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    “Home”- the play and its playwright Greg Anderson-Elysee

    The play “HOME” will makes it debut this Saturday as a part of the HOME SWEET HOME fundraiser event. “Home” is a play about a haitian born young man living in the US who his visited by his dead parents. They urge him to reconnect with his haitian roots but he is quite content with leaving everything connected to his Haitian past behind. This short play is packed with all of the emotional conflict that one expects from a family divided first by water and then by culture. It highlights the plight of  child migration, the subsequent assimilation into a new culture vs. alienation by it, as well as the…

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    HOME AGAIN-starring Tatyana Ali

    As we gear up for our HOME SWEET HOME fundraiser this coming Saturday Jan 11th, I came across another film  entitled “HOME AGAIN” and the idea resonated within me and I know it will for many. As MA’s Playhouse is currently exploring the idea of home and what that means to people who have come from the Caribbean, so too does HOME AGAIN delve into this complex concept. This film which was written by Jennifer Holness and directed by Sudz Sutherland follows the lives of three Caribbean born but foreign bred immigrants. They are suddenly deported from their respective foreign countries and taken back to the island of birth, Jamaica.…

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    New Year, New beginnings, home is on my mind, “Home Sweet Home” that is…

    Come out and see this beautiful film directed by Julian Oddman that celebrates home and the nostalgia that comes with it. Hear from people from Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, Dominica, Jamaica, Barbados, Grenada, Guyana and Puerto Rico. See yourself represented and connect with the warmth of the Caribbean. Check out www.masplayhouse.com for more info and for tics for Jan 11th

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    Home Sweet Home Fundraiser- Jan 11th 2014

    SAVE THE DATE!!! What do you miss about home? The food, the smells, the community… The film “Home Sweet Home” invites you take a journey with a few Caribbean immigrants from Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, Grenada, Guyana, Dominica, Puerto Rico, Barbados and Jamaica. The film explores the lives of a few of those who have made the journey from the Caribbean to “foreign” shores and the challenges inherent in making such a journey. MA’s Playhouse invites you to come celebrate with us. Experience a buffet style dinner infused with Caribbean music all around. Have your photo taken by Image Ready on our red carpet! Meet and network with the community.…

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    The Wind in the Dooryard Poem

    I didn’t want this poem to come from the torn mouth, I didn’t want this poem to come from his salt body, but I will tell you what he celebrated: He writes of the wall with spilling coralita from the rim of the rich garden and the clean dirt yard clean as the parlour table with a yellow tree an ackee, an almond a pomegranate in the clear vase of sunlight;

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    VERSES Occasioned by a Young Lady’s asking the Author, What was a Cure for Love?

    From me, my Dear, O seek not to receive What e’en deep-read Experience cannot give. We may, indeed, from the Physician’s skill Some Med’cine find to cure the body’s ill. But who e’er found the physic for the soul, Or made th’ affections bend to his controul? When thro’ the blaze of passion objects show How dark ‘s the shade! how bright the colours glow! All the rous’d soul with transport’s overcome, And the mind’s surly Monitor is dumb.