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"Heartbeat The Musical" Femi Jacobs to star in stage play

The stage play is based on a homeless shelter that fell upon hard times.

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Cast and crew of heartbeat play

Cast and crew of heartbeat

Femi Jacobs is set to star in "Heartbeat The Musical". The play is based on Grace House, a popular shelter for the homeless.

Grace House found herself caught in the middle of a fight between warring factions within their local government area on the brink of her 25th year anniversary.

Residents of Grace House find themselves in the midst of personal and political conflicts, and each of them have to battle their own secrets, fears and flaws and come together as one to save the place they call their own.

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The story of Heartbeat touches on themes such as love, hate, betrayal, family, identity, politics, homelessness and social justice as portrayed through the characters who are constantly in search of refuge and atonement. 

Heartbeat cast and crew play

Heartbeat cast and crew


The story was written by Tosin Otudeko and Debo Oluwatuminu. The director of the play is Najite Dede; stage manager is Adebunmi Adewale and it is produced by Lufodo Productions.

Heartbeat is a story about Lagos, Nigeria's heartbeat. It talks about relationships, love, hope and life.

There are 28 performances between November and December and they are scheduled for November 10 to 13, 17 to 20, 24 to 26 and December 8 to 11 and 15 to 18, 2016.

On weekdays, Heartbeat will show at 3pm while it will show at 3pm and 7pm on weekends.

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