Wakaa! The Musical is a play about the trials, successes and experiences of graduates with varied backgrounds, a wager between them after graduation has a twist when the realities of life and the folly of their choices hit them. Eventually they reunite, coming full circle. The story reveals the struggles and challenges young people face in present day Nigeria and abroad. WAKAA! The Musical takes you on an emotional roller coaster and is a strong satire of Nigeria’s politics. Even the President of Nigeria is a fan of this play.
The hugely entertaining contemporary production – a 2 hour musical extravaganza of drama, comedy, live music and dance is about the trials, successes and experiences of graduates with varied backgrounds. The plot is enjoyable and relevant everywhere – about the trials, successes and experiences of graduates with varied backgrounds and the choices they make about their desired future impacts on their lives and friendships in unexpected ways. With twists and turns, vibrant staging, classic and current afrobeat sounds, an evening’s fun could be guaranteed.
This strong satire of Nigeria’s politics and society explores the scheming, intrigues, betrayals and games people play in life to get ahead. The socio cultural and modern entertainment production rejoices in the diverse yet homogeneous people and culture of Nigeria, while examining current pressing issues of mass youth unemployment, lack of opportunities for social mobility, immigration and migration.
A family-orientated 2-hour stage musical extravaganza of drama, comedy, live music & dance, WAKAA! The Musical explores the scheming, intrigues, betrayals and games people play in life.
Event Date: 21/07/2016 – 25/07/2016
Venue details: The Shaw Theatre | 100 -110 Euston Road, London NW1 2AJ
Organiser: The Shaw Theatre
Event website: Wakaa! The Musical
Event cost: £22 – £44