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Sunday,24 June, 2018
Issue 1352, (13 - 19 July 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Al-Aasal Aasal

Al-Aasal Aasal
Al-Aasal Aasal

The Tenth National Festival of Egyptian Theatre (13-27 July)

The Cairo Puppet Theatre
Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Tel 02 2591 0954
Lambo, directed by Mohamed Al-Malaki, performed by Port-Said Cultural Palace Company
(Sunday 16 and Monday 17, 6pm).  
Cinema 30, directed by Mahmoud Gamal and performed by the Faculty of Commerce Company, Ain Shams University
(Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20, 6pm).

The Creativity Centre
The Cairo Opera House grounds
The Beauty and The Vagabonds, directed by Michael Magdi
(Monday 17 and Tuesday 18, 6pm).
Moderate with Quiet Anger, directed by Omar Reda  
(Thursday 20, 6pm).

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre
Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187
Laabet Al-Araf (The Soothsayer Game), a play within a play starring
Abeer Adel, Mahmoud Al-Zayat, Mohamed Salah, Ayman Hisham and many
more, music composed by Mohamed Bakr, décor and costumes by Mohamed
Hashim, written and directed by Amr Al-Shahat
(Friday 14 and Saturday 15, 8pm).
The Marionette Birthday, directed by Mohamed Abdel-Sabour and performed by Kreshendo Company
(Monday 17 and Tuesday 18, 8pm).

Malak Opera Theatre
9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses, Tel 0122 3417152  
Please Leave My Nose, directed by Islam Imam and performed by Al-Hanager Arts Centre Company
(Friday 14 and Saturday 15, 6pm).
Al-Kabeir (The Big Boss), directed by Tarek Ragheb and performed by Noaaman Ashour Cultural Palace Company
(Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20, 6pm).

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
Askorial, directed by Hameed Sambeej from the United Arab Emirates
(Saturday 15, 8pm).
Pinocchio, directed by Mohamed Ahmed and performed by the Faculty of Arts Company, Helwan University
(Sunday 16 and Monday 17, 6pm).  
The Ambassador, directed by Ahmed Al-Salamony, performed by Al-Fayoum Theatre Club Company
(Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20, 6pm).

Miami Theatre
Maarouf St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, Tel 02 2574 5651
The Rituals, directed by Ziyad Kamal and performed by The Rehearsal Theatre Company
(Saturday 15 and Sunday 16, 8pm).
The Adventures Of Ras Al-Mamlouk Gaber, directed by Mustafa Taha, performed by the Faculty of Arts Company, Cairo University
Supreme Institute of Theatrical Arts
Khatem Al-Morsaleen, Al Omraneyah Al Gharbeyah, off Al-Haram St, Giza Governorate
0106 969 2022
Don Juan, directed by Ramy Nader and performed by The Faculty of Tourism and Hotels Company, Alexandria University
(Saturday 15 and Sunday 16, 8pm).
Taliaa Theatre
Attaba Square, next to the Metro Station, Tel 02 2593 7948/2592 0522
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall
Al Galsa: Shoghl Afareet (The Session: Deeds of Imps), a play starring
Taha Khalifa, Fahd Ibrahim, Mido Abdel-Qader, Marina Magdi, written
and directed by Monadel Antar with décor and lighting by Amro
Al-Ashraf, costumes by Marwa Aouda and executive director Amr Atef
(Friday 14 and Saturday 15, 8pm).
Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Woman), directed by Akram Mustafa
(Thursday 20 and Friday 21, 6pm).
Zaki Tolimat Hall
Barawiz (Frames), directed by George Moussa and performed by Egyptian Colours Theatre Compnany   
(Sunday 16 and Monday 17, 8pm).
Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) a play on the struggle between two brothers in their journey of searching for the secret of existence and the secret of universe,   starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam with décor by Mohamed Saad, and costumes designed by Marwa Mounir
(Thursday 20 and Friday 21, 8pm).




The Cultural Garden
Zayeida Zeinab district
Doctorah Fi Al-Hob (A Doctorate in Love), a play starring Bouthaniya Rashwan, Emad Hamdi, Sobhi Khalil, Ahmed Al-Nomrousi, Dina Wassif, décor by Mohamed Hashem, music by Hassan Ish Ish, costumes designed by Noha Derag, written by Abu Al-Aala Al-Salamouni, directed by Maher Selim   
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 9pm).

Falaki Theatre
American University in Cairo, Downtown Campus, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 88721446
Bedaa Saat Fi Youm Ma (A Few Hours One Day), a play performed by Al-Kombars Theatre Company, based on a novel carrying the same name written by novelist Mohamed Sadek
(Thursday 13, Friday 14 and Saturday 15 July, 8pm).

Grand Nile Tower
Corniche Al-Nil, Garden City, Tel 16826
The third season of Misr Theatre Company presents two new plays casting Ashraf Abdel-Baqi, Ali Rabiaa, Hamdy Al-Merghany, Mustafa Khater, Dina among others  
(Thursday 13, Friday 14 and Saturday 15 July, 8pm).

Al-Haram Theatre
174 Al-Haram St, next to Al-Arish St, Giza, for information and reservation call 16826
Ahlan Ramadan (Welcome Ramadan), an outstanding comedy that is considered a comeback to the plays’ production in the Egyptian private sector starring cinema and TV star Mohamed Ramadan, Rogina, Ahmed Fouad Selim, Shaimaa Seif, music by Amr Mustafa, choreography by Atef Awad, décor by Amr Abdallah, costumes by Marwa Aouda, written by Walid Youssef and directed by Khaled Galal  
(Thursday 13 and Friday 14 July, 10pm).

The National Circus
27 Abdel-Khaleq Tharwat, Cairo, Tel 02 3347 0503
Offering a number of entertaining performances, including clowns, trained dogs, lions and horses
(Performances run daily except Wednesdays, 9.30pm).

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre
Al-Attaba Square, in front of Attaba Post Office, Cairo, Tel 02 2591 7783/1267/7561
Layla Min Alf Layla, a play starring Egyptian actor Yehia Al-Fakharani, Lotfi Labib, singer Mohamed Mohsen, written by Beram Al-Tonsi and directed by Mohsen Helmi.
(Performances run daily except Wednesdays until the end of July, 9pm).

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2795 2484/2794 3016  
Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Adoration), a play starring Bahaa Tharwat, Fawziya, Ezzat Zein, Dina Ahmed, singer Amira Abu-Zeid, religious chanter Samir Azmi, together with the Arab Mawlawiya troupe among others, with dramaturgy by Rasha Abdel-Moneim, music composed by Mohamed Hosni, décor Mustafa Hamed, costumes by Maha Abdel-Rahman and Adel Hassan
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 9pm).

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
Wisdom Hall
Raas Alafaa (Head of the Serpent), a play by 2025 Company written and directed by Mahmoud Riyad (Monday 17 July, 7pm).


Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre
Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Tel (03) 5929960/5913835
Al-Aasal Aasal (Honey is Honey), a play starring Ola Ramy, Hassan Al-Arabi, Fatemah Mohamed Ali, Moufid Ashour, written by Samir Al-Asfoury and directed by Emile Shawqi  
(Performances run daily from Thursday 13 to Monday 24 July, 9.30pm).

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