Queen Moremi ‘ajasoro’ the musical, a stage play that vividly illustrate courage for the greater good of man is set for premiers starting 21st December, 2018 for 12 consecutive days with the possibility of an extension to satisfy the yearning of theatre lovers.
The new Moremi Ajasoro stage play by the duo of Bolanle Austin-Peters Production and House of Oduduwa, isfollowing the success of the ever green Saro the Musical, Wakaa the Musical and Fela and the Kalakuta Queens, Bolanle Austen-Peters and House of Oduduwa, is another riveting stage play expected to hit the box-office.
This December, BAP Productions and House of Oduduwa will premiere “QUEEN MOREMI THE MUSICAL” also described is an authentic African super hero story, that brings to life the rich and colorful ancestral Yoruba heritage through the deeds of the Amazon, Queen Moremi -using music, dance and costumes.
Daughter to one of Ife’s bravest hunter-warriors, Lukugba, and Princess Olunbe of Offa; Moremi was raised to question injustice and stand up for the oppressed no matter who they were or where they came from. When Love came calling, she answered but there is always a price to pay. The story of Queen Moremi, the courageous woman is pivotal to the history and liberation of the entire Yoruba race.
It is essential for us to know our roots; and celebrate our history and heritage. It is therefore our desire to develop the Queen Moremi legacy into a musical drama that will preserve and promote history in the face of modernity.
The purpose and aim of this project is to keep our identity, values, history and culture alive especially amongst the youths, our upcoming next generation, starting from within Nigeria and progressing on to those in the Diaspora.
Featuring seasoned and upcoming such as Bimbo Manuel, Bambam of Big Brother Nigeria, veteran Nollywood star Femi Branch, Deyemi Okanlawon and Kehinde Bankole, the musical will relive the legendary tale of a woman who sacrificed everything; her marriage, her son and even the risk of death in order to secure the future of the people of Ile-Ife.
Described by CNN as the woman powering Nigeria’s theatre; Director and Producer, Bolanle Austen-Peters promises to thrill her audience with live music, royalty and incredible performances once Queen Moremi the Musical hits the stage from December 21st 2018 to January 2nd 2019.
1 epic story • 1 stage •A Legendary African Super Heroine • 12 days• 1 City!
Brace yourselves for an unforgettable thrill of a lifetime with #queenmoremithemusical
The premier sessions are slated for the Terra Arena, Plot 1376 Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island Lagos