Don’t miss Aragouz and Aragouzta marionette puppet theatre

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 28 Mar 2023

Aragouz and Aragouzta puppet theatre show
Aragouz and Aragouzta puppet theatre show


The Cultural Park

Al Sayeda Zeinab Square, Cairo

Aragouz and Aragouzta marionette puppet theatre show 

(30 and 31 March, 1 and 5 April, 9pm).

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves play 

(30 March and 4 April, 9pm).

A theatrical show by the Black Theatre Company

(31 March, 3 April, 9pm).

A marionette puppet theatre show by talents with special abilities 

(4 April, 9pm). 

Alaragouz Alkaslan (the lazy clown) play (4, 6 and 7 April, 9pm). 




Falaki Mainstage Theatre

AUC Tahrir Campus, Downtown, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 88721446

Al-Sira Al-Helaleya, the Warsha Theatre company is reviving heritage performing lyrical verses that tell epic tales performed by masters of the craft (19 April, 8.30-10pm, Free and open to the public). 





The Floating Theatre

Abdel-Aziz Al-Saoud St, in front of Salaheddin Mosque, Al Manial, Tel 02 2368 4047, 012 8531 1358/ 0100 5233623

Small Theatre

Helmak Aalena play is performed by the third batch of graduates of “Start Your Dream” workshop, produced by the Youth Theatre and directed by Abeer Lotfy 

(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 7pm).  



Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

Next to Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187

Baad Akher Rosasa (After the Last Bullet) play casts Tarek Sharaf, Maye Reda, Mohamed Diab, Inas El-Masry and many more with music by Hisham Taha, décor by Mohamed Hashem, written by Ali Abdel-Naby and directed by Sherif Sobhy (Performances run daily, 7pm).



Al-Salam Theatre

101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2795 2484/2794 3016/010 21521501  

Khetat Cupid (cupid’s plan) play casts actors Abdel-Moneim Riyad, Kareem El-Hosseiny, Nawal Samir, and many more. Décor by Ahmed Amin, lighting by Abu Bakr El-Sherif, music by Tamer Abdel-Meguid, written by Abdallah El-Shaaer, and directed by Ahmed Fouad (Performances run on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 8pm).



El Sawy Culturewheel

End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448 

Wisdom Hall

Room 6 play is performed by El Sawy Culturewheel

Theatre Company (3 April, 9pm). 



Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174

A theatrical performance presented, in cooperation with The Artistic House of Theatre (2 April, 9pm). 



Taliaa Theatre

Attaba Square, Tel 02 2593 7948

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall

Beit Rose (the house of rose), play is produced by Taliaa Theatre

starring Sally Said, Nadia Hassan, Samah Selim, Haggar Hatem, décor and costumes designed by Heba El-Komy, music composed by Rafiq Youssef, written and directed by Mahmoud Gamal Hedeny 

(Performances run daily, 7.30pm).






Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Conference Centre Main Hall

Eyaḥa: Ramadan’s Nostalgia theatrical performance is performed by Al-Dana Theatre Group, choreographed by Ahmed Younes, written and directed by Ehab Younes (8 April, 9pm).

* A version of this article appears in print in the 30 March, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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