Theatrical Summer Season Opened in Egypt

Published April 25th, 2002 - 02:00 GMT

Egyptian actress Suheir al Murshedi is currently rehearsing at the Attilieh Garden Theater in Cairo the most recent play by writer Bahig Ismael entitled Orsom Sourah Le Bukrah (Draw Picture for Tomorrow) to be directed by Naser Abdel Minem.  

The play is about a group of people each of whom is required to imagine how tomorrow would be through the ongoing circumstances in an actual political and social manner and by showing the discrepancies for the audience. 

In Alexandria, the Egyptian actor and director Galal al Sharqawi will open the summer season plays by staging the play Ana Mutafael, Tasawwar! (I am Optimistic, Imagine!) which he has been gearing up.  

The play is scripted by Medhat Yousef and costarring Mohammed Saad, Majedah Zaki and Wafaa Amer. It tells the story of an optimistic university student who fantasies that he can solve all the problems but by time he discovers that it is too difficult. 

At the Art Theater, rehearsals for the play Kulloh Yekhasskhas Nafsoh (Everybody Should Privatize Himself) are going on.  

The play is about privatization, its role and impact on economy and the individual’s economy in addition to the impact of this on the many changes as a result of this phenomenon. This is in addition to other global issues such as globalization -- 

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