Beit Rose play will be back soon at Taliaa Theatre

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 16 Jan 2024

Beit Rose
Beit Rose

 

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’s Tahrir Campus, Downtown, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 88721446
Main Stage Theatre
Crash to Fly theatre performance is an adaptation of The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, performed by ACT Theatre Group and directed by Leila Saad. A philosophical-psychological interpretation based on The Little Prince aimed at an adult audience. It redirects the orientation inward to our inner world. The human being is the field of play, and all the actions taken in the outside world are symbols of psychological actions taken in our inner world. The theatrical performance includes original live music and tableaux. ACT Theatre Group is a group comprised of folks who are passionate about theatre and committed to sharing this passion with the community. Created in 2009, ACT strives to engage audiences of all ages in an ongoing dialogue of ideas and to encourage cooperative work and lifelong learning as a core community value. Through productions, outreach, and educational activities, ACT aspires to use theatre to challenge, thrill, and galvanize what is best in the human soul (18 January, 8pm and 21 January, 9:15pm, Age: 16+, Tickets available on TicketsMall).  


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
Alnoqta Alamia (The Blind Spot) play, directed by Ahmed Fouad, is based on a text by the famous Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt, and produced by the Al-Ghad Theatre company, led by the artist Sameh Megahed, and under the supervision of director Khaled Galal. It casts
The Blind Spot starring Nour Mahmoud, and it is his first theatrical experience, and it casts Ahmed Al-Salakawi, Ahmed Othman, Hossam Fayyad, Heidi Barakat, and Omar Salah El-Din. The events of the play revolve around a malfunction in the car of Adam, played by Nour Mahmoud, during a severe storm, forcing him to take refuge in the nearest house, to find inside it three law professors playing a strange game called the court, and the elements of the game are completed in his presence. He finds himself involved in the grip of the court trying to find a way to get out of this game (Performances run daily until the end of January, 7pm).


Heliopolis Library
42 Al-Oroba St, off Beirut St, Misr Al-Gedida, Tel 011 42464426
Alzahera (the phenomenon) play performed by Panorama Theatre Company casts actors Nader Nazeer, Heba Fathy, Kareem Qadry, Yasmine Abdel-Hamid, Maye Abdallah, Nesreen Abdeen, music composed by Hoda El-Mahgoub, costumes designed by Mariam Ashraf and Mariam Masoud, choreography by Riham Masoud, and directed by Nader Nazeer (19 and 20 January, 7.30pm).  


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
Kabarni is a podcast hosted by standup comedians Reem Nabil and Pola Samwel. Whenever two Egyptians disagree on something a typical phrase to be said is “Kabarni”. It’s like saying: “even if you disagree with my opinion, take it seriously for my sake” That is exactly what Nabil and Samwel do with each other, interactively with their audience and even with inanimate objects (19 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).


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).

 

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 18 January, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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