The Theatre Company Presents: Wanawake wa Heri wa Winsa, Dec 15-16 2012 @ National Museum
Back from a successful International Tour of India, The Theatre Company will present Wanawake wa Heri wa Winsa – A Swahili translation of Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor at the Nairobi National Museum Amphitheatre on the 15th and 16th of December 2012 at 4pm and 7 pm daily. Tickets for the show cost Ksh 500/-.
The play is set in Kiambu County in the plush environs of Windsor, Falstaff makes his love and desires known not to one but two married women in identical letters. Upon comparison Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page plot their revenge on Falstaff for being so bold and assuming. The revenge plan unveils itself with almost catastrophic but hilarious consequences. The strength of some relationships with doubts creeping and some grow ever so stronger as the inhabitants of this small town watch and are a part of the unfolding comical events that surround Falstaff amorous adventures.