Charlie musical play is a must go

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 2 Jan 2024

Charlie
Charlie

 

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).

 

 

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 Masrah Cairo 

6th of October, Giza

Media City

Charlie, a musical play that revolves around the life of one of the most famous cinema actors in the world, Charlie Chaplin and the extent of his influence on the international film industry. The play tells his story from its human side, and sheds light on the stages and difficulties that he overcame in his journey and artistic career (7 January, 8pm).

 

 

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

Amma Alwan theatre performance is about a group of employees in a company that are not related, and we see their relationship with each other. With the passage of time and their dealings during strange situations that happen to them at work, we gradually see their change for the better (5 January, 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).

 

 

El Sawy Culturewheel

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

Wisdom Hall

Palestine, however theatrical and narration show, directed by Islam Fouda (6 January, 7pm).  

 

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 4 January, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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