The Lion and the Jewel

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The Lion and the Jewel is a play by Wole Soyinka, set in modern Nigeria, which he explores from a satirical perspective, skillfully fusing western elements with subject matter deeply rooted in Yoruba tradition.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2008: Produced by the South African State Theatre, directed by James Ngcobo, starring Sello Maake ka Ncube, Nthati Moshesh, Fezile Mpela and Warona Seane, 8 April to 4 May, after which it moved to the Market Theatre.

Sources

Material held by NELM: [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2011. 341. 2. 44. 5.

Sunday Independent, 20 April 2008.

Business Day, 27 May 2008.

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