African Renaissance Theatre in Collaboration with the Department Of Theatre Arts, University Of Abuja, Presents SLEEP SEF NA WAHALA in Gwagwalada

 

SSUNI PROMO.

The stage is set and the lights are blazing as African Renaissance Theatre (A.R.T) opens the university tour of Sleep Sef Na Wahala, a play written by Africa Ukoh and directed by Williams Obasi. A.R.T has teamed up with the Department Of Theatre Arts, University Of Abuja and an ensemble of ex-Unibuja theatre arts graduates to bring this production to the campus.

Venue: Open Air Theatre, Mini Campus, Unibuja and Faculty of Arts Auditorium, Permanent Site, Unibuja

Date:On 21st and 22nd June 12, 2016.

Time: 6:30PM, daily.

 ABOUT THE PLAY

Sleep sef na Wahala is a comedy about Amaechi, a half-employed-and-half-unemployed part time worker and full time slave.

After a soul-crushing 72 hour work shift, all Amaechi wants is sleep. Unfortunately for Amaechi, his landlady wants him. His neighbour also wants him. The police want him. Even the friendly neighbourhood preacher wants him. Amaechi just wants sleep. But does sleep want Amaechi?

Shortlisted for the 2009 Abuja Writers’ Forum competition, this hilarious play promises big laughs and great entertainment after the class’ wahala.

ABOUT THE PERFORMING COMPANY

African Renaissance Theatre (A.R.T) is an arts and culture organisation based primarily in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (F.C. T) of Nigeria. A.R.T is founded upon four EPIC values: Excellence, Professionalism, Innovation, and Creativity.

A.R.T aspires to bring our unique creativity to the expression of the African experience, using the all-embracing umbrella of the theatrical arts to inspire the contemporary evolution of African performance artistry.

This performance is supported by Elixir Entertainment, Gwagz Facts, VNT Media, Bluetooth Entertainment, Season 7 Restaurant.

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Silverbird Entertainment Centre, Royalhouse of Gold Productions and African Renaissance Theatre Present the Premier Production of SLEEP SEF NA WAHALA

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SLEEP SEF NA WAHALA written by Africa Ukoh, directed by Williams Obasi

The stage is set, the lights are blazing and RoyalHouse of Gold Production (RHoGP) is back with another remarkable play from its 2016 theatre season. RHoG has teamed up with African Renaissance Theatre (A.R.T.) to present the premier production of Sleep Sef Na Wahala, a play written by Africa Ukoh and directed by Williams Obasi.

Venue: The Silverbird Galleria, Abuja.

Date: On 13th, 14th and 15th of May, 2016.

Time: 6:PM, daily.

 ABOUT THE PLAY

Sleep sef na wahala is a comedy about Amaechi, a half-employed-and-half-unemployed part time worker and full time slave.

After a soul-crushing 72 hour work shift, all Amaechi wants is sleep. Unfortunately for Amaechi, his landlady wants him. His neighbour also wants him. The police want him. Even the friendly neighbourhood preacher wants him. Amaechi just wants sleep. But does sleep want Amaechi?

Shortlisted for the 2009 Abuja Writers’ Forum competition, this hilarious piece of theatre promises big laughs and great entertainment after the week’s wahala.

 ABOUT THE PERFORMING COMPANIES

Royalhouse of Gold Production is dedicated to delivering top quality theatrical content to Abuja as an alternative source of leisure and relaxation.

African Renaissance Theatre (A.R.T) is a new age arts movement whose vision is to see Abuja become the theatrical capital of Nigeria.

Both companies, in collaboration with Silverbird Entertainment Centre, are excited to offer an evening of fun and laughter to the FCT.

BAND AID returns every Sunday in November. Bigger and better!!

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Majmua Theatre is super excited to announce that Band Aid returns BIGGER AND BETTER to Theatre@TerraKulture all Sundays in November.

Dates : November 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th, 2015
Times: 3pm and 6pm
Tickets : Regular #3,000 and VIP #5,000

Written by Abiodun Kassim
Directed by Kenneth Uphopho (Saro the Musical & London Life Lagos Living)

Band Aid premiered in May, 2014 and recorded over large audiences and rave review in the media and on online, which prompted a repeat showing in December 12, 2014 at the MUSON.

Band Aid is the story of three Band mates – Femi , Flex, and Ton, connected by their love for music who meet and fall in love with Ivie who is also a music enthusiast.

They think she can help them conquer their fears and become successful. They think she has come to save them from themselves but she takes them on as a project to fill a void in her life. What happens when her demons emerge from the past she is trying to escape from? This is the conundrum at the heart of this funny, reflective and exhilarating play.

