Labor Day Comedy! Oliver Samuels Dollyhouse Comes To South Florida!!

Oliver Samuels
Oliver Samuels

FT. LAUDERDALE – Award winning actor and comedian Oliver Samuels will be celebrating his sixty-fifth birthday this year with a series of exciting events.  One of the events is a tour of the United States, United Kingdom and the Caribbean in which he will be performing his hit play, Dollyhouse.

On August 30th and 31st, 2014 Dollyhouse comes to South Florida:

Aug 30 Sat 5pm & 8pm
The Susan B Katz Performing Arts Theater
(NE Corner of Sheridan/Dykes)
River of Grass Arts Park
17195 Sheridan Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33331

Aug 31 Sun 5pm & 8pm
Coral Springs High School Theatre
7201 W. Sample Road
Coral Springs, FL 33065

Dollyhouse is a comedic portrayal of the happenings in a multi-dwelling structure, known as a tenement yard in Jamaica.  It integrates a host of topics such as politics, power and betrayal in a humorous way that is sure to leave you in stitches.  The play features a star-studded cast of some of the best actors and actresses in Caribbean theatre.  With the likes of Audrey Reid, Ruth Ho Shing and Dennis Titus under the direction of Douglas Prout it is entertainment at its best, and reviews of the play echo this sentiment.

Celebrated Jamaican actor, comedian, director and producer; Oliver Samuels has gained international recognition! His outstanding contribution in theatre has earned him the national honour of the Order of Distinction. He is often referred to as Jamaica’s king of comedy and his achievements have earned him the right to be referred to as an ambassador for Jamaica.

Ruth HoSingh
Ruth Ho Singh

Ruth Ho Shing is among the talented cast members of Dollyhouse. She has performed in Little Theatre Movement pantomimes and several other productions which include ‘Flatmate’, ‘Couples’, ‘Feminine Justice’, ‘What The Hell is Happening To Us dear?’, ‘A Gift For Mom’, ‘Uptown Bangarang’, ‘Which Way Is Out?’, ‘For Better or Worse’ and many more. Her performance in ‘Against His Will’ earned her the 2001 Actor Boy Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role. Come see her in Dollyhouse.” “P.S. She’s an Alpha Alumna. Alpha ladies come out and show your support for Ruth”

“The star-studded cast of Dollyhouse includes Audrey Reid who played the lead role in the 1997 movie hit

Audrey Reid
Audrey Reid

Dancehall Queen. Audrey Reid has been in a host of other movies including Third World Cop, Almost Heaven, Obeah Wedding, Higglers, Some Like It Hot, Boy Blue, Irie Neighbour, Con Man, Scandal, Strength Of A Woman, It’s A Dancehall Ting and more…”

Dennis Titus
Dennis Titus

Dennis Titus has worked extensively in the United Kingdom and the United States in both theatre and television.  He gained great recognition for his role in Ginger Knight’s play ‘Higglers’ and as writer of the play ‘Coming to England.’  One of his greatest achievements and proudest moments was working alongside Denzel Washington in the ‘Mighty Quinn.’  He has appeared in Jamaican plays such as ‘Big Tree, Small Axe’ and ‘Boy Blue,’ among others.

Tickets are $39 in advance, $45 at the door and if available & $50 premium seating and available at http://dollyhouse.caribtix.com/



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