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Thursday,24 May, 2018
Issue 1356, (10 - 16 August 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Cinema 30

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).

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre
Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187
Shaman, a play directed by Dalia Hafez and Walid Al-Zorkany
(Performances run daily except Mondays, 8pm).

Grand Nile Tower
Corniche Al-Nil, Garden City, Tel 16826
The third season of Misr Theatre Company presents plays five and six casting Ashraf Abdel-Baqi, Ali Rabiaa, Hamdy Al-Merghany, Mustafa Khater, Dina among others  
(Plays five and six on Thursday 24, Friday 25 and Saturday 26 August, plays six and seven on Thursday 31 August, 8pm).

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
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
(Performances run daily starting Thursday 10 August for fifteen days, 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 11 August, 10pm).
Hosapeer Theatre
Galaa Street, in front of Ahmed Orabi Metro Station, Ramses, Downtown, Tel 010 1737 7044
Cinema 30, a play performed by the Faculty of Commerce Ain Shams University actors group, written and directed by Mahmoud Gamal
(Thursday 17, Friday 18 and Saturday 19, 7pm).

Malak Opera Theatre
9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses, Tel 0122 3417152  
Abn Alaih (The Verse’s Son), a play produced by Malak Theatre Company, and is based on Charles Dickens’s novel Oliver Twist. It casts Nasser Shahin, the Voice Kids talents programme star Youssef Farag, Mohamed Yehia, Ahmed Nasser, Ahmed Hisham, Mariam Sami, dance shows choreographed by Mohamed Ashri, who is also the director of the play
(Performances run daily, 8.30pm).

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).

Miami Theatre
Maarouf St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, Tel 02 2574 5651
Al-Aasal Aasal (Honey is Honey), a play directed by Emile Shawki. Mayateen Men Al Dahk (Laughing to Death), directed by Fatemah Bayoumi
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 8pm).

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 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9pm).

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2795 2484/2794 3016  
La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel starring Mohamed Riyad, Leqaa Swedan, Ahmed Youssef, Khaled Mahmoud and Gihan Salama with music by Walid Al-Shahawi, choreography by Farouk Gaafar, poems by Farghali Al-Arabi, décor by Mohamed Hashem and costumes by Maha Abdel-Rahman. It is written by Saad Ardash and directed by Hisham Gomaa   
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays starting Thursday 10 August, 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
Bambe wa Al Alwan Al Sabaa (Bambe and The Seven Colours), a children play performed by  
El Sawy Culturewheel Theatre workshop troupe
(Thursday 10 August, 7.30pm).

Taliaa Theatre
Attaba Square, next to the Metro Station, Tel 02 2593 7948/2592 0522
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall
Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Lady), a monodrama starring Marwa Eid, music composed by Mohamed Al-Shazli, décor by Fadi Fokia, written and directed by Akram Mustafa   
(Performances run daily, 9pm).
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
(Performances run daily, 9pm).


Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre
Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Tel (03) 5929960/5913835
Al-Haram Dah Betaay (This Pyramid in Mine), a play performed by The Comic Theatre Company, casting Maha Ahmed, Mohamed Al-Sawy, Safaa Galal, written by Mohamed Mabrouk and directed by Yasser Sadek
(Performances run daily starting Thursday 3 August, 8pm).

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Small Hall
The Night of the Murder in Jenin, a play written by playwright Abul-Ala Al-Salamony, choreographed and directed by Mohamed Abdel-Sabour (Tuesday 15 August, 8pm).  
Main Hall
The Marathon, a theatrical performance directed by Ahmed Samir
(Wednesday 16 August, 8.30pm).

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