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Current issue | Issue 1353, (20 - 26 July 2017)
Saturday,16 December, 2017
Issue 1353, (20 - 26 July 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Wahda Helwa

Wahda Helwa
Wahda Helwa

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
Cinema 30, directed by Mahmoud Gamal and performed by the Faculty of Commerce Company, Ain Shams University
(Thursday 20, 6pm).
The One Who Built Egypt, directed by Mohamed Hozayan, performed by Banque Misr
Theatre Company
(Saturday 22 and Sunday 23, 6pm).
A Tea Drink, directed by Ahmed Al-Banhawai
(Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26, 6pm).
 
The Creativity Centre
The Cairo Opera House grounds
Moderate with Quiet Anger, directed by Omar Reda  
(Thursday 20 and Friday 21, 6pm).
Why Does the Sea Laugh, a show presented by The Cultural Development Fund Company and directed by Mohamed Morsi
(Monday 24 and Tuesday 25, 6pm).

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre
Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187
Shamman, directed by Said Suleiman and performed by Al-Ghad Company
(Monday 24 and Tuesday 25, 8pm).

Malak Opera Theatre
9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses, Tel 0122 3417152  
Al-Kabeir (The Big Boss), directed by Tarek Ragheb and performed by Noaaman Ashour Cultural Palace Company
(Thursday 20, 6pm).

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
The Ambassador, directed by Ahmed Al-Salamony, performed by Al-Fayoum Theatre Club Company
(Thursday 20, 6pm).
The Room, directed by Mohamed Zaki and performed by Seyasa Tune Company
(Saturday 22 and Sunday 23, 6pm).
Loose the Braids, performed by the National Council of Women and Wogood Theatre Company, directed by Mohamed Fouad  
(Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26, 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
(Thursday 20, 8pm).
Ana (Me), directed by Shadi Ahmed and performed by InterContinental City Stars Company
(Saturday 22 and Sunday 23, 8pm).

Al-Muaaz Street
Old Cairo
Loss, a street show directed by Bashar Alawi and performed by Babylon of Iraq Theatre Club
(Monday 24, 7pm).
Zabouba Fi Mahab Al-Rih (A wirl in the Wind), a street theatre show directed by Mohamed Al-Ganainy and performed by the Suez Canal Street Theatre Company  
(Tuesday 25, 7pm).
Dream, a street theatre show directed by Nagat Negm and performed by Hawar Kirkuk of Iraq Company   
(Wednesday 26, 7pm).

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 directed by Adel Hassan
(Sunday 23 and Monday 24, 8pm).

Supreme Institute of Theatrical Arts
Khatem Al-Morsaleen, Al Omraneyah Al Gharbeyah, off Al-Haram St, Giza Governorate
0106 969 2022
The Rituals of Signals and Transformations, directed by Mohamed Youssef and performed by the Supreme Institute of Theatrical Arts Company
(Thursday 20, 8pm).
Salem's Witches, directed by Mohamed Abdel-Mawla and performed by the Supreme Institute of Theatrical Arts Company   
(Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26, 8pm).
 
Taliaa Theatre
Attaba Square, next to the Metro Station, Tel 02 2593 7948/2592 0522
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall
Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Woman), directed by Akram Mustafa
(Thursday 20 and Friday 21, 6pm).
Zaki Tolimat Hall
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).
Al-Gasr (The Bridge), performed by the German University Theatre Company and directed by Walid Talaat
(Monday 24 and Tuesday 25, 8pm).

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The Cairo Puppet Theatre
Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Tel 02 2591 0954
Sahsah Lama Yangah (When Sahsah Succeed), a children play with décor and puppets designed by Amir Abdel-Massih, music composed by Mohamed Fawzi, poems by Salah Jahin and directed by Salah Al-Sakka  
(Performances run on Thursdays and Fridays, 6.30pm).

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).

Grand Nile Tower
Corniche Al-Nil, Garden City, Tel 16826
The third season of Misr Theatre Company presents plays three and four casting Ashraf Abdel-Baqi, Ali Rabiaa, Hamdy Al-Merghany, Mustafa Khater, Dina among others  
(Thursday 20, Friday 21 and Saturday 22 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  
(Friday 21 July, 10pm).

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
Snow White, a play about the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, starring Marwa Abdel-Monein, Mustafa Haggag, Sayed Gabr, costumes designed by Naaima Agami, décor by Hazem Shabl, directed by Mohsen Marzouq
(Performances run daily, 6.30pm).

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).

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
Moaasasat Al-Harim (The Women Foundation), a play performed by Seyasa Tune Company and revolves around the struggle on power between women and followers of Prince Osbak. It is written by Eslam Sabri and directed by Mohamed Zalat (Monday 24 July, 7pm).

 

 

 

 

ALEXANDRIA


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 until Monday 24 July, 9.30pm).

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