QUEEN MOREMI THE MUSICAL
In December 2018, BAP Productions and House of Oduduwa bring to you “QUEEN MOREMI THE MUSICAL” an authentic African superheroine story that brings to life the rich and colorful African heritage, music, dance, and costumes. ‘Queen Moremi the Musical’ relives the legendary tale 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.
Featuring the following seasoned and upcoming actors:
Bamike O. Adenibuyan
Basorun Babafemi Branch
The musical will relive the legendary tale 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.
His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife @ooniadimulaife and Chairman of the House of Oduduwa said this seasonal performance “Moremi The Musical’ is aimed at showcasing the strength of women in our society and how it dates back to thousands of years ago.
Her Excellency Mrs. Olufunso Amosun, to who the performance is dedicated, describes Queen Moremi The Musical as a project that will keep our identity, values, history, and culture alive, especially among the youths, our upcoming next generation.
Described by CNN as the woman powering Nigeria’s theater; Director and Producer, Bolanle Austen-Peters promises to thrill her audience with live music, royalty, and incredible performances.
1 epic story • 1 stage •A Legendary African Super Heroine • 12 days• 1 City!
The Executive Producer of the Musical and Global Ambassador for Moremi Ajasoro, Queen Ronke Ademiluyi-Ogunwusi states that our mission is to proudly showcase our history and vibrant rich culture to the entire world.
Brace yourselves for an unforgettable thrill of a lifetime with #queenmoremithemusical
The Spirit of Freedom
Moremi Musical is 90 mins of dance, drama, and music, it tells the story of the legendary Queen Moremi Ajasoro, how she sacrificed herself and her son to end trafficking of her people especially women and children, it shows the power of a woman in ancient history over 1200 years ago.
It is created by the House of Oduduwa, and derived from the Queen Moremi Ajasoro initiative that empowers young women and rehabilitates young victims of human trafficking, by telling the story of Moremi Ajasoro to the world and how she fought so hard and sacrificed everything she had to save her people many centuries ago, how she stood against enslavement of women and children, and by using the proceeds of this musical to assist young victims of modern day slavery.
It also propagates and rejuvenates the cherished values, culture and tradition of an African woman as demonstrated by Queen Moremi, who by unusual courage sacrificed her son in order to save her people.
MOREMI AJASORO elevates the spirit of freedom.