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Rotimi Babatunde

ROTIMI BABATUNDE  

Nationality:    Nigerian
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Bonfire Of The Innocents, The (Elddopet)         Feast         Infidel In The Upper Room, An         Shroud For Lazarus, A



Bonfire Of The Innocents, The (Elddopet)

Synopsis:
Paul has just moved from his father's plantage into the big city. Here, he feels lonely and hasn't met any friends. at his boarding school he finds himself chased by two other students. He doesn't know what they want but it doesn't feel as if they want to be his friend. Their intention to make Paul succumb to the school's hierarchy forces the young people into a dangerous game of life and death.

Notes:
Translated into Swedish As Elddopet for Riksteatern's World Playwrights Project

1st Produced:
Riksteatern, Stockholm    2008

Organisations:
Riksteatern

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Feast

Synopsis:
On their way to a family dinner, three sisters are divided at a crossroads. From Nigeria in the 1700s through Brazil, Cuba and the USA to London in 2013, the sisters survive by their spirits - spirits of courage, mischief and incredible resilience

Notes:
written by Yunior García Aguilera (Cuba), Rotimi Babatunde (Nigeria), Marcos Barbosa (Brazil), Tanya Barfield (US) and Gbolahan Obisesan (UK).

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A Young Vic and Royal Court co-production

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Genre:
play with music

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Infidel In The Upper Room, An

Synopsis:
Two old men on opposing sides of the religious divide find their friendship under test on account of the controversy triggered by the Danish cartoons depicting Prophet Mohammed.

Notes:
Specially commissioned As part of Small Talk: Big Picture (a Royal Court/BBC World Service joint project)

1st Produced:
Royal Court Theatre Downstairs, London (reading)    2006

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Genre:
short play

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Shroud For Lazarus, A

Synopsis:
There has been a drought and only The Plantation has the resources to bring water down to its fields. Most of the small farmers in town have been compelled to work for the Plantation. The majority of townspeople opt for solace in the congregation of Papa, a local preacher. ajala, the community rebel dogged by creditors and cursed by Papa, mysteriously dies. after the creditors depart he rises up and plans to use his "resurrection" to bring down Papa and The Plantation but things do not go as planned.

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1st Produced:
Halcyon Theatre, Chicago    2009

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