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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 1 comment

Comedy: Trapped directed by Mbeki Mwalimu, Jul. 11-13 2014 @ Alliance Francaise

Hilarious Comedy Fri 11 July at 6 & 8pm, Sat 12 July at 3, 6 & 8pm, Sun 13 July at 3 & 6pm at Alliance Francaise


Romantic fling with cleaner lands doctor in hot soup!

Trapped is a hilarious audience-pleasing fast-paced comedy. Its physical over-the-top makes our last show Dangerous Affairs seem like a prayer meeting by comparison. The comedy is starring Kenya’s superstars directed by Mbeki Mwalimu. The setting of Trapped is a medical hospital. A doctor (Nick Ndeda) is practicing the lecture he will deliver to an assembly of fellow gynaecologists in less than an hour. The speech’s success is vital to his career.

Interruptions abound. First it’s various other medical staff rehearsing their quartet dance routines for the Sakata Dance Competition (i.e. the cheeky Nigerian doctor played by Maina Olwenya; tough talking matron played by Yvonne Carter; the temptress – sexy and alluring nurse played by Lulu Wilson and the new intern doctor played by Henry Gitau Ngogoyo). Then a long-ago ex (Wangari Gioche), who was once a cleaner at the hospital, brings the news that she gave birth 16 years earlier to the doctor’s daughter (Janet Kirina) and that the daughter is in the hospital in search of Dad! Yes, there is his harsh wife (Rosemary Waweru), and she knows
nothing of the past liaison!

And in the spiraling chaos of deceit, false identity and manic cover-up that ensues, the mission is to avoid the daughter, pacify the ex, keep the chief specialist and hospital deputy director (Derrick Amunga) at bay and fend off various distractions, among them a patient from deep in the village excited by the goings-on (Johnson Chege) and an inquisitive police officer.

Tickets @500/=. Advance tickets on sale at only 400 bob till July 4th. Call/Mpesa-0726524124/0728130134, Airtel: 0734524124 or call 0202025811. Email:

Tickets on sale at Alliance Francaise reception, Asanand Music Shop on Moi avenue, 8to8 Mall next to Jazz Bar.

July 4, 2014 at 9:45 am Leave a comment

News: House of Lungula to be available on BUNI.TV on pay-per-view from May 4 2014

House of Lungula
HOUSE OF LUNGULA, will be exclusively available at from May 4, 2014.

HOUSE OF LUNGULA caused a stir when it was released in cinemas last February to packed audiences in Nairobi and Mombasa. The local blockbuster, which stars Ian Mbugua, Lizz Njagah, Gerald Langiri and Sarah Hassan and is directed by Alexandros Konstantaras, is a sexy, laugh-out-loud comedy in the vein of big Hollywood hits like THE HANGOVER or AMERICAN PIE – and a first of its kind in Kenya.

But the limited theater run and great word-of-mouth left a lot more Kenyans – especially in the diaspora – eager to see the movie. From May 4, viewers worldwide will finally be able to satisfy their curiosity!

With HOUSE OF LUNGULA, will be piloting a pay-per-view option for new movie releases, in addition to its usual subscription model. For 150ksh ($3.99 for the diaspora), users will be able to rent the film and watch it at their convenience during a 3-day period, and without having to subscribe to’s monthly premium service Buni+. After the initial exclusive release period of a couple weeks, the film will become available to Buni+ subscribers at no extra cost to them.

“We have been overwhelmed by the amount of people outside Kenya requesting to watch HOUSE OF LUNGULA,” said director Alex Konstantaras. “ created the avenue that we were looking for in order to reach those people around the world.”

Read the HOUSE OF LUNGULA review here

About and Buni Media
Launched in April 2012, leading African VOD service is a service of Buni Media (, a multi-media company with offices in Nairobi, Kenya and Los Angeles, California. Buni Media is the production outlet behind The XYZ Show, Africa’s first political satire program featuring life-size latex puppets.
The XYZ Show ( reaches an audience of more than 10 million people every month through its various platforms.

May 2, 2014 at 9:48 am Leave a comment

8 Final Shows: Kenyan Play Boy, Oct. 9-14 2012 @ Alliance

Tickets & info dial 0721 608 656

October 8, 2012 at 4:43 pm Leave a comment

Play/Comedy: Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman, Sept. 28-30 2012 @ Alliance

Dates: September 28-30, 2012
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: weekdays 6pm and weekends 3 & 6pm
Tickets: Advance Kshs 300 and Gate Kshs 400 [0727 271 728 or 0789 716 147]

September 24, 2012 at 9:59 am Leave a comment

Theatre & Performances: How the other Half Loves, Aug. 31-Sept. 2 2012 @ Alliance

August 30, 2012 at 11:45 am Leave a comment

Comedy: Hot Seat with JB Masanduku Jr. Jul 28 2012 @ Alliance Française

July 27, 2012 at 9:17 am Leave a comment

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