Play Review (Thua Mwatu)

There is a scene in NCIS LA, where the cheeky Renée Felice Smith is asking her fellow team members what they wanted to be when they were five years old. Her mates reminisce in that childish sunny dispositions, how all they wanted to do was to visit Disney land, and other alike happy places children…

Play Review (Mboco Nange)

‘Matigio ma hiti mariagwo no hiti.’ That statement, though not sounding much out of context was my favourite line from the just concluded Nairobi edition of ‘Mboco Nange’  a Renegades Ventures production. ( FYI; I have not used that statement yet, but I am still on the look out for an argument that I will…

Play Review (Rugama Ringi)

The minute I saw the photos below of Humphrey and Pablo in a dress and high heels on the Fanaka Arts Facebook page, it was sold to me that I had to watch this play. These photos especially made it easier to choose what to play to watch, now that two of my preferred Kikuyu…

Adios Phoenix Players

I came across this story of Phoenix players closing as I was traversing the enormous world that is the inter-webs. I have not been to Phoenix players lately nor have I been there enough times to give a full story of ‘the Only Repertory Theatre Company in East and Central Africa’ according to the Phoenix’ Theatre Facebook page.…

Play Review (Ruma Kindu)

“Have you been to watch a play?” “Play ni nini? Drama?” That’s the response I always anticipate when I ask those a little advanced in years if they have been to watch a play. And as sure as hell, this is the answer I get on Friday two weeks ago when I ask a friend…

Bring your friend to work/Saturday at a Radio Station

A crocodile of children… Let that roll off your tongue again… ‘A crocodile of children.’ That phrase is my current fascination from my current read “Rosie” by Lesley Pearse. Through Dr Google, I have come to learn that ‘a crocodile of’ is a countable noun referring to a long line of people, vehicles, children moving…