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Entertainment of Friday, 7 September 2018


Ghana Theatre Festival 2018 is back

The annual Ghana Theatre Festival is back with us again, the festival which is produced by the National Theatre of Ghana is scheduled for Monday, 24th – Sunday 30th September, 2018.

This year’s Festival is a week-long celebration of the performing arts and will showcase events and performances from both established and amateur production houses like the National Symphony Orchestra, National Drama Company, National Dance Company, Ehalakasa, Village Minds, University of Ghana’s School of Performing Arts (Dance Department), Laugh line, Two Idiots Productions and F .C Productions.

Events from these production houses include Theatre Programmes for Schools, Fashion Shows, Art Exhibitions, Dance- Drama, Drama, Symposiums, Film Shows, Poetry Nights, Music including a special evening of Classical Music and Comedy. In addition, there will be a Food Bazaar and a Made in Ghana Fair.

These selected activities have been well orchestrated to create a festival euphoria at the premises of the Theatre where all the performance spaces will take place.

Main productions at the weekend are scheduled for 4pm and 8pm each day and all other events takes place between the hours of 9am to 10pm. The food Bazaar and Made in Ghana Fair is an all week event with varied food stalls, artisans and designers showcasing their wares.

The performances start on Tuesday, 25th September, 2017 at 7pm with a performance that involves all three resident groups of the National Theatre that is the National Symphony Orchestra, National Drama Company and National Dance Company.

This performance will set the tone for the festival and we can boldly say that from that first performance there will be no boring moments during this year’s festival.

This special edition of Ghana Theatre Festival is part of the 25th anniversary celebrations.

It will provide insights of what the Theatre has planned for our various audiences (Children, Youth, Adults, and the Aged) in the future.

Ghana Theatre Festival, developing the next generation of artists and audiences.