Written during his undergraduate days at the University of Ibadan, the play opens with three students - Bayo, Bateye and Jide – who tattled on Simbi, a student who was violated by three other students under a tree.
Park Theatre launches season of Wole Soyinka plays
July 13 is Prof. Wole Soyinka’s birthday. And to honour him, Park Theatre, the resident theatre platform for Freedom Park on Lagos Island, would perform three of his plays every weekend in July through August 27. King Baabu’s will have a command performance on July 26 at the same venue by Oxygen Koncepts.
Erdogan's Istanbul opera house plan sparks excitement, controversy
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.
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...
'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.
Play reflects on the girl child, wife inheritance
It must be noted that Johann Pestalozzi, the Swiss educationist, was not only addressing the Swiss, but the whole world, including Africans, when he said: ‘Man must search for what is right and let happiness come on its own.
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.
Osusu… Lessons in unity, statecraft
Peace and unity are some of the indispensable ingredients a nation needs for healthy growth and development. So that when the Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture Troupe recently presented Osusu....