Monday,19 November, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1376, (11-17 January 2018)
Monday,19 November, 2018
Issue 1376, (11-17 January 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Ayoub wa Na’sa

Ayoub wa Na
Ayoub wa Na'sa

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).

Al Balloon Theatre
Agouza, across the street from the Nile, by the 26 July Bridge, Tel 02 3347 1718
Salah Jahin Hall Ayoub wa Na’sa (Ayoub and Na’sa), a musical comedy of the Egyptian folklore ballad starring Marwa Nagy, Sayed Gabr, Sherif Abdel Wahab and Loubna Al-Sheikh, written by Ayman Al-Nimr, music by Ahmed Al-Haggar, décor by Wahid Al-Saadany and directed by Ashraf Azaab. (Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 8pm).
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 Ezzeddin  (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 Al-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 seventeen and eighteen casting Ashraf Abdel-Baqi, Ali Rabiaa, Hamdy Al-Merghany, Mustafa Khater, Dina among others
(Plays seventeen and eighteen performed on Thursday 11, Friday 12and Saturday 13 January, 8pm).
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 about the value of hard work and the importance of education starring Inas Nour, Sayed Gabr, Mansour Abdel-Qader written by Abdou Al-Zaraa and directed by Sayed Gabr
(Performances run daily, 7.30pm).
Miami Theatre
Maarouf St, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, Tel 02 2574 5651
Comedya Al Bo'asaa (The Comedy of the Miserables), inspired by Vector Hugo's Les Miserable, starring Rehab Al-Gamal, Tarek Sabry, Ramy Al-Tombary, decor by Amr Al-Ashraf, 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-Abiary and directed by Abdel-Ghany Zaki (Performances run on Thursday 11, Saturday 13 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 Bedeir, 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, 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-Rihany, 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 11 January to Sunday 21 January).

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-Quithara Al-Hadideya (The Metal Violin) a play performed by Hewarat (dialogues) Company, adopted from the Irish theatre written by Joseph O’Connor, translated by Ahmed Al-Nady and directed by Ahmed Yasser Badawy (Monday 15 January, 7pm).
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 Tuesday, 8.30pm).

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Tel (03) 5929960/5913835 Shiko Amir Al-Ghaba (Shiko: The Prince of the Jungle), a play for children starring Khaled Khalifa and Mohannad Mokhtar, décor and costumes by Walid Gabr, written and directed  by Riham Abdel-Hamid    (Performances run daily starting Thursday 11 to Thursday 25 January, 7pm).

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