An Alluring Mix Of Afro-Western When Theatre Meets Fashion In Stage Musical ‘Kakadu’

Set in the 60s, Kakadu– Nigeria’s first stage musical premiered in May 2013.From Muson Center in Lagos, Calabar Festival, World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to the Africa Magic Veiwership Choice Awards, the musical has earned its place in the world of theatre performance earning it a FESTINA Award by National of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP).

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(L-R): Kemi Lala Akindoju “Eno”, Zara Udofia “Amonia”

, Prisca Enyi “Hassanah”, Damilare Kuku “Bisi”,

Ben Ogbeiwi “Lord Lugard”

Now billed for a world tour, we take a look at how the Fashion of the musical aligns with trend of the 60s.

It was vibrant yet with an alluring mix of Afro-western elements.  The hair was the crowning glory-big, daring and beautiful as was the make-up which truly captured that age. 60’s Lagos fashion gave birth to the anglo ethnic fashion fushia, all about clinching at the waist and the flare celebrating feminity, yet limbo ready.

 

Lets take a look…

 

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The Cast

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Kakadu in Calabar With Governor Liyel Imoke and Mrs Obioma Imoke
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The entire cast with Governor Fashola

Live In Theatre

 

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Credits

Originator/ Executive Producer– Sir Uche Nwokedi San. Kss
Co- Producer- Winifred Nwokedi
Director- Kanayo Omo
Photography- Kelechi Amadi-Obi
Contributing Editor- Ifeoma Williams
Hair- Ugochukwu Igbokwe [Make Me]
Make Up- Bayo Haastrup
Costume- Fruition Image Consultants Ltd.
Styling- Ifeoma Williams | Favour Olugu
Copywriter- JustinaDika-Oha


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