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Current issue | Issue 1368, (9 - 15 November 2017)
Friday,16 November, 2018
Issue 1368, (9 - 15 November 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Al-Thamina Masaan

Al-Thamina Masaan
Al-Thamina Masaan

Al-Balloon Theatre Agouza, across the street from the Nile, by the 26 July Bridge, Tel 02 3347 1718 Salah Jahin Hall Walad Al-Balad (Country People), a play produced by The Modern Theatre Company tackling a number of critical social issues such as corruption and the civil service law. Starring Shadi Asaad, Wael Mustafa, Aya Gamal and many more, written by Mustafa Selim and directed by Mohamed Al-Sharqawi (Performances run daily, 8pm). Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Hanager Arts Centre
Tel  011 1220 1326,  02 2736 3448/6 Mosafer Al Lail (The Night Traveler), a play casts Alaa Qouqa, Safwat Al Ghandour and Moustafa Hamza, written by Salah Abdel Sabour, decoration designed and the play directed by Mahmoud Fouad (Thursday 9 November, 9pm).  Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre Sallem Nafsak (Surrender), a play about the future version of Egypt which turned into a Utopia visited by the someone with foul values. Stars number of young talents. Adapted and directed by Khaled Galal (Performs every day except Wednesdays, 8pm) 
The Cairo Puppet Theatre
Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Tel 02 2591 0954
Cindrella, the famous Cindrella story with décor and puppets designed by Naglaa Rafaat, music composed by Sherif Nour and directed by Lotfy Al Sayed  
(Performances run on Thursdays and Fridays, 6.30pm).

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre
Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187
Al Thamina Masaan (Eight pm), a play about forgiveness and revenge revolves around four people deciding to revenge each other at the same time leaving the final call to the spectators. It casts among many others Wafaa Eel Hakim, Mohamed Abdel Azim, Lamiaa Karam, Nael Ali, Nour Al Gazzar, Poetry written and recited by Abdallah Hassan, written by Yasmine Farag and directed by Hesham Ali.
(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 nine and ten casting Ashraf Abdel-Baqi, Ali Rabiaa, Hamdy Al-Merghany, Mustafa Khater, Dina among others  
(Plays eleven and twelve on Thursday 9, Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November, 8pm).

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
Selfie Maa Al Mout (A Selfie With Death), a monodrama play starring Nashwa Mustafa, written by Nashwa Mustafa and directed by Mohamed Alaam
(Performances run daily, 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).
Romance Theatre 1 Shenn St., down town, nearby Ahmed Orabi station, Tel 01117457453 Sawf Ahky Aank (I will talk about you), a play performed by Fan Mehaweg Theatre Company based on a novel by Ahmed Mehana, adapted by Kareem Moawad, and directed by Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz (Saturday 11 November, 6pm).  
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 actors 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  
Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Adoration), a play based on Elaf Shafaq’s novel 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 by Mustafa Hamed, costumes by Maha Abdel-Rahman and Adel Hassan
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 8pm).
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
Al Laila Al Kebira Gedan (The Very Big Night), an Arabic stage stand- up show of different acts casts Hamza Bahaa, Youssef Emad, Taha Desooqi, Mido Abo Yamen, Alaa Elshykh, Mohammad Talaat, Bakri Qabaqibi, Waleed El Moghazy.
(Thursday 16 November, 7.30pm).
Sonbol City
Ghazal Al Banat (Flattering of The Girls), a big comedy and musical show from the theatre heritage of theatre icon Naguib Al-Rehany, through which comedian Mohamed Sobhy is back on stage. It is written and directed by Mohamed Sobhy
(Acts take place each week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from Thursday 9 November to 12 November).

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 Conference Center (Small Theatre) Botchan, a play written by Natsume Soseki (Japan), adapted and directed by Sherif Hamdi and presented in cooperation with the Japan Foundation Cairo Office. (Wednesday 15 November, 7pm) Compiled by Reham El-Adawi

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