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In Photos: Two Cairo theatres reopen with three premieres

Ahram Online , Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

Actor Ahmed Mokhtar (C) during the premier of 'Shebak Maksour'
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Egypt's Artistic Theatre House celebrated on Sunday the premiere of three plays at Al-Taleia (Experimental) Theatre and Cairo Puppet Theatre after they were reopened following renovations.

The 350-seat Cairo Puppet Theatre resumed work by staging at 6:30pm the play 'Rehlet Snohi,' written by Mohamed Amin Abdel-Samad and directed by Eid Mosa'ad.

'Rehlet Snohi' puppet show is acted and sung by the voices of Ahmed Bedir, Ali El-Haggar, Ahmed Rateb, Fatma Eid and Afaf Shoaib

Al-Taleia Theatre's 130-seat Zaki Tolimat Hall featured at 9pm the play 'Shebak Maksour,' written by Rasha Abdel-Moneim and directed by Shady El-Daly, while the theatre's 100-seat Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall featured at 7pm the play 'Fil-Entizar,' written by Said Haggag and directed by Hamada Shousha.

'Shebak Maksour' is starred by Ahmed Mokhtar, Nadia Shokri, Marwan Faisal, Magdi Ebaid, Ali Kamalo, Walid Abo-Stait, Roba Emam and MArwa Kishk

The two theatres are located near the National Theatre in El-Ataba in downtown Cairo.

'Fil-Entizar' crew includes Bassem Qenawy, Yasser Ezzat, Bassem Sherif, Fekry Salama, Mohamed Said and Mariam Hani

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