Tuesday,23 April, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1409, (13-19 September 2018)
Tuesday,23 April, 2019
Issue 1409, (13-19 September 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Snow White

The 25th Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre (10-21 September)

Al Balloon Theatre

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

Thurs 13, 7pm: S.quark (Russia).

Fri 14 and Sat 15, 7pm: The Prince of Lanling (China).


Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736  0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144

Small Hall

Thurs 13 and Fri 14, 5pm: Expedition Pacific (Brazil).

Tues 18 and Wed 19, 5pm: The Violence (Tunisia).


Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

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

Thurs 13 and Fri 14, 7pm: Sin Pies Ni Cabeza (Mexico).

Sun 16 and Mon 17, 7pm: Extravaganza (Georgia).  

Wed 19 and Thurs 20, 7pm: Talk in Secret (Egypt).


Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707

Fri 14 and Sat 15, 9pm: GEA-The Epilogue (Italy).

Mon 17 and Tues 18, 9pm: The Two Maids (Morocco).


Al-Hanager Arts Centre

Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, ZamalekTel

Tel 02 2735 6861

Fri 14 and Sat 15, 5pm: My Aunt Safia and the Monastery (Egypt).

Mon 17 and Tues 18, 5pm: Your Night is Morning (The United Arab Emirates).   

Wed 19 and Thurs 20, 5pm: Joy (Switzerland).


Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre

6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
Thurs 13 and Fri 14, 9pm: Snow White (Egypt).

Sun 16 and Mon 17, 9pm: Hunna from Syria.

Wed 18 and Thurs 19, 9pm: Returning to Palestine (Palestine).      


Miami Theatre

Talaat Harb St, next to Miami Cinema, Downtown, Tel 02 2574 5651

Sat 15 and Sun 16, 5pm: Free Presence (Syria/ Germany).

Wed 19 and Thurs 20, 5pm: Solo (Morocco).


Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre

Al Attaba Square, in front of Attab Post Office, Cairo, Tel, 02 25917783

Fri 14 and Sat 15, 7pm: Hamlet…A While After (Jordan).

Mon 17 and Tues 18, 7pm: Black Coffee (Egypt).


Al-Salam Theatre

101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2795 2484/2794 3016/010 21521501 

Sat 15 and Sun 16, 9pm: Drama of the Beggars (Egypt).

Wed 19 and Thurs 20, 9pm: The Ring and the Bracelet (Egypt).


The Cairo Puppet Theatre
Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Tel 02 2591 0954
Rehlat 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).


Al-Giza Cultural Centre Theatre

Khatem Al-Morsaleen, Al-Haram St, In front of Sayed Darwish Hall, Tel 010 68589620

Maddad and Nazra (A Regard), two graduation projects of the first batch of graduates of the workshop "Start Your Dream" organised by The Youth Theatre and supervised by director Ahmed Taha (Performances run daily, 7pm, Free entry).   


Grand Nile Tower

Corniche Al-Nil, Garden City, Tel 16826

Misr Theatre Season four is here! Come watch your loved stars Ashraf Abdel Baki, Ali Rabeia, Mohamed Anwar, Hamdi Al-Merghany, Wizzo, Mustafa Khater on stage in a new play every two weeks

(13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 September, 8pm and each buyer is allowed a maximum of five tickets per purchase).


Malak Opera Theatre

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

Youm Mo’atadel Gedan (A Very Calm Day), a play performed by The Youth Theatre Company, casts Kamal Attiya and a group of budding actors, poems written by Sameh Osman, music composed by Karim Arafa, costume design by Mima Mohamed, décor by Wael Abdallah and directed by Sameh Bassiouny (Performances run daily except Mondays and Tuesdays, 8.30pm). 


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).


El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

Word Hall

Moon, a Korean puppet show performed by the Moon Puppet Theatre team, they will also present a workshop about designing the wooden small-sized puppets (Two shows will be performed on Sunday 16 September at 10am and 3pm and a puppet workshop at 3:45pm).




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

Small Hall

In the Lounge, a theatrical performance directed by Islam Wassof (Monday 17 September, 8pm).  


Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Tel (03) 5929960/5913835

Abu-Kabsula (The Capsule Inventor) a social comedy tells the story of an inventor who invented a pill that when taken makes any one feels completely full. The play casts Mustafa Abu-Sria’a, Hassan Abdel-Fattah, Alaa Zeinhom, Noureen Karim among others, with music composed by Karim Arafa, décor and costumes designed by Wael Abdallah, choreography by Mohamed Mezzo, written by Mohamed Al-Sawaf and directed by Mohamed Moursi

(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 9pm).

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