PROGRAMME: First-ever Alexandria International Contemporary Theatre Festival

Ahram Online , Thursday 30 Apr 2015

Showing plays from Egypt to Macedonia, the festival is to run from 2 May to 7 May at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

(Photos: courtesy of Bibliotheca Alexandrina)

Plays from Egypt, the United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Macedonia, Serbia, Tunisia, Belgium and Iraq are coming to Alexandria as part of the coastal city’s all-new International Contemporary Theatre Festival.

“The festival’s primary goal is to interest the general public in theatre and to expose them to different and unique performances combining dance, video, visual art, music composition, and performance art," reads a press release issued by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

The festival is to run from 2 to 7 May at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

You can read more about the new initiative here.


Saturday 2 May

Great Hall, 8pm

No Exit, Teatro independent theatre, Egypt 
Great Hall, 8.30pm 

Sunday 3 May 

Mayday, In Theatro Veritas, France
Small Theatre,7pm

Teatro Twitter, Teatro da Garagem, Portugal
Great Hall, 8.30pm

Monday 4 May 

Al Makena, Klindesto, Tunisia
Great Hall, 8:00 pm

Tuesday 5 May 

The Dream of the Balkans, The Balkan New Wave, Serbia
Small Theatre, 7pm

Waiting and Body Revolution, Mokhallad Rasem, Belgium/Iraq
Great Hall, 8.30 pm

Wednesday 6 May 

Socrates’ Defence, Theatre of an Actor, Macedonia
Small Theatre, 7pm

Hamlet, Queen Theatre Company, United Kingdom
Great Hall, 8.30pm

Thursday 7 May 

Oh Carmela, Creation Group, Egypt
Small Theatre, 7pm

The Closing Ceremony
Great Hall, 8.30pm
Free Entry

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