Hear Word! is a collection of 20 stories based on real life accounts that combine creativity, originality, diction, passion and stage mastery by a cast of Nigeria’s best dramatist personae featuring the ever green Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola, Omonor Somolu, Elvina Ibru, Ufuoma McDermott, Zara Udofia-Ejoh, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Rita Edward, Debbie Ohiri and Odenike Odetola-Odeleye.
Speaking about the company’s support for the stage play, Etisalat Nigeria’s Head of Events and Sponsorships, Modupe Thani said:
We believe in giving people the platforms to express themselves the best way they can. We do this through different platforms that accommodate various talent groups be it innovation, music, sports, literature, photography, theatre arts, education, young entrepreneurs and any other way we can contribute to the development of the society.
Based on a collection of true life stories, “Hear Word!” is a poignant, joyous and emotionally charged showcase of female self-discovery and the numerous challenges facing Nigerian women such as: women empowerment and inclusion, inequality, domestic violence, transformation and socio-cultural restrictions on the womenfolk. The play provides the perfect opportunity to wind down, recreate old flames between spouses, re-ignite family bond and connect with old friends while making new ones.
Date: Sunday, May 8th 2016
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Transcorp Hilton, Abuja
Tickets can be purchased at the following experience centers:
Ceddi EEC – Plot 264, Tafawa Balewa way, CBD Abuja
Garki EEC – No 7, Ogbomoso Street, Snippet 8, Garki Abuja
Ropp House – Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja
Grand Towers – 7/8 , 232 , Murtala Mohammed Express way, Gudu District, Abuja