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Current issue | Issue 1375, (4-10 January 2018)
Friday,16 November, 2018
Issue 1375, (4-10 January 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Forsa Sa'eda (Nice to Meet You)

Forsa Sa
Forsa Sa'eda (Nice to Meet You)

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, 7pm).

The Cairo Puppet Theatre Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Tel 02 2591 0954 Al Leiba Al Shakya (The Naughty Puppet), a children play written by Hassan Al-Sawaf, puppets and costumes by Amira Adel, décor by Amir Raga’ae and directed by Hany Ezel-Din 
(Performances run on Thursdays and Fridays, 6.30pm).

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre
Next to Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187 Al-Thamina Masaa (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 Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 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 seventeen and eighteen performed on Thursday 4, Friday 5and Saturday 6 January, 8pm).

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre 12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 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 until Wednesday 10 January, 7pm).

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
Kawkab Sika (Sika Planet), a musical comedy play for children about the value of hard work and the importance of education starring Inas Nour, Sayed Gabr, Mansour Abdel-Qader written by Abdu Al-Zaraa and directed by Sayed Gabr
(Performances run daily in January, 6.30pm).

Miami Theatre
Maarouf St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, Tel 02 2574 5651
Comedya Al Boasaa (The Comedy of Les Miserable), inspired by the world famous Les Miserable of Vector Hugo, starring Rehab Al-Gamal, Tarek Sabry, Ramy Al Tombary, decore by Amr Al-Ashraf and written and directed by Marwa Radwan
(Daily Performances start mid January).

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-Rehany Theatre
Emad Al-Din, Cairo, for tickets and reservation call 16826 or flock to Sebony Aghany (Let Me Sing) a comedy about a talented artist tries to get a chance, starring Samir Ghanem, Talaat Zakaria, Tarek Al-Ebiary, Shabaan Abdel-Reheem written by Ahmed Al-Ebiary and directed by Abdel-Ghany Zaki
(Performances run on Thursday 4, Friday 5, Saturday 6, Sunday 7 January, 9pm).

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2795 2484/2794 3016 Forsa Sa'eda (Nice to Meet You), a play about a 79 year old man living alone finds himself alone then has his life surprisingly changed, starring Ahmed Bideer, Fatouh Ahmed, Iman Abou-Taleb, Mohamed Al-Sawy, Amr Al-Dimerdash and others music composing and arrangement by Ihab Hamdy, décore by Moustafa Hamed, costumes by Heba Tantawy, written by Salah Araby, idea and directed by Mohamed Gomaa.
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 8.30pm).

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 4 January to Sunday 14 January).

Taliaa Theatre
Attaba Square, next to the Metro Station, Tel 02 2593 7948/2592 0522
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall Al-Seera 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 Al-Hassan Mohamed and directed by Mohamed Al-Saghir
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 8.30pm).

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