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Theatre: Roots of Shame Seeds of Pain, Mar. 5-16 2014 @ Phoenix Players – Professional Centre

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

Rated: +16

March 4, 2014 at 10:50 am Leave a comment

An Evening of Afro Jazz Readers Edition, Nov. 26 2013 @ Phoenix Players

jazzy nov
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

November 18, 2013 at 10:03 am Leave a comment

Theatre & Performances: Back Lash, Aug. 9-24 2013 @ Phoenix Players – Parliament Road

Phoenix Players Present Back Lash directed by EUGENE OYOO

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).

August 8, 2013 at 5:08 pm Leave a comment

Play: Kidnap Game, Until Jun. 22 2013 @ Professional Centre – Parliament Road

the Kidnap Game
Phoenix Players Present Kidnap Game
Directed by Likarion Wainaina

Dates: Until June 22, 2013
Venue: Phoenix Players, Professional Centre – Parliament Road
Tickets: Kshs 500

Paul Kendon is a highly successful businessman, international arms dealer, and head of a large corporation. His world is turned upside-down, however, when he receives a telephone call from a man claiming to have kidnapped his daughter, Sarah…

June 10, 2013 at 12:23 pm Leave a comment

Play: Hotel Flolinda, May 17-Jun. 1 2013 @ Phoenix Players

Flolinda Hotel
Phoenix Players Present Hotel Flolinda. Directed by Nick Njache

Opens on: May 17, 2013
Venue: Phoenix Players, Professional Centre

Runs until: June 1, 2013
Tickets: Kshs 500 & Students Kshs 300

George and Seraphine run a hotel in a small rural town. Seraphine is fed up with the drudgery of her daily life, and feels that George doesn’t appreciate her. George seeks Solace with his mistress, Yvette, but she too is becoming disgruntled, living in a leaky apartment and longing for a comfortable housewife’s existence. Aramis, Georges friend suggests the women swap lives for a while, Seraphine goes to live in Yvette’s apartment and Yvette joins George in the running of the hotel.
Unfortunately for George, Yvette is not quite the homemaker that Seraphine was, soon he is pining for his capable and efficient wife. George’s Aunt Marie turns up and mistakes Yvette for Seraphine ,whom she has never met. Eventually Seraphine returns home and she and Yvette agree that they were both better off where they were. Maybe it’s George who is the real root of their problems. George agrees to go away for a while, but the question remains of who should take his place….

May 14, 2013 at 12:10 pm 1 comment

Play: Wanawake wa Heri wa Winsa, Until May 4 2013 @ Phoenix Players

Wanawake wa Heri
Phoenix Players Present WANAWAKE WA HERI WA WINSA by The Theatre Company

Dates: Until May 4, 2013
Venue: Phoenix Players, the professional Centre
Tickets: Ksh. 500 Students Ksh 300

The Theatre Company presents this extraordinary award winning performance. The play is set in Kiambu County in the plush environs of Windsor, Falstaff makes his love and desires know not to one but two married women in identical letters. Upon comparison Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page plot their revenge on Falstaff for being so bold and assuming. The revenge plan unveils itself with almost catastrophic but hilarious consequences. Inhabitants of this small town are all part of the unfolding comical events that surround Falstaff’s amorous adventures.

April 24, 2013 at 10:49 am Leave a comment

Play: Meetings, Feb. 15 – Mar. 2 2013 @ Phoenix Players – the Professional Centre

Phoenix Players, The Professional Centre presents a new and original play by one of our most illustrious and extraordinary alumni, actor and writer John Sibi-Okumu.

This new exciting play starts next week Friday 15th February and runs till 2nd March. George Mungai directs an amazing cast of Phoenix Players in bringing this production to life.

Faoulata, under the guise of interviewing her grandmother for a book on the families of political dissenters is, in fact, searching for her own roots. She already knows that the father whom she has never seen since she was a little girl went into exile and formed a union abroad with a woman other than her own mother. There is expectation in the air: Her father Augustus, ‘Gus’ to all, is returning to be in Kenya in time to witness momentous elections. Some excitement and tension are also foreseeable; Some sensitive encounters will be in order. Over a series of ‘Meetings’ what will be resolved, and what will not…

February 8, 2013 at 9:26 pm Leave a comment

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