Theatre: Respect by Lutz Hübner

Friday, January 20, 2012 at 7:00pm until Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 6:00pm.Phoenix Players,Kenya

Directed by MILLICENT OGUTU.
Cast includes; MARTIN GITHINJI,MARGARET KARANJA,SAMSON PSENJEN,NJOKI KAGWANJA and JACK GITONGA.

Lutz Hubner’s hard-hitting play revolves around sexual attitudes,provocation and intercultural confusion and is based on a true story of an honor killing.

Four teenagers take a day trip to Cologne. By the end of the night, their world has been turned upside down. One is dead, two are in police custody, and the fourth is recovering from stab wounds. And it is the job of Kobert, a police psychologist, to find out what has happened.

Originally produced in Germany in 2005 this play was subsequently banned in 2006. With the ban now lifted this new production marks the UK premiere.

Below: Lutz Hübner
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Author: Faith Oneya

Lover of the written and spoken word.

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