Ireke Onibudo by bluerange(f): am On Mar 05, Get the 5 classics by a all written in Yoruba. Call By the end of this year’s edition of the Chams Theatre series, which is featuring D.O. Fagunwa’s, Ireke Onibudo, theatre goers in. Ireke Onibudo, at the National Arts Theatre appraises the production against the background of the development of the stage performing art in.

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The cast of both adaptations were made from seasoned theatre professionals who proved their mettle by rendering a near-perfect performance. The fact that the translators, Professors Osofisan and Isola, as well as the artistic directors, Dr.

Kudos still to Chams Plc. Irkee believe thosevalues should prompt action in oursociety. It isalso a means of promoting our cultureand re-orienting Nigerians to the valuesthat we hold dear.

He returns to a heroic welcome and takes timeto enthral his fellow citizens with hair-raising ac-counts of his escapades. Therefore, Abuja and Akure residents can expect to also enjoy what Lagos and Ibadan theatre lovers had enjoyed by storming the Cyprian Ekwensi Centre for Arts and Culture, Abuja and Adegbemila Hall, Akure, when the performance train gets to their cities.

You can check CSS bookshop. Kola Oyewo, for the Yoruba adaption. Other criticspointed to his knowledgeof the Yoruba mind, hiscareful observation of themanners and mannerismsof his characters, and hisskill as a storyteller.

Akinwunmi Isola, playwright the English and Yoruba languages adaptation respectively; it is only imaginable that ohibudo, style, comic relief, suspense, folk song, costume, choreography, and other dramatic elements will make for separate savouring.

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It is also a means of promoting our culture and re-orientating Nigerians to the values that we hold dear. Osofisan and artistic director Dr. The craft endured a wilderness of dwindled public support, severe competition from local and foreign television and the local home video industry among other alternative media. Email Address never made public.


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The book was so famous that it was later turned into a stage play for all to enjoy. The author saw this tradition as oppressive and unjust. With him, we can also standup and announce that we are also partof the ancient heritage that first gavemeaning to humanity. Oshinaike exhibits great presence ire,e mind throughout and is the live-wire of this engaging theatrical package.

Ireeke an animal cast to embellish the narrative, the stage is set for spectacles of engaging folk theatre. Still, The Fabulous Adventures of a Sugarcane Man mirrors at large the curious trajectory of Nigerian theatre in the last four decades: He elicits the envy of the titularhead of the community.

Such was the intensity of leverage the Fagunwa’s works wielded. Who better to lead the expedition but the manof valour and courage Akaraogun? Enter the code in the box below: Tunde Awosanmi, for the English adaptation and Dr. The answer is not farfetched; we value ourselves at a distance. Andrew’s College, Oyo before becoming a teacher himself.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Yet, one can not fail to observe a growing love affair between Corporate Nigeria and the Nigerian stage. Dele, while in Nigeria spoke through his nose; it amazes than amuses my wife that oonibudo oga desires so much the feel of being a Nigerian with the spontaneity at which he infused Yoruba language in their phone conversations.

Beyond that, it was obvious he found relish in Yoruba proverbs and idiomatic expressions. You are commenting using your Twitter account. In part because of its novelty, in part because of the richness of language, in part because it treated familiar themes and because it relied heavily on folklores onivudo which people were familiar, Ogboju Ode was an instant success.

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In the end, non-Yoruba speaking audiences may either feel greatly enriched by word plays they hardly understand or grossly cheated of their deserved enjoyment. Irekf spatial limitations do not matter to Osofisan, whose enduring style is to extend the stage far beyond its allotted boundary into the audience. Taking advice In one scenario of his life, our hero falls from grace onjbudo grass and finds himself in a world where animals order him around and are responsible for if he stays alive or not.

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Rendering in theoriginal language enriches the texture, depth of mean-ing and eloquence. Daniel Fagunwa through his writing paints a world in which reality, supernatural and magical beings often cross one another while staying true to Yoruba customs and traditions by means of parables and touching on various paradigms on human nature. By the time, it got to the Ile Ife onSeptember 24, enthusiasm and interestwas at fever pitch. The event at the National Theatre ended with a dance drill which was topped by a significant question from the cast.

The narrators, a blend of characters and voices add to the overall dullness. Fagunwa, was a Nigerian author who jreke the Yoruba language novel. You are ureke using your Twitter account.

Perhaps this is one of the reasons that the sponsors will also be taking the Chams Theatre Series to schools,s allowing for students from selected schools in four cities to join adults to experience the thrill of live theatre from the D. Sounds like a great read.