The Biggest Day in UAE Performing Arts is … Tuesday?

The Biggest Day in UAE Performing Arts is … Tuesday?

How did this happen? There is a Tuesday – a Tuesday of all days – packed with shows in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Not major concerts either: performance arts – professional and amateur, touring and local, small and large. It seems that the UAE has finally hit maturity in its arts scene. Ok…...

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Literally Rundown | What’s Coming Up This Week: March 6 – 12

Literally Rundown | What’s Coming Up This Week: March 6 – 12

This week Phil gets litterally run into the ground during the 59-second rundown. And Lamya & Emma have an Oscars blunder with the Critic Pick of the Week.    

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First Thoughts: Madam Butterfly at Dubai Opera

First Thoughts: Madam Butterfly at Dubai Opera

The Welsh National Opera certainly knows how to put together a stunning production, and we’d be incredibly proud if we were the Dubai Opera. Our Take On Wednesday, March 1st, we were treated to a peak at a working rehearsal for Madam Butterfly. And it really was a treat. If you haven’t...

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What’s Coming Up This Week Around the UAE? Feb 27- Mar 5

What’s Coming Up This Week Around the UAE? Feb 27- Mar 5

Best on a Budget: Improv nights Mon – Wed at the Courtyard Playhouse in Dubai Best Afternoon Out: ChoirFest Best Night Out with Friends: Improv Nights at Courtyard Playhouse Best Family Event: Fame or ChoirFest Critic Pick: Trance Forms in Abu Dhabi and Madam Butterfly in Dubai Personal Picks: Phil:...

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Cats Lip Sync Wars | This Week: January 2 – 8, 2017

Cats Lip Sync Wars | This Week: January 2 – 8, 2017

The team is getting ready for Cats the Musical to come to the Dubai Opera in a few weeks… in a rather odd manner. This week’s got a Lip Sync War going on, so combine both? Why not. You’re very likely to catch some of the team there. Phil and...

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Abdullah Hates Poetry From Professors | This Week: December 12 – 18

Abdullah Hates Poetry From Professors | This Week: December 12 – 18

Abdullah dropped in to see Hekayah at NYU Abu Dhabi and the Maestro Improv comedy event at Courtyard Playhouse. Lamya was off to see Burke & Hare at The Junction. Emma caught Absurd Person Singular… all while Phil was out of the country. The team’s picks for the week ahead:...

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Mannequin Challenge

Mannequin Challenge

With dozens of actors at The Junction getting ready for the next show of the Alex Broun Play Festival and audience members starting to arrive, we quickly tried to jump on a one-take, all-or-nothing Mannequin Challenge.

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