‘Wakaa! The Musical’ Is The First Nigerian Musical To Show In London And The Premier Was Lit!

August 9, 2016
In 2015, the most talked about show in Nigeria, ‘Wakaa! The Musical‘ first premiered at the Muson Center in Lagos to a sold-out audience.

Following its success in Nigeria, Bolanle Austen-Peters, the brain behind the musical decided to take it to the international scene with its London premiere in July 2016.

Bolanle, who has been in the theater industry for 12 years got the inspiration to go into musicals after seeing Fela on Broadway 2 years ago.

The highly satirical production was on for 7 days at the Shaw Theatre and was sold out on the the opening night!

Wakaa! tells the experiences of 6 friends from different backgounds who made a bet on their graduation to be successful in their various fields. The show basically highlights Nigerian politics and the struggles young Nigerians face at home and abroad.

In case you missed it, you can watch highlights of the show below:

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