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A Broken Window play is the latest at Taliaa Theatre, don't miss it
Published in Al-Ahram Weekly on 21 - 03 - 2019


Adly Street
9 Adly Street, Downtown
CAIRO COMEDY FESTIVAL kicked off this year in the heart of the city live atAdly Street, Egypt's first Comedy Club, from 15 February to 23 March. It features the town's finest comedians so get ready for 14 nights full of laughter and humor. It brings you an awesome lineup of the best stand-up comedians featuring Mostafa Abbass, Hossam Khalid, Waled Elmoghazy and Khalid Elshoky, Mohamed Ashraf, Romario Anton, Radwa Gamal and Mohamed Elsharnoby
(Thursday 21 and Friday 22 March, 7.30pm).

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).

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Khaleek Motafaal (Be Optimistic), a play produced by the Culture Ministry's Cultural Production Sector
(Sunday 17 to Sunday 31 March, 8pm).

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
(21, 22 and 23 March, 8pm, and each buyer is allowed a maximum of five tickets per purchase).

Al-Hanager Arts Centre
Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek,
Tel 02 2735 6861
Alhekaya Rouh (The Story is a Spirit), a play performed by Al-Shams Theatre Company for talents with special abilities and affiliated to the Artistic House of Theatre. It is about the successful life stories of prominent Egyptian figures with special abilities such as late composers Sayed Mekkawi, Aamar Al-Sheraai, and the 'Dean of Arabic Literature' Taha Hussein, who was nominated for a Nobel prize in literature fourteen times. It casts Rahma, Inas Nour, Wael Abul-Saoud, choreography by Sherif Fouad, written by Mustafa Ziko and directed by Mohamed Metwali
(Performances run on Fridays and Saturdays, 12noon).

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 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 will run starting 21 March 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).

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).

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).

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
(21, 22 March, 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
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 except Tuesdays, 8pm).

Sama Sonbol City
Giza, for tickets reservation Call 16826 or flock to www.ticketsmarche.com
Khebatna (Our Failure) sarcastic theatrical performance is back upon the fan's requests. It is casting actors Mohamed Sobhy, Aida Abdel-Aziz, as well as a number of budding artists, written and directed by Mohamed Sobhy (Performances run on 22, 23 and 29 March, 6 &7pm).

Taliaa Theatre
Attaba Square, Tel 02 2593 7948
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall
Fi Alantezar (Waiting), a play produced by Al-Taliaa Theatre Company. It casts Bassem Qenawi, Yasser Ezzat, Bassem Sherif, Mariam Hany, written by Said Haggag and directed by Hammada Shousha (Performances run daily, 7pm).
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).




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).


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