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Oliva Tweest archiveThe AfroMusical. Oliva Tweest follows the ambitious dreams of London hustler and club-promoter Tobi, as he navigates comedic and sometimes explosive clashes with women, family tradition, and his reawakened conscience. Tobi, is a self-proclaimed gyalis (ladies' man) who wants more out of life. Driven by his need to succeed, he plans the ultimate show to attract his idol D'Banj, naming it after the musician's global hit Oliver Twist. Tobi hopes the concert will propel his career in the entertainment business, but when he finds out the new landlord of his concert venue, Pastor Bayodele, intends to convert the building into a church, Tobi is forced to disguise his true intentions.
Performers Emmanuel Ogunjimini, Versha Grant, Dorcas Fapson, Solomon Akano, Billy-Jean Degnan, Pierre Simi Adenegha-Howell, Hannah Lindo, Lindsey Stokes, Wini Opoku, Tramaine Reindorf.
Author Pure Yinkz (Yinka Ayinde). Author Nana Duncan. Music Jason Charles-Nelson. Presented by The Marimba Project. Director Ibrahim Shote. Choreographer Tobi 'Naija Boi'. Other Conrad Benjamin (vocal coach).

Oliva Tweest

Oliva Tweest (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T01203972176. Details of all Oliva Tweest archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01845510024

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15 Apr 13Lyric Theatre
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