Theatre Guild reprieves 60s role of nurturing dramatic talent
The Theatre Guild of Guyana has a history of functioning as a nursery for the production of new theatre talent. It functioned in this way through the 1960s when it was the training ground for several of the country’s leading actors, dramatists and playwrights.
Such dramatists as Frank Pilgrim, Sheik Sadeek and Francis Farrier emerged to set in train the rise of local plays and the explosion of local theatre that was to materialise 20 years later. That training ground at the Playhouse in Kingston …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.