DUBAI: The curtain will rise on many a show at the Dubai Opera in this year, including concerts, theater productions and tribute performances.
Shakespeare’s “Othello” will be performed from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, after a critically acclaimed run in London. This contemporary take on the play explores themes of prejudice and discrimination.
‘Piaf! Le Spectacle’
The life of French chanteuse Edith Piaf is told in this musical tribute that stars Anne Carrere and will run on Feb. 14 and 15.
Now in its 124th season, the festival will return to Dubai between March 19-22 with a varied lineup of classical music.
This production from London’s West End will have Dubai-based Michael Jackson fans singing along to his greatest hits from March 26-29.
The fairytale will be told through a grand ballet performance in this magical show by the National Ballet of Ukraine on April 26 and 27.
‘Phantom of the Opera’
Theater goers in the region are in for a musical treat with this Andrew Lloyd Webber classic, brought to the Middle East for the first time in autumn — the final dates have not yet been announced.