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Anti-Violence Campaign Kenya 2017: The Vagina Monologues

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

by Eve Ensler and directed by Mũmbi Kaigwa

Kenya National Theatre (KNT)
Wednesday 15 March 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Kes 3,500 (Advance) Kes 5,000 (At The Door)

Tickets available on

https://mymookh.com/tickets/event/305
or
MPesa BUY GOODS 360128 (THE ARTS CANVAS)

 

Proceeds to support Cometogether Widows and Orphans (www.cometogewoo.org)

Cast includes…

Patricia Amira                           Silvia Cassini

Lorna Dias                                June Gachui

Pinky Ghelani-Raj                     Bea Imathiu

Lorna Irungu-Macharia             Mumbi Kaigwa

Aleya Kassam                            Kaz

Hana Kefela                               Savane Kemoli

Patricia Kihoro                           Wacango Muguro Kimani

Davina Leonard                          Irene Magu

Shazz N’deritu                            Cathi Ngugi

Mo Pearson                                Kizzie Shako

Nini Wacera                                Seroun Wang’ombe

Tickets available on

https://mymookh.com/tickets/event/305
or
MPesa BUY GOODS 360128 (THE ARTS CANVAS)

Contact Colbourne Odero on colbornodero@gmail.com or
0721 486045 for information

See Poster for Venue and Other Details.

Birth Debate

Mũmbi’s brand new play, Orchid, will have its premiere at the Birth Festival in Manchester, UK on Thursday, 20 October, with a repeat on Saturday, 22 October, 2016.

Click on the link to find out more about maternal health issues in Kenya: http://www.birthdebate.com/writer/kenya/

Watch excerpts of the interviews that will be included in the play…

Sabina Nyabiako:

Mary Mumbi:

Mũmbi Kaigwa to be honoured at CIFCET 2016

Click here  http://www.cifcet.gov.eg/ for the CIFCET Website.

The Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre (CIFCET) was founded in 1988 as Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre. After it concluded its twenty-second edition in 2010 it was suspended/adjourned in 2011 until 2015.

The festival is back! From 20th to 30th September, 2016.

This year a large number of Arab and international theatre companies are participating, in addition to a long list of Egyptian productions. The festival includes six workshops led by major international artists from Chile, USA, Pakistan and India.

There will also be four major panels focusing on Arab theatre and the West scheduled on the Fringe.

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Our New Groove

Kickn it old school

On Saturday 14 May 2016 we’re going to dance all night long. We’d love to see you there.

For details on this event, click on the image to enlarge.

And Then, She Said…

19 March 2016. Celebrate International Storytelling Day With Us.

Five Women. Five Novels. Five Stories Re-Imagined.

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Maia von Lekow

Salt & Pepper: What’s On Africa – Maia von Lekow

Music is in many ways an exploration of who we are. In recent times, more and more singers of mixed parentage have emerged out of Africa and Europe, adding new flavours to the music scene.

In a series on race and identity in African music, journalist Maimouna Jallow speaks with Kenyan contemporary musician Maia von Lekow.

Salt & Pepper: What’s On Africa – Thaïs Diarra

Music is in many ways an exploration of who we are. In recent times, more and more singers of mixed parentage have emerged out of Africa and Europe, adding new flavours to the music scene.

In a series on race and identity in African music, journalist Maimouna Jallow speaks with Swiss based Mali afro-soul singer Thaïs Diarra

KigeziNdoto: A Hook for Dreams by Mũmbi Kaigwa

In early 2005, I was invited to write a new script for performance at The Wereld Muziek Theatre Festival. In 2006 KigeziNdoto, the product of three-months writing and rehearsal, toured Holland, Belgium and Italy; the show is a musical performance celebrating African heroes and providing an African perspective on Kenyan history.

KigeziNdoto: A Hook for Dreams is the second part of a trilogy, which includes The Voice of a Dream and They Call Me Wanjikũ. The performers examine the dreams of East Africans through music, dance and story, looking at pre- and post-colonial history and the lessons that might be learned today from our past.

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