Tuesday,21 May, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1442, (9 - 15 May 2019)
Tuesday,21 May, 2019
Issue 1442, (9 - 15 May 2019)

Ahram Weekly

Al Hala Tawahan play at The Floating Theatre is a must go

Al Hala Tawahan
Al Hala Tawahan

The Cairo Puppet Theatre
Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Tel 02 2591 0954
Rehlat Senohi (Senohi’s Journey), a children play with voices performed by Ahmed Bedeir, Ali Al-Haggar, Ahmed Rateb, Fatema Eid, Afaf Shoeib and Magdi Fekry, décor and puppets designed by Gamal Al-Mogui, and directed by Eid Mosaad
(Performances run on Thursdays and Fridays, 6.30pm).

 

The Cultural Park

Sayeda Zeinab district

Al-Leila Al-Kebira Puppet Theatre show starring the stars of the Cairo Puppet Theatre is presented as part of Hal Hilalak programme. It is written by the late Salah Jahin, composed by the late Sayed Mekawi, décor Mustafa Kamel, puppets designed by the late Nagui Shaker and directed by the late Salah Al-Sakka 

(Performances run on Wednesday 15, Thursday 16 and Friday 17, 9pm).     

 

The Floating Theatre

Abdel-Aziz Al-Saoud St, in front of Salaheddin Mosque, Al Manial, Tel 02 2368 4047, 012 8531 1358/ 0100 5233623

Main Theatre

Al Hala Tawahan, (A state of disorientation), a play produced by the Comedy Theatre and tackles the issue of terrorism in a comic style starring Gamal Abdel-Nasser, Ashraf Meselhy, Reda Edris, Yasser Ezzat, written by Sayed Khater and Al-Sayed Ibrahim, and directed by Sayed Khater (Performances run daily except Tuesdays,7pm).   

Small Theatre 

Tarnemat Al Falah Al Faseh (hymn of the eloquent farmer), a play casts Hany Abdel-Nasser, Hannan Al-Fayoumi, Wesam Mustafa, Maye Safwat, and many more. It is written by Mohamed Hamad and directed by Said Solieman (Performances run daily except Tuesdays starting Friday 10 May for two weeks, 7pm).  

 

Al-Hanager Arts Centre

Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek,

Tel 02 2735 6861

Al-Laila Al-Kebira, a puppet theatre operetta produced and performed by the Cairo Puppets Theatre Company, written by the late Salah Jahin, composed by the late Sayed Mekkawi, décor by Mustafa Kamel, puppets designed by the late Nagui Shaker and directed by the late Salah Al-Saqqa

 (Performances run daily from Saturday 11- Saturday 25 May, 9pm).     

 

The International Park

Madinet Nasr District

Set Al-Donia (Woman of the World), a play performed by Al-Shams (The Sun) Theatre Company for talents with special abilities and affiliated to the Artistic House of Theatre starring Ahmed Al-Desouki, Mahmoud Said, Mariam Nasr with lyrics composed and written by Bilal Imam, décor and costumes by Heba Abdel-Hamid and directed by Mido Adam 

(Performances run daily starting 13 May for nine days, 9.30pm).

 

Malak Opera Theatre

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

Khafif Al-Roh (Light-Spirited), a play celebrates the 100 anniversary of the 1919 Revolution telling stories from the revolution and others on the revolution leader Saad Zaghloul. It casts Ezzat Zein, Heba Qenawi, Essam Omar, written by Maysara Salaheddin, and directed by Adel Hassan (Performances run on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7pm). 

 

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre

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

Shams Wa Qamar (Sun and Moon), a children play which is an adaptation of Tawfiq Al-Hakim's text Shams Al-Nahar starring among others Inas Nour, Sayed Gabr, singer Sameh Youssri and Mahmoud Hassan, written by Fatemah Younis  and directed by Mahmoud Al-Alfy (Performances run daily except Mondays, 7pm). 

 

Must Opera House

Al-Motamayez District, next to Dar Al Fouad Hospital, 6th of October City, Giza, Tel 01094444273/4/5 – 16828

Egyptian actor, writer and TV presenter Ahmed Amin presents 

the Amin and Partners theatrical show in its first season, which starts with Al-Morgeha (The Swing) followed by El-Zefer Lel-Entag El-Fanny (El-Zefer for Art Production).  

