Award Winning Jamaican Play, ‘For My Daughter’ heads to SoFlo
Sunshine Theatre Company proudly presents David Tulloch’s award winning play “For My Daughter.” David Tulloch is quickly becoming one of Jamaica’s top writer/directors and has won awards for his writing, acting, lighting design and composing musical scores. This production has already received 8 Thespy nominations and won 4 awards including ‘Outstanding Jamaican Play’ and ‘Outstanding Writer’.
The play will be shown at 8 p.m. September 23rd at SW Miami High School and September 24th at Miramar High School. September 25th will show the play at 7 p.m. at Coral Springs Center for the Arts.
“For My Daughter” also stars the legendary Leonie Forbes, recently out of retirement, Terri Salmon, Rosie Murray, Rushae Watson/ Ruschienne Deidrick and Akeem Mignott/David Tulloch.
The story surrounds the Parkins family who are living paycheck to paycheck. Molly Parkins matriarch of the family is a retired pharmacist who lives with her daughter Janet (Rosie Murray) and her granddaughter Melissa who is in school studying pharmacy. The relationship between Melissa and her mother is acrimonious at best as neither understand each other, but soon Melissa falls for her first real love, a young medical doctor Keith who shows her what it takes to open her heart as well as her mind.
Tickets for this event are available from selected Caribbean outlets, the Coral Springs box office or call Sunshine Theatre at 786-237-5493 for information, early bird and group discounts.
The show on Friday September 23rd will feature entertainer Keith Lynn, formerly of Byron Lee and the Dragonaire’s band. Part proceeds from this show will go towards Kiwanis Club of South Dade, Jamaica Association of Dade Educators (JADE) and Food for the Poor. Gate Prize for the shows include 3 day 2 night hotel stay and basket of grocery from Lady B of National Motor Club and Western Union/ Grace Foods respectively. Other Sponsors include Jamaica National Money Transfer Caribbean Today newspaper, National Weekly newspaper Attorney Georgia Robinson/ Reading Pays More and EVI of West Palm Beach.