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The Caged Bird Sings – A Play Inspired by Maya Angelou’s Autobiography, Feb. 26 – Mar. 1 2015 @ The Phoenix Theatre

U.S. Embassy and Tone Theatre Productions to Stage “The Caged Bird Sings,” a Play Inspired by Maya Angelou’s Autobiography, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” and Her Literary Works

Date and Time
Thursday, February 26 2015 (Red Carpet Premiere, Invite Only, Media Welcome)
Evening Show — 6:30 p.m.

Friday, February 27, 2015,
Evening Show — 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Matinee Show — 3:00 p.m.
Evening Show — 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Matinee Show — 3:00 p.m.
Evening Show — 6:00 p.m.

Venue: The Phoenix Theatre
Tickets: KES 500

The Kenyan play production, “The Caged Bird Sings,” draws parallels between the triumph of the African-American struggle for equality and civil rights and Kenya’s struggle with ethnicity, social justice, economic empowerment and freedom of expression.

“The Caged Bird Sings” is rendered in music, dance and elocution. Composers include world celebrated Moipei Sister, Serephine Moipei, and Terry Wambui, Abdulrazak Ingutia, Claire Etaba, Lindah Manja, Collins Onyango, Wendy Kandra, Josephine Wambui, Charles Chizi Ngambi, George, Marie Wambui, and John Kinyanjui. The production crew includes Nicholas Moipei as Music Consultant, Dennis as Choreographer, and Evans Mbinji as Music Co-Director, among others.

To learn more about this play production or to purchase tickets, please contact:

Anita Ngungi 0705589722 / George Orido 0721457025 / Kennedy Waudo 0722745543
Visit Facebook: The Caged Bird Sings
Follow on Twitter: @CagedBirdKenya @ToneTheatre


February 20, 2015 at 7:07 pm 1 comment

Theatre: Clybourne Park – Adapted by George Mungai, Apr. 4-19 2014 @ The Phoenix Theater

Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris. Adapted by George Mungai and directed by Likarion Wainaina.

Starting on the 4th of April to the 19th of April
Venue: The Phoenix Theater.
Tickets at 500

Starring Joshwa Mwai, Sam Psenjen, Valentine Ziki, Vicky Gichora, Njoki Kagwanja, Brian Munene and Bruce Makau.

March 27, 2014 at 2:04 pm 1 comment

Jam Session: With the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, Nov. 7 2013 @ the Michael Joseph Centre

Jam Session
This Thursday there is a chance to watch the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra at the Michael Joseph Centre from 6.30pm. Entrance is free.

November 4, 2013 at 6:00 pm Leave a comment

Theatre & Performances: The Jury, Jan. 18-26 2013 @ Phoenix Theatre – Parliament Road

the Jury
The US embassy and George Mungai Presents:
The Jury adapted from ‘Twelve Angry Men’ written by Regina Rose. Directed by Nick Njache and produced by George Mungai

Dates: January 18-26, 2013
Venue: Phoenix Theatre – Parliament Road
Tickets: Kshs 500 [online tickets at]
Time: Wed-Thur. at 7 pm, Fri. at 7.30 pm and Sat. at 3 & 6 pm

January 16, 2013 at 8:48 am Leave a comment

Choral Concert: Shout the Whisper, Dec. 1 2012 @ All Saints Cathedral

Date: December 1, 2012
Venue: All Saints Cathedral, Trinity Auditorium
Time: 3.00 pm – doors open at 2 pm
Entry: Free

November 22, 2012 at 1:53 pm Leave a comment

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