The Rejected Stone – A Play
Age Range: 13 – 16 years
The Rejected Stone is a play filled with lucid representations. Igbayilola is repudiated by her stepmother and stepsisters. She receives succour from Olokun, who brings about a positive turn in her destiny. She is later considered suitable to marry Prince Oranmiyan, after successfully passing through the ‘sandal test’.
Lekan Balogun is a novelist, playwright and dramatist. He has worked variously as a teacher, researcher and in-house writer.
A graduate of English Language, Lekan currently serves as a research fellow at Sangobiyi African Creations in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a also an associate of the Centre for Cultural Studies, University of Lagos.