Tag: theatre

Wilfred OkicheJuly 28, 2019

Theatre Review: Forget Game of Thrones, Jagagba is the real deal

The winning play of the second edition of the Bikiya Graham-Douglas run Beeta Universal Arts Foundation playwright competition was staged ...

Wilfred OkicheNovember 11, 2018

Theatre Review: Our Son the Minister is the story of all of us

In 2016, the Beeta Universal Arts Foundation, founded by Bikiya Graham-Douglas, launched the Beeta Playwright Competition to give a voice ...

SponsorJune 20, 2017

ITAN (The Story) is back!!!!

What happens when ‘TIME’ becomes human and pays a visit? Shocking revelations of the past and an insight into the ...

Rachel OgbuJune 15, 2017

Zimbabwean-British playwright, Zodwa Nyoni to release new play July 1

by Rachel Ogbu// Zimbabwean-British playwright Zodwa Nyoni has been hailed by the BBC for making her voice heard with her new play Ode ...

SponsorJune 6, 2017

The thrilling stage play ‘ÌTÀN The story’ produced by THESPIAN Family Theatre & Productions returns this June

ÌTÀN is set to host the biggest theatre production this June in Lagos and it promises to be the best show ...

EditorMarch 28, 2017

The Media Blog: Bolanle Austen-Peters just changed the game with the launch of the Terra Arena

93 Days was a landmark film for Nollywood. The tragedy of its tepid commercial (we’ll chalk this up to poor ...

EditorMarch 27, 2017

Theatre review: Moremi is a tale as old as time

by Wilfred Okiche Park Theatre, the weekly theatre initiative at Freedom Park, Lagos played host to Crown Troupe of Africa ...

SponsorMarch 24, 2017

THESPIAN Family Theatre & Productions in collaboration with National Theatre Presents: Beyond The Garb

BEYOND THE GARB written by Ayo Jaiyesimi and staged by THESPIAN Family Theatre & Productions, is a rich production of ...

RoqeebahMarch 5, 2017

Theatre review: Beauty lives within the thrilling, imperfect world of Iwa L’ewa

by Will Fred For the week long first edition of the Lagos Contemporary Dance Festival, dancer/choreographer Quddus Onikeku and his ...

Mazi EmekaJanuary 12, 2017

AbOriginal Theatre is back with ‘Fractures’ [DETAILS]

AbOriginal Theatre, the theatre arm of AbOriginal Productions, returns with its latest theatrical installment, Fractures. Following its 2010 success, Fractures ...

Mazi EmekaDecember 22, 2016

The thrilling stage play, ÌTÀN is back this December by popular demand [DETAILS]

ÌTÀN is set to host the biggest theatre production this Christmas and New Year in Lagos and it promises to be ...

Isime EseneNovember 19, 2016

Review: Joke Silva’s ‘Heartbeat: The Musical’ got me sold on theatre

by John Ogah Sitting in the theatre of the Muson Centre with the lights off and the powerful voice of ...

Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 4, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘The government needs to help anyway they can’ | Man calls for the revivial of the Nigerian theatre industry

The Nigerian theatre scene was once a vibrant industry and with the successes of Saro The Musical and Wakaa The Musical ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 30, 2014

@MichaelOrodare: Our lawmakers are actors in a theatre of absurdity

by Michael Orodare I must commend our honourable lawmakers at the House of Representatives led by the rebel Speaker, Aminu ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 28, 2014

@Toksero : Nigerian National Assembly: Theatre of the absurd (Y! FrontPage)

by Toks Ero On Thursday the 20th day of November, 2014, Nigerians and indeed the whole world were audiences to ...

SolaJuly 25, 2014

Yaw Naija presents Nedu & Ogbolor in one-of-a-kind stage play

… As superstar artistes and comedians gear up for performance   Yawnaija Entertainment, led by multi talented OAP, actor and ...

March 21, 2014

Chimamanda (of course), Ojoma Ochai, Lydia Idakula, Lala Akindoju & others! See the 10 most powerful people in Nigeria’s arts (and culture) scene – #YNaijaPowerList

by Isi Esene Nigeria’s art scene is thriving despite long-term neglect, and that’s a miracle. We present the 10 most ...

February 2, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: My skin colour makes things more complicated – Eku Edewor

by Wilfred Okiche Eku Edewor is bubbly and full of good cheer. Considered one of the most recognisable faces on ...

December 13, 2013

‘London Life Lagos Living’ is on stage again this December

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Earlier this year in June, theatre and art lovers were given a treat as Bobo Omotayo’s best-seller ...

October 8, 2013

SARO The Musical: 5 reasons we can’t wait for this (exciting) theatre production

by SK Johnson On the 25th, 26th and 27th of this month, the Grand Ballroom of Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island ...

August 24, 2013

Theatre review: ‘A husband’s wife’ is a satisfying take on a familiar play

by Wilfred Okiche It is difficult to describe ‘A husband’s wife’, the domestic drama by prolific writer and filmmaker Tyrone ...

June 18, 2013

On Don Jazzy, champagne bottles, and a culture of reaction

by Olalekan Olanrewaju Last weekend once again saw people leave their homes and traverse in droves to buildings where they ...

October 25, 2012

TICKER: That snake! You won’t believe how this guy stole credit cards

Between 2008 and 2010, Anthony Johnson spent his weekends slithering underneath movie theater seats and stealing credit cards from purses ...

October 5, 2012

Bomb explosion kills three in Taraba

by Isi Esene Up to three people were reported killed in an explosion which occurred at an outdoor relaxation spot ...

September 12, 2012

Introducing Nollywood’s power couple Joke Silva & Olu Jacobs’ Lufodo Academy

by Isi Esene Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA), a performing arts educational institution run by accomplished actors, Joke Silva ...

May 20, 2012

#ThisShouldConcernYou: 30 Nigerian theatre artists could win £3,000

Into theatre? Love to act? Write? Produce? Well, 30 Nigeria House, a part of the London 2012 games just might ...

May 16, 2012

‘Rubiewe’: The African ‘Beauty & The Beast’ on stage May 27, 29

Performing Arts and Workshop Studios (PAWS) in collaboration with The Knot Centre presents their new stage drama/musical, ‘Rubiewe’. Playing on May ...

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