OMO LONDON: “Stages of Independence”

13 Sep

A debate exploring the past, present, and future of Nigeria in British Theatre.

Date: Saturday, 25th September 2010
Time: 2.30pm – 6.30pm
Venue: Oval House theatre, 52-54 Kennington Oval, London, SE11 5SW
Price: £5
Information: www.ovalhouse.com
Book tickets here


“Stages of Independence”

–    Is there such a thing as Nigerian British Theatre? What is it, and what makes it unique?
–    How has Nigeria been represented onstage in the past, and how is it represented now?
–    Why is the Nigerian British experience currently better represented on British stages than Ghanaian British or Zimbabwean British experience?

These questions and more will be explored in a panel debate and audience discussion with Nigerian British playwrights, actors, directors, composers, and choreographers.

Panelists include: Mojisola Adebayo, Bola Agbaje, Dipo Agboluaje, Bode Lawal, Juwon Ogungbe, Osita Okagbue

SPECIAL PROMOTION – Debate/Dinner/Drama Ticket £20. Includes admission to Stages Of Independence, dinner in our cafe/bar and a ticket to the evening performance of Estate Walls by Arinze Kene, directed by Ché Walker.

Stages of Independence is a part of the OMO LONDON: Nigeria in British Playwriting Festival

‘Estate Walls’ by Arinze Kene – Watch the interview on Afrobuzz!

Don’t miss out! Book your tickets now : www.ovalhouse.com

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