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You are someone who loves to feel those emotions of performing actors and watch characters come alive in plays, shows or musicals and enjoy fine performances that tug at your heartstrings long after you have left the scene, then theatre in Lagos is your hangout. With Nigerian stage actors and actresses seeking global recognition, plays in Lagos are full of power packed performances.
The Nigerian theatre and stage scene have gained tremendous popularity since the time it started with several stalwarts contributing to its exponential growth. Founded by the British Council in 2013, the Lagos Theatre festival presents performing arts to regale audiences with theatre productions and work in unconventional spaces. One of the largest festivals in West Africa, it is hosted at 20 different venues and features over 100 performances.
Theatres like Terra Kulture are committed to showcasing Nigerian culture with the help of performing arts in Cairo. Terra Kulture is famous for hosting highly entertaining plays made memorable by the music, dance, and performances. The National Art theatre, on the other hand, is a government initiative that intends to preserve the arts and culture scene of Nigeria. An architectural masterpiece is a must-visit for tourists as it is very educative. The Majmua theatre is another entertainment company with a passion for Nigerian culture and a great avenue for performing artists with a flair for comedy and music.
Lagos theatre shows are a great combination of plays, musicals, and operas. Tenstrings Ones2Watch show is a live music and pop culture event with features of Nigeria’s talented musicians. Terra Kulture is a popular destination that hosts some popular plays in Lagos.
The scene of Lagos performing arts is an eclectic combination of musical concerts, stage plays, book readings and operas performed by successful artists who want to put the culture and diversity of Nigeria on the world map. Terra Kulture is synonymous with theatre, and if you love live performances, then you will keep visiting it for their stage plays. They host live performances every Sunday for both well-known and upcoming artists. Renegade theatre has produced plays like The Vaginal Monologues, Death and the King’s Horseman and The Gods are not to Blame. Thespian Family Theatre and Productions aims at the unconventional theatre to inspire the audience to bring a positive change to society. They have produced plays like The Lion and the Jewel and The Wizard of Law.
Footprints of David Art Theatre is an organization that offers art education in performing arts, consultancy for development in children and organize stage events for birthdays, anniversaries or festivals. Potter’s House Drama Ministry is a reformist group that has its own team of actors, writers, storytellers, and performer who stress the word of God through evangelic ideas.
Theatre in Lagos is a melting pot of, writers the culture, vibrancy, diversity and celebrates the ethnicity of the place. Stage shows, musicals, concerts and plays in Lagos are all a great hangout for locals and tourists looking to spend a quiet evening with some sensitive insight. Look out for show times and events at AllEvents to explore the art scene in Lagos.