Wakaa The Musical a proudly Nigerian production, which premiere in Nigeria during the Christmas celebration and was produced and directed by Bolanle Austen-Peters will be showing in London from the 21st to the 25th of July 2016. It is the first time a Nigerian Musical will be showing at London’s West End.
The show’s Producer and Director, Bolanle Austen Peter expressed her excitement “This is coming in response to growing interests in productions of African origin across the globe, and various calls for us to take this production to the international community,” she said. “There is a large Nigerian and Afro – Caribbean population in London, who are interested and yearning to see world class productions such from Nigeria.”
Wakaa The Musical has the potential to boost cultural diplomacy and promote our cultural heritage abroad.
A socio-cultural and contemporary entertainment production, Wakaa The Musical in London will celebrate the diverse yet homogeneous people and culture of Nigeria, which has attracted the endorsement and support of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, the National Pension Commission and the Bank of Industry.
It will provide the highly talented and creative youths involved in the production with opportunities to experience the UK creative space and technology driving the UK creative industry.
The venue for the play is at The Shaw theatre, 100-110 Euston Road London’s West End. The cast members of the production are Bimbo Manuel, Patrick Diabua, Nengi Adoki, Dolapo Oni, Ozzy Agu, Jolomi Amuka, amongst others.
TICKET SALES: Booking Line: 0844 248 5075, Group Bookings 0844 8442121
SHOW DATES AND TIME
July 21 – 7pm
July 22 – 7pm
July 23 – 3pm and 7pm
July 24 – 3pm and 7pm
July 25 – 7pm
Who is excited?