Posts filed under ‘comedy’

Comedy: Bridegroom for Sale, Mar. 26-30 2014 @ Alliance Française

Bridegroom for sale
Comedy powerhouse, Heartstrings Entertainment crashes back with yet another massive comedy hit show Bridegroom for Sale directed by Sammy Mwangi

Dates: 26th – 30th March 2014
Venue: Alliance Française
Times: 6.30 pm weekdays, 3 & 6.30 pm weekends
Charges: Kshs 500
For tickets call: 0722 0737745541, Paybill No.: 747722

March 18, 2014 at 5:17 pm Leave a comment

[Cancelled] Stand-Comedy: Coming to America, Mar. 22 2014 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Coming to America a stand-up comedy by Martin Sophia

Date: March 22, 2014
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 3 & 7 pm
Tickets: 500/-

Kenyan diaspora artist, Martin, is back in town with a stand-up routine Coming to America.

Having been away from Kenya since 2005, and running a successful theatre company and a taxi service in America, Martin will take the audience through a hysterical cycle of going to America, living in America and the perception of friends and family.

March 18, 2014 at 5:08 pm Leave a comment

Comedy: Kiss your Ex? Mar. 14-16 2014 @ Alliance Francaise

Kiss Your Ex Flyer
THE FRIENDS ENSEMBLE Makers of super crazy comedies RUN FOR YOUR WIFE, RUMOURS and HUSBAND CAUGHT invite you to watch Kiss your Ex.

Dates: March 14-16, 2014
Venue: Alliance Francaise de Nairobi
Time: 6 & 8.30pm Friday; 3, 6 and 8.30pm Saturday and Sunday 3 & 6pm
Tickets: Ksh. 500/=
Tickets Hotline: 0720 861 236 or 0733 720 585, Email : friendsensemble@gmail.com

Synopsis
After twenty years, they meet by accident, and eventually get together to talk over old times and catch up on what has happened since they parted. And so begins a journey of memories: their first meeting, their love for each other, their marriages and children.

All is underscored by nagging questions: why have they remained strangers for so long? Why didn’t they get married? Why don’t they… oh, they are! To other people!

March 6, 2014 at 2:22 pm Leave a comment

Comedy Thriller: Deception, Feb. 27 – Mar. 2 2014 @ Alliance Francaise

Deception
Dates & Time: Thur 27 Feb at 6 & 8pm, Fri 28 Feb at 6 & 8pm, Sat 1 Mar at 3, 6 & 8pm, Sun 2 Mar at 3, 6 & 8pm
Venue: Alliance Française
Tickets: 500/=

Synopsis
A senior politician goes out for a night of fun in a private apartment she has rented for her boyfriend, unaware that she is also under investigations for her possible role in a public procurement scandal. Hilarity reaches fever pitch when the local police patrol step in to investigate strange noises from the apartment as a pizza delivery van arrives to cause more confusion.

A series of mistaken identities ensue resulting in an unexpected tragic end. There are key life lessons to be learned from this bold play.

This comedy thriller is an original script by FCA directed by Mbeki Mwalimu and produced by Abuto Eliud

February 22, 2014 at 6:43 pm 1 comment

Stand Up Comedy: Opa Williams’ Nite of a Thousand Laughs, Nov. 9 2013 @ Carnivore Grounds

Night of a Thousand Laughs
Date: November 9, 2013
Venue: Carnivore Grounds
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: Kshs 2000

Acts: BasketMouth frm Nigeria, Nduliso from South Africa, Pablo from Uganda, Daliso from Malawi, Sleepy from, Chipukeezy and Ayeiya from Kenya with Music by Mercy Myra, Dela and DJ Frida

November 5, 2013 at 9:06 am 1 comment

Stand-up show: Bussmann’s back, Oct. 30 2013 @ Vineyard

Bussmann
BONO AND GELDOF ARE C*NTS
A light-hearted look at foreign aid and who it really aids. This foul-mouthed, funny and frightening parody lecture on charity, Africa and celebrities asks: when did poverty become an industry that needs poverty to stay in business?
Jane takes us on a journey through Africa, trying to find out why being decent attracts wankers.

