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Performance: Kaggia the Play – About Bildad Kaggia, May 2-3 2015 @ Mageuzi Theatre -PAWA 254

Kaggia
MAGEUZI THEATRE presents: Kaggia the Play, a story about Kenya’s towering revolutionary Bildad Kaggia.

Wriiten by John Sibi-Okumu and Directed by Nick Njahe, the show features incredible performances from Harry Ebale, Lydia Gitachu, Bruce Makau and Yriimo Mwaura.

April 26, 2015 at 2:37 pm Leave a comment

The Nairobi Performance Series – March Edition, Mar. 27 2015 @ Goethe Institut

Dance 24
Date: March 27, 2015
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Time: 6 pm
Admission: free

About
The Nairobi Performance Series is a production platform that aims to support new productions and cross-disciplinary working methods. The series will be held four times a year, each edition showcasing new works. The series is a model about responding, innovating and creating new contexts for quality artistic dance production.

The Nairobi Performance Series provides an opportunity for the performers and creators to develop new ideas, pursue local and international collaborative projects and build on their collective skills and experience to find new working modes in an ever changing environment of technology. The series aims to bring together multiple dance artists and participants who work in diverse art forms or contexts.

The programme is curated by Kefa Oiro and Moturi Kebaya.

March 25, 2015 at 9:01 am Leave a comment

Performance: ‘Art’ by Yasmina Reza in English, Mar. 28 & 29 @ Alliance Française

ART at AF
Dates: March 28 & 29, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française

March 20, 2015 at 4:02 pm Leave a comment

Dance Performance: Hawa, Mar. 7 2015 @ Alliance Française

Hawa

March 1, 2015 at 5:07 pm Leave a comment

The Caged Bird Sings – A Play Inspired by Maya Angelou’s Autobiography, Feb. 26 – Mar. 1 2015 @ The Phoenix Theatre

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U.S. Embassy and Tone Theatre Productions to Stage “The Caged Bird Sings,” a Play Inspired by Maya Angelou’s Autobiography, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” and Her Literary Works

Date and Time
Thursday, February 26 2015 (Red Carpet Premiere, Invite Only, Media Welcome)
Evening Show — 6:30 p.m.

Friday, February 27, 2015,
Evening Show — 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Matinee Show — 3:00 p.m.
Evening Show — 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Matinee Show — 3:00 p.m.
Evening Show — 6:00 p.m.

Venue: The Phoenix Theatre
Tickets: KES 500

BACKGROUND:
The Kenyan play production, “The Caged Bird Sings,” draws parallels between the triumph of the African-American struggle for equality and civil rights and Kenya’s struggle with ethnicity, social justice, economic empowerment and freedom of expression.

“The Caged Bird Sings” is rendered in music, dance and elocution. Composers include world celebrated Moipei Sister, Serephine Moipei, and Terry Wambui, Abdulrazak Ingutia, Claire Etaba, Lindah Manja, Collins Onyango, Wendy Kandra, Josephine Wambui, Charles Chizi Ngambi, George, Marie Wambui, and John Kinyanjui. The production crew includes Nicholas Moipei as Music Consultant, Dennis as Choreographer, and Evans Mbinji as Music Co-Director, among others.

To learn more about this play production or to purchase tickets, please contact:

Anita Ngungi 0705589722 / George Orido 0721457025 / Kennedy Waudo 0722745543
Visit Facebook: The Caged Bird Sings
Follow on Twitter: @CagedBirdKenya @ToneTheatre

February 20, 2015 at 7:07 pm 1 comment

Play: Take it or Leave it, Feb. 10-15 2015 @ Alliance Française

Take it

February 10, 2015 at 6:20 pm 1 comment

Theatre/Performance: Hamlet, Feb. 2 2015 @ Oshwal Centre – Parklands

Hamlet
Date: February 2. 2015
Venue: Oshwal Centre – Parklands
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: Adults KES 2000, Children KES 1000

January 26, 2015 at 10:10 am Leave a comment

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