Event A Selfish Sacrifice
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Description'A Selfish Sacrifice' by OyamO - Based on Ibsen's A Doll's House
VenueSpace Theatre, The Denver Center For The Performing Arts, 1101 13Th Street, Denver, United States
First Date20th January 2005
Opening Night27th January 2005
Last Date26th February 2005
Primary GenreTheatre
Secondary Genre
    • Drama
  • Web: Ibsen.net
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428124Blanks, HarvyHarvy Blanks (Harvy Blanks)379ActorDr. Samuel Armstrong
428547Cherrie, MichaelMichael Cherrie (Michael Cherrie)379ActorBalogun
429849Harris, GwenGwen Harris (Gwen Harris)379ActorAmmajean
436970Jones, VeralynVeralyn Jones (Veralyn Jones)379ActorIjeudo Chidike
436971Nappo, VincentVincent Nappo (Vincent Nappo)379Actor
435535Riggins, TerrenceTerrence Riggins (Terrence Riggins)379ActorNigerian Ambassador to the United Nations
433398Staunton, KimKim Staunton (Kim Staunton)379ActorHis wife Akumma
434073Warfield, MarleneMarlene Warfield (Marlene Warfield)379ActorNana Nwadialu
434139Weldon, CharlesCharles Weldon (Charles Weldon)379ActorObadele Rhineheart
435534Gordon, Charles F.Charles F. Gordon (Charles F. Gordon)389Adaptationaka OyamO
435532Mickelsen, David KayDavid Kay Mickelsen (David Kay Mickelsen)387Costume Designer
428327Brown, MichaelMichael Brown (Michael Brown)376Designer
430045Hicks, IsraelIsrael Hicks (Israel Hicks)375Director
436972MacLeod, Charles R.Charles R. MacLeod (Charles R. MacLeod)380Lighting Designer
426902Ibsen, HenrikHenrik Ibsen386Playwright
435533Swartz, Matthew C.Matthew C. Swartz (Matthew C. Swartz)381Sound Designer
Production NationalityUnited States
Performance languageEnglish
Further Informationnt / 1267 / Previews from 20 January 2005. / Akinyele Bobagunwa (Akin), his wife Akumma Obinna Bobagunwa (Aku) and their three children are living in New York City in a town house in the East 90s. This posh arrangement is the result of Akin's appointment as Ambassador from Nigeria to the United Nations and Aku couldn't be more delighted with these circumstances. Aku is childishly innocent, protected from responsibility and all worldly affairs, first by her father and now by her husband. When she expresses her joy to her college friend Ijeudo Chidike (Ije), Aku is reminded of a time when her life was bitter, impoverished and she was forced to take desperate measures. Those “desperate measures” included a shady businessman, Obadele Rhinehart, who is now on her husband's staff in the United Nations mission. / Based on Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, the play has been adapted to a new setting and a new century with strong African influences, but still carries the same emotional impact as its predecessor.
Event Identifier76602
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