Posts tagged ‘Kenya National Theatre’

[Postponed] Event: Launch of the Riverwood Academy Awards, Jan. 29 2014 @ Kenya Cultural Centre – Ukumbi Mdogo

Riverwood Academy Awards advert
Date: January 29, 2014 February 10, 2014
Venue: Ukumbi Mdogo, Kenya Cultural Centre

Find more info about the Academy Awards here:

January 22, 2014 at 9:02 am Leave a comment

Tap ǀ Dance ǀ Music ǀ Images: Nafasi ya Kusafirisha Mda, Jan. 21 2014 @ National Theatre – Ukumbi Mdogo

Tap Dance Music
Date: January 21, 2014
Venue: Kenya National Theatre, Old Concert Hall
Time: pm
Tickets: Kshs 300 – reserve tickets 0737466971

January 15, 2014 at 10:14 am Leave a comment

Flamenco Con Fusion with Ricardo Garcia, Nov. 17 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

Date: November 17, 2013
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: 5-7 pm
Tickets: Kshs 800

November 9, 2013 at 2:22 pm Leave a comment

Comedy: Do You Love Me, Nov. 1-3 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

Do you love me

October 29, 2013 at 9:22 am Leave a comment

Jazz from Tokyo: The Return of Shingo, Oct. 16, 2013 @ Carnivore Restaurant

rocking horse
Date: October 16, 2013
Venue: Carnivore Restaurant
Time: 7- 10 pm
Tickets: Kshs 1000 at the Gate ǀ Kshs 800 Advance

Other Performances
Dates: October 18 & 19, 2013
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Tickets: Kshs 500 at the Gate ǀ Kshs 400 Advance

October 9, 2013 at 11:48 am Leave a comment

Mitumba – The Happenings, Oct. 6-7 2013 @ National Theatre & Tom Mboya Monument

Mitumba-The Happening is an artistic event set to express on various socio-economic issues in the world of Art. Initially, Mitumba, showcased its unique nature in Germany early this year and now brings its talent and Voice of Change to East Africa. For two days, 8 international artists will showcase a dazzling multi-media performance, using a wave of cultural and contemporary music filled with dance and art. Mitumba makes an effort to speak on combined issues relating to Fashion, Economic Growth and Local Kenyan identity (East Africa).

Dates & Venues: The performance at Kenya National Theatre is set for the 6th of October and Nairobi’s CBD (Tom Mboya Monument) 7th of October, 2013.
Entrance: Free
Time: The event is a four hour performance beginning from 3.00 pm to 7.00 pm.

Renowned fashion designers (John Kaveke etc ), Radio Personalities and Local celebrities as ‘Voice of Change’ (Amileena, Elizabeth Nyaga, Maureen Koech etc)

Mitumba- The Happening is organised by Tuchangamke Group in collaboration with Life Dance International Co. and My Kenyan Eye. It is a status symbol and determinant of individual identity, making use of a theater format combining the interaction and atmosphere of a second-hand market with contemporary dance performance, theater, song and music.

Make sure to have a piece of African attire as a dress code.

September 30, 2013 at 11:43 am Leave a comment

Thriller/Comedy: Fatal Attraction, Sept. 20-22 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

fatal attraction
Festival of Creative Arts is back with FATAL ATTRACTION, hilarious thriller comedy @ Kenya National Theatre.

Dates: September 20-22, 2013
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: Friday 20 Sept. @ 6 & 8pm, Sat 21 Sept. @ 3 & 6pm, Sun 22 Sept. @ 3 & 6pm
Tickets: Kshs 500

September 16, 2013 at 1:06 pm Leave a comment

Comedy: Rumours, August 23-25 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

The Friends Ensemble and Fanaka Arts Theatre presents Neil Simon’s international hit comedy Rumours directed by Ellis Otieno

Dates: August 23-25, 2013
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Times: Friday 6.30 pm and Saturday 3 & 6.30 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500

Some rich couples, who were invited to the deputy governor’s home for his 10th Wedding Anniversary fall into uncontrollable panic and outright rage after the deputy governor is found with a bullet wound. His wife and domestic staff are not at home. As they try to calm the situation, they decide to come up with stories to hide what they think is going to be a huge scandal from the media and police.

Their cover-up stories become so intertwined that when the police arrive (to handle a completely different issue), they become so scared, they spill the beans.

August 16, 2013 at 11:49 am Leave a comment

Comedy Show: Birthday Suite, Aug. 16-18 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

new birthday suite
From Friday 16 to 18 August 2013 at Kenya National Theatre, Nairobi, FCA- Festival of Creative Arts proudly presents Birthday Suite;

Dates: August 16-18, 2013
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Tickets: Kshs 500
Hotlines: 020-2025811/ 0726 524 124

Show times:Friday 16th at 6 & 8 pm, Saturday 17th at 3, 6 & 8 pm and Sunday 18th August at 3 & 6 pm.

Take two adjoining hotel suites, add two couples, both on extremely nervous blind dates, contrive that they each somehow meet the wrong partner, and complicate matters with an excitable room waitress whose mission in life is to encourage romance wherever it might spark, and you have the recipe for an evening of chaotic entanglements and unlikely liaisons which constantly teeters on the edge of disaster.

