Ifeoma Fafunwa a renowned director of V Monologues and Sefi Atta’s Not My Affair has returned with another production, Hear Word!.
The new stage drama starring veteran Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett, Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Akintola, Iretiola Doyle, Elvina Ibru, Omonor Somolu and Kemi Lala Akindoju is scheduled for May at the Muson Centre, Lagos. Hear Word! is an exhilarating show which would showcase true stories of triumph from 20 different Nigerian women from all walks of life. The production combines artistry, social commentary and true-life stories of transformation delivered by Nigeria’s best known and most talented actresses. Fafunwa, producer/director of the new play, said the superb line up of these actresses will offer an unparalleled performance not to be missed.
“We are working towards pure art and Nigerian excellence as we highlight these real and difficult issues facing Nigerian women,” she said.
According to Fafunwa, Hear Word is where the highest quality of performance art comes together to express the potential of Nigerian women.
“It is a celebration of the Nigerian woman to be shared with the world. As the characters reveal themselves, you may recognize your sister, your mother, your friend, your wife and perhaps even yourself,” added Fafunwa. This production is presented by Ifeoma Fafunwa Productions.