The Show Goes On: The Egyptian Female Through 3 Plays

The Show Goes On is a newly launched project, which is made to highlight Egyptian females’ stories and self issues, and to open a path for them to express their own self.

The project is sponsored by a production company called Wogoud and the US embassy in Cairo. The project supports female talents and and experiences in the fields of authorship and directing by producing 3 plays and showing them on AUC Falaki Theater, Tahrir sq. from the 13th to the 22nd of October.

We’ve come up with everything you want to know about these 3 plays!

1. Untangled “Hal El-Dafayer

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The story is about a little girl who meets a strange person whi tells her real stories about young men and women in Egypt. The play is a comedy which displays different tales, struggles and situations from our everyday life. The show has been played several times before and received a great success.

The show is played on the 13th, 14th and 15th of October.

You can find out more here.

2. Forty-Five “45


Amal, a 45-year-old woman, wakes up to find herself on a hospital bed. The show is a monodrama where Amal examines all her actions, choices and decisions she has had in her entire life to get to one final question, is she happy?

Forty-Five will take the audience on a trip to Amal’s thoughts, inner fears and dreams. The show is played on the 17th and 18th of October.

You can find out more here.

3. The Mother Line Story “Hekayat Khat El-Om

The Mother Line Story was first founded in the US and it’s its first time in Egypt! In the show, the performers tell stories about their female ancestors; a mother, a grandmother, or someone even more ancient.

This time, not the mothers and the grandmothers but the daughters and granddaughters will get to use the phrase Kan Ya Makan to start telling real valuable stories.

The show is played on the 20th, 21st and 22nd of  October.

You can find out more here.

Now that’s the kind of art you don’t want to miss!