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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 Leave a 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

Theatre: Daughters for Sale, Dec. 4-20 2015 @ the Phoenix Players

Dates: December 4-20, 2015
Venue: the Phoenix Players
Time Slots: Thur. 7pm, Fri. 7:30pm and Sat. 6pm

10 years after the death of his wife, Howard’s 32 year old daughter Olive has refused to let go of him. A situation that results into friction between Olive and Howard’s new found fiancée Mary whom Olive terms as common and this being the reason why she refuses to let go of her father.

Their close family friend George having noticed this adds another twist to the plot by introducing Frank to Olive without Olive’s knowledge. Olive seizes this opportunity to use Frank to plague Howard. She nearly succeeds, but Frank pulls a fast one on her by turning the tables.
Howard ties the knot at the AG’s behind Olive’s back and Olive is left with no choice but to swallow her pride and marry Frank.

December 3, 2015 at 1:32 pm Leave a comment

Play: She Used my Lips, Nov. 28 2015 @ Karen Village

She Used my Lip at KV
Performance by KCA Performing arts group;

Date: November 28, 2015
Venue: Karen Village
Time: 3 pm
Tickets: KES 200

November 23, 2015 at 7:20 pm 1 comment

A One Woman Show: Moi Monsieur, Moi, Nov. 28 2015 @ Alliance Française

Moi Monsieur, Moi,
Date: November 28, 2015
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 4 pm
Tickets: KES 500

November 19, 2015 at 3:53 pm 1 comment

Theatre & Performances: Staircase by Charles Dyer, Nov. 13-29 2015 @ Phoenix Players

Dates: November 13-29, 2015
Venue: Phoenix Players Theatre
Time Slots: Wed:7pm, Thur:7pm, Fri 7:30pm and Sat:6pm

WRITTEN By Charles Dyer
Director: Kigondu Martin
Starring: Brian Achola and Kigondu Martin.

A bitterly funny, honest and blunt play about the loneliness, self disgust, underachievement and humanity of two alienated Nairobi barbers with supposed foreign names. A cover of their relationship meshed up in frustrating complexity, frequent ugliness and humor bond by internalized repression and fear. An angle that tells their story without loosing humor or dignity.

November 9, 2015 at 12:15 pm 1 comment

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