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Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 Calls for Playwrights, production companies to participate

The Lagos Theatre Festival invites playwrights and production companies to participate in the 2017 edition.

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The British Council has announced The Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 with the theme, 'Rhythm in the City'.

The 2016 edition featured 109 shows, 35 companies and an audience of 5,500. The Lagos Theatre Festival is undoubtedly one of the most diverse events in its sphere, presenting the best of contemporary and classic work.


The Lagos Theatre Festival calls for submissions from interested playwrights and production companies who want to participate in the festival in 2017.

As the theme suggests, this edition of the Lagos Theatre Festival will be seek new work that portray the rhythm, soul and sights of Lagos.

Through performance, the sounds of Lagos will be expressed as well as the activities and the music of the city.


Would-be participants are expected to share their interpretation of the rhythm of the city. What sounds make Lagos tick?

The Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 is scheduled for Friday, February 28 to Sunday, March 5, 2017 with over 500 artists presenting over 100 performances at 20 Venues. 

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