‘Ada The Country’ Set To Hit The Stage

‘Ada The Country’ Set To Hit The Stage

BY LOIS EFFIONG

A stage play from the stable of Doyenne Circle, ‘Ada the Country’ is set to be staged, come January 2020 at MUSON Centre, Lagos.

The movie produced and directed by the multi-award winning producer cum actor, Kemi Lala Akindoju is centered on the survival of a young woman who lost everything she had in a fire outbreak, and her will to overcome crisis.

The stage play also centers on the predicament of an unfortunate woman, which attracted sympathy and support from other women, who rallied round her through the thick and thin in her life journey.

Describing the movie, Kemi Akindoju, hinted that the play is a story that celebrates the magic women can make when they come together.

He said: “Ada the Country is more than just a survival story of a woman but that of a situation where the institutions failed, but the womenfolk rose up, took ownership and did the work to build the world they desired.”

Akindoju, has featured in over 70 theatre productions and films around the world including MNET Africa’s ‘Tinsel’, Tunde Kelani’s ‘Dazzling Mirage’, Kunle Afolayan’s ‘The CEO’, among many others. He also formed part of the team that performed at the Theatre Royale Stratford East at the cultural Olympiad during the London Olympics in 2012.

Similarly, the writer, Titilope Sonuga, promises that the incredibly diverse cast of women who are bringing all of their talents to the table in this play, will offer the audience a special opportunity to see these actresses they know and love show off the depths of their talent and reveal the new sides to their gift.

Member of the cast include Kate Henshaw, Patience Ozokwor, Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola, Chigul, Lala Akindoju, Ade Laoye, Oludara Egerton-Shyngle, Oluchi Odii among other talented actors.


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