Yahia Al Fakharani holds on to King Lear
Prominent Egyptian actor Yahia Al Fakhrani has announced that he insists on holding on to his famous play “Al Malek Lear” (King Lear) and plans on resuming its performance either at the Cairo Opera House or the Al Gomhourya theater. The actor stressed that the play has witnessed enormous success not only in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Egypt but around the Arab world and Europe.
Yahia had previously received an exclusive invitation to perform his popular play (King Lear) in Italy and France. Yahia also received an invitation to perform the play, which has become one of the most popular in theater history, in Qatar and Algeria. The actor expressed his utmost joy at the special invitations that prove his play is a big success.
It was added that officials from the Ministry of Culture in Morocco had requested Yahia to perform the play more than once as per audience request. The Moroccan Ministry of Culture had previously made a special request for inviting the cast and crew of the play, and that the play be Egypt's representation in the Rabat Theater Festival that took place a few months ago.
The play directed by Ahmad Abdul Halim, costars Sawsan Badr, Ashraf Abdul Ghafour, and Riham Abdul Ghafour.