Friday,20 July, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1373, (14 - 20 December 2017)
Friday,20 July, 2018
Issue 1373, (14 - 20 December 2017)

Ahram Weekly


Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek Sallem Nafsak (Surrender), a play about the future version of Egypt which turned into a Utopia visited by someone with foul values. Stars number of young talents. Adapted and directed by Khaled Galal (Performances run daily except Wednesdays until 31 December, 7pm).

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 We need to.. is a theatre concept performance choreographed and directed by Nagham Salah Othman, performed by Mohey El-din Yahia, Dalia Fakhr, Abdel Aziz Mohamed, Monia Salah Othman, Stage manager Kaml Rajab, light designed by Sherif El-Daly, music composed by Mohamed Bonga and costumes designed by Dalia Naguib. , The performance shows what happens inside our human mind through the performers. (Performance runs on Friday 15, 5.30 and 8pm).
Grand Nile Tower
Corniche Al-Nil, Garden City for tickets and reservation call 16826 or flock to
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 fifteen and sixteen performed on Thursday 14, Friday 15and Saturday 16, 8pm).
Hanager Arts Centre
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek
Tel  011 1220 1326,  02 2736 3448/6 Mosafer Al Lail (The Night Traveler), a play written by Salah Abdel Sabour, decoration designed and the play directed by Mahmoud Fouad, starring Dr. Alaa Qouqa, Safwat Al Ghandour and Moustafa Hamza. (Performances run daily on Thursday 14 to Tuesday 19, 9pm).   
Malak Opera Theatre
9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses Al Aatr (Perfume), is the first play to include actors with hearing impairment and a sign language translator on stage to make it the first play suitable for hearing impaired spectators, starring Taliaa theatre troupe, sign language supervised by Qamar Adel, general supervision by Shady Sorour, on stage sign language interpreter Omar Hesham, music arrangement by Islam Ashraf, written and directed by Mohamed Allam (Performances run on Thursday 14 December, Friday 15 December and Saturday 16 December,7pm).  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 Idres, Hanaa Saeed, Khaled Naguib, the two children Nada Seif, Modather Ibrahim, choreography by Ashraf Fouad, décor by Magdy Wanas, written by Yehia Zakaria directed by Adel El-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 Moustafa and directed by Mohamed Alaam
(Performances run daily, 7.30pm).

The ModernTheatre
Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2759 2484/2794 3016
Forsa Saaida (Nice to Meet You), a play casts Ahmed Bedeir, Fatouh Ahmed, Iman Abu-Taleb, written by Salah Arabi, music composed by Ihab Hamdi, décor by Mustafa Hamed, costumes designed by Heba Tantawi and directed by Mohamed Gomaa (Performances start on the New Year Eve on Sunday 31 December, 7pm).

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 Theatre 1 Shanan st., nearby Ahmed Orabi subway station, Tel 0111 745 7453 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).

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 directed by Adel Hassan
(Performances run on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, 8pm).
Sama Sonbol City Giza, for tickets and reservation call 16826 or flock to
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 14 December to Sunday 17 December).
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
Seidna el-Waly is a play prepared and directed by Mostafa Ali and Mohamed Qadry, performed by Ensan Theatrical troupe about a poor man who gets killed fighting greed and his daughter, the only witness, tries to avenge her father.  Her brother, raised in the capital and well educated, refuses to avenge his father and returns to fight the unfairness and deception (Monday 18 December, 7pm). Taliaa Theatre
Attaba Square, next to the Metro Station, Tel 02 2593 7948/2592 0522
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall Al-Sira Al-Holameya, a play based on the Shakespearean most celebrated play, Hamlet, revenge is re-approached in an upper Egyptian climate, starring Mohamed Ibrahim, Rafaat Saieed, Hassan Abdullah and others, music arranged by Mahmoud Wahid, décor by Mostafa Hamid and costumes designed by Heba Magdy, written by El-Hassan Mohamed and directed by Mohamed El-Saghir. (Daily Performances start mid December).
Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre
Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Tel (03) 5929960/5913835 Obour w Intesar (Crossover and Victory), a play 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 Mohey Fahmy, starring Nasser Seif, Mounir Makram and Leqkaa Swidan (Performances run daily, 8pm).

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