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Yoruba Skit

Yoruba Skit



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Published by loveeta
This play is in english and yoruba; it is currently incomplete. It might be acted out at the luncheone ceremony of Yoruba Yout Corporation.
This play is in english and yoruba; it is currently incomplete. It might be acted out at the luncheone ceremony of Yoruba Yout Corporation.

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Published by: loveeta on Jul 03, 2008
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{The bamidele’s are seating down. Both engage in some sort of conversation. Someone walks in
Mrs. BamideleYinka’s Mother
Female needed
Mr. BamideleYinka’s Father
Guy needed
Yinka Bamidele
SesanYinka’s friend
Guy needed
OpeYinka’s friend
Guy needed
TopeYinka’s neighbor
Female needed
Yetunde:Yinka’s neighbor and old friendFemale neededBisolaGirl travelling to AmericaFemale NeededBisola’s friendsOnome & Lola2 females needed hereBoyDude2 guys neededMother & AuntyBisola’s Relatives2 women needed
to announce that yinka had arrived from the United States. A young man walks in and rushesto his parents. }
Mama yinka: Omo mi atata. Omo ola, omo owa, omo obokun, olayinka temi nikanYinka: Oju yin ndan mummy. You are looking sweet. Daddy n toju yin gan o. (facing dad) I seeyou’re taking good care of mummy.Baba Yinka: How was your trip o jare?Yinka: It was exhausting but okay! (stretches)Mama Yinka: baba atomo, e pele o. You’ll have to excuse me, I need to finish some stuffs in thekitchen. (exits)Baba yinka: It is nice to have you back in Nigeria. Your mum could not wait to have you home.Ko foju borun at all. She was up all night. I had to force her to get catch some sleep.Yinka: (smiles) Mummy o. Anyway, driver ti bami ko awon eru mi sinu iyara. Let’s go. I wantto show you what I bought for you.(both exits)
** Days Later**@ the bamidele’s residence
Tope: E kaabo. Se alaafia lede? Welcome home!Yetunde: Yinka oju e re lati 2002.Yinka: Yinkuz please! My name is yinkus and thanks for the hospitality. Eje kin gbe yin lotantalizers.Tope: Sure! Why not?Yetunde: (shrugs; tope urges her to go) Okay whatever!(Tope, Yetunde, Sesan)Yetunde: Emi mani mo koja aye mi o. No one sent me to go and greet him. I was trying to benice and he didn’t even let me land before cutting me off. He said his name is yinkuz not yinka.O possible ko tie je pe ogunyinka loruko e, o kan sako oshi. Nibo loti ri yinkuz?Sesan: Iyen lo wan bi e ninu? You better get off it. Leyin ka lori ko de ja nkan le fawon boys. Kosi were.
(Tope hisses and everyone exits)Mama yinka is seen sweeping the floor. She sings as she sweeps and walks off stage. Yinkastorms to the stage upset and loud.Yinka: Mumsy ki lode now? Let me rest now.Mama yinka: showa okay? It’s 11 a.m. in the morning. You were sleeping while I was sweeping.Se iwa lon wu yen? Is that what you were taught abroad to watch your mum do all the chores?Gba lowo mi jare (hands him the broom)Yinka: Ki le leyi?Mama yinka: Igbale ni. Gba!Yinka: Mom, what’s all this? What am I supposed to do with a broom?Mama yinka: Eat it now! Ko to ma bere question lowo mi. Take the broom and sweep the arenaplease(Yinka takes the broom, sweeps a little and attempts to walk off stage)Baba Yinka: (walks in) yinkus boboYinka: daddy! Daddy!Ope: (walks in) Yinkuz lomo latile. Ko siru e laye. Won lo wolu, o tie je ka rigbo.Yinka: Oppy! Oppy! Gba sibe! (hi5)Mama yinka: E kaabo baba yinka, Ope how are you? Awon mummy nko?Ope: Alaafia ma. Thanks for asking.Mama yinka: (facing baba yinka) seri omo yin? See what America has done to him. Yinka sawbiliki’s mum yesterday and ignored her. (facing yinka) Is she your age mate?Yinka: oh God Mummy now! Kilode gan no? Ope ma bo jare.(Ope & yinka exits)Baba yinka: ode fomo yi lorun le. Leave him alone. What do you want him to kiss the sand inthe name of respect? Mama biliki ti won so yin gan, Se omo e ki e ni? Her daughter doesn’t evengreet you, so why are you bothered?Mama yinka: I should have known you were going to take sides with your son. Anyway, e walo jeun.

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