In pics: Aswan hosts its first open-air theatre

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 - 01:38 GMT

New Aswan city in Upper Egypt now has its first open-air theatre overlooking the Nile.

Artists to perform on WYF theatre on Nov.4

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 12:00 GMT

A group of young artists from all over the world will perform on the World Youth Forum's theatre in Sharm El-Sheikh on Nov.4.

'Ard la tonbet el-zohoor': The play that inspires

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 - 09:33 GMT

The play comes within the framework of the ministry to encourage youths from different youth centers in different provinces around the country

Min. of Culture honors 12 theatrical pioneers in CIFCET closing ceremony

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 06:57 GMT

Twelve Theatrical Pioneers were honored on stage during the closing ceremony by the minister and the festival’s manager Sameh Mahran.

Three plays to be performed as part of CIFCET Sept. 16

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 03:57 GMT

Egyptian play “Drama el-Shahateen” (Beggars' Drama) will be performed Sept.16 at 9 p.m. on El-Salam Theatre.

CIFCET to kick off September 6, 2018

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 - 01:35 GMT

The festival celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Numerous shows will be performed in celebration of the silver jubilee.

Sofia theatre group explores 'invisible hands' of recycling

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 08:13 GMT

In a neighbourhood in downtown Sofia, theatregoers are looking for entertainment among the city's rubbish.

National Theatre Festival to hold closing ceremony on Aug. 3

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 12:53 GMT

National Theatre Festival’s program ended Aug. 1 and the official closure will be on Aug. 3.

Bilingual play brings Trumped-up Moliere to London

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 - 08:01 GMT

For the first time in the history of London's West End theatre district, a play is being staged in English and French.

'Mother Knows Best' performance at Sitara Theatre

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 11:51 GMT

The Sitara Theatre will be holding its largest ever performance on April 20, titled "Mother Knows Best".

Teatro's 'The Metamorphosis' to open on April 14

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 07:34 GMT

Teatro Independent Theatre's interactive play "The Metamorphosis" will open on Apr.14 in an abandoned theatre in downtown Cairo.

‘Aysha’ makes art of personal life

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 - 02:42 GMT

Director and actor Dalia Kholeif told a highly personal tale of pain in the show presented at D-CAF on March 24 and 26.

Thousand artists to perform at African festival

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 07:35 GMT

Artists worldwide gathered in Ivory Coast on Saturday for a week-long festival of African music, theatre, dance, comedy, slam poetry and storytelling

Harry Potter’s legend Alan Rickman to be “Always” commemorated

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 12:49 GMT

February 21 is the birthday of late and great British actor Alan Rickman, best known for portraying Severus Snape in "Harry Potter"

4 Performances at 2B Continued Festival and Lab

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 - 02:58 GMT

The 7th edition of 2B continued Festival and Lab will feature four plays starting February 13 and running through to February 15.

Silhouette theatrical troupe’s next performance

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 04:00 GMT

Silhouette theatrical troupe announced their next pantomime performance is going to be “Silent Night”, which will take place at Falaki Theater on Saturday.

Media literacy, entrepreneurship culture suggested at WYF

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 12:51 GMT

“Some media fall in the trap of giving more attention to getting a scoop at the expense of fact-checking,” a mass communications professor stated.

Today in History - Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' is performed

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 02:24 GMT

November 1 marks the first time that William Shakespeare’s final play, “The Tempest” was ever performed in 1611.

Today in History - Author and actress Alice Childress is born

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 06:36 GMT

October 12 marks the birthday of American author and actress Alice Childress, an African-American woman

Hamilton creator releases song for Puerto Rico charity

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 10:18 GMT

Hamilton composer and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda recently released a new single to help relief efforts for Puerto Rico.