Is Sakina Deer the Right Girl at the Wrong Address?

Right Girl Wrong Address plays for 1 show only in Beltsville, Maryland

Sakina Deer

The story is set in the capital city of an Island washed by the Caribbean Sea and explores the ingrained societal prejudices faced by residents of the Inner-City, simply because of their place of residence, and some of the actions they employ to overcome considerable odds.

The writer takes us into the world of young inner-city product Charm(aine) and her struggles to provide for her family as the sole breadwinner. It is a world in which the mask of prejudice is removed to reveal some of the harsh realities of life in the ghetto, and the disdain of uptown towards their plight. Read more here

I finally got to see Right Girl Wrong Address it was worth the wait plus I got to share it with my family. It was just awesome we all laughed so has a message of resilience and beautiful love story. Go see it. —Deigo Owayne Hanson Schochmatic

Right Girl Wrong Address is the best play I have watched in a while. The storyline was great, it was hilarious, Sakina had me in stitches. It’s a must watch I would watch it again. Good job Center Stage keep it up.— Rasberrie Spence

Amazing show. Enjoyed every minute from start to finish!! Hilarious, true to life and a powerful overarching theme. The cast was on point with vocals as well!! Loved it!— Kerry-Ann Wilson

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 A look at Sakina Deer 

A sought after Jamaican stage actress, Sakina Deer, began her professional acting career in Musical Theatre with roles such as “Dorothy” in the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company’s The Wiz and  “Timoune” in their production of Once On This Island, after which she made her debut in commercial theatre with Basil Dawkins’ Productions.

Very soon after, her acting prowess landed her the role of “Cher” in the popular Jamaican Drama Diana, and since then, she has remained as a lead actress with Jamaica’s premiere theatre production company, Jambiz International, where she was awarded the International Theatre Institute’s coveted Actor Boy Award for her role in Patrick Brown’s “If There’s A Will, There’s A Wife” in 2013. Other memorable stage appearances under the Jambiz umbrella include “Ladies of The Night”, “Glass Slippaz”, Saving Alligator HighBaby ScamFunny Kind of Love, and Matey Chronicles.

Her current role as “Nicey” in Right Girl, Wrong Address earned her yet another Actor Boy nomination in the category of “Best Actress in a Supporting Role”

A fresh new face in film, Sakina starred in the 2016 Indie film Dope Fiend as “Isis” and the upcoming film Sprinter.

When not on stage or before the camera as an actress, Deer enjoys her place as Television Host for Television Jamaica’s popular morning programme Smile Jamaica, and is the “go to” person for hosting many a gala event, from awards ceremonies and graduations, to seminars, motivational talks, or the Jamaica Tourist Board’s booth at Reggae Sumfest.

Karl A. Haughton

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