Meet The Ghanaian Tyler Perry – Yussif Markstar From University Of Ghana


Yussif Markstar in one of his plays

In recent years theatre arts and drama has bounced back to the lime light, with the likes of Yussif Markstar the owner of Star Productions a very dynamic, passionate, creative and illustrious playwright. Yussif is committed to telling the African story in a contemporary style.

Yussif Markstar is a final year accounting undergrad at the University Of Ghana Business School. He started writing stories when he was very young to amuse his family and friends. With these immense supports he decided not to waste his uncommon talent away but rather use it to educate and entertain others. His first major impact was in high school, his alma mater Accra Academy and hence featured in many drama festivals in senior high school and continues to do what he loves doing best writing, directing and acting in many plays over the years, Ghanaian “Tyler Perry” in the making.

Star productions have a play slated for 14th February 2016, dubbed “A DAY LIKE VALENTINE” written and directed by Yussif Markstar, venue is the Dance Hall (School Of Performing Arts- University Of Ghana). The rate for the event is 8GHC for Singles and 15GHC for Double. Even though Star production is antagonized by financial challenges, Yussif stated emphatically that money is not his motivation “I get motivated anytime people watch my plays and are thrilled, the best moment of my life is when I show up on the stage and see my audiences filled with excitement”.


Yussif Markstar “Ghanaian Tyler Perry” and his Star Productions team promise nothing but a loveful event there would be two shows on that day at the same venue, the first show is at 5pm and the second show is at 7pm. Make it a point not to miss out on a day like valentine, save the date.




Level 300 Psychology student. Reporter/Producer at Radio Univers. University of Ghana

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