Bam Bam, Kunle Coker, Mawuyon Ogun to star in “Jagagba”, an Award-winning Play by BUAF | July 19th

Bam Bam, Kunle Coker, Mawuyon Ogun to star in “Jagagba”, an Award-winning Play by BUAF | July 19th

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Bam Bam, Kunle Coker, Mawuyon Ogun to star in “Jagagba”, an Award-winning Play by BUAF | July 19th
BUAF ran the Beeta Playwrights Competition national call-outs for play entries in August 2018. After 5 weeks and 348 entries received from 30 states, a panel of 6 judges, led by the former Director General of the National Theatre, Prof. Ahmed Yerima, selected 10 finalists. All 10 finalists attended a 1-day playwriting workshop by Prof. […]
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BUAF ran the Beeta Playwrights Competition national call-outs for play entries in August 2018. After 5 weeks and 348 entries received from 30 states, a panel of 6 judges, led by the former Director General of the National Theatre, Prof. Ahmed Yerima, selected 10 finalists. All 10 finalists attended a 1-day playwriting workshop by Prof. Yerima, which was followed by the grand finale with Abdul-Qudus Ibrahim’s play “Jagagba” emerging the winner. After a One Million Naira prize and a publishing deal, Abdul-Qudus’ play Jagagba hits the stage.

Jagagba captures the conflict of a traditional society with interplays of political metaphors and social contradictions. The play explores the quandary familial ties, the complexity of policy iteration and the perceived gap between evolving cultures including relevant social issues such as the societal value of women, female inclusion, security, and co-existence.

Abdul-Qudus Ibrahim is a native of Kogi State with a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance from Covenant University. He has a passion and flair for writing and is really excited his Play emerged winner.

“I can’t believe this is happening for me,” he said.

This is the second edition of the  Beeta Playwright Competition (BPC) owned by Bikiya-Graham Douglas’s Beeta Universal Arts Foundation (BUAF). Bikiya, who is also the producer of the play, created the foundation based on her love for the performing arts and as an avenue to create opportunities for young people to develop their talent and tell original Nigerian stories. The play stars Kunle Coker, Mawuyon Ogun, Bamike OlawunmiBam Bam”, Ese Lami George, Olarotimi Fakunle, Eden Attai, Kelvinmary Ndukwe.

Date: Friday, July 19th, Saturday, July 20th, and Sunday, July 21st, 2019
Time: 7pm (Friday), 3pm & 7pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Venue: Agip Recital Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos.

Get your Tickets from Afritickets, Beeta Universal, or Obvious box office. Click here to watch a snippet of the play.

For reservations and more information: Please call Peter 0803 409 7823, Lulu 0708 820 1266


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