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Play: Secrets and Lies, Mar. 31 – Apr. 3 2016 @ Alliance Francaise

Secrets and Lies
Dates: Until April 3, 2016
Venue: Alliance Francaise Auditorium
Tickets: Kes 600 advance and kes 700 at the door

A series of misunderstandings and mistaken identities forces a family to confront the lies and evasions that have kept them apart for many years.

March 31, 2016 at 7:00 pm Leave a comment

Phoenix Theatre/Easter Special: The Devil’s Compound, Apr. 1-3 2016 @ Phoenix

The Devil's Compound
Dates: April 1-3, 2016
Venue: Phoenix Theatre
Time: Friday – 6pm & 8pm, Saturday – 3pm, 6pm & 8pm and Sunday – 3pm, 6pm & 8pm
Tickets: Advance – Kshs. 800, Gate – Kshs 1,000, Student with ID – Kshs 500

Contacts: 0792 651 308 |

Written & Directed by Andy Ruri/ Executive producer – Kevin Otiende/ Produced – Lameck

March 23, 2016 at 11:29 am Leave a comment

Play: A Man Like You, Mar. 1-12 2016 @ Theaters around Nairobi

Flyer A Man Like You A5 Portrait no Muthaiga

Two very idealistic headstrong men; Patrick North, British diplomat and hostage and his Somali kidnapper Abdi, defend their world-views in this intense expose’ on extremism, politics and religion, set in a windowless concrete room in Somalia. Back in Nairobi, Elizabeth North fights for her husband’s freedom.

February 25, 2016 at 5:05 pm Leave a comment

Theatre: The Diplomat’s Wife, Feb. 25-28 2016 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

diplomats wife
Dates: February 25-28, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Tickets: KES 700

A diplomat’s wife has overheard what she thinks is a murder plot by her husband and his “lover”. She in turn plots to murder both her ‘cheating’ husband and his ‘lover’.

An Indo-Kenya comedy by celebrated Indian author and director Shubha Khote and Kenyan author and producer Abuto Eliud.

February 25, 2016 at 11:29 am Leave a comment

Comedy Play: Wife Begins at Dinner! Feb. 9-14 2016 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Wife begins at dinner
Dates: February 9-14, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6.30 weekdays and 3 & 6.30 pm on weekends
Tickets: KES 599

February 8, 2016 at 10:49 am 1 comment

Play for Change, Feb. 2 2016 @ Alliance

play for change

“Play for Change” is not the the classic theatre performance: the public is part of it!
It’s indeed a “Theatre of the Oppressed” performance, a technique of the Participatory Educational Theatre:
IF they wish, the audience can intervene, try solutions and propose new policies about life and challenges on human rights promotion in Kenya, that will be the focus of the proposed plays.
(or just sit down and enjoy what happens, you get involved only if you want to!)

FREE ENTRANCE, just book your place:

Did you know that this technique has been used even to create new laws in some countries?
For more information about the Theatre of the Oppressed, click here:

The performance will be directed by Olivier Malcor, from Participarte (

Follow CEFA – Kenya for more update, and invite your friends, everyone is welcome!



February 2, 2016 at 10:13 am Leave a comment

Play: Twice My Age, Jan. 15 – Feb. 7 2016 @ Phoenix Theatre

Twice My Age, adapted from The Public Eye by Peter Shaffer, and directed by Ellis Otieno

Opening: January 15, 2016
Dates: Until February 7, 2016
Venue: Phoenix Theatre
Timing: Weekdays 7 pm and Week-ends 6 pm

Charles and Belinda are an ill-sorted couple yet they were once in love. insanely jealous, Charles engages a privete eye, Julian, to follow her round Nairobi. Julian can only report that she is attached to someone. When the three meet it transpires that Belinda has fallen f or Julian. Deciding to mend a marriage, rather than break it, Julian banishes Belinda to her wanderings but this time to be followed by Charles.

Cast: Fred Murithi, Doreen Mwajuma and Joe Kinyua

January 7, 2016 at 3:09 pm Leave a comment

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