Itan the story is a play with rich drama, music and a blend of cultural and contemporary dance.
Itan the story is a total theatre production with rich drama, music and a blend of cultural and contemporary dance. The play also brings to the fore, the tension and misunderstanding that often exists between different age-generations.
This production features popular stage icons like Hafiz Oyetoro a.k.a ‘Saka’, Yinka Davies, Efe Mayford- Orhorha, Lara Akinsola, Nissi George, Paul Adams, Kunle Dada, Henry Arnold and more.
Itan, written by Ayo Jaiyesimi founder of Thespian Family Theatre and Productions, showcases Asiko (‘Time’ personified) who intervenes in a feud between hot-headed village elder and his newly discovered ‘city, roller-coaster ‘grandson. Both strongly rooted in their beliefs, refuse to shift their grounds in their battle for ‘generational’ supremacy.
Asiko takes them on a journey into the past and the future and they both discover dark secrets that make them come to terms with the fact that they need each other to survive.
The thrilling stage play 'Itan The story’ produced by Thespian Family Theatre and Productions in collaboration with the National Theatre of Ghana is supported by Pulse NG and a host of other organisations.