As announced in this morning’s press release African Renaissance Theatre & Entertainment will be lighting up theatre stages in Nigeria with the performance of a new play titled 54 Silhouettes this November and December.
We know you theatre lovers out there can’t wait! But while you do, you can catch a sneak peek of the performance by listening to the abridged radio version of the play produced by the BBC World service.
The city of Jos, J-town, get ready to host one of the most exciting theatre performances of the year in Nigeria: 54 Silhouettes, written and directed by Africa Ukoh.
The play tells the story of a Nigerian actor trying to make it big in Hollywood who finds himself at odds with the very same forces that would bring him success. In 2011 54 Silhouettes won the first runner up position in the BBC African Performance competition and in 2012 it was awarded the prestigious Stratford East/30 Nigeria House prize.