The play draws the audience in with good humour, AMAZING music and hits them with the truth they need to hear about chasing ones dreams and fighting ones fears.

Band Aid 2015 also features Toyin Oshinnaike who plays Sekere, Toju Akiya Ejoh who plays Ralph.

This production is a collaboration between Majmua Theatre, Live Theatre on Sunday and TerraKulture.

Majmua Theatre will also be showcasing short Excerpts from Bele and Abija

Bele (a collection of true pregnancy stories. From the rich poor and everyone in all facets of life. It is a majmua theater initiative and I am showcasing pieces from it as a preparation for the actual productions next year)

Abija ( a revolutionary story set in early nigeria. Totally fictional, it asks if the cancer of corruption will die with the older generation? )

Tickets to the show will start selling soon at TerraKulture,www.livetheatreonsunday.info, www.ariiyatickets.com, IN3k8 Media, LocusPromotions.com, Quintessence in Parkview and Lekki outlets, and Sharwama&Co.

Stand a chance to win a Virgin Atlantic return ticket to London

Call/text 07069771347 and email majmuatheatre@gmail.com for tickets and bulk purchases

Watch SHATTERED this Sunday at Terra Kulture

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Loveth, arrives at the home of her benefactor Uncle Dave to collect her school fees which was due. Little did she know that this day would be different than the others. Uncle Dave would extend his love for her a little too far …. This ‘Uncle” was friends with her late father and also married to her mother’s only friend….

Should she sacrifice her dreams of going to school or tell the truth and most probably ruin the relationship between the families?

PAW Studios brings you “Shattered” a Bode Asiyanbi’s BBC award winning play which first premiered on stage at the British Council Lagos Theatre Festival in 2013. This is a captivating story of deception, betrayal and pain starring Bola Haastrup, Ijeoma Aniebo,Bunmi Sogade, Patrick Diabuah, KelvinMary Ndukwe, Goodness Emmanuel and Martins Iwuagu . “Shattered” is directed by the critically acclaimed director of “London Life Lagos Living” and “Saro the Musical 1&2” Kenneth Uphopho and produced by Brenda Uphopho.

Shattered comes to you onstage at Terra Kulture all Sundays (4, 11, 18 & 25) in October at 3 & 6PM daily.

TICKETS 3000 NAIRA ONLY
CALL 08034448812

Catchup with behind-the-scenes footage of Shattered on youtube
▪ See more at: http://media.in3k8.com/blog/product/bode-asiyanbis-shattered-stageplay-at-terrakulture/#sthash.mIwIxozg.dpuf

Stage Play: OH HOW DEARLY I DETEST THEE

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When a tragedy happens and the family brings news of a long standing tradition, Ako realises that theirs really isn’t different from most marriages.
Can they redeem themselves in “a marriage based on hatred and mutual embarrassment”…?

Date: Tomorrow May 17th, 2015
Venue: Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage Str. VI
Time: 3pm and 6pm each day.
Tickets: N. 3000. Students: N. 1500. VIP: 5000
For bookings, call +234 810 733 7161

In the course of preparing for this play, the cast did a photo shoot to explore the various expressions of a troubled marriage. It was an emotional experience which they would love to share with audiences all over. People are encouraged to name each expression and give a befitting caption, using the hash tags #OHDIDT #SomeMarriageFaces and any others suitable.
OH HOW DEARLY I DETEST THEE features Omoye Uzams and London/Westend actor, Timi Charles-Fadipe in his first performance in Nigeria alongside theatre veteran, Toyin Oshinnaike and Olarotimi Fakunle. The play is directed by Toritseju Ejoh and produced by Thespian Muse.

DISCOUNTED TICKETS TO SEE HEAR WORD Starring Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Akintola, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett and a host of others

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DISCOUNTED TICKETS TO SEE “HEAR WORD”

“Hear Word” is a collection of skits based on the true life experiences of inequality among Nigerian women from different walks of life.

Delivered by award-winning actresses such as Joke Silva, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Akintola, Dakore Egbuson-Akande,Elvina Ibru, Ufuoma Mcdermott, Lala Akindoju, Zara Udofia-Ejoh, Omonor, Rita Edward, Odenike the Debbie Ohiri.
Directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa.

30% OFF Regular tickets ( #3500 )
&
25% OFF VIP Tickets ( #7500 )

Tickets Valid for Only ONE of the following shows.

Friday, May 1, 2015
07:00pm
Saturday, May 2, 2015
02:00pm OR 07:00pm Show
Venue: Agip Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos Island
Text or Whatsapp Zainab on 07069771347

Thespian Family Theatre Presents: Femi Osofisan’s THE MIDNIGHT HOTEL

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The Midnight Hotel written by Femi Osofisan and directed by Israel Eboh showing on 4th, 5th & 6th April 2015 at 3:30pm and 6:30pm @AGIP Hall, MUSON Centre.
 
