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Iyalode of Eti, Scratch Performance and new play development, Utopia Theatre

September 13, 2015 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

| £5
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Utopia Theatre presents – Iyalode of Eti

Scratch Performance and new play development stage (Excerpts from the Play)

 Adapted by Debo Oluwatuminu // Directed by Moji Kareem

 

Saturday 12th September 2015 – 7:30pm @ Rich Mix

Sunday 13th September 2015 – 7.30pm @ Arcola

A bloody tale of love, betrayal and revenge…

Iyalode of Eti is a unique West African transposition of one of the greatest dramas ever written, John Webster’s masterpiece, The Duchess of Malfi.

The recently widowed Iyalode – a young, beautiful chief – longs to marry her low-born lover, Oguntade.  Her brothers vehemently forbid it, but the Iyalode secretly marries and gives birth. If the brothers discover the deceit, a trail of torture, torment, betrayal and murder could follow…

Tickets: £5

Length: 60 min no interval

Rich Mix Address:  Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London, E1 6LA |Box office: 0207 613 7498

Arcola Address: 24 Ashwin St, London, E8 3D | Box Office: 0207 503 1646

Booking: www.richmix.org.uk   / www.arcolatheatre.com

For further information, images and interviews please contact:

Debo Adebayo: 07961 103 584 / Debo@mixnsync.com

In the build up to the performances, Utopia Theatre is offering a free writers’ masterclass for 18-25 year old aspiring playwrights as part of the Rich Mix Youth Take Over Festival 2015. Over two days in August, playwright Debo Oluwatuminu will draw on his experience of adapting The Duchess of Malfi for playwrights seeking to develop their skills in adapting classics for the stage and screen.

Free Writers Masterclass for the Rich Mix Youth Take Over Festival 2015

Dates: 18th & 21st August 10:30- 4:30pm

Venue: Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London, E1 6LA | Box office: 0207 613 7498

Tickets: Free

Bookingwww.richmix.org.uk

Utopia Theatre Company was founded in 2012 with the aim of attracting new audiences to the theatre.

www.utopiatheatre.co.uk

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 Iyalode of Eti is kindly supported by Arts Council England.

Details

Date:
September 13, 2015
Time:
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
£5
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Website:
http://www.arcolatheatre.com

Organiser

Utopia Theatre
Email:
utopiatiata@gmail.com
Website:
www.utopiatheatre.co.uk

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Ticket Information
Book through Arcola Theatre
Poster Email
ecopland01@gmail.com

Venue

Arcola Theatre
24 Ashwin St
London, E8 3D United States
Phone:
0207 503 1646
Website:
www.arcolatheatre.com