Veterans and rising stars in Nigeria’s entertainment industry shall be in Abuja as they tell the story of the power of the Nigerian woman in a musical stage play, ‘Ada the Country.’
Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah, Tosin Adeyemi and others shall be featured in the stage play that highlights the power of the Nigerian woman; her autonomy, resourcefulness and might.
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Created by Marian Ogaziechi and produced by Doyenne Circle and directed by Kenneth Uphopho, the story of “Ada the Country” has been in the offing for about ten years.
The Founder of Doyenne Circle, Marian Ogaziechi, in a statement said the play revolves around the experiences of women across different age grades, and expressed through theatre, adding that it is set to be shown on the 21st and 22nd of October at the Musa Yar’adua Centre, Abuja.
“‘Ada The Country’ tells the story of Ada, a young lady who loses her 9-month-old daughter and property in a fire incident which she barely survives. The traumatic experience sends her into depression but with the support of women across different generations, who have been through such harrowing experiences, she is able to walk through a process of restoration,” Ogaziechi said in the statement.
She said Titilope Sonuga did the beautiful work of piecing the story together through deep poetry, music and dance.