Don’t miss these exciting productions!
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THESPIAN Family Theatre & Productions
“…building community, a stage at a time…”
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Roy Williams of KINGSTON 14 is Back with ANTIGONE at THEATRE ROYAL STRATFORD EAST, LONDON

Following the critical success of Kingston 14 at Theatre Royal Stratford East earlier this year, the BAFTA award-winning playwright Roy Williams is set to return with a thrilling and fast-paced new version of Sophocles’ Greek classic.

READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE: NATIONAL PRESS RELEASE – TRSE VF

About Antigone

When Creon refuses to bury the body of Antigone’s unruly brother, her anger quickly turns to defiance. Creon, in an attempt to retain control, condemns her to a torturous death – she’s to be buried alive.

BAFTA Award-winning playwright Roy Williams (Kingston 14, Sucker Punch) returns to Theatre Royal Stratford East with this thrilling and fast-paced new production, based on Sophocles’ acclaimed Greek classic.

Set within an urban, contemporary world, Antigone is a story of loyalty, truth, human nature and what happens when one person stands against the rules.

Book great seats from just £12.

‘A chilling and powerful piece’ – The Stage

 ‘Thrilling… direct, of the street, dangerous at times poetic’ – Big Issue

 ‘Mark Monero is absolutely exceptional ‘ – The Independent

Bethlehem comes to Lagos in Star-studded Stage Play – A TRUE CHRISTMAS STORY

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Have you ever wondered what the circumstances would be if Mary and Joseph were Nigerians?

What would have happened in their village when the news broke that she was expecting a child without being with a man? It will no doubt be a scandal.

A True Christmas Story gives an account of how Mary met Joseph, their respective social, economic and family situations, chronicling the events leading up to immaculate conceptions and the events that folded when pregnancy news broke.

The play is set in our contemporary African setting and exploring themes of love, commitment, devotion and communality.

Davidhouse Multimedia Limited promoters of the Live Theatre on Sunday have harnessed the scenario and will debut “A True Christmas Story” a hilarious musical play based on the Nativity story.

Starring : Seun Ajayi, Amarachukwu Onoh, Noble Igwe, Cool FM’s Mannie, Omoye Uzamere, Tomiwa Kukoyi, Ben Ogbeiwi, Nedu Ani of Wazobia FM, Kolawole Adewale, Morolayo Fakeye, Opeyemi Dada and Igos,

Directed by Abiodun Kassim
Poduced by Adenugba Oluwanishola.

Sunday, December 7, 2014
Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos.
Tickets are N5,000 for Regular Tickets, N15,000 for VIP
Tickets available online at NaijaTicketshop.com, LOCUS Promotion and Terra Kulture on Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island.

ATTA AND OTEH TEAM UP FOR PLAY PREMIERE AT TERRA KULTURE

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This November, playwright Sefi Atta and theatre director Patrick-Jude Oteh team up for the production of “Last Stand,” featuring the acclaimed Jos Repertory Theatre.

“Last Stand” is the first in a new series of modern Nigerian family dramas written by Atta, and the play is about a battle of wills between a dying general and his estranged heirs.

When General Mashood Balogun on his deathbed decides to leave his estate to his first son Rotimi, bypassing his daughters, he creates an uproar in his family. Rotimi, a medical doctor, refuses to step into his father’s shoes, and his father stands firm in his bid to make Rotimi his successor.

As the Balogun family conflict plays out, Rotimi in the end is forced to look after his dying father. But who will win the final face-off between father and son?

“Last Stand” premieres @
Terra Kulture
Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
3 p.m. and 6 p.m
Tickets are available at Terra Kulture and Quintessence.

Patrick-Jude Oteh is a trained theatre director and holds a Master of Theatre Arts and a Master of International Law and Diplomacy, with an emphasis on international economic law. He is the founding artistic director of the Jos Repertory Theatre as well as the festival producer of the annual Jos Festival of Theatre currently in its ninth season. He holds fellowships with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., the Brademas Center for the Study of Congress at New York University, and the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP).

Sefi Atta is the author of novels “Everything Good Will Come” (2005), “Swallow” (2010), “A Bit of Difference” (2013), and the short story collection “News From Home” (2010). Her radio plays have been broadcast by BBC Radio, and her stage plays have been produced internationally. Her recent stage credits include her one-act plays “The Naming Ceremony,” which was directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa and premiered at London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East in 2012, and “Hagel auf Zamfara,” which was directed by Nick Monu and finished its two-year run at Germany’s Theatre Krefeld in 2013