August 6, 2013 at 3:18 pm Leave a comment

Romantic Comedy: Analogue Husband, Digital Wife! Jun. 14-16 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

Analogue Husband Digital Wife
Dates: June 14-16, 2013
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: Fri. 6 & 8.30 pm, Sat 3, 6 & 8.30 pm and Sun. 3 & 6 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500
Bookings: 0720 861 236/0733 720 585

June 6, 2013 at 2:34 pm Leave a comment

Pro.gres.sive concert, Jun. 8 2013 @ Kenya National Theater

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The competition below has now ended

Nairobi now has 3 pairs of tickets for the pro.gres.sive concert to give away this week. Keep an eye on this page

To stand a chance to win two tickets answer the following question by leaving a comment to this blog post:

What jazz genres will be played at the concert?

Submit your entry by midnight on Thursday 06 2013

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June 5, 2013 at 5:25 pm 3 comments

Win a pair of tickets for the Pro.gres.sive concert, Jun. 8 2013 @ Kenya National Theater

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Nairobi now has 3 pairs of tickets for the pro.gres.sive concert to give away this week. Keep an eye on this page :)

To stand a chance to win two tickets answer the following question by leaving a comment to this blog post:

Name three string instruments which will be played at the concert

Submit your entry by midnight on Tuesday 04 2013

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June 3, 2013 at 5:24 pm 8 comments

Concert: Pro.gres.sive, Jun. 8 2013 @ Kenya National Theater

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May 24, 2013 at 4:22 pm Leave a comment

Comedy: Dirty Sexy Money, Mar. 1-2 2013 @ Kenya National Theatre

Dirty sexy money

February 19, 2013 at 4:36 pm Leave a comment

Musical: Seventeen by Kenya Conservatoire, Dec 14-16 2012 @ Kenya National Theatre


The Kenya Conservatoire of music warmly invites you to this year’s musical: Seventeen.

The creative team is led by well known Kenyan composer and performer Mrs. Nancy Day, who has written the book and arranged most of the music. You will also recognize some of the contributors to this project, who are also renowned performers in Nairobi such as Charles Ouda and Mkamzee Mwatela.

The musical tells of a high school bully who…… come and sees the rest!!! Let’s just say that “things are not always as they seem.’’ The musical styles are so varied, that everyone will find something close to their heart. There is Tango and Taarab, Ragga and “R & B,” Jazz, Ballads, Funk – all accompanied by the Conservatoire Orchestra. With all these musical genres, you are sure to be tapping your feet to the rhythm and indulging your eyes in the absolutely energetic dancing.

Advance tickets will be available from Monday 10th December and there will be a seating map of the venue available for one to pick there preferred seat.

For any enquiries, please contact the Knya Conservatoire

Email: or
Telephone: 0726030836/0720962288/0737227903

December 7, 2012 at 1:27 pm Leave a comment

Slum Theatre Festival, Nov. 23-24 2012 @ Goethe Auditorium & National Theatre

Opening of the Slum Theatre Festival: Friday, 23rd November 2012
Venue: Goethe-Institut Auditorium
Time: 6 pm
Entrance: Free

Slum Theatre Festival: Saturday, 24th November 2012
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: 11.00 am to 6.00 pm
Entrance: Free

November 22, 2012 at 11:16 am Leave a comment

Play: A Blue Heart; Joy’s Story, Mar 24 2012 @ Kenya National Theatre

Fern Poetry and the Africa Sanaelimu art Ensemble in collaboration with Consolation East Africa have come together under the Kenya Blue Heart Grassroots Initiative (KBHGI) and developed a play titled ‘A Blue Heart; Joy’s story’, to create awareness on human trafficking. The play is about Joy, a young girl who goes to live with her aunt after her parent’s unfortunate demise, giving birth to a gripping saga. A Blue Heart; Joy’s story brings together narration, poetry, music and dance. Bernard Muhia from Fern Poetry has written the poems in the play while Mike Kasongo from Africa Sanaelimu Art Ensemble has choreographed the dances and the music. The music is from traditional African drums beaten to a perfect rhythm to reflect the various moods of the play.This play has already been featured on the United Nations (UN) website

Charges are Kshs. 200 for high school students with a school ID and Kshs. 500 for adults. For tickets kindly call Noella on 0751198280 or El Poet/Akil on 0700393931. 5% of proceeds from this play will go to the Kenya Red Cross and another 5% will go towards creating more awareness in informal schools.

Facebook Event Page:
Twitter: @ABlueHeart_Joy  – hashtag: #BlueHeartKe.
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March 16, 2012 at 11:01 am 1 comment

Performance Training & Development Programme Auditions, Jan. 21 2012 @ Kenya National Theatre

The Theatre Company is pleased to invite you and your acquaintances to get involved in the first stage of our 2012-14 Performance Training and Development Programme.

Central Kenya Feb- March 2012 auditions for our full time training programme Feb 6th-March 9th 2012 in Central Kenya will take place at Kenya National Theatre 21st Jan 2012 10am-1pm, Nanyuki Lily Pond Art Centre Sunday 22nd Jan 2012 2pm – 5pm, Nyeri Ellemos Hall Monday 23rd Jan 2012 10am- 1pm.
Please confirm your participation by sms to Sonia Gitome 0724 158553 or Martin Kaona 0722 554372. Deadline for confirmation is 19th Jan 2012.

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January 12, 2012 at 10:13 am 5 comments

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