23 September 2023

Henok Melkamzer

Al Hamriyah Studios Sharjah

Featuring more than 100 works, many on view for the first time, this exhibition is the largest solo presentation of artworks by Ethiopian telsem artist Henok Melkamzer. Traditionally termed as healing or talisman art, telsem is a sophisticated visual art [ ... ]

Free

Vantage Point Sharjah (VPS 11)

Al Hamriyah Studios Sharjah

Sharjah Art Foundation’s annual photography exhibition returns for its 11th edition, featuring artists “whose work challenges established notions of photographic practices” – four individuals and one collective, chosen through an international open call that received more than 350 applications. This [ ... ]

Free
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325

Darren Simpson

Theatre by QE2 Queen Elizabeth 2, Port Rashid, Dubai

Following sold-out shows in New York, London and his native South Africa, Darren "Whackhead" Simpson returns to Dubai with his standup show – but expect a few of the phone pranks for which he's well known.

From AED 125
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325

Robbie Williams

Etihad Arena Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Robbie knows how to put on a great show to back up some great pop tunes from a 25-year career (feeling older now?). Sure to sell out

From AED 295
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325

Cinderella: Bitesize Ballet

Cultural Foundation Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street, Abu Dhabi

Described by the organisers as “the perfect introduction to ballet”, this family-friendly version of the Prokofiev favourite, with original choreography by the Russian choreographer Victor Smirnov-Golovanov, offers a familiar story and all the language of classical ballet – albeit with [ ... ]

From AED 175
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325

Cinderella: Bitesize Ballet

Cultural Foundation Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street, Abu Dhabi

A second Abu Dhabi performance for this family-friendly version of the Prokofiev favourite, with original choreography by the Russian choreographer Victor Smirnov-Golovanov. It offers a familiar story and all the language of classical ballet – albeit with a reduced company [ ... ]

From AED 175
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325

Cinderella: Bitesize Ballet

Zabeel Theatre Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah West Crescent, Dubai

Described by the organisers as “the perfect introduction to ballet”, this family-friendly version of the Prokofiev favourite, with original choreography by the Russian choreographer Victor Smirnov-Golovanov, moves to Dubai after its Abu Dhabi performances. It offers a familiar story and [ ... ]

From AED 175
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325

LAST CHANCE Rabee Kiwan: Black II

Fann à Porter The Workshop, Villa 45, St. 23b, off Al Wasl Road (opposite Box Park), Jumeirah 2, Dubai

Following the success of his previous exhibition at this venue, Black I, this new solo show for the Syrian artist delves into the realm of human emotions and experiences. As well as paintings with an engaging interplay of colors tframed [ ... ]

Free
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325

Andrew Schulz: The Life Tour

Etihad Arena Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

The sharp-witted American comedian (and actor, TV producer and podcaster) is touring an entertainingly complicated exploration of current events, politics, and the beautiful chaos of creating life – "an evening of irreverent humor and astute insights that only Schulz can [ ... ]

From AED 250
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325

David Garrett: ICONIC Tour 2023

Dubai Opera Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai

Violinist David Garrett has built a reputation for his fearless playing and genre-defying repertoire (he has won awards in both classical and pop categories). A genuine child prodigy, he became the youngest artist to sign with Deutsche Grammophon at 13; [ ... ]

From AED 295
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325

Rooftop Rhythms: Slam Competition and Open Mic Night

Marketplace, NYUAD Campus Abu Dhabi

The Middle East’s longest-running poetry (and other performance) open mic event always features culturally-diverse voices with a lineup that includes spoken word artists, poets, and musicians presenting original material, typically on a first-come first-served basis (sign up by emailing info@rooftoprhythms.org) [ ... ]

Free, but pre-register
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325

Lubaina Himid: Plaited Time / Deep Water

Al Mureijah Square Sharjah

Extraordinarily, this is Lubaina Himid’s first solo exhibition in the region. Inhabiting the galleries and outdoor courtyards of Al Mureijah Square, the show responds to the context of Sharjah’s architecture, soundscapes and feelings evoked by its proximity to the sea. [ ... ]

Free
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325

Rooftop Junior Open Mic

Marketplace, NYUAD Campus Abu Dhabi

A junior edition of the Middle East’s longest-running open mic event for spoken word artists, poets, and musicians presenting original material. Sign up by emailing info@rooftoprhythms.org.

Free, but pre-register
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325

Kenny Garrett: Sounds from the Ancestors

Dubai Opera

One of modern jazz’s most influential living masters recently released an album titled Sounds from the Ancestors. “The concept initially was about trying to get some of the musical sounds that I remembered as a kid growing up – sounds [ ... ]

From AED 250
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325

LAST CHANCE Library Circles: Another Empty House

Jameel Arts Centre Al Jaddaf, Dubai

For the Fall iteration of Library Circles, the jameel's series of research, talks and experimental interventions by UAE practitioners that explores alternative research methodologies and representations, Jameel Library presents a display by Another Empty House. This collaborative research-based project by [ ... ]

Free
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

As the New York Post put it, “Once in a blue moon, a show comes out blazing and restores your faith in broadway. Matilda the Musical is that show”. The script by Tony Award-winning playwright Dennis Kelly is excellent, sticking [ ... ]

From AED 325
Event Series Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Dubai Opera

The RSC’s multi-award winner – based on the Roald Dahl story, original music and songs by the incomparable Tim Minchin, book by Dennis Kelly, directed by Matthew Warchus – settles into Dubai Opera for a long run. The New York [ ... ]

From AED 325