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Abu-Kabsula
Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 15 - 11 - 2018

The American University in Cairo
Malak Gabr Arts Theatre
AUC New Cairo Campus
Fuddy Meers, is a performance of Pulitzer winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's play, Fuddy Meers is a dark comedy directed by AUC theatre professor, Jillian Campana. The play is about Claire, who awakens each morning having forgotten everything from the day before. Her husband and teenage son must teach her about her life, but chaos erupts when Claire is abducted by a limping and lisping man who claims her husband wants to kill her (Thursday 15, Thursday 18 and Friday 19, 7pm and Saturday 17 November, 5pm).

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
(15, 16 and 17 November, 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
Metro, a play performed by The Youth Theatre Company, casts Ahmed Khaled, Sherihan Qotb, Ahmed Aamar, Salma Essam and a group of budding actors, poems written by Diaa Al-Rahman, music composed by Mohamed Khaled, costumes designed by Shahenda Ahmed, lighting by Abu-Bakr Al-Sherif, décor by Ahmed Moro, written by Mohamed Fadl and directed by Adel Raafat
(Performances run daily, 7pm).

Metropol (The Children's National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
Action, a comic theatre performance starring Reda Edris, Hanaa Said, Mohamed Khalil, Abeer Mansour among others, lyrics written by Walid Riyad, music composed by Essam Ismail, décor by Magdy Younis, written by Yehia Zakariya and directed by Adel Al-Komy
(Performances run daily, 7.30pm).

Miami Theatre
Maarouf, Qasr Al-Nile, Downtown, Tel 02 2574 5651
Farhat Shaab (Delight of a Nation), a musical produced by the Comedy Theatre Company celebrating the Sixth of October victory. The show casts actors Azza Al-Sayed, Mohamed Ali, Zeinab Khaled and many more, written and directed by Mohamed Mustafa
(Performances run daily, 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).

Naguib Al-Rehani Theatre
17 Emad Al Din Street, downtown, Cairo, near cosmos cinema
Tel, 02 25913697, 02 25892103
Garima Fel Maadi (A Crime in Maadi), a play performed by a group of budding actors trained by comedian Ashraf Abdel-Baki, who is also the director. You'll enjoy two hours of nonstop laughing
(15, 16, 17, 18 November, 8pm).

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre
Al Attaba Square, in front of Attab Post Office, Cairo, Tel, 02 25917783
Almaagana (The Confusion), a play produced by The National Theatre Company, starring Nasser Shahine, Iman Ragaai, Marwan Azab, Haidi Abdel-Khaleq, music composed by Ahmed Hamdy, with lighting, décor and costumes designed by Sobhi Al-Sayed, written by Sameh Mahran and directed by Ahmed Ragab (Performances run daily, 9pm).

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2795 2484/2794 3016/010 21521501
Happened in the Lands of Happiness, a play produced by the Modern Theatre, starring Hassan Adel, singer Wael Al-Fashny, Khadoga Sabry from Libya, Rassem Mansour from Iraq, Nesreen Abi Saad (Lebanon), décor by Hazem Shebl, costumes designed by Marwa Ouda, movement expression by Karima Bedeir, written by Walid Youssef and directed by Mazen Al-Gharabawi
(Performances run daily, 8pm).

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 on 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 November (6 & 7pm).

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
Icarus, a mime performance by Silhouette Mime Company featuring Abdel-Rahman Elqad'i and Abdallah Walid Sultan (Monday 19 November, 7pm).

ALEXANDRIA

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, 7.30pm).

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Main Hall
Tut, the Wise, a marionette theatre performance
(Sunday 18 November, 10.30am, 12noon, 6pm).


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