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Broken Lines is set in three tiny fishing settlements in the outskirts of an imaginary Niger Delta communities within the mangrove. Tall trees and meandering salt waters with a conference point as a market.
African tradition is aloud with the use of numerous sound bites from birds to domestic animals, therefore such sounds will add theatrical value to the production therefore no aspect of the theatre should suffer for the successful production of this play from dirges to language.
The story of Bipiamina is not an unfamiliar tale. The past influences the future thus: Bipiamina, true to her name, sacrifices her niece for political gains, turns her fellow women into a ‘mere supporters’ club forgetting the essence of womanhood. This revenge story reveals the ties between the home front and politics.