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Theatre/Performance: Too Early for Birds – The Brazen Edition, Jul. 27-29 2018 @ Kenya National Theatre

Dates: July 27-29, 2018
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Tickets: KES 1500 at the Gate and KES 1000 Advance


July 20, 2018 at 3:42 pm Leave a comment

Musical: Sarafina, Jul. 20-22 2018 @ the Kenya National Theatre

Dates: Jul. 20-22 2018
Venue: the Kenya National Theatre
Time: Listed on the Poster
Tickets: KES 1,500/- at the Gate and KES 1,200/- Advance

Award winning Kenyan Actresses Brenda Wairimu (Mali, Disconnect) and Makmzee Mwatela (Mali – NTV), stars in SARAFINA musical directed by Stuart Nash who is an artistic director at the Kenya National Theatre. The musical is set to take place in July 20th – 22nd.

The show is based on the original film written in 1992 which tells the story of a young black student struggling to fight apartheid in South Africa. The film is centered on students involved in the Soweto riots, opposing the use of Afrikaans as the language of instruction in schools.

Other co- stars are Patrick Oketch (Mother-In-Law), Hellen Mtawali (Tusker Project Fame) and Music star, Gilad.

July 20, 2018 at 3:40 pm Leave a comment

Play: The First Lady – An Adaptation of the Duchess of Padua by Oscar Wilde, Jul. 20-22 2018 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Dates: July 20-22, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: Friday 6 pm, and Weekend 3 & 6 pm
Tickets: KES 600 at the Gate and KES 450 Advance

Produced by Paul Ochieng, and directed by Nick Muthama and performed by Students of Strathmore University.

July 19, 2018 at 11:08 am Leave a comment

World Première: Ins;ght – The Suicide Production, Jun. 23 & 24 2018 @ the Kenya National Theatre

Dates: June 23 and 24, 2018
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: Saturday – 6.30 pm, Sunday – 4 pm
Tickets: Saturday (Charity Performance) – Kes 2,000/-, and Sunday – Kes 1,000/-
Students: Kes 500/-

June 20, 2018 at 5:11 pm Leave a comment

Constellations Play by Silvia Cassini and Philip Coulson, Jun. 7-8 and 13-14, 2018 @ Braeburn’s Austin Theatre

Dates and time: 7th and 8th June at 7.30pm and 13th and 14th June at 7.30pm
Venue: Braeburn Austin Theatre, Gitanga Road
Tickets: 2,500Ksh Adults
1,000Ksh Students

CONSTELLATIONS: One relationship infinite possibilities…
By Nick Payne and directed by John Sibi – Okumu with Silvia Cassini and Philip Coulson.

June 7, 2018 at 4:29 pm Leave a comment

Sigana International Story Telling Festival 2018, May 29 – Jun. 9 2018 @ Various Locations

Dates: May 29 – June 9, 2018
Venue: Various

Find more information, on their Facebook Page

May 23, 2018 at 1:13 pm Leave a comment

Theatre: What Happens in the Night, May 13 2018 @ Braeburn Theatre – Gitanga Road

Written and Directed by Kigondu Martin.

Having had a successful ran of ‘What Happens In The Night’ that saw the company stage it late 2017 in Nanyuki and Nairobi and in April 2018 – Prevail Arts Company stages the play’s final show at 3pm, Sunday 13th – Braeburn Theatre, Gitanga Road.

The news makers go home too; the media personalities, the artistes and the leaders – those expected to give commentary on the times. What happens when the scandals they investigate and instigate follow them home? Roy is having a tough time at work as a news anchor, he lives with his sister Ng’endo, a nurse who has her own issues to handle. Don their father, an ex politician might have gotten himself in some murky business. Will their family and relationships stand the storm that hits their home? A riveting drama about a prominent family trying to balance their personal baggage with being in the limelight, while interrogating the on-goings of Kenya in frustrating times.

Cast: Marrianne Nungo, Bilal Mwaura, Shiviske Shivisi, Nick Ndeda & Salim Gitao.

May 7, 2018 at 11:54 am Leave a comment

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