The Culture Ministry applies all precautionary and preventive measures with daily sterilization of the theatres in order to ensure the safety of the public, artists and workers.
Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Salebiya St, Al-Khalifa district, Tel 02 2514 2581
Sahina Ya Sina (We are Wakened Sinai) is performed Al-Saha Theatre Company, directed by Essam El-Showeikh and written by Khamis Ezz Al-Arab (21 April, 9pm).
Al-Hanager Arts Centre
Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek, Tel
Tel 02 2735 6861
Open-Air Theatre in front of Al-Hanager Arts Centre
Children will be able to enjoy Al-Laila Alkebira (The Big Night), an iconic puppet operetta presented by the Cairo Puppet Theatre. Written to the poetry of Salah Jahin and with puppets by Nagy Shaker (Performances run between 12 and 26 April, 9pm).
International Garden Theatre
Empty Piggy Bank play is performed by Al-Shams Theatre Troupe for the Integration of People with Special Needs (23, 24, 25, 26, 9pm). at the International Garden Theatre in Nasr City.
Zorar Waheed (The Only Button) is another play that will also be performed by Al-Shams Theatre Troupe (23, 24, 25 and 26 April, 9pm).
Malak Opera Theatre
9 A Khalig Al-Khour St, Azbekiya district, Ramses, Tel 0122 3417152
Mish Electra (Not Electra) play performed by the Youth Theatre, casts Nagham Saleh, Mohamed Mohsen, Alaa Hilal, Mirna Nadeem, written and directed by Mohamed Abdel-Mawla
(Performances run daily for ten days, 9pm).
Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Tel 02 2593 3334
Fath Mekka (opening Mekka) play is performed by the National Theatre Company for Children. The play is directed by Hassan Youssef (Performances run daily for ten days, 9pm).
Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre
Al Attaba Square, in front of Attab Post Office, Cairo, Tel, 02 25917783
Nour Al-Tarik (Light of the Path) show is written by Abdel-Rahim Kamal and
directed by Mohamed El-Khouly. The play stars Fardous Abdel-Hamid, Khaled Al-Dahabi and Bahaa Tharwat (Performances run daily, 10pm).
Room Art Space & Café
The Spot mall, infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
ImproTaza presents theatrical sketches built solely on improvisation. You choose the subject and we improvise a performance on the spot to be performed only once, because the first time is always the best time (23 April, 9pm).
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Tel 02 2795 2484/2794 3016/010 21521501
Halawet Al-Hob (Sweetness of Love) play is performed by the Modern Theatre Company, is directed by Ahmed Ibrahim
(Performances run daily, 9pm).
Sayyeda Zeinab Cultural Park
Sayyeda Zeinab district
Children will be able to enjoy Al-Laila Alkebira (The Big Night), an iconic puppet operetta presented by the Cairo Puppet Theatre. Written to the poetry of Salah Jahin and with puppets by Nagy Shaker
(21 April, 9pm).
Attaba Square, Tel 02 2593 7948
Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall
Khaltet Shubra (Mix of Shubra) play is performing the text and poetry by Yousry Hassan, and directed by Mohamed Selim
(Performances run daily, 9pm).
Lycée El Horreya Theatre
Qism Bab Sharqi, Alexandria, Tel 03 5913794
Kont Hena Min Qabl (I Was Here Before) show is presented by the Alexandria Theatre Company, the product of the first batch of the Start Your Dream workshop in Alexandria directed by Mohamed Morsi (Performances run daily, 9pm).
French Cultural Institute
30 Al Nabi Danial St, Mahatet Misr, Alexandria, Tel 03 3913435/03 3918952
Layali as-Sahranine (nights of the late nighters) is a theatrical adventure that combines acting, storytelling, songs and music by arousing the curiosity of the public. In the middle of the night, Scheherazade recounted the Arabian Nights and Abu Zeid Al-Hilaly, the story of his long life. Sitting on the sidewalk, Abdel-Karim watched the neighborhood kids go by while wondering where he was going to spend the night (21 April, 9pm).
*A version of this article appears in print in the 21 April, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.