For fans of the theatre, any opportunity to catch your favourite stars in action is great – there is a certain magic about plays – and not just their transition from wobbly opening nights to fully regal and confident performance treasure – but the atmosphere of theatre in general is one that have to be felt to be appreciated. There are no second takes, and therefore the relationship between audience and actors feels even more fortified.
A treat is in store for Nairobi audiences, with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” set to transform the Kenya National Theatre from the 7th to the 17th of April.
The story is basically a highlight of the last week of Jesus’ life – which is witnessed through the eyes of his betrayer, Judas Iscariot.
The story is in of itself a timeless tale – one that is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of biblical events, and an award-winning rock opera score with songs like “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” and “Superstar”.
— Mugambi Nthiga (@ItsMugambi) March 20, 2017
The ‘Kenyan’ remake will star the musician Dan ‘Chizi’ Aceda, Mkamzee Mwatela and Mugambi Nthiga, and organisers of what should be a sold out event promise that it will be just as explosive and entertaining as the controversial original which took the world by storm.
There will be 12 chances for you to show your support for the cast and crew of the show and the production value of the entire event has been dubbed world class. If you tackle the greatest, then we definitely want to see you strive to compete with the greatest on every level.
Here are the details that you need to know:
Here are the official showtime for the ten day run:
Friday 7th April – 7PM
Saturday 8th – 3PM and 6PM
Sunday 9th – 3PM and 6PM
Thursday 13th – 7PM
Good Friday 14th – 7PM
Saturday 15th – 3PM and 6PM
Easter Sunday 16th – 3PM and 6PM
Easter Monday 17th – 6PM
All shows will be staged at the Kenya National Theatre along Harry Thuku Road in Nairobi.
1,500 at the door and via M-Pesa PayBill 697663.
The account number should be your preferred name
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