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Celebrities take a stand against rape in stage play

21 October 2016, 11:29

Lagos- A-List thespians such as Jide Kosoko, Bikiya Graham Douglas, Tomi Odunsi, Goodness Emmanuel, Patrick Diabuah and Bola Haastrup will be taking a stand against rape in upcoming stage play, ‘Shattered’, reports Bellanaija

The Play will have two shows that will run by 3pm and 7 pm on October 22 and October 23 at the EKO Hotel and Suites.

The tickets for the show cost between N10 000 and N15000.

‘Shattered’, is a stage play that is based on Bode Asiyanbi’s entry for BBC story writing competition, which portrays the culture of silence and the society’s complacency on the issues of rape.

 It examines the series events that happen after a rape has occurred while encouraging the community and victims of sexual assault to break the silence.

The story was adapted into a play by Kenneth Uphopho, a theatre director and festival director of the Lagos Theatre Festival.

Read more at Bellanaija


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