October 30, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Comedy: Do You Love Me, Nov. 1-3 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

Do you love me

October 29, 2013 at 9:22 am Leave a comment

Comedy Night: Africa’s Kings of Comedy, Oct. 26 2013 @ KICC

Africa's Kings of Comedy
Date: October 26, 2013
Venue: KICC
Time: 6 pm
Entry: Kshs 1000 & VIP Kshs 2000

Acts from: Mandy from Nigeria, Kagiso Lediga from South Africa, Patric Salvador from Uganda, Carl Joshua from Zimbabwe and Eric Omondi from Kenya

October 23, 2013 at 10:57 am 1 comment

Comedy: Rumours, August 23-25 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

Rumours
The Friends Ensemble and Fanaka Arts Theatre presents Neil Simon’s international hit comedy Rumours directed by Ellis Otieno

Dates: August 23-25, 2013
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Times: Friday 6.30 pm and Saturday 3 & 6.30 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500

Synopsis
Some rich couples, who were invited to the deputy governor’s home for his 10th Wedding Anniversary fall into uncontrollable panic and outright rage after the deputy governor is found with a bullet wound. His wife and domestic staff are not at home. As they try to calm the situation, they decide to come up with stories to hide what they think is going to be a huge scandal from the media and police.

Their cover-up stories become so intertwined that when the police arrive (to handle a completely different issue), they become so scared, they spill the beans.

August 16, 2013 at 11:49 am Leave a comment

Comedy Show: Birthday Suite, Aug. 16-18 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

new birthday suite
From Friday 16 to 18 August 2013 at Kenya National Theatre, Nairobi, FCA- Festival of Creative Arts proudly presents Birthday Suite;

Dates: August 16-18, 2013
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Tickets: Kshs 500
Hotlines: 020-2025811/ 0726 524 124

Show times:Friday 16th at 6 & 8 pm, Saturday 17th at 3, 6 & 8 pm and Sunday 18th August at 3 & 6 pm.

Synopsis
Take two adjoining hotel suites, add two couples, both on extremely nervous blind dates, contrive that they each somehow meet the wrong partner, and complicate matters with an excitable room waitress whose mission in life is to encourage romance wherever it might spark, and you have the recipe for an evening of chaotic entanglements and unlikely liaisons which constantly teeters on the edge of disaster.

August 6, 2013 at 3:18 pm Leave a comment

Political Comedy: Kenyan Pigs, Cats & Dogs, Jul. 30 – Aug. 4 2013 @ Alliance Francaise

Kenyan Pigs, Cats & Dogs

July 22, 2013 at 7:51 pm Leave a comment

Comedy Show: Hot Seat with Teacher Wanjiku & JB Masanduku, Jul. 27 2013 @ Alliance

Date: July 27, 2013
Venue: Alliance
Entry: Kshs 500

July 15, 2013 at 9:43 am 2 comments

Sensual Comedy: House of Lungula, Coming Soon – Early July @ The Cinemas

House of Lungula
HOUSE of Lungula is a Sexy Comedy touching on the sexual habits of Kenyans.
Based on many true stories…

Starring: Ian Mbugua, Lizz Njagah, Gerald Langiri, Sarah Hassan, Helena Waithera, Lenana Kariba, Gitau Ngogoyo, Nice Githinji, Diana Nekoye, Lydia Gitachu, Auma Njagah, Sheila Kwamboka and Alex Konstantaras

Filmed by John Wambugu and directed by Alex Konstantaras, Lizz Njagah & Aggie Nyagari. Sound by Naftali Wambugu

May 7, 2013 at 3:21 pm 3 comments

Comedy: Different Forest Same Monkeys, Until Apr. 14 2013 @ Alliance

Different Forest Same Monkeys
Different Forests, Same Monkeys presented by Heartstrings Kenya

Dates: April 2-14, 2013
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: Weekdays 6.30pm, Weekends 3 & 6pm
Tickets: Kshs 500 [0721 608 656]

We have found ourselves demanding for great changes: new constitution, elections, no corruption, transparency etc, etc. We have done this so that our lives can change for the best. But the big question is, have we, ourselves as Kenyans changed? We are quick to ask for change, but we have refused to conform to the change. Do remain the same old liars, immoral, dirty, tribalists, corrupt, thieves, the list goes on.

