Play Review (Kunya Ngita)

We recognise the election season in Kenya is here with us, so did the first play by Fanaka Arts Theatre in 2017. Deception, blackmail, friendship, infidelity and regret flanked the play that was Hinyia Kigwa staged at the Alliance Francaise auditorium on the 26th-29th January. Penina wife to Theuri wa Uki, governor aspirant of the Fanaka…

Whats App?

Do you ever receive those long WhatsApp forward messages where you quickly scroll to the bottom to check if the message says: “forward to 10 people me included.” And because it’s rude not to reply to a message (even though rude is what these texts are), you forward it back only to the person who…

Play Review (Kunya Ngita)

Disclaimer: No amount of words can express what I really want to say about this play. However much I try and let it be known that I really tried. Unless of course they  share the script, the actors, their emotions and expressions then I  put them up as the blog post. If lets say, I wrote HeHeHe.  Put an exclamation…

Two Short Play Reviews

In the course of the last two weeks I got two watch two different plays. On the two different weekends I sat in the same theatre hall on the same seats. (Don’t ask of what relevance the seats are in this review. I just thought that was necessary information I bet you do too. I watched…

Handa Itimu (Play Review)

I am human. That means most times I am skeptical about everything. Case in point: Before I watch a play and I know of a friend who has watched the play, ill hit up the friend and ask how the play was.This, of course, has no bearing on whether I’ll watch the said play but…

Friday Jamming

There is something about Fridays that  subconsciously gets me jamming to Kenyan old schools. On any typical Friday, I will get to my office desk, put on my earphones and you tube just takes me to that direction. It registers on my mind that it’s all old school when my office mate with whom I…