Playwright, Latif Abubakar of Globe Productions, once again did not disappoint with his classic and humorous stage play which was staged over the weekend at the Accra International Conference Centr.
The 1 hour 30 minutes Play was crafted to tackle road accident which has been on the rise in the country recently
With a humourous storyline which engages patrons throughout the , Men Don Die is set in the middle of a thick forest in the outskirts of a town.
While on a journey for different assignments, two couples find their mission impossible when their vehicle, a mammy truck popularly known as “boneshaker” is damaged in the middle of the journey.
Enraged by the development, a couple who had set off for divorce start blaming each other for their woes while another couple enroute to marry starts to ‘strategise’ on how to make their marriage ceremony successful despite the immediate challenges.
Following the interesting development between the couples, another passenger and also a pastor steps in.He points it out to the young couple that marriage isn’t a bed of roses and encourages them to take lessons from the situation of the estranged couple.
While at it, help comes their way when the police arrives after persistent calls. The police however discovers the vehicle is not roadworthy, no fire extinguisher and the driver does not a valid driver’s licence among others hence, putting the lives of passengers at risk.
Starring notable actors such as Adjetey Annang and Ecow Smith-Asante, who are regular faces in Latif’s productions, Men Don Die tackles other important issues such as lack of resources of the Ghana Police Service.
Other cast members include Shelter Sey (Ama Monica), Abraham Mcpratt Dadzie (Kwame), Solomon Fixson Owoo (Driver), Leslie Annobi Wallace (Pastor), Samira Suh Hini Omar Farouk (Armed robber) and OB Black (Rukaya).
Latif Abubakar has 12 plays to his credit including Thank God for Idiots, Romantic Nonsense, You May Kiss the Corpse, Gallery of Comedies, The Second Coming of Nkrumah, What Can Come Can Come, I Can’t Think Far and Judas and Delilah.
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