Egyptians Abroad for Development

is excited to announce





The Mummy and the Revolution by Yussef ElGuindi

Egyptian Night

Saturday, July 14, 2012

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM 

Guest of Honor: Ambassador Maged Aboulmagd, Consul General of Egypt in Chicago

Silk Road Rising

Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building
77 West Washington St, Chicago, IL


Tickets are $5, and are not available online. Reserve your seat(s) today by calling 312-857-1234 x201. Make sure to mention that you have received the special invitation e-mail for “Egyptian Night”. 

IMPORTANT: Seating is limited so please get your tickets immediately. Unsold tickets will be open to the general public on JULY 1st, 2012. Act fast. 

Please direct questions to Fouad Teymour at .

$6 Parking is available at: System Parking at 230 West Washington Street, on the northeast corner of Washington and Franklin Streets, is the official Parking lot sponsor of Silk Road Rising.


Silk Road Rising would like to introduce the award winning Egyptian American playwright Yussef El Guindi to the Egyptian American community in Chicago and the Midwest. Yussef has emerged as an important force in American theatre and is doing extraordinary work sharing the stories of Arab Americans for American audiences.  He is an incredibly talented writer who crafts plays that really bring people and communities together. 


You are hereby invited to attend a special Egyptian Night staged reading of Yussef’s new play THE MUMMY & THE REVOLUTION on Saturday, July 14.  This is a special night for Chicago and MIdwest Egyptians and their friends and families to enjoy the reading, meet the author and engage in a post-show discussion.