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…
The glitz, glamour of Ososo Carnival
Ososo community in Akoko-Edo Council of Edo State came alive recently, as it hosted the ninth edition of Ososo Cultural Carnival.
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...
Bringing authentic African theatre to Los Angeles
Some Sundays are unforgettable in the life of a pastor outside church events. Those Sundays include opportunities to participate in social events of peculiar nature.
Fela and His Queens return on stage, reloaded with legend’s activism
When Mrs. Bolanle Austin-Peters first had the idea of producing a musical theatre on Fela two years ago with her BAP Productions company, she was actually responding to the feminine impulse in her.
Group engages the stage in war against open defecation
The World Toilet Day was commemorated recently across the globe to create awareness on the health implications of open defecation and other forms of environmental pollution
A date with history as Olu Akengbuwa’s ghost visits Muson Centre
There is nothing as returning to your roots: It is always a perfect opportunity to learn your history and findout, which things were not properly done in the past.
Ada The Country, a woman’s survival story Berths at MUSON, Jan 2
Ada The Country, a musical from the stable of Doyenne Circle, will hit the stage of MUSON Centre, on January 2, 2020. Produced and directed by the multi-award winning producer cum actor, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Ada The Country is the survival story of a young woman ...