National Theater, Nairobi

National Theater, Nairobi

The National Theater in Nairobi forms part of the Kenya Cultural center and was established to showcase local and international productions, as well as to provide rehearsal space to encourage cultural endeavors. It is run as a semi-autonomous government agency under the Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture in Kenya. From post-modern plays to traditional dance and even the odd beauty pageant, there is always plenty happening at the theater. The national Conservatorium of Music is also located within the Kenya National Theater complex. Visitors can enjoy a show or even take part in workshops that are regularly presented within the theater space.

As well as providing dedicated cultural space, there is an excellent bar and restaurant on the first floor. Wasanii offers a range of international and local dishes for guests to enjoy and is just as well known for its interior decor as its food and drinks. The restaurant regularly holds art exhibitions, book launches and other small scale, but interesting cultural events. Following a recent facelift, there is a renewed energy to the center and the theater directors are ensuring there is a year round offering of eclectic artistic events available to both locals and visitors.
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Sight Name: National Theater
Sight Location: Nairobi, Kenya (See walking tours in Nairobi)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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