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Country Duppy & Jonkanoo Jamboree

Aston Cooke

Published October 27th 2014
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“Country Duppy and Jonkanoo Jamboree are two very amusing plays that revel in traditional Jamaican cultural forms and creatively explore their meeting with the modern world. Highly recommended for Caribbean students of English Literature and TheatreMore“Country Duppy and Jonkanoo Jamboree are two very amusing plays that revel in traditional Jamaican cultural forms and creatively explore their meeting with the modern world. Highly recommended for Caribbean students of English Literature and Theatre Arts”COUNTRY DUPPY“This is family entertainment.…informative, rib-tickling comedy” (Daily Gleaner)“Country Duppy is an outrageously hilarious slice of Jamaican life.” (Jamaica Observer)“…heavily informed by Jamaican folklore and traditional practices.” (Share News, Toronto)JONKANOO JAMBOREE“An allegorical exploration of class and race using the Jonkanoo as a trope for life as a masquerade”. (SUSUMBA)“There was understanding of stage craft, use of space and natural dialogue.” (Daily Gleaner)“Musical drama, part cautionary folktale marked by a sense of old-fashioned Jamaican storytelling and youthful angst.” (Tallawah Magazine)