Asking for More: Dickens in Nigeria October 19, 2012
The Nigerian Association of Merrimack Valley presented the premiere of “Asking for More: Dickens in Nigeria,” a high-energy, entertaining twist on “Oliver” set in Lagos, Nigeria, during the 1970s. Length: [1 hour and 31 minutes.]
Conceived by Robert Omoyeni Directed by Obehi Janice
“Asking for More” was performed by an ensemble of Nigerian immigrants from Lowell
who shared their experiences with the audience after the play.
Created and Performed by The Ensemble:
Prince Emenogu, Michael Enagbare, Robert Omoyeni, Anastasia Onyenho, Monica Swaida, and Lucy Zorokong
. Costume Design: Stephanie McGrath