Play: The Dying Need No Shoes written by Fred Mbogo at Kenya National Theatre from 3rd – 5th July

They brought you “Thieves as Human” and now they are back with “The dying need no shoes”.

They will be staging it at the Kenya National Theatre on 3rd to 5th July (Friday-Sunday) with shows starting at 6pm on Friday and from 3pm on Saturday and Sunday
Entrance is Ksh. 300
Call 0720 868368, 020 24 46 858 to book/buy tickets.

Synopsis
Purity is a twenty-one-year old University student whose last day is spent trapped in a room with her father, Professor Jairus Munanda, a 56 year old conservative man. Memories, stress, and fear spike a bitter exchange. The confrontation turns ugly as the innermost troubling bits of their emotional, mental and physical relationship are revealed. They must dig deep into their past which takes them back to a small village in Gilgil. Has Nairobi become so big that their dark secrets can be buried and lost forever? What do they learn when they exhume the remains of Mrs Munanda, Purity’s mother and the Profs Wife?
The play is written by Fred Mbogo and features Esther Nekesa as Purity and Oyatsi Simon as Prof Jairus Munanda.
Esther Nekesa has just completed a degree programme in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Eldoret’s Moi University. She has participated in numerous student productions at the University.
Oyatsi Simon is an accomplished actor. He is the Rift Valley Coordinator of The Theatre Company. Although based in Eldoret he has toured with many productions in towns and cities across Kenya.
Fred Mbogo is a playwright and performer based in Eldoret. He teaches Theatre and Film Studies at Moi University. He is a 2008 winner of the Fire By Ten Playwriting Contest.

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