Art Alert: New comic play El-Maagana to open at National Theatre

Eslam Omar , Tuesday 13 Nov 2018

The play is written by Sameh Mahran and directed by Ahmed Ragab

The president of Artistic Theatre House Ismael Mokhtar will open the new play titled El-Maagana at the National Theatre in Cairo’s Attaba on Thursday.

The comic play, written by Sameh Mahran and directed by Ahmed Ragab, was supposed to start its run last Thursday, but the National Theatre’s president Youssif Ismael postponed the opening, citing "unpredictable reasons out of the control of theatre management."

With songs and music composed by Ahmed Hamdy Raouf, lyrics written by Tarek Ali, the play stars Nasser Shain, Iman Ragay, Haidy Abdel-Khaleq, Marawan Azab, Mohamed El-Azizy and Asmaa Omar. Choreography so include choreography designed by Mizo.

Opens Thursday 15 November at 9pm
National Theatre, Attaba, Cairo

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