Zingi – The Musical
Zingi tells the story of a young Jamaican girl who moves to New York to join her mother after living with her beloved grandparents after her mother migrated. At first, Zingi does well in school, winning awards in science and math which fuels her mother’s dream for her becoming a doctor.
Zingi however is increasing draw to dancing and the arts which puts her in conflict with her mother and her teachers. After a series of outbursts at school, the guidance teacher recommends that Zingi returns to Jamaica and spend the summer with her grandparents. Zingi returns and as she settles into the love and warmth of her Jamaican heritage, her grandmother reveals to her, her true purpose which is to tell the world the story of the history of Jamaican music.