Posts tagged ‘phoenix players’
Mustered Soul is back! This edition we are celebrating an incredible blend of musician icons across Africa. Our goal is to bring back to life the stories of Fela Kuti, Miriam Makeba, Oliver Mtukudzi, Angelique Kidjo, Lucky Dube, among many others. Join us for an entertaining night of soothing, exciting and danceable African tunes. See you there!
Featuring Linda Oduor-Noah, Don Ngatia, Kethi Wangeci Ngari, Muthoni Hunja, Ken-Albert Orwa, Noel Grass, Robert Orwa Drumlove and Tugi.
When: Thursday 3rd December, 7:30 pm
Where: Phoenix Players, The Professional Centre – Parliament Road
Advance: Ksh 700, Door: Ksh 800
For tickets kindly contact: 0722 982 589 / 0728 765 804
Dates: Until June 21, 2015
Directed by Eugene Oyoo and written by Cajetan Boy
CAST LIST: Mutinda Sarah- Josie, Yusuf Ang’asa-Felix, Brian Njaira- Wilson, Babra Gathii-Madge & Ivy Esther- Sasha
All girls together is a play by one and only Kenyan writer Cajetan Boy, who has a number of plays like Benta and many others. Benta was a play presented at Phoenix Theatre in 1999 and later published.
Cajetan late on wrote “All girls together” to tackle the issues of men as seen by women and will undoubtedly provoke debate!
Nairobi’s longest running performance poetry platform, Kwani? Open Mic commemorates its 8th year with a switch to new venue, Phoenix Players. A beloved fixture on Nairobi’s arts and culture circuit, this spot shall provide a relaxed and intimate setting where words will take centre stage.
The inaugural event slated for March 3rd has slam champions Teardrops and Wanjiku Mwaurah blessing the mic as the night’s featured poets with H_Art the Band providing musical delight.
Look out for performances by special guests and old friends of Kwani? Open Mic.
Featured Poets: Teardrops and Wanjiku Mwaurah
Featured Band: H_art the Band
MC: Cindy Ogana
Date: 3rd March 2015
Time: 7.00pm – 9.30pm
Venue: The Phoenix Players, Parliament Rd, Inside Professional Centre
Entry: Advance 200*, Gate 300.
*Advance tickets are only available via Mpesa: Simply select “Buy Goods” on your MPesa menu, enter the “Till Number” (56714) and follow instructions to complete transaction.
This fast rising sheng Spoken Word poet has performed at over a hundred venues across the country. Teardrops is passionate about social issues and change and recently released a spoken word album. Besides art, he is an entrepreneur and electrical engineer.
A natural performer and talented scriptwriter, the Flow of My Soul author, Wanjiku Mwaurah goes beyond poetry and has been involved in awareness campaigns for the cerebral palsy condition (art4acause) while playing mentor for many upcoming artists in the field.
H_Art the Band
Made up of Mordecai Kimeu, Kenneth Muya and Wachira Gatama, H-Art the Band has created a language best understood not by the mind but by the heart. Blending smooth vocals with poetry, freestyle rap and dance, the trio is making waves in the local music scene.
Date: March 5-16, 2014
Venue: Professional Centre – Parliament Road
Time: Wed.-Thur. 7 pm, Fri. 7.30 pm and Sat 6 pm
Tickets: Kshs 500
Written by Brian Munene(Original idea by David Opondoe) and Directed by Millicent Ogutu
Ricky Na Marafiki will be at it again this time with An Evening of Afro Jazz Readers Edition. In this edition we celebrate some of the best poets and writers coupled up with some afro jazz tunes by Ricky na Marafiki.
Some of the guys to expect are Jemedari Muziki, Prisca Ojwang and Sitawa Wafula. Come and sample good music and poems.
All this for only 500ksh at the Phoenix Players from 6-9 pm on Tuesday the 26th of November
Opening: August 9, 2013
Venue: Phoenix Players
Tickets: Ksh. 500
Tickets: 020 2225506 or 0705589722
Runs until August 24, 2013
Set in the 80’s this brilliantly plotted African play shows a family struggle with secrets after losing a son and his family in a horrid car accident, mother and father turns to mould their last son to take his late brothers place in building the family business and family name. How mother is blinded with pride and power to draw evry1 around her into her world of lies and revenge. This play shows the stigma of aids in an orthodox way. Directed by Eugene and put together by a brilliant performance (PG. 16yrs).