“Recycle” is a new theatrical performance staged at “Al Talia’a” venue. The performances of the show have started on Sunday. Reviewing the Egyptian society ironically is “Recycle” main essence that is why performance’s structure consists of various scenes.
The majority of them portraits Egyptian daily-life issues such as sexual harassment, economic crisis, and education. The play also refers to the famous incident of Mariam’s death –a.k.a. Maaidi’s Girl incident-that went viral lately.
One of the play’s scenes revolves around three Israeli officials who are trying to erase the Egyptian identity after the 6th of October1973 victory.
After their failure, the main protagonist of the play utters “the smart Egyptian vs. the stupid Israeli.”
Moreover, the scene portraits the Israeli officials’ obsession with the Egyptian culture.
On one hand, naming the show as “Recycle” due to discussing the necessity of re-evaluating and re- organizing (recycling) the common ideas of the Egyptian people including self-discovery and original identity revival.
Also, the play is depending on recycled material for executing theatrical customs.
Directed by Mohamed Al Saghier, the play’s script is the final come out of the “Theatrical Improvisation” workshop that held before the COVID-19 breakthrough and lasted for four months.
“Recycle” is performed by Salah Al Dali, Nancy Nabil, Aya Khamis, Ahmed Kibo, and Amal Nour Al-Din. The performance of the play is presented daily at the “Al Talia’a” Theater at 8 O’clock p.m.