Popular actor and comedian, Steve Onu (a.k.a Yaw) and actress-cum comedian Funke Akindele thrilled guests at MUSON centre, Lagos recently with a two-man stage play tagged: The Bar. The play focused on events that happened in the country last year till date.
Squadron, Nigeria’s foremost internationally-blended Dark Rum and Action Bitters, both from the stable of Intercontinental Distillers Ltd, IDL, organized the event. There were musical performances by Olamide, Phyno and African China.
Innocent Oboh, Head, Marketing, IDL said: “as a brand, IDL is committed in promoting and validating the ‘Naija spirit’. The Entertainment industry is one of the country’s vibrant sectors, boasting of quite a number of latent, refined talents.
“IDL is very much interested in the success of this industry, which is why we are always on hand to give our support, by identifying with and celebrating Nigerian artistes.”
The Bar was written by Obi Martins and directed by Bunmi Davies.
It is the fifth edition of Yaw Back2stage Project, a concept that is designed to revive live theatre in Nigeria. The play lampooned the good, bad and ugly events from January 2012 to last week.