A photo from 'Cinema Masr' theater show at the Creativity Center (Photo courtesy: Actor's Studio)
Renowned Egyptian director Khaled Galal and his big cast from the Artistic Creativity Centre are preparing for a new season for their successful play 'Cinema Masr' in February.
The play has seen huge success among audiences and critics, and has been staged for over 100 nights since its premier in July.
Cinema Masr cast’s includes 65 students presenting on stage more than 40 scenes from memorable Egyptian films in a dramatic context created by the director.
Khaled Galal is head of the Actor's Studio, operating under the Artistic Creativity Centre, which he also manages alongside heading the Cultural Production Affairs Sector.
Under Galal, during the past two decades, hundreds of actors enrolled at the Studio have graduated and entered the theatre and film scene, with its most successful play being Qahwa Sada (Black Coffee), which premiered in 2008.
Many of Qahwa Sada's actors have become popular in Egyptian theatre and cinema, including Mohamed Farrag, Mohamed Sallam, Mohamed Shahin, Hossam Dagher, Mohamed Fahim, Mohamed Mamduh, Amir Salah Eldin, Hisham Ismael, and many others.
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