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Play: Lady Windermere’s Fan, Feb. 20-23 2014 @ Alliance Francaise

Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde
Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde a Strathmore Drama Society production

Dates: February 20-23, 2014 [Except Friday February 21, 2014]
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 3 & 6 pm all days
Tickets: Kshs 450 at the gate and Kshs 350 in advance
February’s Offer! Couples Kshs 800 at the gate and Kshs 600 in advance

The play chronicles a series of misunderstandings and deceptions. A mother sacrifices herself and her reputation in order to save her daughter’s marriage in this tale of comedy, surprises and emotion.


February 18, 2014 at 11:57 am 2 comments

Play: [Oscar Wilde’s] A Woman of No Importance, Feb. 17-19 2012 @ Alliance

Strathmore Drama Society presents Oscar Wilde’s A Woman of No Importance (Abridged Version)

Date: Feb. 17-19, 2012
Venue: Alliance
Location: Loita/Montovia Street
Time: Friday 6pm and weekend 3 & 6pm
Tickets: Kshs 300 Advance & Kshs 400 at the Gate

Twenty two years ago, young George Kwalya was in love with the young, naive and beautiful Rachel and as it were they both fall victims of circumstances they did not anticipate. They had a son, Gerald out of wedlock a completely unacceptable thing in their society and as it… were George was not ready to let go of his ambitions in life to be a father and he fled.

The puritan Rachel took sole responsibility of Gerald in her humble surroundings with rebuke from society but taught Gerald the pure and best ways of society.

In a dramatic twist of events, Gerald has got a promising job offer from Amb. Kwalya that is his hope of offering her mother a better future and secure himself the love of his life Hellen, the puritan American girl. Will Gerald take the job from “his role” model who he wishes was his “father” against his mother’s persuasion not to follow the ‘man of no importance’?

February 13, 2012 at 9:27 am Leave a comment

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