Tayeb wa Amir play will be performed at the Egyptian National Theatre Festival

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 1 Aug 2023

Tayeb wa Amir
Tayeb wa Amir

 

The Cairo Puppet Theatre
Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Tel 02 2591 0954
Arousty (my doll), a children play written by Mohamed Bahgat and directed by Safwat Sobhi (Performances run on Fridays, 7pm).  

 

 

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

Yassin and Bahiya play starring Hazem El-Qady, Iman Ghoneim, Youssef Mourad, Karim Tarek, Laila Mourad, is written by Naguib Sorour and directed by Youssef Murad Mounir

(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 8pm).  

 

 

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

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

Stockman play casts Yasser Ezzat, Reem Ahmed, Mohamed Diab and many more with music by Rafiq Gamal, décor by Hamdy Attia, costumes designed by Dina Zoheir, written by Mikhail Wagih and directed by Osama Raouf (Performances run daily, 9pm).

 

 

Al-Hanager Arts Centre

Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel 

Tel 02 2735 6861

The National Festival of Egyptian Theatre (Performances run daily from 27 July to 12 August, 8pm). 

 

 

The International Park

Madinet Nasr District

Gimo’s Adventures children play is performed by Al-Shams (The Sun) Theatre Company for those with special abilities starring Karim El-Hosseiny, Israa Hamed, written by Salah Metwaly and directed by Mohamed Ashri (Performances run daily, 8pm).

 

 

 

Miami Theatre

Talaat Harb St, next to Miami Cinema, Downtown, Tel 02 2574 5651 

Tayeb wa Amir (good and kind) play starring Amr Ramzy, Hisham Ismail, Tamer Farag, Rasha Fouad, Noha Lotfy, Sherif Hosny, written by Ahmed Almalwany, décor by Hamdy Attiya, lightening by Abu Bakr Elsherif, costumes designed by Amir Saber, music composed by Ayman Elturky, and directed by Mohamed Gabr 

(Performances run on 3 and 4 August, 8pm).

 

 

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre

Al Attaba Square, in front of Attab Post Office, Cairo, Tel, 02 25917783

Sayadaty Ana (My Fair Lady) play is produced by Al-Qawmi Theatre Company starring Dalia El-Beheri, Nedal El-Shafaay, Farid El-Noqrashy, Amina Salem, décor by Hamdy Attia, costumes designed by Marwa Aouda, music composed by Mahmoud Talaat, choreography by Mustafa Haggag, dramaturgy and directed by Mohsen Rizk (Performances run on 10 and 11 August, 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

Madraset Almoshaghbeen Alshamla (the hooligans comprehensive school) play is written by Karim Hussein and directed by Sara Adel (7 August, 8pm).   

 

 

Al-Salam Theatre

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

Aageeb wa Aageeba musical performance is produced by the Modern Theatre Company starring Sayyed El-Roumy, Doaa Ramadan, Ihab Bakir, Reda Tolba, and many more. Décor by Sarah Shoukry, lightening by Abu-Bakr El-Sherif, costumes designed by Samah Nabil, music composed by Mahmoud Wahid, choreography by Ahmed Samir, written by Said Haggag and directed by Mohamed El-Soghair 

(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 9.30pm).  

Youssef Idrees Hall

Seeb Nafsak (just relax) play starring Fatema Mohamed Ali is produced by the Modern Theatre Company. Décor by Ahmed Amin, lightening by Ibrahim El-Forn, costumes designed by Nehad Elsayed, music composed by Hatem Ezzat, choreography by Monadel Antar, direction and dramaturgy by Gamal Yaqout 

(Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 8.30pm).

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 10 and 11 August, 8pm).

 

 

 

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 except Tuesdays, 7.30pm).

Farida play, produced by Taliaa Theatre Company, starring Aida Fahmy is an adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s play Swan Song, written and directed by Akram Mustafa. It is about an actress who recalls the ups and downs of her artistic journey (Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 7.30pm).

Leilat Alqatala (night of the killers) is Jose Triana’s play translated by Fathy El-Ashri and produced by Taliaa Theatre Company, and casts Nashwa Ismail, Emile Shawki, Shaimaa Yousry, décor and costumes designed by Samah Nabil, directed by Sobhy Youssef

Zaki Tolimat Hall

Bab Aashq (a door of love) play casts Maher Mahmoud, Hala Yasser, Fekry Selim, Mohamed Salah, Ahmed Hassan, Donia Aouni, with music composed by Mohamed Hosny, décor by Fady, costumes designed by Maha Abdel-Rahman, written by Ibrahim El-Husseiny and directed by Hassan El-Wazir (Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 9.30pm).

 

 

ALEXANDRIA

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

BA Conference Centre, Main Hall

Captain Yehia El-Nashed’s Team theatrical performance is written and directed by Ahmed Samir (4 August, 8.30 pm).

Rituals of Signs and Transformations theatrical performance is written by Saadallah Wanos, and directed by Mohamed Abdel-Moula Bibliotheca 

(8 August, 8.30 pm).


* A version of this article appears in print in the 3 August, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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