One such places you should be during weekends is the Efua T. Sutherland Drama Studio, Legon to relax, be entertained, informed and educated. This stage has produced great performances such as Aikin Mata (Sex Strike), Aluta Continua, Vagina Monologues, The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born among others. This stage will be heightened with reverberations of the twist and turns of the play; the groom said no!, written by Ruth and Nathan Hale, adapted and directed by Miss Vera Ansaa Asante which treats pertinent social issues on a light note.
The play opens with an army officer, Steve, who returns home only to realise, his marriage has been engineered and arranged by his mother. This man in his attempt to escape from this web of conspiracy by both families, feign a mental illness to get the whole family in panic and shock.
On the arrival of lieutenant Shirley Owusu, Steve’s nurse and secret lover, truths unfold and cats are let out of the bag as tension rises as to who gets Steve in the end. This domestic yet comic play treats issues of how we often please others instead of ourselves. This core message is revealed throughout the development of the play.
The Groom Said No!, directed by Miss Vera Ansaa Asante opens on 16th, 17th and 18th March at the Efua T. Sutherland Drama Studio, legon at 7pm each night. come, get your popcorn, ice cream or sobolo drink, relax enjoy as the drama unfolds.
EnterGhana.com | Dpt. of Arts, University of Ghana presents The Groom Said No!