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NCP heralds the 1960s with a challenging production – The Diary of Anne Frank

The 1960s was a decade of transformational change and the same would apply to Nairobi City Players as the company expanded its […]

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NCP exits the 1950s with two contrasting productions

NCP closed off the 1950s with two superb and contrasting productions: You Can’t Take It With You by Moss Hart and George […]

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NCP ventures into the area of murder-mystery with Rope (1959)

1959 marked NCP’s fourth year in operation and the company ventured into the world of murder-mystery with Rope by Patrick Hamilton which […]

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NCP enters the world of farce with Will Any Gentleman? (1958)

Will Any Gentleman? by Vernon Sylvaine, which was staged at the National Theatre from 5 – 13 September 1958, was NCP’s first […]

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NCP raises the bar with the 1958 courtroom drama – Carrington, V.C.

Carrington, V.C., by husband and wife playwrights Dorothy and Campbell Christie, was the first of what would become a series of military […]

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Kenya Drama Festival 1958 – NCP shines with Two Gentlemen of Soho

Two Gentlemen of Soho was NCP’s first ever entry in the Kenya Drama Festival in March 1958. The Festival ( for one-act […]

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1958 – Romanoff and Juliet fails to please the critics

NCP’s 5th production and the first of 1958 was a comedy – Romanoff and Juliet – by Peter Ustinov and it was […]

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NCP First Anniversary Production (1957) – Payment Deferred

Payment Deferred is a crime novel by C.S. Forester first published in 1926. It became a Broadway play in 1931 and was […]

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1957 The Man Who Came to Dinner

NCP’s second production, The Man Who Came to Dinner written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, was staged at the Kenya […]

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