Akin Mata (1966)

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Start date: 
24 March 1966
End date: 
25 March 1966
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Production notes: 
This version of Lysistrata was written for a group of student actors and village musicians by Tony Harrison in collaboration with the Irish poet James Simmons.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Sam Akagha Actor Kwairanga, Mariya's husband
Gertrude Ezeani Actor Mariya, a Fulani woman
Michael Gbadebo Actor Leader of Chorus of Old Women
Tony Harrison Producer
Rosemarie Harrison Costumes
Allan Leary Set
Liman Mohammed Actor Leader of Chorus of Old Men
Ayodele Okubadejo Actor Halimatu, a Hausa woman
Esi Sagay Actor Iyabo, a Yoruba woman
James Simmons Producer
June Taylor Costumes
Uwa Udensi Actor Magajiya, a Hausa woman
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria, Borno State, Nigeria) 23 March, 1966 to 24 March, 1966

How to cite this production

Akin Mata (1966), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/3657 <8 December 2023>