Ibadan Playhouse must have observed man’s maddening activities, both at the local and international levels, when it performed One Chance at Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, Lagos, to tell the audience the pros and coins of their actions.
The Wives’ Revolt… Towards better women-oriented laws, practices
Women agitating for their rights to be heard, recognised and be given their dues in society resonated last Sunday in a play, titled, The Wives’ Revolt by JP Clark.
With Unveil, church offers panacea for troubled families
As domestic violence, child abuse and other social vices increase on a daily basis, religious bodies have been challenged to do more in terms of sensitisation and being good examples in the society to curb these endemic menaces.
Flowers Introspect … Metaphor for political perfidy
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.
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.