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Theatre: All Girls Together, Jun. 5-21 2015 @ Professional Centre – Parliament Road

All Girls Together
Opening Night: June 5, 2015
Venue: Phoenix Players, Professional Centre
Time: 7.30 pm

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!

June 4, 2015 at 3:24 pm Leave a comment

Kwani? Open Mic: We’ve Moved Edition! Mar. 3 2015 @ Phoenix Players

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.

Wanjiku Mwaurah
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.

March 1, 2015 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment

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

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