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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Behind the Scenes at FAME the Musical in Dubai

Behind the Scenes at FAME the Musical in Dubai

What should you expect from FAME the Musical in Dubai? Here’s what the music director and cast have to say. Have a look at the love-hate onstage relationship between Shaq & Emma. Though Shaq & Emma portray an intense love-hate relationship (here) of a a teacher and a student, there is...

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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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Interview with FAME Music Director Mike Ross

Interview with FAME Music Director Mike Ross

Mike Ross is the Music Director of FAME the Musical, which runs from February 23rd – March 4th, 2017 at the Madinat Theatre in Souk Madinat Jumeirah. We spoke to him briefly before the first show about his time in Dubai so far, his role behind the scenes, and what to...

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Interview with FAME Actors Shaq & Emma

Interview with FAME Actors Shaq & Emma

Shaq plays Tyrone, a student with dyslexia, and Emma plays Ms. Myers, a tough love teacher on stage in FAME the Musical, which runs from February 23rd – March 4th, 2017 at the Madinat Theatre in Souk Madinat Jumeirah. We spoke to them briefly before the first show about Dubai,...

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Interview with FAME Actors Elise & Clea

Interview with FAME Actors Elise & Clea

Elise & Clea play two fiesty and strong young women on stage in FAME the Musical, which runs from February 23rd – March 4th, 2017 at the Madinat Theatre in Souk Madinat Jumeirah. We spoke to them briefly before the first show about their plans in Dubai, their characters, and...

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Qassab Teaches Emirati Dance to Tony-Nominee Joey McKneely

Qassab Teaches Emirati Dance to Tony-Nominee Joey McKneely

When a two-time Tony-nominated choreographer comes in front of The Camel Stub team, Qassab decides to teach him an Emirate dance. Meanwhile, Phil pathetically proves white people can’t dance (minus the obvious two-time  Tony-nominated choreographer). Joey is the director of West Side Story happening at the Dubai Opera from February...

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West Side Story Cast Says Shut Off Your Phones

West Side Story Cast Says Shut Off Your Phones

Qassab talks about Tinder and audience phones, and Phil tries to keep a real interview going with Jenna & Keely from West Side Story. Jenna (Maria) and Keely (Anita) are the female leads of West Side Story happening at the Dubai Opera from February 14-18, 2017. We were fortunate to...

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