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Every play worth seeing in December 2015

Hallo folks, its the amazing month of December and we’re dubbing this one the #DecadentDecember on the Lagos stage circuit. Why? Well there’s more than a few interesting productions and what seems to be a budding appetite for Nigerian theatre. So, why not? Stage fun this month kicks off on the 4 & 5 December […]

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November 2015 in Lagos Theatre

To our regular readers and the patrons of Nigerian theatre in the month of October we say a BIG thank you!! Bode Asiyanbi’s Shattered at Terra Kulture in October was a resounding success on a number of levels, not just from the perspective of theatre attendance. #BreakTheSilence which was the theme of the Shattered stage play was actualised with […]

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Shattered: TheNakedConvos #breakthesilence Twitter Chat Part 2

Today’s sequel to a first twitter conversation moderated by blog and online community TheNakedConvos (TNC hereafter) which included another cast member from Bode Asiyanbi‘s Shattered stage play Bola Haastrup (@bolahaastrup on Twitter) can be found below and was constructed around this story. Enjoy the story and the twitter conversation around it but please #breakthesilence and get involved. Contribute […]

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Shattered: TheNakedConvos #breakthesilence Twitter Chat Part 1

October 10, 2015 marked the start of something special. Buoyed by the indomitable industry of TheNakedConvos – one of Nigeria’s foremost communities where frank conversations around adulthood, relationships and sexuality can be had – we began the march to #breakthesilence on sexual violence and rape. This was a collaboration unwittingly seeded by the original decision […]

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Theatre Alert: Bode Asiyanbi’s Shattered at Terra Kulture

#NigerianTheatre is experiencing a resurgence now and in no other month is this more evident than in October where there is a strong line-up of original plays celebrating Nigeria’s diversity, her history, her diversity and her coming-of-age. Bode Asiyanbi‘s Shattered which is one in Nigerian theatre’s OctoberFest, as we’re dubbing this month’s collection of stage […]

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#MeetTheCast: Interview with Shattered’s writer Bode Asiyanbi

  “I’ll paraphrase Hemingway. There is nothing to writing or the arts. All you do is sit down at a typewriter or workstation, and bleed.” – Bode Asiyanbi   October 2015 at TerraKulture is a pivotal month, as Theatre@Terra hosts an award-winning but also poignant stage play written by Bode Asiyanbi – Shattered. Shattered is […]

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Amazing August in Nigerian Theatre

August in #NigerianTheatre is a month on bountiful harvest. It features theatre production royalty as well as up and coming discoveries. From thought-provoking subjects like child-trafficking and the political landscape to a peek into the lives of Africa’s most populous city, August’s theatrical fare is anything but meagre. We’ve selected a few of the August […]

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British Council Lagos Theatre Festival – Playwriting Competition

Are you a playwright or dramatist? Do you write dramatic literature or drama to be performed by actors? To support young playwrights, the Lagos Theatre Festival 2016 is seeking submissions of scripts for the Festival. The topic of the play should reflect the experiences of young people living in Lagos today. Shortlisted plays will be selected by […]

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Madmen and Specialists at TerraKulture

Performing Arts Workshop and Studios (PAWS); a theatre production outfit, with outstanding performances such as Camwood on the Leaves, The Wives, Rubiewe, Shattered, and Death and the King’s Horseman, amongst others brings to the stage one of Soyinka’s most powerful dramatic statements titled ‘Madmen and Specialist’ to TerraKulture this July. Madmen & Specialists is set […]

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CapitalSquare Demo Day #5 Exhibitors

CapitalSquare’s Demo Day #5 on the 2nd June 2015 promises an interesting line-up of exhibitors. Afro: Initially called Afrocab, they’re a taxi booking service that is trying to play in an increasingly crowded space inhabited by Uber and EasyTaxi. Afro swears that their USP is that the pricing is driven by the customer. Soup to […]

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