Comedy play Abou Kabsoula extends Alexandrian run for 15 more nights

Eslam Omar , Friday 12 Oct 2018

The comedy show, starring promising young actor Mostafa Abo-Sriea and directed by Mohamed Morsi, is on at the Bayram El-Tunisi Theater

Mostafa Abo Sriea (R) and Alaa Zeinhom on the stage during a scene of "Abou-Kabsula", directed by Mohamed Morsi, on Bayram al-Tunisi theatre in Alexandria

The head of the Egyptian Artistic Theatre House Ismael Mokhtar has announced that comedy show Abou Kabsoula will extend its run for 15 more nights.

It's the third time the show has been extended, after it gained public success following its premiere during Eid Al-Adha.

The comedy show, starring promising young comedian Mostafa Abo-Sriea and directed by Mohamed Morsi, is on at the Bayram El-Tunisi theatre in Alexandria.

A couple of VIPs have seen the play, including Minister of Culture Enas Abdel-Dayem and the manager of the Creativity Centre Khaled Galal.

Egyptian Minister of Culture Enas Abdel-Dayem, with theater experts, show appreciation to the cast of the comedy show "Abou Kabsoula" after attending a performance early September

The play is about a series of events that happen to an inventor after he comes up with a capsule that gets rid of hunger.

Abou-Sriea, who has caught the public’s attention after starring in a number of recent TV shows and films, also wrote the lyrics of the play’s songs, which were composed by Karim Arafa and arranged by Ayman El-Turki.

The crew is mainly from Alexandria theatre group: Hassan Abdel-Fattah, Alaa Zeinhom, Nourin Karom share the stage.

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