An unsuccessful writer turns a quiet birthday into a psychological bloodbath, uncovering the desires hidden inside his dysfunctional family.
William: I am a living testament to wasted human potential.
On the stage
Taboo was first presented at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, Kingston, Jamaica on 12 Jul 2013, under the direction of Eugene Williams, with the following cast:
Gina: I just wonder where all the excitement went.
John: I think it went into the kids.
In the media
“A spare, lacerating drama…”
Tyrone Reid, Tallawah
Marcia Rowe, The Jamaica Gleaner
“Poetic, dramatic, melancholy…”
Tomekha McCarthy, Artograph
John: You know what we need?
Gina: Group therapy?
John: The next best thing. Who wants wine?
John: Why don’t you get a real job and earn real money and sleep with your wife like a real man?