​For Heaven’s Sake, Icarus! theatre performance at Falaki Theatre is a must go

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 12 Dec 2023

For Heaven s Sake, Icarus
For Heaven s Sake, Icarus

 

The Cairo Puppet Theatre
Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Tel 02 2591 0954
Nogoum men Khashab (stars of wood), a children play written by Hamdy Attiya and directed by Sayyed Rostoum (Performances run on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7.30pm).

 

 

 

Falaki Theatre

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

For Heaven’s Sake, Icarus! theatre performance is the winner of the Best Performance and Best Actor awards at the 30th Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET).
Icarus and his father, Dedalus, are trapped in a labyrinth, and the audience is right in the middle when the two try to find a way out. Icarus has many questions for his father: Who locked us up, and why? Will we find a way out? Will we ever have a home again? Looking for the right way, they wander about, lose, and find each other again. Then, Icarus gives his father an idea; together, they experience an unforgettable moment of freedom and happiness. Directed and co-produced by Ahmed Ezzat El- Alfy, Egypt and Theatre werkstatt Hannover, Germany 

(19 December, 7.30pm and 21 December, 8.30pm, free and open to the public, Limited seats, First come, first serve basis ).

 

 

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).

 

 

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 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8.30pm).

 

 

Malak Opera Theatre

9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses, Tel 0122 3417152  

Qabl Alkhoroug (before the exit) play starring Sherehan Qotb, Mohamed Abdel-Wahab, Lamiaa Gaafar, is written by Mohamed Zenaty, directed by Hany El-Sayed, with music composed by Mohamed Qabil, decor and costumes designed by Mohamed Hashem 

(Performances run on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9pm).

 

 

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 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8.30pm).

 

 

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre

6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334

Nour Fi Aalam Albohour (Nour in the world of seas) play for children casts actors Mohamed Adel, Sayed Gabr, Alhan El-Mahdy, Randa Ibrahim, written by Mohamed Zanaty, and directed by Shady Aldaly

(Performances run on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7pm).

 

 

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre

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

Alhafeed (the grandson) play is an adaptation of Abdel-Hamid Gouda El-Sahar’s novel, produced by Al-Qawmi Theatre Company and starring Samaa Ibrahim, Abed Enany, Shady Sorour, Mohamed Mabrouk, and many more, décor by Hamdy Attia, lightening by Abou Bakr El-Sherif, costumes designed by Marwa Aouda, music composed by Karim Arafa, and directed by Youssef El-Mansour 

(Performances run on daily except Wednesdays, 8.30pm).

 

 

Rawabet Art Space

5 Hussien El-Meaamar St. ext. of Mahmoud Bassiouny St, from Talaat Harb Square, Downtown

Fann (Art) theatre performance, an Egyptian stage adaptation written by Yasmina Reza tells the story of three friends whose 25-year old friendship is threatened when one buys a very expensive painting. The play casts Nader Abu Shady, Ahmed Hany, Atef Youssef, and directed by Ahmed Hany (20, 21 and 22 December, 8pm).   

 

 

Al-Salam Theatre

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

Youm Assem Gedan play is produced by the Comedy Theatre Company starring Mustafa Mansour, Haidy Refaat, Sherehan El-Shazli, and many more. Décor by Mohamed Fathy, lightening by Ezz Helmy, written by Ayman El-Nemr and directed by Amr Hassaan (Performances run daily except Tuesdays, 8.30pm).

Aageeb wa Aageeba musical theatrical 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 daily except Tuesdays, 8.30pm).

 

  

ALEXANDRIA

 

 

Lycee El Horreya Theatre 

Qism Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Tel 03 5913794

Almalek Hammam wa Aasabet Aldabaa (King Hammam and the gang of hyenas) play is produced by Alexandria Theatre Company starring Reda Edris, Ibrahim El-Mallah, Mohamed Gaber, and children Mariam Ehab, Lara Adel, Nourseen, written and directed by Ehab Mabrouk (Performances run on Thursdays and Fridays, 8pm).


* A version of this article appears in print in the 14 December, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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