Kenyan creative popularly known as Ngartia is set to take to the stage once again after an almost ten-year hiatus from poetry.

He will make his debut at the long-awaited and eagerly anticipated two-time, show which will feature spoken word pieces spanning the length of his career, weaved together by live music.

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This artistic reintroduction, in varied formats, covers a range of themes.

It will be performed in English, Sheng’, and Kiswahili, assisted by the musical stylings of Chemutai Sage, Vini Ngugi (TLVSN), Timothy Arinaitwe (TLVSN), M³, Septad and Sho.

You can buy tickets here, for the first show from 2 PM, or the second show from 6 PM, on April 21, 2024.

The show will be directed by the talented Nyokabi Macharia, of Big Mouth (Netflix), Country Queen (Netflix) and County 49 (Showmax) fame. She is also the actor, director, and producer behind Shorts From Africa.

Producing the show are Shiko Ngure, and Ciru Njoroge.


Ngartia is a writer, actor and director based in Nairobi, Kenya.

He started in the performance poetry space and has found his way into Theatre, Film and TV. His work explores different ideas and experimental forms, mostly related to identity and historical
placement.

Ngartia co-founded the stage productions based on Kenyan History named Too Early For Birds.

He continues to study expression through verse, fiction, and nonfiction through various media.

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