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Art Alert: W Eh Yaani play at Cairo's Falaki Theatre

The play is adapted from a script by renowned playwright Alfred Farag

Ahram Online , Sunday 10 Jul 2016
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(Photo: Still from W Eh Yaani? play's trailer)
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Abyad fe Eswed troupe present W Eh Yaani (So What?) play at the Falaki Theatre.

The play is adapted from award winning Egyptian playwright Alfred Farag’s play titled Ali Janah El-Tabrizi and his Servant Quffa.

Farag’s original play was first performed on the Egyptian stage in 1969. It features two characters from the Arabian Nights stories and centers on the bankrupt Tabrizi who discovers the power of imagination in changing reality.

W Eh Yaani is written and directed by Maurice Adly and stars Ibrahim Mostafa Kamel, Mohamed Fahmy, Omar el Gamal and Basem Maurice Adly.

The play also features songs by Ashraf Nathan performed by Islam Mohamed Fatma Ahmed and Ziad Essam.

Abyad fe Eswed describe themselves as a young theatre group inspired by the theater of the 1960s.

Programme:
The play opens on 17 July and runs till 31 July at 7pm
Falaki Theatre, Falaki Street, American University Campus, Downtown, Cairo

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