The 2nd of its kind and epic award-winning Nigerian musical play, ‘Saro’ premiered in London Westend on August 24th, at the prestigious Shaw Theatre, West End taking the breath of London based theatre lovers.
‘SARO The Musical’ Produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters Productions (BAP), and sponsored by the MTN Foundation, is a rich showcase of Nigerian arts and culture. Set in modern Lagos, ‘Saro’ is a celebration of migrants to the economic hub from other parts of Nigeria, with a focus on four talented young men who face a series of challenges as they chase better fortunes in the ‘city of dreams.’
Dressed in lovely, colourful costumes that showcased the best of Nigerian fashion, the cast and crew provided a thrilling spectacle. Giving life to the musical with well-choreographed dance steps and songs which incorporated a mesmerizing fusion of African and Western sounds such as Afro-beat, Highlife, Juju, Apala, hip-hop, and Jazz. The opening show yesterday closed to a standing ovation and delighted calls for an encore.
Check out some amazing moments of the Opening captured by London based Photographer Michael Tube.
PICTURE FROM THE OPENING OF SARO THE MUSICAL
Still in theater until the 29th of August, to see the Nigerian theatre show catch the upcoming shows, by buying tickets from Ticketmaster here.
Photo credit: Michael Tubes for DJAMEDIA UK
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