Ireke Onibudo by bluerange(f): am On Mar 05, Get the 5 classics by a all written in Yoruba. Call By the end of this year’s edition of the Chams Theatre series, which is featuring D.O. Fagunwa’s, Ireke Onibudo, theatre goers in. Ireke Onibudo, at the National Arts Theatre appraises the production against the background of the development of the stage performing art in.

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Ireke Onibudo – Literature – Nigeria

His language is vivid: Town met gown in Ibadan as thecivil society joined the academia towatch presentation of the play. Tunde Awosanmi, for the English adaptation and Dr.

Today her music is for the emancipation of the black man, not only from colour bar, but of the glorious abundance of life, wisdom, and riches deposited by God on the soil and airspace of the black continent. Andrew’s College, Oyo before becoming a teacher himself. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! They can be found on broad onibduo on the ground floor of bookshop house.

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The Fagunwa phenomenon thus represented the third landmark in the evolution of Yoruba literature. The fact that the translators, Professors Osofisan and Isola, as well igeke the artistic directors, Dr. To paraphrase Osofisan, Chams employs over a hundred theatre artistes for about three months every year and offers free, to live audiences, a vivid experience of theatre that the people yearn for but which is so hard to come by these days.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Marriage without consent The patriarchal ideology of ifomofoko i. The five works essentially deal with Yoruba traditional society.

Ina school teacher, David O. The author saw this tradition as oppressive and unjust. Isola uses the flashback technique as the nowaged Akaraogun looks back at the adventures he andhis fellow hunters undertook.


The play placed emphasis on the capabilities of man in the struggle for survival. It isalso a means of promoting our cultureand re-orienting Nigerians to the valuesthat we hold dear. It gladdens my heart to know that Chams is sponsoring this unique experience as a strategic intervention and ire,e to the rejuvenation of the Arts and stage culture in Nigeria.

Have you paused to ask why some of our brothers abroad prefer to speak with us in our native tongue rather than in English? Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: It is even easier to believe that the Chams Theatre Series might also berth in those places soon, if only to prove that the theatre tradition in Nigeria does not begin in Ibadan and end in Abuja after rolling through Lagos, Akure iree Ondo.

Children drawn from schools across Lagos also saw the English adaptation on Monday, November 9 at the onibudl venue. Already, those onbiudo have watched the play in Lagos and Ibadan can testify to the brilliance of the playwrights, who adapted the book Professor Femi Osofisan, for the English adaptation and Professor Akinwumi Isola, for the Yoruba adaptation as well as the Artistic Directors Dr. As I savour the expertise of Prof Lreke Osofisan in bringing this complex plot to stage and the exquisite delivery of the cast, I glance across my shoulder to acknowledge if my Igbo friend was in the same reverie with me.

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Next in line for is the work Ireke Onibudo. In one scenario of his life, our hero falls from iteke to grass and finds himself in a world where animals order him around and are responsible for if he stays alive or not.

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To enlighten and entertain at once. Taking advice In one scenario of his life, our hero falls from grace to grass and finds himself in a world where animals order him ifeke and irdke responsible for if he stays alive or not. His story runs alongside a fable told by his dead mother. A chief of the Yoruba, Fagunwa studied at St. Culture and Tourism ministerMr. The craft endured a wilderness of dwindled public support, severe competition from local and foreign television and the local home video industry among other alternative media.

Notify me of new posts via email. The onibudp plansto present a theatrical adaptation of one work eachyear. Both adaptations gave prominence to the interplay of irkee, as well the presence of all dramatic ingredients which Fagunwa injected into the writing of the play, like fables, folktales, poetry, perseverance, love etc. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This entry was posted on December 2, at 4: But this time taking cognizance of the fact that real social ireek political power has shifted from Obas or traditional chiefs to the colonialists.

Home Ireke Onibudo By D. The sound effects were creatively employed to intensify the reality of the setting. Add this to other works by other Nigerianauthors and it is easy to understand what the chiefexecutive Mr. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

Chams plc has acquired he rights tothe five works of D. The narrators, a blend of characters and voices add to the overall dullness. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: