El Warsha Theatre troupe revives Al-Sira Al-Helaleya at Falaki Mainstage Theatre

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 4 Apr 2023

El-Warsha Theatre troupe
El-Warsha Theatre troupe

The Cultural Park
Al Sayeda Zeinab Square, Cairo
Aragouz and Aragouzta marionette puppet theatre show
(30 and 31 March, 1 and 5 April, 9pm).
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves play
(7 April, 9pm).
A theatrical show by the Black Theatre Company
(6 and 8 April, 9pm).
A marionette puppet theatre show by talents with special abilities
(4 April, 9pm).
Alaragouz Alkaslan (the lazy clown) play (6, 7 and 8 April, 9pm).
Alaragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel (The Shadow Puppet) (7 April, 9pm).

Falaki Mainstage Theatre
AUC Tahrir Campus, Downtown, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 88721446
Al-Sira Al-Helaleya, El Warsha Theatre troupe is reviving heritage performing lyrical verses that tell epic tales performed by masters of the craft (19 April, 8.30-10pm, Free and open to the public).

The Floating Theatre
Abdel-Aziz Al-Saoud St, in front of Salaheddin Mosque, Al Manial, Tel 02 2368 4047, 012 8531 1358/ 0100 5233623
Small Theatre
Helmak Aalena play is performed by the third batch of graduates of “Start Your Dream” workshop, produced by the Youth Theatre and directed by Abeer Lotfy
(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 7pm).  

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre
Next to Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187
Baad Akher Rosasa (After the Last Bullet) play casts Tarek Sharaf, Maye Reda, Mohamed Diab, Inas El-Masry and many more with music by Hisham Taha, décor by Mohamed Hashem, written by Ali Abdel-Naby and directed by Sherif Sobhy (Performances run daily, 7pm).

Rawabet Art Space
3 Hussien El Meaamar St. ext. of Mahmoud Basiouny St, from Talaat Harb Square, Downtown
Goha fe Rawabet (Goha in Rawabet) theatre performance is a charming and delightful devised adaptation of Goha’s famous anecdotes along with another short scene, all from Egyptian folklore with enduring messages (9, 10, and 11 April, 9pm).

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2795 2484/2794 3016/010 21521501  
Main Theatre
Aageeb wa Aageeba play starring Sayed Elroumy, Maher Mahmoud, and Doaa Ramadan, written by Said Haggag, and directed by Mohamed Elsagheer (11, 12, 13, 14 April, 9pm).

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
A theatrical performance presented, in cooperation with The Artistic House of Theatre (2 April, 9pm).

Taliaa Theatre
Attaba Square, Tel 02 2593 7948
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall
Beit Rose (the house of rose), play is produced by Taliaa Theatre
starring Sally Said, Nadia Hassan, Samah Selim, Haggar Hatem, décor and costumes designed by Heba El-Komy, music composed by Rafiq Youssef, written and directed by Mahmoud Gamal Hedeny
(Performances run daily, 7.30pm).


Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Conference Centre Main Hall
Eyaḥa: Ramadan’s Nostalgia theatrical performance is performed by Al-Dana Theatre Group, poetry written by Adel Harraz, choreographed by Ahmed Younes, written and directed by Ehab Younes (8 April, 9pm).


* A version of this article appears in print in the 6 April, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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