Entertainment takes centre stage at the Madinat Theatre from foot-tapping musicals, and mesmerising live performances, to side-splitting stand-up comedy and the spectacular ballet.
The Madinat Theatre is a state-of-the-art venue situated in the heart of the bustling Souk Madinat Jumeirah. It can accommodate large-scale shows but with an intimacy that allows the audience to truly connect with the production and the performers. Guests enter the theatre through the reception foyer with its grand columns and marble floors proceeding into the main auditorium where plush tiered seating and soft lighting set the scene for the performance.
The Woman in Black
When: 26 September until 2 October 2017
Tickets: Balcony AED 180 | Stalls AED 200 | VIP AED 230
The legendary ghost thriller ‘The Woman in Black’, one of the world’s most successful plays, will return to Dubai by popular demand. Now celebrating a record breaking 27th year in London’s West End ‘The Woman In Black’ is based on Susan Hill's best-selling novel, and is respected internationally as one of the most effective plays ever to be written with over seven million people having seen the play. Adapted brilliantly for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, it has been produced in over 40 countries and has thrilled audiences the world over with its heart-stopping story. In 2012, came the release of the big screen version starring Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe, which with its spectacular box office became the biggest selling UK horror movie of the last 20 years. This critically acclaimed production that sold out runs in Dubai in 2009, 2012 and 2015 features a fantastic cast from London’s West End in a richly compelling, dramatic staging of this chilling story.
When: 9 November 2017
Tickets: AED 195 per ticket
British comedy star Russell Kane will perform at the Madinat Theatre as part of the ever-expanding DXBLaughs comedy series. Russell is one of the UK’s most sought-after comedians winning multiple awards including the main prize at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2010. Russell is known for multiple acting works as well as staring in the BBC television show Stupid Man, Smart Phone. “We look forward to bringing such a talented comedian to the intimate and beautiful Madinat Theatre”, said Girish Bhat of Done Events, organisers of the DXBLaughs series.
The Gruffalo Show
When: 10 and 11 November 2017
Tickets: Balcony AED 135 | Stalls AED 165 | VIP AED 180
Tall Stories’ hit musical adaptation of the much loved picture book ’The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler will perform at the Madinat Theatre this November, presented by Centre Stage Arts. The most fearsome creature takes to the stage in this enchanting production with the perfect combination of songs, laughter, physical theatre and just the right amount of scary fun! Set to a wonderfully catchy score with original music and lyrics, ’The Gruffalo’ continues to entertain audiences the world over.
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep dark wood in search of hazelnuts, meeting the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake on the way. Will the story of the fabled Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these wily woodland creatures? Armed with only a nut map and a little courage, Mouse must outwit them all, and after all, there's no such thing as a Gruffalo - is there?
Recommended for KS1 - 2 and family audiences
Voice of Central Asia – Live Concert by Yulduz Usmonova
When: 13 October 2017
Tickets: Balcony AED 250 | Stalls AED 300-400 | VIP AED 500
Renowned traditional Uzbek singer Yulduz Usmonova will be seen live in the ‘Voice of Central Asia’ concert at the Madinat Theatre. Yulduz is a merited artist with an accolade of Honorary Artist of Uzbekistan for her contribution to the cultural development and art. Widely known to perform in Uzbek, Arabic, Turkish, Russian and Tajik, Yulduz will perform live pieces written and composed by her. The melodious concert will be dedicated to traditional folk, contemporary excerpts and lighter fare. The expressive singer will be accompanied by her band of musicians and traditional dance performers.
Goldilocks & The Three Bears
When: 24 and 25 November 2017
Tickets: AED 125-170
Goldilocks is a mischievous little girl with hair as bright as gold. Always on the look-out for an adventure, one day her curiosity leads her to a house full of many surprises. With a family of friendly bears, a beautiful blue bird and bowls of delicious porridge, this ballet is just right.
Bringing this classic children’s story to life through a 40-minute performance, Goldilocks & the Three Bears is the perfect opportunity for little ones to enjoy live ballet, music and theatre for the first time.
When: 5 October until December 2017
Tickets: Special Opening Prices for October
UAE Residents with valid ID card – Standard Ticket AED 75 | Child (16 years and below) AED 75 | Adult AED 100 | VIP Child (16 years and below) AED 100 | VIP Adult AED 150 | Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) AED 250
Amazing Dubai tells the story of Dubai’s journey from a nomadic community of Bedouins and pearl divers in the 1800s to one of the most modern, and cosmopolitan metropolises on earth. Told through the eyes of an Emirati family that has been here from the beginning, its growth paralleling that of the city they call home, this thrilling hour long musical takes the audience through the good and the bad times of the city, as it highlights Dubai’s resilience and determination to triumph with renewed vigor.
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
When: 2 and 4 November 2017
Tickets: Balcony AED 180 | Stall AED 250 | VIP AED 330
The most moving passionate and dramatic Italian opera for the first time in the UAE with the world leading holographic projection technology from Hologram USA performed by Italian artists under the auspices of Consulate General of Italy in Dubai and in collaboration with the Italian Industry and Commerce Office in the UAE.
When: 27 October 2017
Tickets: Balcony AED 250-350 | Parter AED 350-450 | Silver AED 500 |
Gold AED 550 | Platinum AED 700
Unfinished Novel is a romantic Russian comedy starring Maria Poroshina and Yaroslav Boyko as two lovers who cannot be together. The plot is full of unexpected life twists and experiences. The performance also combines music and dance to appeal to admirers of modern domestic series.
Tales of Childhood
When: 27 October 2017
Tickets: Balcony AED 100-200 | Parter AED 150-250 | Silver AED 300 |
Gold AED 350 | Platinum AED 450
An adventure story about friendship between a wolf cub, a leveret and a bear cub. The fluffy characters come to live on stage as puppets in this fairytale to find true friendship. Perfect for children between 2 and 10 years old, the play is full of little incidents around the characters’ home in the forest.
Tickets are available at the Madinat Theatre Box Office or online via www.madinattheatre.com
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