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Latif Abubakar’s latest play, “Something Must Kill a Man” to run from August 25 -28

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Playwright Latif Abubakar’s Globe Productions in partnership with Joy Entertainment and Graphic News App is set to thrill its audience to his latest play after a long break from the theatre due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Dubbed the “Something must kill a man”, the play seeks to demonstrates how teamwork, good communication and collaboration contributes significantly to the attainment these goals.

Unlike his previous stage plays which focused on pressing national issues, Mr Abubakar’s latest play, will take the approach of a training programme that would center on the attainment of project and organisational goals.

According to the award winning playwright, the play is a package that would enable employees understand and appreciate the importance of team work in achieving theoverall objectives of a project or an organization.

He explained that the play will adopt an innovative practical training approach that drives the audience (trainees) through a team building activities.

“This is a creative and unique training experience that will leave an unforgettable memory on the minds of the trainees,” the playwright intimated.

“A research by Forbes confirms that team building is the most important investment you can make for your people and the most successful, memorable team-building events are the ones that don’t feel like a day at the office,” he added.

Being the pacesetter of live virtual play with a record of 3.5million views accross various social media platforms, Mr Abubakar believes storytelling and theatre could be used to achieve project and organisational goals.

He revealed that the play which would be stage in an open space is a package that would include a training certificate from the New York Board of education, in the United States of America, lecture notes, cocktail and networking session.

The play which features Leslie, Abraham MacPratt and Shelter Sey, will be staged on 25th, 26th, and 28th of August , 2021 at the Labadi Beach Hotelwith tickets going for GH¢80.00 and GH¢150.00 for participants that would want to be issued with certificates.

Globe Productions
As a theatre company focused on theatre for development, Globe Productions has to its credit 15 plays that have been performed 67 times across the country to an audience base of about 40,000. The strategic vision of implementing the tri annual plays has currently made Globe the fastest
growing theatre company in Ghana with the widest coverage.

Its CEO/Playwright Latif Abubakar, gained some international recognition via an interview on BBC world service on the topic “Resurgence of Theatre in Africa”.

Plays
Some written and produced by Mr Abubakar include I can’t think far; a non-violence campaign towards the 2016 election which was sponsored by Star-Ghana, UK Aid, DANIDA and the European Union, Saint and sinners; which focused on galamsey, and sponsored by WaterAid Ghana, and the Media Coalition Against Galamsey, and Men don die; a road safety campaign sponsored by the National Road Safety Commission

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Ghana’s Dr Pushkin to Perform at SXSW 2023

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What is SXSW Music Festival?

The Outlandish album is finally out, and already Dr. Pushkin is on his way to the SXSW Music Festival. The conscious rapper has been confirmed as a performer at the SXSW Music Festival 2023. SXSW, also known as South by Southwest, is the world’s biggest festival of its kind. The event, which takes place in Austin – Texas, brings together over 160,000 fans to a barrage of musical performances, conferences, film premieres, and several mini-events that characterize art. This year’s event comes between the 10th and 19th of March 2023; it will, as usual bring the What’s Next in Tech, Film, Music, and beyond to patrons of the event and the world.

Which Ghanaian artists have performed on the SXSW Music Festival stage?

In 2019, Africa was prioritized by the organizers of the SXSW Music Festival with an “Africa to the World” theme. The event featured a myriad of Africa’s finest musicians and many others. Representing Ghana was Jojo Abot, Stonebwoy, and Efya. In 2023, Dr. Pushkin is honored to represent Ghana on the show.

In a conversation with Dr. Pushkin, he indicated how excited he was about the opportunity. While commenting on it, he mentioned the crew he’s mounting the stage with. According to the “Lies” and “Wake Up” rapper, Ghana’s undisputed tongue-twist specialist, Budukusu, will join him on stage.

The two rappers have collaborated on three songs off Dr. Pushkin’s latest album. And since they’ve been hanging around a lot lately, they are working some magic as a team. Also on Dr. Pushkin’s crew for SXSW 2023 will be Aggie and AZA, featured on “Forgive them” and “No Regrets,” respectively, on the Outlandish album. Selecta Rah of Club Bantu fame will be the crew’s official Deejay as they mount the stage to thrill and awaken the audience.

Dr. Pushkin’s performance comes on the heals of Jojo Abbot, Efya, and Stoneboy who graced the event in 2019 as Ghanaians.

History of the SXSW Music Festival

SXSW started in 1987 with 177 artists and 15 stages. By 2019, the event had 1,964 showcasing artists (including musicians) and 94 Venues & Stages. Notable artists and personalities participating in SXSW are Former US President Barak Obama, Tonny Bennet, Black-eyed Peas, Cypress Hill, Jean Grae, Chamillionaire, Lady Gaga, and several high-profile personalities.

SXSW is an experience of live musical performances, conference sessions, film and television screenings, exhibitions, networking events, professional development opportunities, art installations, and many more. This year’s event takes place from March 10-19. However, the musical festival component is a six-day event, 13th – 18th.

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Black Sherif billed to perform at the Wireless festival with 50 Cent, Popcaan and others

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Young Ghanaian musician superstar, Black Sherif is set to perform at the prestigious Wireless Festival which will happen in the United Kingdom. (more…)

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‘Till’ director Chinonye Chukwu slams ‘misogyny towards black women’ after Oscars snub

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Till director Chinonye Chukwu called out the Oscars committee after her film received no 2023 Academy Awards nominations. (more…)

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Camidoh advocates for Banku to be served on international flights

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Top-charting Ghanaian Afropop/R&B singer Raphael Kofi Attachie, widely known as Camidoh has requested for local Ghanaian dishes to be served on international flights. (more…)

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Stonebwoy reveals Asamoah Gyan paid for his leg surgery 7 years ago

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On January 19, 2003, Livingstone Etse Satekla, known in showbiz circles as Stonebwoy was involved in an accident that caused him his limbs. (more…)

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Camidoh Joins Boomplay’s Golden Club With 100M Streams

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High-flying Ghanaian crooner, Raphael Kofi Attachie, popularly known in the showbiz circuit as Camidoh, is the latest artist to join the prestigious Golden Club of Africa’s largest music streaming and download platform, Boomplay. (more…)

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