Mr Omotayo Aderinola, a Lagos-based playwright, in a statement issued on Monday, said he is set to enact his latest play, “Iyaloja” on stage.
Aderinola, who is also the publisher of Lagos Panorama, a Lagos-based online community news medium, said that audition for the stage play would open on Sept. 17, 2021 in Lagos.
According to him, the command performance for “Iyaloja” is scheduled for Oct. 23.
He added that the stage play would offer opportunity to no fewer than 200 budding artistes to showcase their talents.
“The audition will enable budding talents in the creative and performing arts take part in the stage performance.
“The play accommodates over 250 casts.
“We have selected some veterans artistes like Jide Kosoko, Mrs Lanre Hassan (Iya Awero), Mrs Idowu Philips (Iya Rainbow), and a host of others to mentor the upcoming artistes, ” he said.
Supreme report that “Iyaloja ” playbook is a story about the life and times of late Abibatu Mogaji (1926-2013), who had a long spell as leader of market men and women, first in Lagos, and later, nationwide.