Art Alert: 'I Am Now Dead' to be performed on the Falaki stage

Ahram Online, Monday 5 May 2014

Award-winning theatre performance I Am Now Dead will play out on the Falaki stage in downtown Cairo, from 14 to 16 May

Al-Saa’a theatre troupe will be performing their award-winning play I Am Now Dead on three consecutive nights, from 14 to 16 May, at the Falaki Theatre in Cairo.

The play is written and directed by Hani Afifi and co-written by Bassem Sharaf.

The cast includes Emad Ismail, Yehya Yousry, Menna Hamdy, Mohamed El-Shafei and Amr Gamal, along with flutist Fadwa Merkhan.

I Am Now Dead is the recipient of several awards, including best play, best director and best actor at the third edition of the Jeunes Createurs festival in 2005, and the Special Jury Prize at the National Festival for Egyptian Theatre in 2006.

This performance is supported by the French Institute, Townhouse Gallery, Doum Cultural Foundation, as well as The Falaki Theatre and Studio Emad Eddin.

Wednesday 14, Thursday 15 and Friday 16 May at 8pm
Falaki Theatre, AUC Tahrir campus, Cairo, Egypt

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