Award Winning Kenyan Play Opens Africa Tour in Nairobi


The award-winning Kenyan play A Man Like You which was nominated for 7 awards at last years Sanaa Theatre Awards, winning Best Actor and Best Tragedy is now on an African tour following its Nairobi premiere last year, and three week July run off Broadway in New York.

The tour, which opens in Nairobi will move to Zimbabwe and South Africa is set to take the Kenyan theatre scene to some of the highest profile arts events in southern Africa. The play will be performed at the Braeburn Theatre in Nairobi on the 2nd and 3rd May, Harare on the 6th and 7th  and in South Africa on the 11th and 20th.

The play originally written by Silvia Cassini speaks to issues that are now fueling the world’s most prominent debates, across cultural stereotypes and national identity, and through being set in Somalia, making Cassini’s message of increasing significance, and the timing of the play’s continental tour extremely pertinent.


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