This gut-crushing comedy will hilariously show how we are asking for a good life but there is no effort on our part in making the change in ourselves as Kenyans.

April 4, 2013 at 3:18 pm Leave a comment

Comedy: Toc Toc – A Play in French, Feb. 20-22 2013 @ Alliance

TOC TOC
A play in French by Laurent Baffie presented by la Troupe de Théâtre Amateur Francophone

Dates: February 20-22, 2013
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: at 7.30pm
Tickets: Kshs 900 Available at the ‘Jardin de Paris’ restaurant (Alliance Française ground floor) or Book your ticket: sms 0738-657-680 or 0722-716-059
E-mail contact: theatre.nairobi@gmail.com

Shows followed by a cocktail

February 13, 2013 at 7:42 pm 1 comment

Play: A Perfect Husband with a Twist, Feb. 3 2013 @ Oshwal Centre

Gujarati Play

The play is a hilarious gujarati play which targets the age-groups from teenagers and above. It is suitable for middle aged and older people too.

The gujarati spoken in the play is the normal dialect we use at home.

Date: Sunday, 3rd February 2013
Venue: Oshwal Centre Auditorium
Time: From 5pm onwards (to be seated by 4:45pm & free seating)
Ticket Price: KShs. 1,000/- and includes refreshments that will be served after the play

For more information & tickets please contact:
Naina Gudhka: 0726876294
Sonal Galaiya: 0721343375/ 0736102002
Sajni Hashwin Galaiya: 0722481500

January 22, 2013 at 12:34 pm Leave a comment

Comedy: Are you a Donkey or a Horse, Dec. 11-16 2012 @ Alliance

Donkey or Horse

December 10, 2012 at 10:29 am Leave a comment

Kamba Play: Ndukatavye Mundu [Don’t Tell Anyone] by @MwalimChurchill, Nov. 30-Dec 2 2012 @ National Theatre


The First Ever Kamba Play At Kenya National Theatre: Ndukatavye Mundu! (Don’t Tell Anyone!)
Directed By: Victor Ber and Conceptualized by Dan ‘Churchill’ Ndambuki

Opening Gala: November 30, 2012
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: Kshs 2,500 – Hotline: 0726 109 109

Dates:December 1-2, 2012.
Venue: Kenya National Theatre Main Auditorium
Time: 3 pm & Evening 6:30 pm [1,000 stalls 1,500 balcony]

November 26, 2012 at 2:40 pm Leave a comment

Stand Up Comedy: Hot Seat with Wakimani, Nov. 17 2012 @ Alliance


Full info here: Facebook event page

November 15, 2012 at 9:33 am Leave a comment

Stand Up Comedy: Hot Seat with Aleiyaaa, Oct. 27 2012 @ Alliance


Date: October 27, 2012
Venue: Alliance Gardens
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500 [0721608656]

October 27, 2012 at 5:32 pm Leave a comment

Stand Up Comedy: Battle of Migingo, Oct. 13 2012 @ KICC


Date: October 13, 2012
Venue: KICC
Time: 6pm
Tickets: Kshs 1000

Eric Omondi-Kenya Vs Salvador-Uganda
Also featuring: Jalang’o, JB..

October 12, 2012 at 9:38 am 2 comments

Comedy: The Hot Mamas, Oct. 19-21 2012 @ Alliance


The Friends Ensemble invites you to watch arguably, one of the hottest and funniest Comedies ever scripted! The Hot Mamas

Dates: Oct. 19-21, 2012
Venue: the Alliance Française de Nairobi
Time: Friday 6 & 8.30 pm, Saturday 3, 6 and 8.30 pm and Sunday 3 & 6 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500 [0720 861 236 or 0733 720 585]
Offer: Get your ticket before October 14, 2012 for only Kshs 400

An uncontrollable crazy, sexy, A-Laugh –A-Line Masterpiece!

