A stage adaptation of Obioma’s powerful story of two brothers set in a small Nigerian town.
Two brothers sneak away to go fishing in a river that is out of bounds. All appears to be well until the prophecy of a madman changes their lives forever. Gbolahan Obisesan adapts Chigozie Obioma tale about brothers for the stage. Directed by Jack McNamara (Once Upon Our Times).
Although there are a few moments where the storytelling falters, this is a highly charged vision of the rivalry and affections between siblings, as well as a tragic depiction of what it truly means to come of age.'
This gripping two-hander from the East Midlands-based company New Perspectives is a great piece of theatrical storytelling....The actors are superb, diving between the portrayal of various characters...'