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Yoruba popular travelling theatre of Nigeria

Biodun Jeyifo

Yoruba popular travelling theatre of Nigeria

by Biodun Jeyifo

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Published by Dept. of Culture, Federal Ministry of Social Development, Youth, Sports & Culture in Lagos .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Theater, Open-air -- Nigeria.,
    • Traveling theater -- Nigeria.,
    • Theater and society -- Nigeria.,
    • Yoruba drama -- History and criticism.,
    • Yoruba (African people) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Popular culture -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNigeria magazine.
      Statementby ʼBiodun Jeyifo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2993.15 .J48 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2652209M
      LC Control Number85234250

      Funmilayo Ranco was a radical self-proclaimed feminist in s Nigeria. As the only female actor-manager in the professional Yoruba traveling theatre, she upended the conventions of the popular fo Author: Ngozi Udengwu. The Aláàrìnjó tradition influenced the Yoruba traveling theatre, which was the most prevalent and highly developed form of theatre in Nigeria from the s to the s. In the s, the Yoruba traveling theatre moved into television and film and now gives live performances only rarely. "Total theatre" also developed in Nigeria in the s.

        Precolonial, festival theatre, the theatre of cultural nationalism and anti-colonial struggle through the stage, protest theatre of the first generation Nigerian dramatists and the theatre of political engagement/radical theatre of the second generation, including the recent theatre tradition of performances addressing contemporary issues aimed at raising mass and community awareness and consciousness toward social transformation as well as providing radical, popular . Mobilising Yoruba Popular Culture: Babangida Must Go skits by artists from the Yoruba travelling theatre tradition, the televisual forms of music videos, news broadcasting and call-in shows Author: Jonathan Haynes.

      Yoruba, one of the three largest ethnic groups of Nigeria, concentrated in the southwestern part of that country. Much smaller, scattered groups live in Benin and northern Togo. The Yoruba numbered more than 20 million at the turn of the 21st century. They speak a language of the Benue-Congo branch. Yoruba literature. Yoruba literature is the spoken and written literature of the Yoruba people, one of the largest ethno-linguistic groups in Nigeria and other African countries. The language of the Yoruba in Nigeria, Benin and Togo, as well as in dispersed Yoruba communities around the world.


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The Yoruba popular travelling theatre of Nigeria by Biodun Jeyifo Published by Dept. of Culture, Federal Ministry of Social Development, Youth, Sports & Culture in Lagos.

The Yoruba Traveling Theatres Popular theatre and desires for postcolonial subjectivity Yoruba Traveling Theatre “came to me” over thirty years ago, when as a young schoolboy, I was invited to a birthday party at the Obanta Hotel in Kano, a northern Nigerian town far away from the birthplace of this peripatetic dramatic : Awam Amkpa.

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From the s to the s, Yoruba popular theater was one of the most spectacularly successful theaters in Africa. Today, these traveling companies have virtually disappeared, largely as a result of economic hardship and the rise of video by: BOOK REVIEWS 'Biodun Jeyifo.

The Yoruba Popular Theatre of Nigeria. Lagos: A Nigeria Maga-zine Publication, pages. The theater of Hubert Ogunde, Duro Ladipo, and Kola Ogunmola is known and appreciated by theatergoers in Europe, America, and, of course, Nigeria. Scholars and critics too have taken an interest in this so-called.

Looking at Yoruba: The Truthful Lie: Essays in a Sociology of African DramaJeyifo BiodunLondon: New Beacon Books, Looking at Yoruba: The Yoruba Popular Travelling Theatre of NigeriaJeyifo BiodunLagos: Nigeria Magazine, - Volume 3 Issue 9 - Michael EthertonCited by:   In this edition of Third Eye, Professor Bakare Ojo Rasaki believes that resuscitating the Yoruba Travelling Theatre is necessary for the Nigerian society and Africa as a continent.

Veteran Yoruba movie actor, Fasasi Olabankewin, is dead. Soyinka laments declining cultural values. Popular Yoruba writer, Oladejo Okediji, dies at Yoruba actor, Pastor Ajidara, is dead. In a sense, it explains what London-based television director and cineast, David Kerr, said of the “eclectic” nature of Yoruba popular theatre in his submission on Biodun Jeyifo’s book, “The Yoruba Popular Travelling Theatre of Nigeria.” Jeyifo, in his book, had identified that the element of artistic traditionalism was quite.

Ajani Ogun () in Yoruba language and Sheu Umar () in Hausa. The Yoruba Traveling Theatre The Yoruba traveling theatre practitioners in motion picture production according to Adesanya () “was perhaps the most auspicious single factor in the evolution of an indigenous cinema in Nigeria.”File Size: 75KB.

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Not In Library. Not In Library. Three Yoruba plays. The top 10 books about Nigeria He grew up in Abeokuta, in the Yoruba south west, a medium-sized town that has supplied a disproportionate number of Nigeria's great and good.

Most popular Author: Barnaby Phillips. OCLC Number: In: Ogunba, Oyin, ed: Notes: Reprinted in Drama and theatre in Nigeria: a critical source books / edited by Yemi Ogunbiyi (Lagos: Nigeria magazine, ), pages (PNN5O X AFA).

JOEL ADEDEJI University of Ibadan The Origin and Form of the Yoruba Masque Theatre The rst accounts of the Yoruba masque theatre1 are contained the journals of Hugh Clapperton and Richard Lander.2 To mark their seven weeks stay in Old Oyo Katunga) the capital of the Oyo Yoruba empire the alafin king of Oyo invited his guests to see performance3 provided by one of the travelling troupes Cited by: 6.

Theatre Appreciation video on Yoruba Traveling Theatre and the. Ogunde - Yoruba E Ronu - Latest Nigerian Movie Musical by Tunde Kelani Mainframe - Duration: Alternative Titles: Yoruba opera, Yoruba theatre.

Nigerian theatre, variety of folk opera of the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria that emerged in the early s. It combined a brilliant sense of mime, colourful costumes, and traditional drumming, music, and folklore. See B. Jeyifo's interview with Funmilayo Ranko, leader of a major troupe in the s, Jeyifo, Biodun, ‘The Yoruba Popular Travelling Theatre’, Nigerian Magazine Publication (Lagos, ), pp.

Author: Joachim Fiebach. The first moving flick in Nigeria came through the Balboa and Company, a Spanish firm, in and toured West African countries.

It was a silent film that predated The Jazz Singers, the. Hubert Ogunde, who wrote both in English and in Yoruba, more than any one else, created the awareness of the modem theatre tradition in Nigeria. His was an operatic travelling theatre, and he took his plays to various parts of the country, and also to other West African countries, particularly Ghana and Sierra Leone, for about forty years.Her first monograph, I Could Speak Until Tomorrow: Oriki, Women and the Past in a Yoruba Town () won the Amaury Talbot Prize for African Anthropology, awarded by the Royal Anthropological Institute.

The Generation of Plays: Yoruba Popular Life in Theatre () won the Herskovits Award of the African Studies Association of the USA.