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AHMED YERIMA'S THE WIVES GOES ON STAGE


 
 
The Performing Arts and Workshop Studios are imploring all ardent lovers of quality stage plays to come watch a new master-piece. Titled 'The Wives' and written by Prof. Ahmed Yerima, the play which will be held at two time intervals i.e 3&6pm will be staged in all the sundays in November at Terra Culture, Lagos.

 
SYNOPSIS

The film tells the gripping story of One man, 3 wives Angela(Dada Omowunmi) Cecelia (Rhoda Albert) and Tobi(Nike Odetola), his sister Auntimi(Temitope Haastrup-Atitebi) and family. Before his demise, Chief Theophilus Gbadegeshin Olowookere a wealthy polygamist made a decree that his will must be read before his burial. While his sister and wives are still coming to terms with his death, his brother Baba Ajagbe (Patrick Diabuah), the head of the family seeks to prepare his corpse for the rite of passage to the land of his ancestors and as a requirement for the ritual, the first son of the deceased is to accompany him with praise chants of the family.

They all discover that the first son of the first wife is not the first son of the late Chief Olowookere. The first wife who feels there's a conspiracy to cheat her son of his inheritance makes efforts to stop them. The late Chief's lawyer informs the family of the change in the church funeral programme and to read the last will and Testament. Chief in his will bequeaths all his property to his first son. Ifa's quest reveals that Chief engaged his sister in an incestous relationship. Upon giving birth, she was told the child died at child birth meanwhile Chief took him away, took care of the child until he started working for him, the child is Barrister Solomon Akande - The Lawyer!


Fees:1500 for students wt I.D cards
3000 for adults
Ticket can be gotten at d venue or call
0803448812 for reservations.

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  1. I watched this play yesterday...
    Believe me, these guys are a bunch of talents...
    I didn't know such quality of drama still exists in Nigeria.
    Each expressed the nuances, intonations, mannerisms etc expected of his role...
    I sincerely encourage any lover of theater arts to spend some time watching these guys...
    I also pray that this company will remain a shining light for this country, regarding true Art.

    PAWS rocks!!!!!

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