The Tony Award winning play ‘Closer’ premieres in Lagos [DETAILS]

by Oge Okonkwo


CLOSER the Tony award winning play written by Patrick Marber premiers on stage for the very first time in Lagos.

CLOSER is bold and witty with a central theme on the “TRUTH”. It focuses on politics of four people trading partners and how they navigate their relationships in the modern world which sets up an interesting drama full of emotional highs and lows. This Play will be directed by one of Nigeria’s finest Director, Najite Dede

These characters are brought artfully to life by the brilliant cast, Bikiya Graham-Douglas, Kalu Ikeagwu, Eku Edewor and Ochuko Oke.

I feel challenged but also feel privileged, this play is out of my comfort zone’Ochuko Oke

‘It’s like a renaissance to me. Like I’m going back into myself to discover. I’m working with a great team that I now call family’Kalu

‘To be honest I’m a little nervous. I play a controversial character. I mean she is a stripper! So I think people are going to be really surprised’Eku

‘I’m intrigued, excited and expectant’ says, renowned director Najite Dede and we should be too

This event will premiere on the 27th of December and the 28th December 2013 at the Ball room Intercontinental Hotel Victoria Island. Tickets are available at Terra culture, Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island. You can also buy online at  and


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