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El Hanager Theater showcases “Shadows of a Female”

Wed, Sep. 20, 2017
CAIRO – 20 September 2017: The Jordanian stage play “Shadows of a Female” will be performed at El Hanager Theater on September 20 and 21.

The play will be performed by the Jordanian theatrical troupe Liberate Theatre. It is written by Hazaa El Brary and directed by Eyad Elshatanawy

The play narrates the story of three women who are waiting for a train that won’t come.

Each one of them carries her memories, pain and beliefs. They face social oppression and are hurt by their lovers, parents, family and society.

The show is part of the 24th Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theater.

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Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theater (CIFCET) is running between September 19 and September 29, featuring an array of interactive seminars, workshops and plays.

Various Egyptian theatrical performances will be showcasing, including “The Day they Killed Singing”, “The Bridge”, “The 40 Rules of Love”, “The Experiment”, “Shaman”, “The Ambassador” and “Women with No Tomorrow”.

The festival will also feature Arab theatrical performances, including Jordanian “Shadow of a Female”, Iraqi “On Private”, Iraqi “Cart”, Moroccan “Balasmya”, Moroccan play “Fall”, Tunisian “Fall Night”, Tunisian play “Women in Resistance and Love”.

The festival will be hosting five honorary guests, including theater professor at the University of Berlin Erika Fischer, artistic and literary critic Hassan El Mone’ei, American theatrologist and professor at City University of New York Marvin Carlson, and theater director Myung Jin Choi, while the late playwright Mahfouz Abdel Rahman, who has recently passed away, will also be honored.
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