Moremi: The Yoruba Woman who Sacrificed Everything

See the 12th century Yoruba Legend come to life in this musical...

By Terra Kulture

Tosin Adeyemi Plays Moremi (2018) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

Moremi

Created by Bolanle Austen-Peters of Terra Kulture, the musical 'Moremi' was first performed in December 2018. Nobel Prize winning Author, Wole Soyinka described “Moremi The Musical” as a theatrical landmark in the Nigerian theatre history.

Moremi Ajasoro! (2018) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

Moremi is a story of courage love and sacrifice.

Giant Spirits Attack Ile-Ife (2018) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

‘Moremi’ relives the legendary 12th century Yoruba story of a woman who sacrificed everything; her marriage, her son and even the risk of death in order to secure the future of the people of Ile-Ife.

The World Is a Market (2018) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

Daughter of one of Ife’s bravest hunter-warriors, Lukugba, and Princess Olunbe of Offa; Moremi was raised to question injustice and stand up for the oppressed no matter who they were or where they came from.

"Iba mo ju iba...!!" (2018) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

Moremi, a 12th century Yoruba woman from Ile-Ife takes it upon herself to liberate her people from the constant oppression, pillage and raids of the Ugbo people.

"Kabiyesi Alayemore!!" (2018) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

In a time where kings are found powerless, Moremi displays unprecedented courage, belief and proves that anyone can do the impossible, even a woman.

Esimirin! (2018) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

Aided by the river godess Esimirin, Moremi sets out to uncharted enemy territory and weaves her way into the heart of the Olugbo king.

Ugbo Warriors (2018) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

After discovering the achilles heel of the Ugbo warriors, she returns to her people to lead the charge of liberation and defeat the invaders once and for all.

Moremi the Musical Reharsals (2018) by BAP ProductionsOriginal Source: Terra Kulture

Behind the scenes of the musical 'Moremi'.

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BAP Productions;
Terra Kulture;

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