outlet.
Popular Jamaican comedian Oliver Samuels will be taking his new play, 56 East Avenue, to the Horizons Event Hall (4990 Jimmy Carter Blvd.) in Norcross, Georgia, on Sunday September 30th. This play features a star studded lineup which includes: Maffi aka Volier Johnson, Dennis Titus, Audrey Ried and Lekeisha Ellis.
Persons may purchase early bird tickets HERE.
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.
With a star studded cast of: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer, Patton Oswalt, Steven Yeun, Terry Crews, David Cross, Danny Glover, Omari Hardwick, Marcella Bragio,Tom Woodruff Jr., Kate Berlant, Jermaine Fowler, Robert Longstreet and Teresa Navarro, Sorry To Bother You is one of the most anticipated films for 2018. It will hit theaters everywhere this weekend.
The Chi is an American drama series created by Lena Waithe about life in a particular neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. In this tough neighborhood, real dangers threaten daily to squelch dreams, and the simplest decisions can have life or death consequences.
The pilot was directed by Rick Famuyiwa. It premiered on Showtime on January 7, 2018. Executive producers are: Lena Waithe, Elwood Reid, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Famuyiwa and hip-hop star Common. Click here or on the image above to watch the premiere episode.
Mary J. Blige will be hitting the big screens this Fall. She is one of the stars of the new film, Mudbound, which will air on Netflix as well as in theaters on November 17th.
Mudbound is about a family that relocated to rural Mississippi only to find themselves trying to deal with numerous issues, including racism and a relative returning from World War II. The movie also stars Jason Mitchell and a host of other amazing actors.
Make sure you check it out!
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A new network, called GT (Great Things) TV, will begin broadcasting in Trinidad, Barbados, St. Lucia and Curacao via the Flow platform as of January 7, 2017. CEO and Director of Operations, Ancil Harris, has made it clear that they have full intentions to expand to all the Islands in the Caribbean, as the station will serve as a unifying platform that promotes West Indies culture, music and lifestyle.
Currently they are seeking content from Jamaican visual producers. Submissions can include anything, ranging from: animated series, music videos, soap operas, comedies to movies. Submissions should be made to their representative in Jamaica, MJE (www.mjent.net). For more information persons can Call, Text or WhatsApp 1.876.313.6319.
Ville Ventures, a Trinidad based film company that was designed to provide content for the growing local digital media industry, will launch its own network on Saturday January 7th, 2017.
The new network, which will be called GT TV, will broadcast in Trinidad, Barbados, St. Lucia and Curacao via the Flow platform. CEO and Director of Operations, Ancil Harris, has made it clear that they have full intentions to expand to all the Islands in the Caribbean, as the station will serve as a unifying platform that promotes West Indies culture, music and lifestyle.
There will be programs for all age group and demographic: animated series, music videos, soap operas, comedies, movies etc. GT TV also intends to serve as a training facility for young talent. They are committed to fostering and encouraging innovation and creativity among the youths from all over the globe.