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Graham-Douglas to perform wait at Cape Town fringe festival


Bikiya Graham-Douglas,

Bikiya Graham-Douglas,

Nigerian award-winning actress, Miss Bikiya Graham-Douglas, has been selected among Africa’s biggest and talented theatre actors to perform at the Cape Town Fringe Festival 2016, which will take place from September 22 through October 18, 2016. 
She will perform Wait, a performance piece written by Dipo Agboluaje, directed by Kenneth Uphopho and produced by Graham-Douglas’ Beeta Universal Arts Foundation.

This critically acclaimed piece made its debut at the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, as part of Africa Day Conference 2015 and also showcased at the British Council Lagos Theatre Festival 2016 to a rousing audience. The performance highlights the strength of the African woman as she challenges a system that forces her into early marriage and tries to deny her education because she is a woman.

Showing at Cape Town City Hall Auditorium, Darling St, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa on September 22, 24 and 27 (17:00), September 23, 25 (19:00) and September 28 (21:00). Ford Foundation is supporting BUAF to participate at this event.

Graham-Douglas has successfully starred in and produced a number stage shows alongside starring in movies such as For Colored Girls, Surulere, Flower Girl, The Vagina Monologues, Iya-Ile, Lunch Time Heroes, Shuga, Season 6 of Jenifa’s Diaries amongst others. She will be at the Theatre Festival in South Africa to represent Nigeria.

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