In "Les Misérables," by Victor Hugo, Eman Hendy depicts the most relevant themes related to human dignity representing the rise from darkness to a bright future through the French Revolution (SDG 16).
Through "Psycho" by Robert Bloch, Aisha Nabil showed how child abuse can affect a child's future life (SDG 16). Omar Hegazy's "The Bird’s Nest" by Shirley Locker focused on feminine rights in post-war America (SDG 5).
In "Aphasia" by Khaled Zidan (Staff member in the Faculty of Language, MSA), Basma Al-Kasrawy visualized how lack of self expression can lead to problems, and how circumstances control destiny in a beyond perception means. In "13 Reasons Why" by Jay Asher, Nada Haitham investigated youth problems that lead to suicidal actions that are widely spread amongst youth (SDGs 3,5). Maysoun showed how domestic violence makes victims suffer through "It Ends with Us" by Coleen Hover (SDGs 5,16). Two projects adopted cultural and regional issues; In "The Last Days of Earth" by Khaled El-Mahdi, Seif Adel navigates the journey of Al Dajjal’s 40 days of domination and control on earth, followed by a crescendo when Jesus Christ (PBUH) descends to kill Al Dajjal. Seif's vision to the topic is regionally oriented to give a different perspective other than Hollywood's (SDG11). Also in "Fady's Shoes" by Youssef Ladmouky, Maya ElZarw, who is originally Palestinian, presents the Palestinian issue and how the Palestinians have been displaced from their land and homes for ages by the Zionists (SDGs 11,16).
The Theatrical Adaptations were equally SDGs/ Egypt 2030 relevant; in the science fiction novel "Deer Hunting Season" by Ahmed Murad, Mariam Gaber proposed societal and humanitarian assumptions concerning social relations which are technologized enough to create unbreakable distances between humans.
Hala Mwafaq's "Between Palaces" by Naguib Mahfouz investigated the social environment in 1919 revolution historical context. Hala focused on the idea of oppression and control (SDG16).
"What Rihana didn’t tell" novel by Adham Al-Aboudy was adapted by Reham El-Labban to show the struggle of lots of women who suffers rape, harassment and torture in Iranian prisons (SDGs 5,16). In "The Seven Days of Man" by Abdel-Hakim Kassem, Fayrouz El-Taweela revived the practices of cultural rituals of "Al-Mulid", in which she takes the journey of the seven days of evolution of the human soul (SDG 11).
And to save the best for last; Salma El-Araby introduced the first Shadow Theatre project in MSA "Aladdin and The Magic Shirt", raising children's awareness of how rich the Arab civilization is, and how our heritage has a lot to offer in all fields of life (SDGs 4,11).