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Current issue | Issue 1363, (5 - 11 October 2017)
Wednesday,18 October, 2017
Issue 1363, (5 - 11 October 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Avant-Scène Theatre Festival

Avant-Scène Theatre Festival
Avant-Scène Theatre Festival

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).

Falaki Theatre
American University in Cairo, Downtown Campus, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 88721446
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a musical performed by The Faculty of Fine Arts Theatre Atelier Company, an adaptation of British author Roald Dahl’s children novel carrying the same name, written for stage and directed by Samar Galal (Thursday 5 October, 6 and 8pm).

French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
Avant-Scène Theatre Festival for Youth
The festival presents six troupes performing one show everyday
Al-Aash (The Nest), directed by Ibrahim Mohamed (Thursday 5 October, 7-8.30pm and 9-10.30pm).
Dahaya Al-Wageb (Victims of Duty), directed by Fady Samir (Saturday 6 October, 7-8.30pm and 9-10.30pm).
The winning work of this year’s edition will be shown again followed by the closing ceremony (Sunday 7 October, 7-8.30pm).      

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre
Next to Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187
Helm Wa Kadab (A Fake Dream), a play revolves around how the strength of the human well can develop one’s personality. It casts among many others Ashraf Farouk, Mahmoud Al-Zayat, Samar, Naglaa Younis, Reham Hassan, written by Said Haggag and directed by Mohamed Diab
(Performances run daily, 9pm).

Grand Nile Tower
Corniche Al-Nil, Garden City, Tel 16826
The third season of Misr Theatre Company presents plays six, seven and eight casting Ashraf Abdel-Baqi, Ali Rabiaa, Hamdy Al-Merghany, Mustafa Khater, Dina among others  
(plays eight and nine on Thursday 5, Friday 6 and Saturday 7 September while plays nine and ten on Thursday 12, Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October , 8pm).

Malak Opera Theatre
9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses, Tel 0122 3417152  
Abn Alaih (The Son of ….), an impressive youth musical 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
Mayteen Men Al-Dahk (Dying out of Laughter), a play starring Monia, Ashraf Farouk, Rasha Fouad and many more, written and directed by Fatema Bayoumi
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 7.30pm).
Al Asal Asal (Honey is Honey), a play starring Ola Ramy, Hassan Al-Arabi, Fatmah Mohamed Ali, written by Samir Al-Asfoury and directed by Emile Shawqi  
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 9.30pm).

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 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, 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
Aghla Men Alzahab (Precious than Gold) and Al Shams Ekhtafet (The Sun Disappeared), two theatre shows performed by El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre which tell the story of the judo player Mohamed Rashwan, who was able to amaze the world with his manners. It is shows are written and directed by Mohamed Abdel-Moneim El-Sawy (Friday 6 October, 3pm).  

Taliaa Theatre
Attaba Square, next to the Metro Station, Tel 02 2593 7948/2592 0522
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall
Kaanak Tarah (As if You See Him), a play about the life story of Prophet Mohamed (P.B.U.H) starring Mohamed Younis, Maher Mahmoud, Alaa Al-Naquib, Sameh Fekri, music by Mohamed Ezzat, décor and costumes designed by Maye Nabil, written by Nesma Samir and directed by Maher Mahmoud  
(Performances run daily, 8pm).

ALEXANDRIA

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre
Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Tel (03) 5929960/5913835
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 start from Sunday 1 to Sunday 8 October, 7.30pm).

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