Etisalat Sponsored Hear Word! Concludes International Tour
By Onyeanuna Onyedikachi
— May 14, 2016 5:37 am | Leave a comment
Residents in and around the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja , were treated to an evening of class and entertaining stage performances by the crew and cast of Etisalat-sponsored Hear Word! The internationally acclaimed episodic stage play that speaks to issues that hold Nigerian women back from reaching their full potentials.
The performance in Abuja was the climax of a thrilling three-continent tour which kicked off in April at the renowned Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts and made a stop at Torp Theater – Central Connecticut State University, New Britain Connecticut, both in the USA before moving to the Frascati Theatre in Amsterdam.
Hear Word!, which was premiering in the nation’s political capital, attracted dignitaries from various circles including politics, government, banking, entertainment, etc. led by the wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osibanjo, swarmed the 1000 capacity Congress Hall of the prestigious Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
The Etisalat-sponsored stage drama featured a collection of 10 stories of real life accounts of inequality, discrimination, abuse and violence, and other social, cultural, traditional, economic and political manifestations and practices of the society which limit the Nigerian woman from reaching her full potentials and becoming a meaningful contributor to the development of the society.