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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 by Mohammad Saad and led by Mohammad Nour
(Performances take place on Thursdays and Fridays at 6:30 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
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 Khaledmotion drawings by Hany Hassan. It is led by Mohamed Ezz Eddin (The performances take place every day at 7 p.m.).
Metropol Theater (Children’s National)
6 Halim St, beginning July 26, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
The beauty and the Beasta play for children Bahaa Tharwat, Said Ragab, Hanaa Said, Ayman Beshay, Nashwa Hassan and much more, written by Nasser Mahmoud and led by Mahmoud Hassan (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
Fi Entizar Baba (Waiting for Daddy) is an adaptation of an ancient poem from Homer’s Greek Iliad with the application of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud’s analysis of the “Electra complex”, depicting mythical characters in a series of complicated situations. The play features actors Samah Anwar, Ahmad Salama, Bouthaina Rashwan, Moufid Ashourand many more, with music composed by Ahmed El-Nasserchoreography designed by Dia’a Shafiqscenery built by Ehab El-Awamry, and led by Samir El-Asfoury
(The performances rotate every day except Wednesday9 p.m.).
Al Salam Theater
101 Qasr Al-Aini Street, tel. 02 2795 2484/2794 3016/010 21521501
Hamlet Belmaqloub (Hamlet upside down) play casts Amr Al-Qady, Khalid Mahmoud, Samar Gaber, Nehad Saidand a few budding actors, with decor and lighting from Sobhy El-Sayyedcostumes designed by Marwa Aoudawritten by Sameh Mahran and led by Mazen Al-Gharabawi (The performances rotate every day except Tuesday9 p.m.).
*A version of this article appeared in the May 26, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.