The cast will include Marcy Dolapo Oni, Patrice Naiambana, Jumoké Fashola, Christina Oshunniyi and Layo-Christina Akinlude.
Baba Segi's wives will appear as Patrice Naiambana from "Barbershop Chronicles", Jumoké Fashola of BBC Radio London’s Sunday Breakfast Show; Dirty Little Secrets, Christina Oshunniyi from "Queen Elizabeth Hall and Africa Center", Layo-Christina Akinlude who starred in "The Taming of the Shrew" and Marcy Dolapo Oni of The Marcy Project.
The play would run through June and July and casts will also include Ayo-Dele Edwards , Tania Nwachukwu , Diana Yekinni, Ayan De First and Usifu Jalloh.
Baba Segi has three wives, seven children, and a mansion filled with riches. But now he has his eyes on Bolanle, a young university graduate wise to life’s misfortunes. When Bolanle responds to Baba Segi’s advances, she unwittingly uncovers a secret which threatens to rock his patriarchal household to the core.
Since the novel was first published in 2010, “The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s wives” has already been under stage lights in Abeokuta featuring prominent Nollywood stars like Adesua Etomi and Joke Silva four years ago.
Rotimi’s prior work includes a Caine prize-winning story on Nigerian Soldiers who fought in the Burma campaign during World War II.