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


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

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

Monologue Series: Who is Your Daddy? III Jun. 1 2019 @ National Theatre – Ukumbi Mdogo


Dates: June 1, 2019
Venue: National Theatre – Ukumbi Mdogo
Time: Saturday – 3 and 6 pm
Tickets: KES 1,500/- at the Door, and KES 1,000/- Advance

May 16, 2019 at 1:51 pm Leave a comment

Performance: Mrs Lucy Goes to Africa, May 8 2019 @ Karen Country Club


Date: May 8, 2019
Venue: Karen Country Club

May 2, 2019 at 10:18 am Leave a comment

Play: Poison Ivy, May 3-4 2019 @ Alliance Francaise Auditorium


Dates: May 3-4, 2019
Venue: Alliance Francaise Auditorium
Time: 6 and 8.30 pm

April 29, 2019 at 2:04 pm Leave a comment

The Vagina Monologues, Apr. 25 2019 @ Kenya National Theatre


Date: April 25, 2019
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: 7.30 pm
Entry: KES 5,000/- at the door, and KES 3,500/- Advance

April 23, 2019 at 12:51 pm Leave a comment

Esther – The Musical 2019 by PotterHouse School, Apr. 12-14 2019 @ Braeburn Theare – Garden Estate


Dates: April 12-14, 2019
Venue: Braeburn Theare – Garden Estate
Time:
FRI. 12
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
SAT. 13
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
SUN. 14
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Description
From the school that brought you great musical theatre productions such as “Oliver Twist”, “Joseph” and “The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat” and “Annie”.

This season we present to you our exciting new musical….”Esther!” A full length Broadway style musical production that will take you on an incredible journey through the biblical story of Queen Esther.

Come and see this story come to life on stage for the first time in Africa at the Braeburn Theatre – Garden Estate from Friday the 12th to Sunday the 14th of April.

See you there!!!

Esther- The Musical” is based on the biblical story of Queen Esther. It’s the story of an orphaned Jewish girl who becomes Queen of Persia, and discovers that her people are to be annihilated by royal decree. She ends up in a dilemma: will she take care of herself or will she take care of her people whose survival seemingly rests on her shoulders?

It will be a full length, Broadway style musical running for two hours. The actors are our students whose exceptional talent in music, acting and dancing will leave you entertained and amazed as they have during the other musicals our school has staged.

Come see “Esther” live at Braeburn Theatre (Garden Estate) and take a journey through the book of Esther in a way you have never seen before!

April 5, 2019 at 11:46 am Leave a comment

Ballet: Dance Centre Kenya Presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ Mar. 30-31 2019 @ The Kenya National Theatre


Dance Centre Kenya (DCK) is pleased to announce our first ever full-length production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Opening Night: March 30th at 7:00 pm
Venue: The Kenya National Theatre
Opening Night Gala Tickets – KES 2,500/- Adults, and KES 2,000/- Children

Matinee Performances: March 31st at 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm
Venue: The Kenya National Theatre
Tickets: KES 2,000/- Adults, and KES 1,500/- Children

RSVP and Ticketing: Call 0705 725 369, 0713 930 549 | e-mail: info@dancecentre.co.ke or kitisuru@dancecentre.co.ke

A Shakespearean tale of star-crossed lovers: Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius; Demetrius used to love Helena but now loves Hermia….and so the plot thickens.

Meantime, Oberon and Titania, King and Queen of Fairies are locked in a dispute. And Puck the King’s servant is dispatched with magic love drops that cause a sleeping victim to fall in love with the first person or creature they see upon awakening. To add to it, a group of craftsmen come into the woods in the midst of it all. Chaos ensues with spells and misplaced potion but eventually all is well.

For one hour before both Sunday matinee performances the queen of the fairies Titania herself will be holding a Rose Petal Party where all of the young audience members will have the opportunity to go backstage to see the magical tree that houses the mischievous Puck, the throne from which Duke Theseus and Queen Hippolyta rule, and the magical donkey head that transforms Bottom, as well as all of the brand new costumes and backdrops up close. They will be given cupcakes and have the opportunity to get the autographs of the stars of the ballet.

This Shakespearean classic will provide the 85 members of Dance Centre Kenya’s elite Ballet Company the opportunity to showcase their talent, while giving young and old audience members alike an opportunity to witness a spectacular event and be whisked away to the land of magic and fairytale. The proceeds from these performances will go to DCK Sponsorship Programme.

Since its inception in 2015, a cornerstone of Dance Centre Kenya’s mission to spread dance throughout East Africa is to include those who come from an underprivileged background. In this cast more than 15% of the performers come from humble means, but the audience would never know, as we are a united team of dancers.

With two new sets from renowned visual artist Naomi Wambui Mwai, all new costumes designed by Nathalie Fusillo and the team at Palacina Interiors, and the ingenuity of Artistic Director Cooper Rust, the sheer magic of theatre will come to life through the elegant medium of ballet this March.

March 7, 2019 at 2:03 pm 3 comments

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