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Entertainment of Saturday, 7 January 2023


Temi Otedola dazzles in ‘Motherland the Musical’ stage debut

Temi Otedola makes her stage debut in 'Motherland the Musical' Temi Otedola makes her stage debut in 'Motherland the Musical'

Actress and media personality, Temi Otedola, has made her stage debut in ‘Motherland the Musical’.

The play, directed and produced by Nigeria’s ‘Queen of Theatre’ Bolanle Austen Peters, perfected blend of costuming and storytelling with the cast.

They include actors like Francis Onwochei, Bamike Olawunmi-Adenibuyan and Uzo Osimkpa.

In the stage play, the billionaire’s daughter acts and sings as ‘Young Hassana’, a Fulani girl who must navigate forbidden love amidst the political and social turmoil of 1957 Nigeria.

Set in modern Nigeria but making many references to the past, Motherland the Musical is a fast-paced, educational and emotional look into Nigeria’s history and the country’s current state.

In recent years, she has made waves with her acting projects including the Netflix Original movie ‘Citation’ and the Amazon Prime Original ‘The Man for The Job’ which has positioned her as a formidable talent to watch.

As she has long demonstrated in her film roles, Temi proved her physical acting prowess.

She outdoes herself, showing dexterity and versatility with her singing and acting.

Nigerian-born and educated in the UK, Temi has established herself as Nigeria’s newest acting ingénue.