The 5th edition of the Kampala International Theatre Festival will be held in Kampala at the Uganda Museum from 23rd to 25th November 2018.
The festival is a celebration of East African playwrights and other theatre makers, directors from across the globe, this edition of the Kampala International Theatre Festival programme will host performances on its various stages with a diverse program of provoking, topical and theatrically beautiful performances from Uganda, Kenya, India, Iran, UK, USA and more.
– we’re rocking, rocking way out to sea –
“Evros | The Crossing River” follows a young Syrian woman, Doaa, who dreams of a better life amongst a backdrop of war, terror and enduring love. Whilst planning her escape with her family, Doaa’s life changes when she meets Bassem.
4orward Movement – written and performed by Akpore Uzoh
– guilty until proven innocent, right? –
This play is a battle cry in the face of injustice and seeks to give a voice to the voiceless oppressed and liberate the minds and bodies of all who suffer the abuse, mistreatment and tyranny of those who for the time being hold the power.
by Lloyd Lutara
– whenever you choose freedom or power, blood will always be the price –
When university student Opio is gunned down after his twin brother Ochen abandons him in the middle of a peaceful protest against the tyrannical turning of the country’s democratic government into a monarchy by its Head of State, Opio comes back as a ghost to haunt his brother, who he blames for his death.