About the Show/Event
Information for Three Sisters at Lyttelton (National Theatre), West End (Play). Chekhov's iconic characters are relocated to Nigeria in this bold new adaptation. Owerri, 1967, on the brink of the Biafran Civil War. Lolo, Nne Chukwu and Udo are grieving the loss of their father. Months before, two ruthless military coups plunged the country into chaos. Fuelled by foreign intervention, the conflict encroaches on their provincial village, and the sisters long to return to their former home in Lagos.
Performers Ronke Adekoluejo, Jude Akuwudike, Ken Nwosu, Racheal Ofori, Sule Rimi, Natalie Simpson.
Author Inua Ellams. Producer National Theatre. Producer Fuel. Director Nadia Fall. Design Katrina Lindsay. Lighting Peter Mumford. Director Polly Bennett (movement director). Musical Director Michael Henry (+ vocal arranger).