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…

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…

Tua Nyororo (Play Review)

When you advertise a play as starring XXX and many more, you have me hooked. Not at the XXX but at the many more. As I have mentioned here before, I love a play that has a large cast. You can have a play with 100 people where 90% of the cast is just there…

Kamwe Kega (Play Review)

“Hi Lydiah have you watched Kamwe Kega?” “Nope. Have you?” “Not yet…” “Ok. we are watching it today at 6:30pm no discussion.” “Can we then push it to 8:00pm at least?” “Fine. deal” That’s the conversation that gets me to Alliance Francaise on Saturday 3rd September for Fanaka Arts theatre play ‘Kamwe Kega‘. Directed by…