Prepare to be captivated by an unforgettable theatrical experience as the critically acclaimed Supernova County Run reaches its thrilling climax at the illustrious Kenya National Theatre. This is your chance to witness the explosive finale of a play that has received countless accolades, including multiple prestigious awards at the Kenya Theatre Awards. Join us on Wednesday, May 31st, 2023, as we celebrate the triumphant success of Supernova in an evening that promises to leave you breathless.
Embark on a mesmerizing journey into the depths of the human psyche as Frank, portrayed by the brilliant Martin Kigondu, takes center stage in Supernova. In this one-person performance, Frank, a popular radio presenter, grapples with a love that was, could have been, and is, all while navigating the highs and lows of a demanding career. Through Kigondu’s masterful storytelling, the play explores themes of ambition, love, grief, masculinity, solitude, family, and mental fortitude with remarkable heart and wit. As Frank’s story unfolds, Kigondu effortlessly weaves in a tapestry of different personas and emotions, captivating audiences with his profoundness and warmth. It comes as no surprise that Supernova emerged victorious at the Kenya Theatre Awards, securing prestigious titles such as Best Actor in a Solo Performance, Best Playwright, and Best Sound Design in 2023.
Critics and theater enthusiasts alike have praised Supernova for its brilliance. Business Daily hails Kigondu’s performance as “masterful,” while Kenya Arts Review describes him as one of Kenya’s finest character actors. Now, it’s your chance to experience the magic firsthand as the Supernova County Run culminates in a grand finale at the Kenya National Theatre.
About Martin Kigondu:
Martin Kigondu, an award-winning Kenyan thespian, writer, and filmmaker, is a true artistic force to be reckoned with. With a reputation that precedes him, Kigondu’s talent has earned him widespread acclaim. As an alumnus of the Canadian Directors Lab and a product of the renowned Phoenix Players Nairobi, he has continuously pushed boundaries and created groundbreaking works. His contributions extend beyond the stage, with writing credits on popular shows such as ‘County 49’ on Showmax and ‘Christmas Love’ on Netflix. Kigondu’s ability to inspire and uplift extends to his role as a producer, podcaster, and mentor in the performing arts industry.
Secure your tickets now to be part of this momentous occasion as the Supernova County Run comes to an explosive finale at the Kenya National Theatre. Immerse yourself in the 85-minute tapestry of emotions, witness the brilliance of Martin Kigondu, and experience the power of live theater. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to be a part of an award-winning production that has captivated audiences nationwide.
Book your tickets today and prepare to be dazzled by the theatrical prowess of Supernova. The countdown to the explosive finale has begun, and you don’t want to miss this extraordinary celebration of artistic excellence at the Kenya National Theatre!