Monday, July 30, 2007
There were people in that hall on the day of the "jero plays", who couldn't stop to say hello for many reasons- the crush of the crowd; they had to leave hurriedly etc. I found out later that uzo, mrs. somebody, olawunmi, daddy's girl, babs house, bijinmi, omohemi benson, igwatala and many others were also there.
babaalaye stood by me and had a conversation twice about the lack of seats but didn't tell me whom he was till the next day...
Funmi iyanda's comment on "the season of soyinka..."
"dearest, as you know, l have watched and supported your work from the background for years. Yesterday l saw the future and it is bright, you have hit the winning formula. Your adaptation of the Jero plays and running them back to back was genius and the twists in script hilarious. More grease. Why not run the popualar plays like "the jeros", "who's afraid..." etc on an ongoing basis? Think about it mai broda..."