Monday,18 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1380, (8 - 14 February 2018)
Monday,18 February, 2019
Issue 1380, (8 - 14 February 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Forsa Sa'eda

Forsa Sa

Forsa Sa'eda

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 Nagui, 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
Rehla Ela Al-Zaman Al-Gamil (Journey to the Good Time), a children play about some children who travel to the Pharoanic era written by Yehia Zakaria, puppets and costumes by Nagui Shaker, décor by Mohamed Saad and directed by Mohamed Nour
(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
Moftah Al-Shohrah (Fame), a two-actor act of an emotional rollercoaster starring Doaa Hamza and Emad Ismail, décor and costumes by Nashwa Maatouk, music by Hazem Shahin written and directed by Doaa Hamza
(2 performances run on Thursday 8 February and Friday 9 February, 8pm).
2B Continued Festival 7th Edition, a festival is to support young directors and choreographers with vision under the framework of the Misr Innovative Art Platform Project and funded by the European Union opens four independent theatre performances The Absentee directed by Ali Khamees, The Honeymoon directed by Samar I directed by Moustafa Khalil and Utopia directed by Nagham Salah
(Free Entrance performances run on Wednesday 14February and Thursday 15 February, 8pm)

Al-Haram Theatre

174 Al-Haram St, Giza
for tickets and reservation call 16826 or flock to Ahlan Ramadan (Welcome Ramadan), a comedy play starring Mohamed Ramadan, Rogina, Ahmed Fouad Selim scenery by Amr Abdallah, music by Amr Moustafa, written by Atef Awad and directed by Khaled Galal
(Friday 9 February, 10pm)

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334

Obour w Intesar (Crossover and victory), a rich 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 Mohie Fahmy, starring Nasser Seif, Mounir Makram and Leqaa Swedan
Fatfouta, a children motivational animals performance written by Samia Habib and directed by Riham Abdel-Hamid, choreography by Ashraf Fouad , décor by Yousra Imbaby, starring Mahmoud Hassan and Kamal Zaghloul

(Two performances on Thursday 8 February, 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
Edhak Lama Tmout (Die Laughing), a political satirical comedy of two friends living in modern Cairo starring Nabil Al-Halafawi, Mahmoud Al-Guindy, Salwa Othman and others, décor by Mahmoud Al-Gharib, music by Hisham Gabr written by Lenin Al-Ramly and directed by Essam Al-Sayed

(Performances run daily except Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9pm).


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 8 February and Friday 9 February, 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

(Performances run on Thursday (7.30pm), Friday (6.30pm), Saturday & Sunday (7.30pm) from Thursday 8 February to Saturday 10 February).

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

Seeb Manakhery Lao Samaht (Please, Let Go of My Nose), a comic play written and directed by Ahmed Hany and performed by Hadouta Masriya (Egyptian Tale) troupe.
(Monday 12 February, 7pm).

Taliaa Theatre

Attaba Square, next to the Metro Station, Tel 02 2593 7948/2592 0522

Salah Abdel-SabourHall
Al-Seera Al-Holameya, a play based on William Shakespeare’s most celebrated play Hamlet where revenge is re-approached in an upper Egyptian climate, starring Mohamed Ibrahim, Rafaat Said, Hassan Abdallah and others, music arranged by Mahmoud Wahid, décor by Mostafa Hamed 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
Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) a play on the toiling conflict between two brothers on their journey of searching for the secret of existence and the enigma of universe, starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouqa, Hend Abdel-Halim and others, written by Mahmoud Gamal, décor by Mohamed Saad, costumes by Marwa Mounir, music by Ahmed Nabil and directed by Tamer Karam

(Performances run Thursday 8 February to Thursday 15 February except Tuesday, 7pm).

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