Theater for development in contemporary Nigeria: problems and prospects

Edet Essien
2020 International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI)  
Theater has become more popular over the years. It is generally known to people as a building designed for the performance of plays, dances, etc. This paper is aimed at espousing the pertinence of theater in national development, especially in a developing African nation-state like Nigeria. In doing this, the paper identifies and discusses the exploitable prospects and problems that go along with the deployment of theater in enhancing Nigeria's development. The paper concludes that despite the
more » ... hallenges, theater plays a vital role to play towards creating a reliable, effective, and responsive representative institution and in advancing the frontiers of development of the Nigerian society.
doi:10.33750/ijhi.v3i1.66 fatcat:2weewv3ekfeirdqy6k7xkfjgfy