Art Alert: Swiss cultural centre's theatre week begins Tuesday

Ahram Online , Sunday 29 Jan 2017

There will be five performances by local directors who have been inspired by Swiss works

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Theatre Week: The Bus Days and Otherwise (Photo: part of promotional material for Theatre Week)

A theatre week named "The Bus Days and Otherwise" will run from 31 January until 4 February at the Jesuit Nahda theatre in Cairo.

Organised by Prohelvetia in Cairo, the Swiss Culture Centre, all the plays are inspired by Swiss texts and are directed by Egyptians.

Five performances will take place daily over five days, each to be followed by a discussion with the director.

All performances are free, and will start at 6:30pm, with the exception of the final day, 4 February, when the play will start at 5:30pm.


Tuesday 31 January

Until We Prove Otherwise
Directed by Mohamed Osama Atta
Based on Proving the Contrary by Olivier Chiacchiari

Wednesday 1 February

Yellow Days
Directed by Bishoy Adel Makram
Based on Yellow Days by Daniela Janjic

Thursday 2 February

Directed by Sherif Mahmoud
Based on The Bus by Lukas Bärfuss

Friday 3 February

The Last Trip
Directed by Bassem Rida, Sahari Troupe
Based on The Bus by Lukas Bärfuss

Saturday 4 February

The Accident
Directed by Ahmed Fouad
Based on The Bus by Lukas Bärfuss

Jesuit Theatre, 15 El-Mahrany St., El-Fagala, Cairo

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