Femi Elufowoju, jr directs a tribute to Uncle Rufus Orishayomi

26 Apr

A Farewell Celebration Tribute in honour of African Theatre Innovator & Practitioner Rufus Orishayomi 1 January 1947 – 18 February 2010.

An evening bringing together a wide family network of British based African artists, celebrities and friends sharing memorable anecdotes and amplifying the great artistry of Rufus Orishayomi’s work and influence. The memorial promises to feature two hours of dramatic performance readings, dance troupes, sketches, music and fascinating art displays from Rufus Orishayomi’s very own painting collection.

Confirmed Actors and Artistes performing at the evening include –
Ade Solanke, Adeola Badejo, Alan Springer, Alex Oma-Pius, Ayan De First & his Oduduwa Talking Drummers, Ayo-Dele Edwards, Ben Onwukwe, Bisi Adigun (Arambe), Bolaji Adeola Badejo, Cyril Nri, Ellen Thomas, Francis Angol, Golda John, ‘H’ Patten, Joy Elias Rilwan, Judith Palmer, Kadija George, Moji Bamtefa, Ndubuisi Anike, Omotolani Sarumi, OT Fagbenle, Peter Badejo, Tito Fagbenle, Usifu Jalloh & Wale Ojo, plus more artistes to be confirmed.

Produced and Directed by Femi Elufowoju, jr.

This is a charity event and all proceeds from this events will go to children of the celebrant.

Date: 23rd May 2010
Time: 7.00pm
Venue: Arcola Theatre, 27 Arcola St, London, E8 2DJ

http://www.arcolatheatre.com/index.php4?action=showtemplate&sid=411

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