Femi Branch To Celebrate 25th Industry Anniversary With Stage Play Shalanga

Renowned playwright and director, Femi Branch, is set to showcase his latest stage play “Shalanga” at the eighth edition of Yaw’s annual event.

The upcoming event is set to hold on Sunday May 29, 2016 at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

A play from one of Femi Branch’s new books in celebration of his 25th anniversary, it also features the acting talents of Steve “Yaw” Onu and AY Makun.

“Shalanga” is a satirical stage play that mirrors the past and present of the country in a tongue-in-cheek fashion. It is the latest in a series of stage collaborations between Yaw and Femi Branch, following previous edition of the show that featured Koffi in a stage play ‘PO’.

In addition to the stage play, the night will also feature performances from Phyno, Olamide, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Burna Boy, Solidstar, Seyi Shay, Adekunle Gold, YCEE, Naomi Mac, Reminisce, Humble Smiths, Lil Kesh, Vector among other entertainers.

Femi Branch’s upcoming movie includes “Aunt Maria,” which has the actor play two different characters – an old man, and an old woman. The movie tells the story of how a father’s love goes beyond the grave.