The 29th edition of Guyana’s most popular annual satirical review, the GT&T Link Show opens on February 15 at the National Cultural Centre (NCC) and will continue until February 18 and on February 24 and 25.
According to a press release, this year’s cast is a combination of veteran actors and others who have been in the past 4 Link Shows. Director Ron Robinson has a mixed team of prominent and upcoming actors: Ajay Baksh, Sonia Yarde, Rajan Tiwari, Michael Ignatius, Simone Dowding, LaVonne George, Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett, Kijana Lewis, Sherry Ann Dyal, Tashandra Inniss, Nuriyyih Gerrard, Raymond Persaud, Sean Budnah, Mark Kaim, Mark Luke-Edwards, Randolph Critchlow, Nirmala Narine, Troy Parboo and Paul Budnah.
The Link Show, first staged in 1981, is an annual production, entertaining audiences throughout Guyana for the past three decades. In the past it has been performed in Toronto, New York, Washington and New Jersey.
There has never been a shortage of materials for this popular theatrical production as Guyana’s social and political climate along with political personalities from both the government and opposition, provide material for its scripts, the release said.
Patrons are advised to secure their tickets early as there is no guarantee that there will be other shows. Tickets cost $2,000, $1,500 and $1,000 and will be on sale at Ashmin’s, Giftland Office Max, Nigel’s Supermarket and the NCC.
Security will be provided for vehicles and patrons are asked to observe the NCC dress code.
Producer, Gem Madhoo-Nascimento is advising patrons to be there early as the show starts promptly at 20:00 hrs (8 pm).
The G&TT Link Show 29 is produced by GEMS Theatre Productions and The Theatre Company.