Part of Amin's long-term project, which aims to shed light on new talents, Amin and Partners is set to stage a new play every weekend (Thursday and Friday), and will be screened on DMC TV channel.

Produced by Mohamed Gebeily and directed by Alaa Ismail, the 13-show series, which starts with Al-Morgeha will be carried by the crew from his famed TV show The Plateau 

(Performances run on Thursdays and Fridays)

 

Movenpick Hotel 

Media City, 6 October City, Cairo

Three Days in Al-Sahel, starring comedian Mohamed Heniedy with a number of rising stars, directed by Magdy Al-Hawary 

(5-15 June, 10pm).  

 

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-Salam Theatre

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

Al-Touq wa Al-Aswara (The Necklace and the Bracelet), a play produced by Taliaa Theatre Company starring Fatema Mohamed Ali, Martina Adel, Mahmoud Al-Zayat and many more. It is an adaptation of Yehia Al-Taher Abdullah's novel with dramaturgy by Sameh Mahran and directed by Nasser Abdel-Moneim (Performances run starting Thursday 16 May for ten days, 9pm).   

 

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

Roh Ala Ma Tofrag (go away until its solved), a play performed by Regency Palace Theatre Company, an adoption of Lama Telaat Rouhy play, written by Mustafa Hamdy and directed by Ramy Al-Masry

(Monday 13 may, 9.30pm). 

 

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre

Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area. Tel 02 2362 2647

Al-Leila Al-Kebira Puppet Theatre show starring the stars of the Cairo Puppet Theatre is presented as part of Hal Hilalak programme. It is written by the late Salah Jahin, composed by the late Sayed Mekawi, décor Mustafa Kamel, puppets designed by the late Nagui Shaker and directed by the late Salah Al-Sakka 

(Performances run daily starting Monday 13 May for a week, 9pm).     

 

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre

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

Yaaish Ahl Baladi (Live the People of My Country), a play starring Ahmed Salama, Entisar, Mohamed Radwan, Hala Sorour, Hany Hafez, Diaa Zakariya, music composed by Ali Saad, décor and costumes designed by Sobhi Al-Sayed, dance shows designed by Mohamed Abdel-Sabour, written by Mohamed Boughdady and directed by Assem Nagati (Performances run daily, 9pm).

 

Sama Sonbol City
Giza, for tickets reservation Call 16826 or flock to www.ticketsmarche.com

Khebtna (Our Failure) sarcastic theatrical performance is back upon the fan’s requests. It is casting actors Mohamed Sobhy, Aida Abdel-Aziz, as well as budding artists, written and directed by Mohamed Sobhy

(Performances run from 5 to 8 June (6 & 7pm). 

 

Taliaa Theatre

Attaba Square, Tel 02 2593 7948

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall

Nouh Al-Hammam (The Cry of Pigeons), a play produced by Taliaa Theatre Company and it’s about an Upper Egyptian character named Watani casting Yasser Ezzat, Sawsan Rabie, Nashwa Hassan, Ahmed Magdi, Inas Al-Masry and many more. It is written and directed by Akram Mustafa (Performances run daily, 6pm).

Zaki Tolaimat Hall

Shabak Maksour (A Broken Window), a play Al-Taliaa Theatre Company. Starring Ahmed Moukhtar, Marwan Faisal and Nadia Shoukri among many others, the play is written by Rasha Abdel-Moneim, and directed by Shadi Sorour (Performances run daily, 7pm).

Kaanak Tarah (As If You Are Seeing Him), 

 

ALEXANDRIA

 

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

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

Qawaaid Al-Ashq Al-Arbaain (The Forty Rules of Love), a play starring Bahaa Tharwat, Fawziya, Ezzat Zein, Dina Ahmed, singer Amira Abu-Zeid, religious chanter Samir Azmi, together with the Arab Mawlawiya troupe among others, with dramaturgy by Rasha Abdel-Moneim, music composed by Mohamed Hosni, décor Mustafa Hamed, costumes by Maha Abdel-Rahman and Adel Hassan  (Performances run daily starting Friday 17 May, 9.30pm).

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