Celebrating the birthday of Lady of Arab Theater Samiha Ayoub



Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 09:33 GMT


Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 09:33 GMT

File: Samiha Ayoub.

File: Samiha Ayoub.

Today marks the birthday of veteran Egyptian artist Samiha Ayoub.


Dubbed Arab Theater Lady Ayoub has a vast artistic career that spanned over 50 years.



Ayoub is the honorary president of Sharm El-Sheikh International Theater Festival for Youth.



The veteran Theaterical director was discovered by the playwright Zaki Tulaimat.


Throughout her theatrical career, she participated in 170 plays, including “Rabaa el-Adaweya”, “Seket Salama”, “Demaa’ Ala Astar el-Kaaba”, among others. 

Additionally, Ayoub had numerous contributions to cinema and television production.



Her distinguished film contributions include “Ard el-Nefaq”, “Fagr el-Islam”, and “Bein al-Atlal,” while her notable television works include “El Doo’ el-Shared”, “Awan el-Ward”, and “El-Masrawiya.” 

Ayoub received many awards from several presidents, including late presidents Gamal Abdel Nasser and Anwar Sadat, as well as Syrian late President Hafez al-Assad and late French President Giscard d'Estaing. 


In 2021, after a hiatus of 11 years,  Ayoub was back to theater stage through ”Almaz W Se Abdou’’ play.


The play was directed by famed theaterical director Mazen el Gharabawy.




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