Irtigalia’s improvised and interactive comedy show is a must – Theater – Al-Ahram Weekly

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Cairo puppet theater
Next to Al-Attaba metro station, Tel 02 2591 0954
Rehlat Al-Zaman Al-Gamil (A Journey to the Good Time), a children’s play about children traveling through the pharaonic era written by Yehia Zakariapuppets and costumes Nagui Shakerdecor of Mohammad Saad and led by Mohammad Nour
(Performances take place on Thursdays and Fridays at 6:30 p.m.).

Cairo Festival City

Al-Tagamua Al-KhamisNew Cairo

The big top

Al-Gamila Wa El-Wahsh (The beauty and the Beast) is an entertaining, musical and dancing story for children and family theater that is fun, visually stunning and imaginative for all family members, written and directed by Mohsen Rizk (July 28, 8 p.m.).

The floating theater

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

Little Theater

caligula play by Albert Camus is the latest theatrical production of the Youth theater company. He throws Muhammad Ali Rizk, Rabab Tarek, Otaka, Mohammad Diab, and much more. Lighting by Abu-Bakr Al-Sherifmusic by Mohammad Khalidmotion drawings by Hany Hassan. It is led by Mohamed Ezz Eddin

((Performed representations every day except Tuesday7 p.m.).

Metropol Theater (Children’s National)

6 Halim St, the start of July 26, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
101 Isolationone piece plays Abdel-Moneim Riyadh, Ahmad Osman, Haidy Abdel Khalek, mohamed mabrouk, Nada Afifiand much more, written by Ali Abdel Qawydecor by Noha Nabilcostumes designed by Heba Magdymusic by Ahmad Nabil and led by mohamed darwish (The performances take place every day at 7 p.m.).

Al-Qawmi Theater (the national theater)

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

Al Hafeed (The Grandson) is an adaptation of the novel by author Abdel-Hamid Gouda Al-Sahar. It is a social comedy about the Egyptian family which suffers from the negative impact of customs and traditions on its members and their psychology. The play features actors Lucy, Abed Enany, Tamer Farag, mohamed mabrouk, Rana Khattab and many more, with music composed by Karim Arafalighting designed by Hazem Ahmedscenery built by Hamdi Attiya, and led by Youssef Al Mansour (The performances rotate Daily9 p.m.).

Rawabet Art Space

3, rue Hussien El Meaamar ext. from Mahmoud Basiouny Street, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown

Del’ Moanath Salem (own female coast) theatrical performance is a drama about true stories. He embodies all forms of oppression against women. It covers different topics such as circumcision, harassment, emotional blackmail, early marriage, late marriage, infidelity, veil, working women and other topics. (July 29, 7 p.m.).

Irtigalia realized by Ramsi Lehner is an improvised and interactive theatrical comedy live, without script or preparation. All skits are decided by the audience during the show and in some skits the audience is encouraged to join the performers on stage.
Try not to miss anything Irtigalia performances because you will never see the same show twice! Everything you see on stage is entirely made up on the spot. (July 30, 8 p.m.).

Room Art Space & Café

The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo

Irtigalia realized by Ramsi Lehner is an improvised and interactive theatrical comedy live, without script or preparation. All skits are decided by the audience during the show and in some skits the audience is encouraged to join the performers on stage

(July 31, 9 p.m.).

Taliaa Theater

Place Attaba, tel. 02 2593 7948

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall

Leilat Alqatala (night of the killers) is the play by José Triana translated by Fathy El-Ashri and directed by Taliaa Theater Companyand throw Nashwa Ismail, Emile Shawki, Shaimaa Yousrysets and costumes designed by Samah Nabilrealized by Sobhy Youssef

(The performances rotate every day except Tuesday9 p.m.).

Zaki Tolaimat room

Love in the Time of Cholera The play is based on the novel of the same name by Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize winner. The play features actors dina ahmed, mohamed farid, Aya Khalaf, Mahmoud El Betar and many more, with music composed by Walid El Shahawilighting designed by Ezz Helmyscenery built by Mina Redanew theatrical vision of Mina Bebawi and led by Al-Said Mansy (The performances rotate every day except Tuesday8:30 p.m.).


*A version of this article appeared in the July 28, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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