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Current issue | Issue 1403, (26 July - 1 August 2018)
Sunday,17 February, 2019
Issue 1403, (26 July - 1 August 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Rehlat Al-Zaman Al-Gamil

Rehlat Al-Zaman Al-Gamil
Rehlat Al-Zaman Al-Gamil

The 11th Egyptian Theatre National Festival (19 July-2 August)

Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 3448/6
The Red Thread, a play performed by Zawaya Group for Arts and Development and directed by Maye Abdel-Razek

(Saturday 28 and Sunday 29, 6pm).


Al Balloon Theatre

Agouza, across the street from the Nile, by the 26 July Bridge, Tel 02 3347 1718

Youth in the Eyes of the Prophet, a play directed by Salah Labib

(Monday 30, Tuesday 31, 10.30pm).


Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

Next to Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187

Studio, a show performed by Shebeen Al-Kom Theatre Club, directed by Alaa Al-Kashef (Thursday 26, 8pm).

Eight PM, a play presented by Al-Ghad Theatre and directed by Hisham Ali (Tuesday 31 and Wednesday 1 August, 8pm).


Al-Hanager Arts Centre

Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek,

Tel 02 2735 6861

The Nest, a theatrical show performed by Al-Alsun Theatre Company, directed by Ibrahim Ahmed (Monday 23, Tuesday 24, 10pm).

22 + For All Ages, a theatrical show directed by Mohamed Gabr

(Thursday 26, Friday 27, 6pm).

Rahim, a play performed by the Faculty of Girls Theatre Company, Ain Shams and directed by Bassel Mamdouh

(Saturday 28 and Sunday 29, 6pm).

A Man for All Seasons, a play directed by Mohamed Al-Saadani (Monday 30 and Tuesday 31, 6pm).

Al-Midan Theatre

Mosafer Leil (A Night Traveller), a play performed by Al-Hanager Arts Centre and directed by Mahmoud Fouad

(Tuesday 31 and Wednesday 1 August, 8pm).


The International Park

Madinet Nasr District

Antika (Antique), a play performed by Al-Shams (The Sun) Theatre Company for those with special abilities starring Amir Salaheddin, Inas Nour and a group of actors with special abilities, lyrics composed by Wael Awad, written by Ayman Hafez, directed by Amira Shawqi and Ayman Hafez (Performances run daily, 6.30pm).


Malak Opera Theatre

9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses, Tel 0122 3417152 

Spartacus, a play presented by the Faculty of Arts Company, Ain Shams University and directed by Mahmoud Yehia

(Thursday 26, Friday 27, 8pm).

Ana Carmen (It is Me Carmen), play starring Samaa Ibrahim, music by Aymna Al-Khayat, costumes design by Rashida Ali, written and directed by Samaa Ibrahim (Monday 30, Tuesday 31, 10pm).


Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre

6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334

Forest of the Smarts, a play presented by Al-Gharbiya Public Culture Theatre, directed by Ashraf Fegl (Thursday 26, Friday 27, 6pm).

The Game of Love, a play performed by Damietta Public Culture Theatre, directed by Abdallah Abul-Nasr   

(Saturday 28 and Sunday 29, 8pm).

The Devils Hunter, a play performed by Creation School for Arts, Alexandria and directed by Gamal Yacout (Monday 30, Tuesday 31, 8pm).


Miami Theatre

Maarouf, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, Tel 02 2574 5651

Caligula, a theatrical show directed by Ahmed Ezzat

(Thursday 26, 10.30pm).

Optional Prison, a play presented by the Faculty of Engineering Company, Cairo University and directed by Mahmoud Gamal

(Friday 27, Saturday 28, 8pm).

Les Misérables, a play presented by the Faculty of Commerce Company, Ain Shams University, directed by Mohamed Abdallah

(Sunday 29, Monday 30, 8pm).


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 Attab Post Office, Cairo, Tel, 02 25917783

Al-Sira Al-Holamiya (Al-Holamiya Epic), show revolves around the concept of revenge for Hamlet but in an Upper Egyptian style starring Mohamed Ibrahim, Raafat Said, written by Al-Hassan Mohamed and directed by Mohamed Al-Sagheir (Thursday 26, 10pm).

The Iliad, a play performed by Banque Misr Company and directed by Mohamed Hozayen (Friday 27, Saturday 28, 10pm).

Rehlat Al-Zaman Al-Gamil (A Journey to the Good Time), a children play performed by The Cairo Puppet Theatre 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 (Tuesday 31 and Wednesday 1 August, 8pm).


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

Hawael Marra Okhra (Try One More Time), a theatrical play performed by Al-Halatiya Theatre Company, written by Saleh Karama and directed by Hayam Abdel-Moneim (Monday 30 July, 7pm).



Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

Main Hall

The Greatest Battle, a theatrical performance by Grey Team, directed by Mina Nabil (Sunday 29, 8pm).

Destopia VR, a theatrical performance directed by Mohamed Farag Al- Khashab (Tuesday 31, 8pm). 

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