World Theatre Day 2023: Nat’l theatre stages Ama Ata Aidoo’s ‘Dilemma of a Ghost’
Today, March 27, 2023, marks World Theatre Day.
To mark the occasion in partnership with the KGL Foundation, the National Theatre of Ghana is staging a performance of Ama Ata Aidoo’s the ‘Dilemma of a Ghost’ by the Resident Drama group of the National Theatre (Abibigromma).
The performance will be followed by a workshop in some selected Senior High Schools (SHSs) in the Eastern region including Benkum SHS, Adonteng SHS, and Methodist Girls’ SHS, Mamfe and Okuapeman SHS, today, Monday, 27 March 2023.
“These activities are in line with the National Theatre of Ghana’s mission of promoting the performing Arts in Ghana.
“The Theatre normally marks the day with a Corporate social responsibility project,” the National Theatre said in a statement.
“This year, we use the World Theatre Day to demonstrate to the targeted senior high school students in the selected schools, the role of Theatre in national development and its contribution to global peace,” the statement added.
World Theatre Day, was initiated in 1961, by the International Theatre Institute (ITI), a performing arts organisation that was built with UNESCO’s goals on culture, education, and arts to focus on improving the status of all members of the performing arts profession.