Extended Review: Howzat

Extended Review: Howzat

Howzat sparked interesting discussions, even among us. Was it inconsistency in the performances – a weak opening night vs. refined second night show – or, a difference in perception from the reviewers? Lamya and Phil sat to discuss (debate?) their views on this production. Whatever the critical perspectives on this...

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Initial Review: Howzat

Initial Review: Howzat

Go if you enjoy a simple, lighthearted comedy.There are many types of audiences, and the less critical audience will definitely enjoy this one.

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‘The Nutcracker’ Was Just Ruined for Emma

‘The Nutcracker’ Was Just Ruined for Emma

When I was living in London you would be spoilt with numerous productions to choose from – not to mention the amateur thespians who had managed to swing a budget for some tutus and a couple of pairs of mouse ears. So popular is the piece that, major American ballet companies generate around 40% of their annual ticket revenues from just from The Nutcracker.

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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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One Mad Camel: Burke & Hare

One Mad Camel: Burke & Hare

I would have been extremely thrilled if I was in Sean’s shoes, walking out of The Junction yesterday, after the premiere of ‘Burke & Hare’. I couldn’t help cheering him out loudly and give him a congratulatory hug for a job well done.

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One Mad Camel: Dreaming of a White Christmas | Absurd Person Singular

One Mad Camel: Dreaming of a White Christmas | Absurd Person Singular

“Walking out of that play, kissing the actors, and the team, I realized how ‘white’ this play was… too white, too western, too white, I can’t find a better description to it.” – Rosine Saad

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Absurd Person Singular | Emma’s Latest Review

Absurd Person Singular | Emma’s Latest Review

Thursday nights adventure found the Camel Stub team at the Courtyard Playhouse for Dubai Drama Group’s production of Absurd Person Singular. All of us are a fan of Alan Ayckbourn’s work so we were particularly excited to see this production.

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Is LesMis all it’s cracked up to be? | This Week – Episode 4

Is LesMis all it’s cracked up to be? | This Week – Episode 4

Check out this week’s episode for November 28 – December 4, 2016. The team get up to some antics at The Junction

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Can’t Stand Four Hours of Willy? | Emma’s Latest Review

Can’t Stand Four Hours of Willy? | Emma’s Latest Review

When I heard about ‘The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) AKA all 37 of his plays broken down into digestible bites that could be performed in under 97 minutes… My first thoughts were ‘Oh right. That’s do-able I guess’ but then I thought ‘but how?…’

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Team Review: Alex Broun Play Festival

Team Review: Alex Broun Play Festival

The inaugural Alex Broun Play Festival was staged at The Junction over the course of four days, featuring 44 short plays and a 100 actors. The Camel Stub team was all over the event, and here’s their take in-short.

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