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Afroman Spice in a secretive return


Last year, they took the National Theater auditorium by surprise when they debuted Afro Man Spice show; three girls with talent, Rasheeda Namulondo, Linda Nabasa alias Nada and Sandra Nankoma a.k.a Sandy Soul that somehow left stone unturned with a two hour monologues and dialogues about a relationship with an …

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Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion brings dinner theatre to Kampala


Pygmalion which had its Ugandan premiere at Copper Chimney Restaurant Lugogo over the weekend was one of the most successful works of then promising screenwriter, George Bernard Shaw.He thought comedy was at its best when ideas were allowed to collide in the service of public enlightenment.Written in 1912, Pygmalion came …

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Afroman Spice: Your man is no bank account

National Theater today will be venue for Sandy Soul, Ms Nanda and Rasheeda Namulondo’s production, Afroman Spice. The show talks about  the different trends of relationships with a black man, how to treat him and how he should treat a woman. The show that starts at 7pm will also touch …

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When Shakespeare’s Hamlet visited Kampala

He smacks his head several times, looking suspicious and reminding those close to him that he is indeed planning his move. Whether they like it or not, he has to make someone pay for his father’s death.It is not surprising that this sweet young prince of Denmark, Hamlet, ended up …

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May be too early to write off the Obsessions

Add caption We may wonder if any of us is still obsessed with Obsessions! Some think Ronnie Mulindwa should just give the idea up and do other things.After more than five years without music or a stage production from the group, last month at National Theatre, Mulindwa unveiled the new …

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Theatre festival makes an impressive first cut

When the Kampala International Theatre festival opened on Wednesday, November 26, many people were skeptical; some thought it was one of those borrowed ideas, totally irrelevant to the sector at this time. The five day event, courtesy of Bayimba Foundation in partnership with Sundance Institute East Africa (SIEA), was geared …

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Ster City; South Africa’s joyful pain

A scene from the production The most amazing thing in the life of an arts journo is when a pretty famous international star looks at you and gushes; “oh you, I know you from somewhere.”It was the same thing that happened at the opening ceremony of the very first Kampala …

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