EXTRA: The Nigerian slum where live plays are staged on water


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Makoko, a slum and waterside neighbourhood in Lagos State, came alive recently when a theatre troupe staged a play on water.



    Residents were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience when popular stage actresses performed alongside novices picked from the neighbourhood in a play about gender equality.

    The set was a floating stage and the audience watched from the water in fishing boats and viewing platforms built on wooden pillars.

    The fascinating story was shared on BBCs Focus on Africa.

    Watch the pictures below:

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