This play is strictly for adults only!

October 9, 2012 at 1:25 pm Leave a comment

8 Final Shows: Kenyan Play Boy, Oct. 9-14 2012 @ Alliance


Tickets & info dial 0721 608 656

October 8, 2012 at 4:43 pm Leave a comment

Comedy: Kenyan Playboy, Oct. 2-7 2012 @ Alliance


Dates: October 2-7, 2012
Venue: Alliance
Time: 6.30 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500 [Call 0721608656]

October 1, 2012 at 4:23 pm Leave a comment

Stand Up Comedy: The Hot Seat-Allan Weku, Sept. 29 2012 @ Alliance Francaise Gardens


Date: September 29, 2012
Time: 7pm
Venue: Alliance Française Gardens
Tickets: 500 [0721 608 656]

Directed by Sammy Mwangi and Victor Ber and hosted by Dan Ndambuki aka Churchill

September 28, 2012 at 11:23 am Leave a comment

Play/Comedy: Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman, Sept. 28-30 2012 @ Alliance


Dates: September 28-30, 2012
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: weekdays 6pm and weekends 3 & 6pm
Tickets: Advance Kshs 300 and Gate Kshs 400 [0727 271 728 or 0789 716 147]

September 24, 2012 at 9:59 am Leave a comment

[Postponed] Stand Up Comedy: Larry Asego in Me, Myself & I, Sep 7 2012 @ Alliance

 

 

 

 

 

Update from Larry Asego: The performance has been postponed to next week Friday 7th September. This is following the security concerns by Alliance Francaise today which were also characterized by the closure of the building and facilities.
After two successful runs of The Premier edition of the HOT SEAT, the King of Wit comes back on stage in his one man show Me, Myself and I. He will share with you multiple insights on, amongst other things, things they never taught you about fatherhood.

Date: September 7, 2012
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 7pm
Tickets: Kshs 500

Expect a show with side splitting riot served rare and undiluted

August 28, 2012 at 11:09 am Leave a comment

Comedy: Hot seat – JB, Aug. 25 2012 @ Alliance

August 22, 2012 at 12:51 pm Leave a comment

Comedy: Madam Kenyan President, Aug. 7-12 2012 @ Alliance


Madam Kenyan President is back!

After being billed as the craziest show so far, Heartstrings Kenya brings 8 final shows of the comedy Madam Kenyan President in August.
Directed by: Sammy Mwangi and Victor Ber

Date: August 7–12, 2012 [8 shows only]
Venue: Alliance Française de Nairobi
Times: 6.30pm weekdays, 3 & 6.30pm weekdays.
Charges: Kshs 500
Contact: 0721 608 656

Hilariously we will get to know why the best man for the job is a woman. What will Kenya be like under a woman president?

We all have arguably shouted from the rooftops that this country Kenya cannot and shall not be ruled by a woman. That there is no place at the top for a woman to hold. That is a position that is traditionally held by men and so women should forget it and take their rightful position. The second position.

Heartstrings Kenya in a ridiculously hilarious manner and their fashion will show that our president doesn’t have to be a woman. And this is because the women have become small presidents in their many positions that they have taken in our society. The way we all drink, eat, breathe, belch, talk, sleep, wake up, etc etc. is all controlled by woman. The hard fact is that whatever each and every individual Kenyan does, a woman is the one who finally decides. So if the society thinks that we don’t have a woman president, they are wrong because we have them in offices, factories, homes, and schools. They are our mothers, wives, girlfriends, concubines, secretaries, mama mbogas, house helps, etc etc.

A woman is not ruling Kenya, but a woman is surely ruling the world.

We will never look at this country in the same way again because what a man can do, a woman already did it better.

July 31, 2012 at 5:33 pm Leave a comment


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