Thespian Family Theatre Presents ÌTÀN & Barcode Dialogue Stage Plays For Lagos Theatre Festival 2016

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THESPIAN Family Theatre & Productions (TFT) is back with another intriguing series of plays for art and theatre lovers as part of the upcoming Lagos Theatre Festival 2016 (LTF2016).


THESPIAN Family Theatre & Productions is staging two plays this February, Barcode Dialogue and ÌTÀN (the story). Both plays are refreshingly entertaining with acts guaranteed to thoroughly enthrall the audience.


Play Information


Barcode Dialogue written by Atinuke Aweda, one of the winners of the British Council LTF2016 Script Writing Competition, captures the thrills, intricacies and dark secrets in the lives of a young couple that seem to be losing their grip barely months after their marriage. Is the vivacious and confident Ayo naively losing her erratic husband, Dele to Tosan, her close friend? Well, Ayo smartly uncovers their tracks but not without serving everyone a surprise of her own! Directed by Yinka Oduniyi and featuring ‘No -More-Loss’.

Venue: Esther’s Revenge, Freedom Park (LTF Festival Venue 5)

Dates & Time: 23rd February – 5:00pm,

25th/26th February – 6:00pm

28th February – 3:00pm & 6:00pm

ÌTÀN is a rich blend of cultural and contemporary drama, music and dance. The play captures the modern day relational tension that crops up between the different age -generations as Àsìkò (‘Time’ personified) intervenes by taking ‘old school’ – die-hard -village-elder, Pa Latinwo and his newly discovered city, roller-coaster grandson, Diekola, on a journey into the past and future in order to mend fences. This exciting production is proudly showcased by THESPIAN Family Theatre & Productions. The play written by Ayo Jaiyesimi, is directed by Ben Tomoloju. The play features some of Nigeria’s stage favourites including Naija FM’s ‘Lolo 1’, Omotunde David

Venue: University of Lagos, Main Auditorium Theatre (Venue 12)

Dates & Time: 27th February – 3:00pm & 6:00pm

28th February – 3:00pm & 6:00pm



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Sally is the author of the Fish Brain series and Boys With Toys. She has written other online series like The Immortals’ Code, No heart Feelings, Novocaine Knights, To Tame a Virgin and In Pursuit of Kyenpia. She lives in Lagos with her husband and kids and loves the occasional bar lounging with friends. She blogs on or you can follow her on Twitter @NovocainKnights

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