Lagos set ​to host Nigeria’s ​f​irst ​stage ​m​usical, Kakadu

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Lagos, known as ​Nigeria’s entertainment capital, will have the honour of hosting the internationally acclaimed stage musical, Kakadu, this holiday season.

The epic stage show, according to the organisers will be showing at the Agip Recital hall, Muson center,​ on December 29 and 30 2015, and from the January 1 and 3 2016.

Kakadu, the musical, is the story of a famous Lagos nightclub in the sixties which brought about wonderful music and the distinctive social life that followed the birthing of a young nation.

Written and produced by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Uche Nwokedi, the aspiring and intimate play tells, the story of Nigeria as a country on stage and in motion.

It shares the story of love, friendship and survival in spite of the way society discriminates against background and tribe.

Running for the 12th time since inception in 2013, Kakadu the Musical introduces a practically brand new cast, some of who are young and new acts.

Kakadu the musical which, is internationally acclaimed, has become Nigeria’s major export of creative arts as the stage musical represented Nigeria at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in 2014.

Kakadu has received awards like “Most Outstanding Total Stage Performance” in 2013. It was also voted No 1 on Top 5 countdown of the most outstanding plays” on Jara, a popular M-net Magazine programme.

The 39- Man cast will feature appearances from notable faces like Benneth Ogbeiwi, Kemi-lala Akindoju, Nobert Young, Tina Mba and others.


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