Caribbean Theatre Network production stages “Ecstasy” this weekend
56 Views no discussions LocalNews Caribbean Theatre Network production stages “Ecstasy” this weekend by: – December 7, 2011 Dr. Alwin Bully. Photo credit: Celia Sorhaindo, FlickrAfter a two year break artistic director of the Caribbean Theatre Network production company Dr. Alwin Bully is back, this time with a controversial Jamaican play called Ecstasy. Ecstasy which was written for mature audiences and Rated R by acclaimed Jamaican playwright David Heron, explores the sensitive issues of class, colour and sex as people try to find their place in a Caribbean society whose value systems are often based on family background, home address, workplace and what car they drive. At a press conference on Wednesday Dr Bully explained that the play depicts elements of society which affects daily living and people’s relation with each other.“It is a play that which keeps people taking, it is controversial that it deals with subjects that people don’t like to talk about which are class, colour and sex and how these three elements as part of our lives affects how people behave towards each other,” he said.Dr. Bully explains in the story, how an uptown boy from Kingston’s upper class fell in love with a girl from the ghetto.He said the girl that he fell in love with worked as a dancer in a club named ecstasy.“The scene depicts the way people climb the social ladder and try to fight their way out of the ghetto and usually this is done by sex,” he said.Calypsonians Daryl Bobb, Marja “Lady Star” Jeffers and radio personality and entertainer Miguel Labadie forms part of the production cast.Parents are asked to keep children away from the play as the sexual contents will be strong, and only those above sixteen will be able to enter.Ecstasy will be staged at the Arawak House of Culture in Roseau on December 9th through 11th, 2011.Dominica Vibes News Share Share Share Tweet Sharing is caring!