Last Update 12:18
Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Egyptian hit play Forty Rules of Love to tour in Luxor, Tunisia and Morocco

The play will reach audiences abroad after five highly successful seasons in Cairo

Ahram Online , Thursday 23 Nov 2017
forty
Share/Bookmark
Views: 3634
Share/Bookmark
Views: 3634

The succesful Egyptian theatrical play Forty Rules of Love, directed by Adel Hassan, will be staged in Luxor for three days starting 28 December.

Afterwards, the play will go on tour in Tunisia and Morocco, with dates yet to be announced, according to Al-Ahram Arabic Gate.

The Forty Rules of Love is currently running in its fifth season at Cairo’s El-Salam Theatre as it continues to attract waves of interested audiences.

The play was recently staged at the Bahrain International Festival for Music, becoming the first theatre performance to be included in the music-focused annual event.

Hassan has attributed the play’s ongoing success to the "love" present on set, from the scriptwriting, to the passion of the actors and faith in the play.

The Forty Rules of Love centres the medieval Sufi mystic Jalaluddin El-Rumi and his influential relationship with Shams al-Din of Tabriz.

Based on the eponymous bestselling novel by Elif Shafak, the play’s script was adapted by Rasha Abdel-Moneim, with Yasmine Emam and Khairy El-Fakharany.

Stars of the play include Bahaa Tharwat, Fawzia, Ezzat Zein, Dina Ahmed, as well as members of the Arabic Mawalweya troupe.

Music and lyrics are by Mohamed Hosny, set design by Mostafa Hamed, lighting by Ibrahim El-Forn, and costume designs are by Maha Abdel-Rahman.

For more arts and culture news and updates, follow Ahram Online Arts and Culture on Twitter at @AhramOnlineArts and on Facebook at Ahram Online: Arts & Culture 

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.