Forsa Saeeda play at Salam Theatre (Photo: Artistic Theatre House)

The latest play by the Modern Theatre troupe, titled Forsa Saeeda (Nice To Meet You), has opened on December 29 on El-Salam Theatre.

Directed by Mohamed Gomaa and written by Salah Arabi, the play stars well-known theatre and film actor Ahmed Bedir, alongside Fetouh Ahmed, Mohamed El-Sawy, Ahmed El-Demerdash, and Eman Abu Taleb.

Forsa Saeeda play at Salam Theatre (Photo: Artistic Theatre House)

Forsa Saeeda is a social comedy about a 79-year-old man who is lonely at home, with no friends or family, until a series of surprising events present an opportunity for change.

Music for the play is by Ehab Hamdy, set design by Mosafa Hamed, with poetry by Ayman El-Nemr, and costumes by Heba Tantawi.

 

Forsa Saeeda play at Salam Theatre (Photo: Artistic Theatre House)

The opening night was attended by Ismail Mokhtar, head of the Artistic Theatre House, Ashraf Tolba, director of Modern Theatre troupe, Shady Sorour, director of El-Taliaa Theatre troupe, as well as actors including Rania Mahmoud Yassin, Mahmoud Amer, Mahmoud Azab, among others.

Forsa Saeeda play at Salam Theatre (Photo: Artistic Theatre House)

 

 

 

Forsa Saeeda play at Salam Theatre (Photo: Artistic Theatre House)

 

This post originally appeared on Ahram Online on January 1, 2018, and has been reposted with permission.

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