Since its establishment, the National Theatre has played host to exciting theatre acts and come Thursday, June 28,
arts lovers will be treated to a new play dubbed Agoro .
The third in series of such plays, Agoro is a collaboration between the National Theatre, Azaguno Incorporated
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The production has been put together by Professor Pascal Yao Younge, a composer and
Speaking at the launch yesterday, the Executive Director of the National Theatre, Amy Appiah, said the latest production is distinct because of the adoption of different cultures and traditions to tell a story.
She was particularly glad that the production will among many others highlight the diversity in Ghana’s culture and that of other countries.
According to Nii Tetteh Yartey, what makes Agoro different from earlier productions is the addition of a “new African Orchestra music”. He added that patrons will have a different experience from what they are used to.
The co-Artistic Director of the African Ensemble at Ohio University, Professor Pascal Yao Younge together with his wife,
He told the Daily Graphic his love for culture and the need to project Ghana’s culture have been a motivation to collaborate with the National Theatre to host such productions since 2001.
As a lover of arts, culture
The performances are being undertaken by three resident theatre groups of the National Theatre namely the National Symphony Orchestra, the National Drama Company
There will be guest performances from Fire Service band and International
Agoro is part of three major productions planned for the silver jubilee celebrations of the National Theatre. The first was Marriage of Anansewa presented in Nigeria in March and a Symphony collaboration with an internationally acclaimed Baritone from
Prior to the main event on Thursday, there will be