Posts filed under ‘theater & performances’
This is a refreshing and enthralling theatrical collage of poetry, dance and music celebrating life consisting of poetry by Joan Sikand and music from the 70’s (think Beatles, Fifth Dimension and the likes).
The cast is led by Nick Ndeda, Angela Mwandanda and Laura Ekumbo.
With music by Serro, Lucas and Checkmate Mido and dance by Brigetta Ikwara.
Out of Town/Performance: Conversations with My Mother, Dec. 16 2016 @ Uganda National Museum – Uganda
About “Conversations with My Mother” Performance
This is the story of two women who find forgiveness, truth and possibly love in death. Or is it just one of them.
Fresh off her performance in Queen of Katwe from Walt Disney Pictures, Esteri Tebandeke gets back to the stage in her debut solo performance. Fusing drama, movement and song, Esteri will perform in this storytelling experience, which she co-wrote.
“Grass Is Greener” a gut-dismantling comedy from the supreme kings of comedy Heartstrings Entertainment.
This wildly hilarious comedy will crazily show the fruits of craving for what is not necessarily yours. That greed is one of the most hard-hitting vice that one can ever practice.
A man has been craving for the neighbour’s wife, their house and the life they lead. What he doesn’t know is that the reason that the grass is greener on the other side is because the grass is planted on sewage.
Puppetry Festival: Hungarian Revolution Puppet Show, Oct. 18 & 20 2016 @ Alliance Française & National Theatre Respectively
About 1956 – A Tale of Freedom
The Embassy of Hungary and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland present the puppet show ‘1956 – A Tale of Freedom’
The performance commemorates the turbulent events of October 1956 in Eastern-Europe and marks the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution.
The show is directed by the Polish actor-director Katarzyna Kuzmicz-Mészáros and features puppeteers from Hungary, Poland and Kenya who animate life-size puppets in this modern interpretation of 1956 revolution.
The project is part of the International Puppetry Festival (IPFEST) 2016 that takes place in Nairobi on 15-22 October 2016.