Posts tagged ‘Millicent Ogutu’

Rewind Fast Forward Event: Respect moderated by Dr. Njoki Ngumi, Mar. 15 2014 @ the Nest

Respect

What makes us hold some people in high regard – and what makes us deny others the same? How do we act towards those we honour – and what makes us decide whether to look up to people or not? Are all people worthy of respect?

The Nest’s second Rewind Fast Forward event explores the instinct, contention and actions behind how we decide to treat people, focusing on where they come from and what they do.

Join the forum theater moderator Dr. Njoki Ngumi and the cast of Maggie Karanja, Millicent Ogutu, Olwenya Maina and Sam Psenjen on Saturday 15th from 2pm – 5pm and have your say!

March 10, 2014 at 2:19 pm 2 comments

Theatre: Roots of Shame Seeds of Pain, Mar. 5-16 2014 @ Phoenix Players – Professional Centre

Date: March 5-16, 2014
Venue: Professional Centre – Parliament Road
Time: Wed.-Thur. 7 pm, Fri. 7.30 pm and Sat 6 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500
Contacts: info@phoenixtheatre.co.ke

Written by Brian Munene(Original idea by David Opondoe) and Directed by Millicent Ogutu

Rated: +16

March 4, 2014 at 10:50 am Leave a comment

Forum Theatre: Rewind Fast Forward facilitated by Dr. Njoki Ngumi, Feb. 22 2014 @ the NEST

RW-FFD MONEY Final
Rewind Fast Forward – our forum theatre project moderated by Dr. Njoki Ngumi – returns this Saturday February 22nd, 2pm – 5pm at the NEST with “Money”. How do you negotiate for better pay or get what you are owed?

Join our amazing interactive theatre cast of Maina Olwenya, Millicent Ogutu and Sam Psenjen in exploring these conflict-prone zones, oppressive components and politics of paying and getting paid.

Entry is free!

February 20, 2014 at 10:37 am Leave a comment

One Woman Play: To Marie with Love, Nov. 8-10 2013 @ Austin Room – Braeburn Theatre

To Marie with Love
TO MARIE WITH LOVE
The wonderful Millicent Ogutu gets back on stage after a brief hiatus in her first ever one woman show, the witty, controversial “To Marie With Love” by Pauline Devaney. The play is about the life and times of Marie Stopes, campaigner for women’s rights and pioneer in the field of birth control. It explores the intricacies of sexual and reproductive health through the ages as Marie’s own personal journey in an emotionally rich, personal,
humorous fashion.

This is also June Gachui’s directorial debut. To Marie With Love is proudly supported by Marie Stopes Kenya and The NEST Arts Company.

Tickets for adults cost 800 shillings and with a discounted rate of 500 shillings for students with official identification.

Performances are on the following dates @ the Braeburn theatre Austin Room off Gitanga Road.
Friday – 8th November 2013 – 7 pm/SOLD OUT
Saturday – 9th November 2013 – 3 pm and 6.30pm
Sunday -10th November 2013 – 4 pm

For ticket bookings call 020-2634488 or 0714 204676 or email – tickets254@gmail.com

The play is not suitable for people under the age of 16.

November 1, 2013 at 10:00 am 1 comment

Theater & Performances: Three Fold Cord, Jul. 6-21 2012 @ Phoenix Players


Phoenix Players Present 3 Fold Cord.
Directed by Millicent Ogutu

Dates: Runs until 21st July 2012.

Tickets: Ksh. 650. Student nights Every Thursday. Buy 1 ticket @ Ksh. 400 and get 1 Free.

SYNOPSIS
Marcus Pennington appears to have it all: a beautiful actress wife, Victoria, two loving daughters and a successful career as a respected senior lawyer. But behind the façade he is leading a triple life, romancing two other women: Dexie, a prostitute, and Millicent, the widow of his best friend, now his PA. In a series of highly engaging monologues, Victoria Dexie and Millicent tell Marcus’ story from three very different perspectives.

Preoccupied and detached, Victoria is seemingly oblivious to his indiscretions – and guilty of her own, but regards him with fond indulgence. Shy, Self deprecating Millicent can’t help but be taken in by the promise of romance and passion that was lacking in her marriage. Dexie hopes that Marcus will provide a route out of poverty – all the more necessary after she gives birth to his illegitimate son.

July 9, 2012 at 4:47 pm 2 comments

Theatre and Performances: Right You Are ( if You Think You Are), May 4-19, 2012 @ Phoenix Players


Phoenix Players & The Italian Institute of Culture present;
Right You Are( if You Think You Are). A situational comedy by Luigi Pirandello directed by Millicent Ogutu

Opening Night: May 4, 2012
Time: 7pm
Venue: Phoenix Players, Professional Centre

Dates: May 5-19, 2012
Times: Wed-Fri 7pm, Sat 6pm and Sat 19 (3 & 6pm)
Tickets: Kshs. 650.
Student nights: Every Thursday. Buy 1 ticket @ Ksh. 400 and get 1 Free.

SYNOPSIS
A government official is deployed to a small town where everyone knows everything about everybody! He has, in tow, a wife and his mother-in-law. Peculiarly he houses both women separately and nobody gets to see his wife who is permanently ensconced in a fifth floor apartment. The tongues begin to wag as Pirandello plays on the fickleness of the human being when faced with a situation they do not understand!

May 4, 2012 at 11:55 am Leave a comment

Theatre/Play: Respect, Jan. 20-Feb. 4 2012 @ Phoenix Players


Phoenix Players Present Respect by Lutz Hubner
Directed by Millicent Ogutu

Opening Date: January 20, 2012
Venue: Phoenix Players, Professional Centre
Runs until: February 4, 2012
Tickets: Kshs 650.
Student nights Every Thursday buy 1 ticket at Ksh. 400 and get 1 Free

SYNOPSIS
Four teenagers take a day trip to Cologne. By the end of the night, their world has been turned upside down. One is dead, two are in police custody, and the fourth is recovering from stab wounds!

January 18, 2012 at 11:11 am Leave a comment

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