Last Update 23:47
Thursday, 27 February 2020
The fifth edition of the Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth will take place in April
Sabaya Makhadet El-Kohl (‘The Young Girls of the Kohl Pillow’), a play that explores the lives and constraints of women in southern Egypt, is playing in Cairo until Monday
Ana Carmen, starring, written and directed by Sama Ibrahim, portrays the tragedy of every woman that looks for freedom and love no matter her cultural background
16 plays from 15 countries are competing for various awards at the third Monodrama festival
The Egyptian adaptation of Voltaire's satire novella Candide, starring comedian Sameh Hussein, has been staged for 90 nights in full house halls in both Cairo and Alexandria
Lenin El-Ramly was known for his daring ridicule of Middle Eastern culture and politics
Inspired by Tolstoy’s famous novel, the ballet Anna Karenina was staged at the Cairo Opera House on three nights last week
Cinema Masr’s cast includes 65 students presenting on stage more than 40 scenes from memorable Egyptian films
Aladdin is played by film star Ahmed Ezz, while Tara Emad plays Jasmine in the musical comedy
The festival's inaugural edition will take place from 23-29 March
The festival's first edition will take place between 23 and 29 March
Mohamed Henedy ended 16 years of absence from the theatre with his record-breaking hit Talat Ayam Fi El-Sahel
The 10th Hakawy Int'l Arts Festival for Children will take place between 3 and 9 March in Cairo and Alexandria with an extension in Minya on 2 and 12 March
Ballet dancer Ahmed Yehia will be one of the jury members of the Interdanza Dance Competition
Sufism has been in the ascendent in recent years, including as an inspiration in the arts
The theatre play Cinema Masr (Cinema Egypt) premiered in July 2019 and saw its 100th performance this week
The submissions for the best play are open until 30 January 2020.
Directed by Mohamad Ibrahim with choreography by Monadel Antar, the play ‘The Lovers' Messages’ looks at different aspects of the male-female relationship
Many artists who passed away in 2019 left an important legacy in Egyptian cinema, theatre, and many other sectors of art
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