Tuesday,14 August, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1372, (7 - 13 December 2017)
Tuesday,14 August, 2018
Issue 1372, (7 - 13 December 2017)

Ahram Weekly

A Selfie With Death

A Selfie With Death
A Selfie With Death

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 8872 1446 Seidna Al-Waly, a play about a poor man who gets killed fighting greed and his daughter, the only witness, tries to avenge her father. The play performed by Ensan (Human Being) Theatrical Company is prepared and directed by Mostafa Ali and Mohamed Qadry. Her brother, raised in the capital and well educated, refuses to avenge his father and returns to fight the unfairness and deception and on his quest for knowledge (Two performances run on Friday 8 December, 5.30 and 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 fourteen and fifteen performed on Thursday 7, Friday 8and Saturday 9 December, 8pm and Plays fifteen and sixteen performed on Thursday 14 December, 8pm).

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre 6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
Action, a musical comedy play about two kids who get lost in the forest starring Reda Idris, Hanaa Said, Khaled Naguib, the two children Nada Seif, Modather Ibrahim, choreography by Ashraf Fouad, décor by Magdy Wanas, written by Yehia Zakaria and directed by Adel Al-Komy
(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 Moustafa, written by Nashwa Mustafa and directed by Mohamed Allam
(Performances run daily, 7.30pm).
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).

Romance Theater 1 Shanan St, nearby Ahmed Orabi Subway Station, Tel 0111 745 7453 Lama Al-Walad Shab (When the Kid Grew Old) an improvisational performance, a result of the actor workshop at Romance theatre starring Badreya Tolba and the workshop actors, directed by Mohamed Magdy, décor by Khalil Hamed, music by Sayed Zayan
(Saturday 9 December, 8pm) Been El-Sama w El-Ard (Between the sky and the ground) Shatrang (Chess) theatrical troupe performs a fusion performance that links cinematography to theater in a strikingly various play that is a rollercoaster ride among drama, comedy suspense and more directed by Peter Mondy starring Edward Fayez,  Zeyad Ahmed, Passant Nabil among others (Thursday 14 December, 6pm).   

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
Ghorfa Bela Nawafez (A Room with No Windows), a drama written by Youssef Ezzeddin, directed by Mohamed Fathy, performed by Sonaa Al-Helm Theatre Company (Monday 11 December, 7pm).
Sama Sonbol City
Giza, for tickets and reservation call 16826 or flock to www.ticketsmarche.com
Ghazal Al Banat (Flirtation of The Girls), a big comedy and musical show from the theatrical heritage of theatre icon Naguib Al-Rehany, through which comedian Mohamed Sobhy is back on stage. It is written and directed by Mohamed Sobhy casting Abdel-Rahim Hassan, Arkan Fouad, budding artists Nada, Mustafa Youssef, Syrian singer Ammar and many more (Acts take place each week on Thursday (7.30pm), Friday (6.30pm), Saturday & Sunday (7.30pm) from Thursday 7 December to Sunday 17 December).

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre
Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Tel (03) 5929960/5913835 Obour Wa Intesar (Crossover and Victory), a performance describes the period between 1967 and the victory of 1973, written and directed by Mohamed Al-Khouly, choreography by Ashraf Fouad, décor and costumes by Mohei Fahmy, starring Nasser Seif, Mounir Makram and Leqaa Swedan (Performances run daily, 8pm).

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
BACC Small Theatre
Ghosts Hunter, a theatre performance for children, directed by Gamal Yakout (Sunday 10 December, 6pm).

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