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Thursday, March 26, 2020

“Too Early for Birds” Returns to the Stage with Music Edition by Alexander Nderitu

'Kenyan History has been scored and underscored by music. From when it was interwoven with every aspect of life, across all the nations and communities that are now counted as Kenyan, in pre…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

2019 Kenyan Theatre Award Winners by Alexander Nderitu

The 6th Edition of the Sanaa Theatre Awards took place in Nairobi city on December 17th, 2019. Sanaa Theatre Awards, founded by journalist and playwright George Orido in 2013, is Kenya’s o…

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Friday, January 17, 2020

BROADWAY: Does “The Great White Way” Live Up to Its Name? by Alexander Nderitu

Ntozake Shange, author of the famous Broadway play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuff, once said: “My goal is to be a primary, not a secondary source…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Top-Searched Musicals in Africa by Alexander Nderitu

Methodology The most-searched-for musicals in Kenya, online, are High School Musical, The Lion King and Hamilton, respectively. This is according to a recent report by TicketSource. The rese…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

The “Time Traveler” Who Took Our Tobacco by Alexander Nderitu

The Akamba people of East Africa have a saying: “The visitor has the best tobacco.” But what happens when the hosts are anxious to sample the visitor’s tobacco but, after giving them a…

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