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Current issue | Issue 1383, (1 - 7 March 2018)
Monday,25 March, 2019
Issue 1383, (1 - 7 March 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Edhak Lama Tmout

Edhak Lama Tmout
Edhak Lama Tmout

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 (A Journey to the Good Time), a children play about some children who travel to the Pharaonic 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).

Malak Opera Theatre
9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses, Tel 0122 3417152  
Ahwal Shakhseya (Personal Affairs), a tale telling fictional play about four women telling their stories and how they suffered hence transformed into statues, impressive youth drama produced by Youth Theatre Company. It casts Abeer Al-Toukhy, Nada Afifi, Lamiaa Gaafar, Ramaj, décor and costumes by Ahmed Aslman, music by Hazem Al-Kafrawy, written by Maysara Salahel-Din and directed by Ashraf Hosny
(Performances start Thursday 1 February and runs daily except Mondays, 7pm).

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre

6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
Shams wa Amar, a musical play for children starring Sameh Yousry, Inas Nour, Mahmoud Abdel-Ghaffar written by FatmaYoussef music by Attiya Mahmoud, choreography by Atef Awad, costumes by Mohamed Abdel Meneim and directed by Mahmoud Al-Alfy
(Performances run Thursdays and Fridays, 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 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 the great Egyptian playwright Lenin Al-Ramly and directed by Esam Al-Sayed (Performances run Saturdays, Mondays and Thursdays, 9pm and Sundays and Fridays, 7.30pm).

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 Thursdays and Fridays, 8.30pm).

Taliaa Theatre
Attaba Square, next to the Metro Station, Tel 02 2593 7948/2592 0522
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall U Turn, a play based on Thornton Wilder’s play, The Skins of Our Teeth, depicting that the end of the world started with the first sin, starring Sherif Khairallah, Haidy Abdel-Khaleq, Reham Abo Bakr and others, music arranged by Sadiq Rabiaa, décor and costumres by Mahmoud Al-Gharib, adaptation and poems by Sameh Othman and directed by Al-Said Mansy
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 6.30pm).

Zaki Tolaimat

Hall 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 Tuesdays, 8.30pm).


Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 Small Hall Henna, an independent theatre production directed by Horeya Al-Daqaq (Performances run Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 March, 7pm).

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