Posts filed under ‘theater & performances’

Musical and Performances: Annual Paa ya Paa Mama Christmas, Dec. 15 2019 @ Paa ya Paa – Ridgeways

Date: December 15, 2019
Venue: Paa ya Paa, Ridgeways
Time: from 10 am

December 13, 2019 at 11:17 am Leave a comment

Teacher Wanjiku at 10, Dec. 11 2019 @ Alliance Française

Date: December 11, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: from 6 pm
Entry: KES 1,000/-

Wanjiku the Teacher, Kenya’s most recognized female comedian’s career took off at the Alliance Française back in 2009 when she appeared as Wanjiku, a Swahili teacher with a deep Kikuyu accent, in the Heartstrings Kenya play ‘The 43rd Kenyan Tribe’. She returns to celebrate 10 years in comedy.

Teacher Wanjiku has recently been feted with a Lifetime Achievement Award for a decade in comedy in the USA.

The show will also feature sketches by the Alliance Française students and a guest appearance by Larry Asego.

December 5, 2019 at 10:39 am Leave a comment

Theatre: Francis Imbuga’s Aminata – A Play by Strathmore Drama Society, Nov. 8-10 2019 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Dates: November 8-10, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium

November 5, 2019 at 2:52 pm Leave a comment

Theatre: Too Early For Birds, Nov. 9 & 10 2019 @ Visa Oshwal Community Center

Due to massive public demand, Too Early For Birds is bringing the 5th edition back on stage, directed by Mugambi Nthiga. This edition tells stories from the life and death of TOM MBOYA. There will be two shows on 9th November 2019 and two shows on 10th November 2019 at Visa Oshwal Community Center, Nairobi, Kenya.

Show schedule
9th and 10th November 2019: 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM (each day)
Tickets are available here:

Too Early For Birds is a series of theatrical storytelling productions retelling stories from Kenyan history in a fresh, funky style and from the lens of today’s young generation. Since 2017, they have narrated stories about Wangari Maathai, The Nyayo House Survivors, Zarina Patel, Timothy Njoya, Field Marshal Muthoni Wa Kirima, Otenyo Nyamatere, Syokimau, William McMillan, the resistance at Lumboka and Chetambe forts, Wanugu, Wacucu and Rasta, amongst many others.

The production grew from a collaboration between Owaahh (from the award-winning history blog: and two performing artists: Ngartia and Abu Sense. Executive Produced by Story Zetu, it has proceeded to sell out 14 of 20 stagings and redefined how stage performances are packaged, marketed, and consumed.

November 1, 2019 at 11:08 am Leave a comment

Theatre: Breathe II – Stories by Jackson Biko, Jul. 18-21 2019 @ Alliance Française Auditorium

Dates: Until July 21, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: Friday – 6 & 8 pm, and Sat. & Sun – 3 & 6 pm
Tickets: KES 1,200/- at the Door

July 19, 2019 at 1:24 pm Leave a comment

Play: The Dying Need No Shoes, Jul. 12-14 2019 @ Cheche Gallery – Kenya National Theatre

Dates: July 12-14, 2019
Venue: Cheche Gallery, Kenya National Theatre
Time: Friday – 6 pm, Saturday 4 and 7 pm and Sunday 3 & 6 pm
Tickets: Students KES 500/-, Advance KES 1,000/- and at the Gate KES 1,500/-

For Advance Tickets: Pay Bill Number 936862 / Account Number Falme Arts

July 1, 2019 at 11:25 am Leave a comment

Theatre: Written on the Body, May 30 – June 2 2019 @ Alliance Française

Dates: May 30 – June 2, 2019
Venue: Alliance Française

May 28, 2019 at 2:14 pm Leave a comment

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