Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, Nigerian actress, is set to return for a second run at her one-woman stage play ‘Naked’.
The play produced by Akindoju herself, first premiered in February, 2018 as part of the British Council’s Lagos Theater Festival lineup of events.
It was written by award-winning spoken-word poet, Titilope Sonuga. ‘Naked’ takes its audience on an intimate journey of the highs, lows, achievements and failures of a young woman’s experiences as she navigates through life, love, career and finding her path.
Speaking on the retrun of the play, Akindoju said that:
“I’m more excited to be collaborating with some of the best people in this industry”.
“I’m honored and grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with these people especially because they are like family. Like I said, collaborations make dreams come alive quicker”.
Commenting, Wilfred Okiche, culture reviewer, said Naked is “instantly relatable, yet sufficiently refreshing, it peels back the layers to uncover the issues that a lot of creatives struggle with on the daily. Insecurity, scarcity, feelings of worthlessness, social media scrutiny and harassment”.
The Kenneth Uphopho-directed show will run through August 10, 11 and 12 with three shows per day, at the presidential suite of EKO Hotel, Victoria Island.