Posts tagged ‘Professional Centre – Parliament Road’

Theatre: Relative Strangers, May 2-18 2014 @ Phoenix Theatre, Professional Centre – Parliament Road,

Relative Strangers
Relative Strangers, a comedy play written by Trevor Cowper and directed by Lydia Nyambura Gitachu.

Opening: May 2, 2014
Venue: Phoenix Theatre
Days and time: Wed. & Thur. 7 pm, Friday 7.30 pm & Sat. & Sun 6 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500

Runs until: May 18, 2014

SYNOPSIS
The central character is George, successful, overworked architect, with a willful daughter Fiona, a talented but unfulfilled wife, Joanna, a secretary whose efficiency and loyalty cover a deeper passion, and an urbane business partner who recommends to George a therapeutic affair to take his mind off all his pressures. Along comes Gina , beautiful, clever, and on the face of it aggressively feminist,to fill this prescription.
But this play is no average Knockabout farce, and the complications that ensure raise thought-provoking questions on the easy assumptions we tend to make about modern manners. Where, for instance, does Gina’s feminism come into the heart and soul commitment she demands from George? What triggers Joanna’s drinking- frustration(sexual or artistic) or simply lack of loving kindness? George’s charm may be strong enough to command a remarkable degree of loyalty…but his teenage daughter understands what lies beneath the charm…

April 28, 2014 at 2:20 pm 2 comments

Play: Kidnap Game, Until Jun. 22 2013 @ Professional Centre – Parliament Road

the Kidnap Game
Phoenix Players Present Kidnap Game
Directed by Likarion Wainaina

Dates: Until June 22, 2013
Venue: Phoenix Players, Professional Centre – Parliament Road
Tickets: Kshs 500

SYNOPSIS
Paul Kendon is a highly successful businessman, international arms dealer, and head of a large corporation. His world is turned upside-down, however, when he receives a telephone call from a man claiming to have kidnapped his daughter, Sarah…

June 10, 2013 at 12:23 pm Leave a comment


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