Uncle Ebo Whyte's "What’s My Name?" Stages This Weekend

Uncle Ebo Whyte is one personality drunk with sheer creativity and excellence. Over the years, Ghanaians and foreigners who have sat in any of his productions can attest to the fact that this genius of a man should have been awarded an Oscar for each of his productions. With 19 plays to his credit and all of them achieving huge successes, one will definitely face a herculean task selecting a favourite. Randomly however, Everyone Has A Secret, Caught in the Act, Trials of the Ghanaian, Don’t Mess With A Woman and Different Shades of Women will be among the long list of very thrilling productions. Well, Uncle Ebo Whyte and his Roverman Productions are at it again and this time around, he intends to take the word “stagecraft” a notch higher. The play, What’s My Name?, according the production outfit is that masterpiece that encompasses hilarious comedy and pure unadulterated fun. The play tells the tale of Dennis who loves courting trouble and using his wits to outsmart everyone. He is convinced he is the smartest person alive. What’s My Name? is only one day in the life of the unstoppable Dennis who leaves his boss exclaiming, “You are something else, you know that?’’ A snooper who has been to the rehearsal grounds of Roverman Productions revealed that “What’s My Name? is Uncle Ebo Whyte’s most hilarious play to date and it explores how far wits can take anyone bold enough to live by it.” What’s My Name? plays at the National Theatre from Saturday, June 1 to Sunday, June 2, 2013 for a cool GH¢50. There will be two showings – 4pm and 8pm – each day. Preceding the Saturday and Sunday shows is an executive showing of the play at the National Theatre on Thursday, May 30. The play is sponsored by rlg, MTN, Coolworld Electrical Store, Merchant Bank, Lifebuoy Soap, L’Oreal West Africa and Rover Report Monthly Magazine. Tickets are available at Joy FM, Airport Shell, Tema Comm. 11 Shell, Achimota Shell, Sakaman Shell, Jane-Ann Supermarket, Frankies at Osu and Accra Mall, and Baatsona Total. For reservations call 0243789056.