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Stars and festive atmosphere marked opening of Egypt's oldest theatre festival on 1 September
Egyptian actor, director and theatre academic Sanaa Shafaa passed away on 11 August 2020
The festival will run between 1 and 11 September online and in theaters, with an opening ceremony to take place at Cairo's National Theatre
The festival will take place 1-11 September, presided over by Alaa Abdel Aziz Suleiman
Cinema Masr’s cast includes 65 students presenting on stage around 40 scenes from memorable Egyptian films in a dramatic context created by director Khaled Galal
The famous puppet and Shaker's beloved 'daughter' will be part of a larger permanent exhibition dedicated to the renowned late puppeteer
Launched by the Cultural Development Fund of Egypt and The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in London, the Jameel House of Traditional Arts programme operates in Cairo’s Fustat district
The adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet explores the concept of revenge in an Upper Egyptian setting
The performance will take place at the Cairo Opera House's open-air theatre
Mahmoud Reda, a pioneer of folk dance, passed away on 10 July at the age of 89
The project is in part based on the book 'Stories of the Land and its Children' by Mohamed Nabil, which recounts many heroic stories
The venues reopening its doors include Cairo National Theatre, El-Ghad Theatre, Alexandria's Bayram El-Tunisi Theatre, among others
'Al-Motafael', the National Theatre’s most successful play last season, is based on Candide, a novella by French writer Voltaire
Directed by Magdy Al-Hawary, Aladdin, starring Ahmed Ezz, will be staged next weekend during Eid Al-Adha
The famed play Collar and Bracelet is directed by Nasser Abdel-Moneim
Two shows, El Leila El Kebira and The Miser attracted large scores of audiences to an open-air theatre erected at the Cairo Opera's grounds on Thursday
A night for Mahmoud Reda and his work with Reda Troupe is being planned by Egypt's culture ministry following his death Friday at age 89
The dancer and choreographer was a co-founder of Egypt's famed Reda dance troupe
The 84 performances of 30 different plays and theatrical works will take place at the open air stage in the Cairo Opera House grounds and at state theatres
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