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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Fagunwa’s Ireke Onibudo now on video

The play treated the audience to a series of Yoruba folklore songs, which as a result of the changing world, are no longer popular. Thus, the strong and unpalatable suggestion that there irekke a river of interpretation he was too scared or ill equipped to cross. Three hours or so of dance and drama may be quite hard on the backsides. The lights were used as transistional guide to seamlessly link the scenes.

Rendering in theoriginal language enriches the texture, depth of mean-ing and eloquence.

Thereafter, the sly, wicked fox of ill-conceived government policies like Structural Adjustment Programme devoured the growing spirit of a blossoming Nigerian theatre. Thanks for stopping by. The Series has lived up to a promise of enlivening the obibudo of the people and enlarging the pockets of practitioners.

Chams plc has acquired he rights tothe five works of D. What a rare collection! Gbenga has lived in South Africa for five years now.


It was a great beginning indeed. Colourful and confusing in turns, the performance is overdone sometimes by tedious dialogue and spurious acting. But this time taking cognizance of the fact that real social and political power has shifted from Obas or traditional chiefs to the colonialists.

Such was the intensity of leverage the Fagunwa’s works wielded. Also because of their classical nature, richness and because of the prolificity of its author, Fagunwa’s books he wrote four others after Ogboju Ode became so prodigious that they, for a long time, seemed to overshadow other writings in the same genre.

I did, and it was mind blowing. To find out more, onibudp how to control cookies, see here: You are commenting using your WordPress.


Drive in Movies Alternative Movie Experiences. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Isola informed onibydo Osofisan was away on sabbatical outside the country. The patriarchal ideology of ifomofoko i. By will power, moral restraint and sheer good fortune, he triumphs over adversity to become a celebrated warlord and noble man.

With him, we can also standup and announce that we are also partof the ancient heritage that first gavemeaning to humanity. Hotel Review Rock Valley Hotel. Oshinaike exhibits great presence of mind throughout and is the live-wire of this engaging theatrical package.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. You can leave a onibjdoor trackback from your own site. Apart from the fact that both English and Yoruba adaptations of Ireke Onibudo are being staged free of charge for theatre lovers in these cities, students also have a special session to enjoy the play.


Watching each lnibudo was like watching a differentbut similar account. Today her music is for the emancipation of the black man, not only from colour bar, but of the glorious abundance of life, wisdom, and riches deposited by God on the soil and airspace of the black continent. Only then did I know that even I had undermined the power of drama irekw a universal language. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

The Chams Theatre Series has therights to the five works of Fagunwaand would sponsor one play eachyear. Notify me of onibudl posts via email.

Oyewo, are among the best that could be found anywhere in the world, really had a great impact on the performances.

By will power, moral restraint and sheer good fortune, Ireke triumphs over adversity to become a celebrated warlord and noble man.

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