Matthew Mevayerho Umukoro is not an academic, who wears his calling like a cross. Neither is he a lecturer, who will glide through a crowd of students breathing down on them like a demi-god. He is one teacher who will rather concentrate on his work than make noise about himself. He is a simple, silent…
Strengthening creative sector through improved rights for artists, performers
The Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances officially entered into force on April 28, 2020, three months after the deposit of 30 instruments of ratification to the treaty by member states of the World Intellectual Property Organisation.
For fleet footed, dance on, heal the world
It was the late music legend, Michael Jackson, who said, “consciousness expresses itself through creation. This world we live in is the dance of the creator. Dancers come and go
In Talk N Do, group raises awareness on rule of law
The Rule of Law and Anti-corruption (RoLAC) group recently spotlighted these ills through a musical drama, titled: Talk N Do, to raise awareness on the rule of law and anti-corruption crusade in Nigeria.
SONTA, content developer seal N1b production deal
A creative content development firm and parent company of Campus Prowler – Plume and Partner Limited — has signed a production agreement with the Society of Nigerian Theatre Artists (SONTA).
Tunji Joseph's 'White Board Black Pieces' to stage at Lagos Theatre Festival 2020
Nigerian-British actor Olatunji Joseph is set to stage his play in Lagos, Nigeria. The 25-year-old actor who is currently in Nigeria to take part in the annual Lagos Theatre Festival, Nigeria's largest performing arts festival, will in his play explore what it means to be black in the white-dominated West. Titled Whiteboard, Black pieces: Race…
Double Review: ‘3 Sisters’ and ‘My Brilliant Friend’ at London’s National Theater
In transposing Chekhov's 3 Sisters from 1900s Russia to 1960’s Nigeria, poet and playwright Inua Ellams has given the much-performed play new resonance rarely seen on a London stage. And so the Prozorov siblings - Olga, Marsha, Irina and Andrey are now Lolo, Nne Chukwu, Udo and Dimgba - Igbo’s who have fled Lagos (at…
With Po, LiveTheatre interrogates leadership, national decay
Abhijit Naskar, one of the world’s most celebrated neuroscientists, author, and advocate of global harmony, in one of his books
Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens ends festive run
Emotions ran high late last Sunday night inside Terra Kulture’s Theatre Arena as the superbly performed Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens musical theatre show...