The Arts Calendar, This Weekend, Next Weekend, This Month, and Beyond..
…Compiled by Macson Obojemuinmoin
Itan: The Story
Ayo Jaiyesimi’s dramatisation of a series of stories of encounter, runs on April 23&24, at the Muson Centre at 3pm and 7pm.
Venue/Full Dates/Show Times: Agip Recital Hall, MusonCentre, Onikan: April 23–24, 2022. Time: 3 pm, 7 pm.
Prison Chronicles at the Theatre @ Terra
Wole Oguntokun’s Prison Chronicles is the story of Cell Block B and its four prisoners alongside the Cell Warder and his wife also known as the first lady. In Block B which its inmates fondly call Heartbreak Hotel, the lives of the jailer and the jailed are more interwoven than its ruling class cares to admit to.
The play continues for the second weekend on April 10, 2022 on the outdoor lawns of the Terra Kulture at 5.30 pm
Dates: April 23rd, 24th, 30th, May 1st and May 2nd 2022.
Venue: Theatre on the Lawn @ Terra Kulture, TiammiyuSavage Street, Lagos, Time: First Show: 5.30 pm; Second Show: 7.30 pm. Tickets: Early Bird-₦3,5,000; Regular–₦5,000
Beyond the Staccato, Iquo Diana Abasi’s first album composed of her spoken word poetry, will be launched at the Didi Museum at 3pm on April 23. Diana Abasi is a versatile Nigerian creative ho has published collections of poetry in text, and a collection of short stories in very compelling prose. She keeps coming up with something fresh.
Date: April 23, 2022. Venue: Did Museum, 175, Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island. Time: 3-6 pm
Makinde Adeniran has written a stage drama, based on the life of Lateef Kayode Jakande, the hyper achieving former Governor of Lagos State. The play opened on Good Friday.
Will now stage at Glover Memorial Hall, Marina: May 3, 2022. Time: 3 pm.Tickets: ₦5,000 Regular, ₦20,000