On the buzzing Taksim Square of Istanbul, the focal point of the modern city, a giant disused building looms over visitors, its glass windows broken and a few tattered advertising banners flapping disconsolately in the breeze.
All for women as Hear Word stars celebrities in street theatre
It was a presentation of iOpenEye theatre group, and directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa. The street performance was held in Bariga, Yaba and Tafewa Balewa Square and had Bimbo Akintola, Elvina Ibru, Ufeoma McDermott, Rita Eward Debbie Ohiri...
Brother Jero goes on trial at Edidot College’s Art Day
Pupils of Edidot College, Badore, Lagos, showed uncommon talent at its yearly Art Day, with various performances such as music and more. But it the stage drama, The Trials of Brother Jero by Wole Soyinka, that took centre-stage.
Wat’s dis all about?... Raising the citizenry from despondency during recession
The Lagos Country Club and Ibadan Playhouse, in collaboration with OneSix Production, thrilled live theatre enthusiasts with another of its presentations, Wat’s Dis All About? Presented at the club’s amphitheatre, Ikeja, Lagos...
Exchange Faces, Chinese government partner on cultural promotion
An Abuja-based creative and cultural organisation, Exchange Faces, last weekend hosted the second edition of China/Nigeria Exchange programme. The cultural exchange show, performed with the support of Chinese Cultural Centre...
'Unstable' goes to theatre
Live theatre lovers would, on Saturday, June 24, be treated to the performance of a play, Unstable at MUSON Centre. It is written by Dickson Ekhaguere, the 2015 Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) award winner.
Team Nigeria in the race for World’s Theatre Marathon
While it awaits official confirmation of its world record attempt from the Guinness World Record team, Team Nigeria hopes to embark on several other art-related projects in its Art-4-Hope campaign across Nigeria.
National Theatre… We stayed too long on the dung heap
How do I approach this? Okay, let me first relay some of the rumour going around in the sector, then we shall attempt to make meaning out of them regarding some actions taken or non of it by authorities involved.
Palmwine Drinkard … A voyage to the supernatural
The Kegite Club has a common saying: ‘In the midst of happiness, lies brutal danger.’ This is normally said in the camaraderie to check members on the gyration ground and also as life’s lesson.
Maduekwe, Kannywood interact for better performance of film sector
According to Maduekwe, “The impact of this is huge particularly, on youth unemployment as the training is specifically designed to ensure that the participants are not only self-employed but also...