Starting 6 November, Amandiers Theater from the Parisian suburb of Nanterre will perform in Egypt J'aurais voulu etre Egyptien (I Wish I Was Egyptian), a play based on the best-selling novel Chicago by Alaa Al-Aswany.
The play is directed by Jean-Louis Martinelli who also worked on the novel's adaptation and is performed in French with Arabic translation to be displayed on the sceens during the performance.
I Wish I Was Egyptian premiered with good feedback in Septenber 2011 in Nanterre, the theatre troupe's original location. Their visit to Egypt is result of a collaboration between the French Institute and the Egyptian Ministry of Culture.
Tuesday 6 November, 8:00pm
Wednesday 7 November, 8:00pm
El Gomhoreya Theatre, 12 El Gomhoreya Street, Downtown, Cairo
Thursday 8 November, 8:00pm
Sayed Darwish Theatre, 22 El-Horreya Street, El-Ramleh, Alexandria