This is the first Tamil Short Drama festival in which as many as 9 teams shall compete to present a drama for 12 minutes each. There shall be an audience choice award and the judges award for the best short play 2016.
The Award winning Danu Group return with a dramatic retelling of one of the greatest stories of all time with a version of the story faithful to the original novel ‘Dracula’ by Irish author, Bram Stoker.
This new adaptation restores the suspense and thrill of Bram Stoker’s classic novel to the stage. As count Dracula begins to exert his will upon the residents of London, they try to piece together the clues of his appearance in a valiant attempt to save themselves from a hideous fate. Rich with both humor and horror, this play paints a wickedly theatrical picture of Stoker’s famous vampire.
Please note that those who purchase student tickets need to present their student ID on the day of the show.
Darren Whackhead Simpson is bringing his international stand up comedy tour to Dubai. South Africa’s most successful Radio breakfast show host from 94.7 highveld stereo in Johannesburg and a highly acclaimed stand up comedian is ready to bring his no holds barred sense of humor back to Dubai for one night only!!! Darren covers a wide array of topics that will leave you with six pack abs! Don’t miss it!!
Krishan Vs Kanhaiya is a hilarious and riveting comedy play that raises serious social questions bordering on the verge of spinning out of control. When it comes to dealing with religious issues, one must step lightly and this play throws caution to the wind.
The drama is about an atheist's battle with God. Popular Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal enacts the lead as Kishanlal, who proves a perfect character to appeal for a belief based on intelligent inquiry and moderation, even as he watches his own transformation with awe.
Krishanlal incurs huge losses when his antique shop is destroyed by an earthquake. When Insurance Company refuses to honor his claim as the loss was due to ‘act of God’ he decides to sue God in the court of law and claim his money. What follows are hilarious actions with funny but socially relevant consequences…
Following complete sellouts in previous years! He's back and he's sillier than ever! Oh yes he is!
Join the UAE's favourite Children's Magician: Magic Phil as he takes you on another magical journey this year with his GIANT new pantomime.
Magic Phil lives at The Dumpling Dairy with his mother Donna Dumpling-played by children's actress (Emma Quintin) he dreams of becoming a famous magician but he has to work on the dairy to make money so they can pay the Baron- played by British comic (Joshua Blenkinsopp) his rent. All changes when Magic Phil sells their precious pet cow for five beans and a gigantic beanstalk takes over the whole village.... Will Magic Phil take the climb? Will they get loads of gold to pay the Baron and will Magic Phil's dreams of becoming a magician come true? This is a show not to be missed.
A traditional British style panto with singing, dancing, slapstick, audience participation and of course magic! - Book your tickets before it's too late.
Happily married, but not to each other. Yet, love blossoms in the strangest of places, and for Akash and Preet, it means a 26-year-long relationship packed with passion, romance, comedy & drama, that's as wrong as it is perfectly right.
Starring Mona Singh & Rohit Roy
Produced & Directed by Raell
Padamsee's Ace Productions
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
By popular demand the fantastic fun-filled comedy returns to Dubai! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) is a fast-paced theatrical romp through all of Shakespeare’s plays which has been seen by millions around the globe. The world’s greatest bard-busters bring madness and mayhem in bucketfuls with them. Get ready for a fast, furious and frenetic 97 minutes featuring every one of Shakespeare’s 37 plays like you’ve never seen them before. Including Othello as a Rap song, Titus Andronicus presented as a TV cooking show and The Histories turned into an American Football game. It’s Shakespeare that would make the great man turn in his grave – with a grin on his face! London’s longest ever running comedy is in Dubai for a strictly limited season only. Shakespeare has never been so accessible before. Sit through Hamlet for four hours? No need, catch it performed backwards in half a minute! Don’t miss out on this hilarious, feel-good show.
‘Comic madness…a triumph!’ GULF NEWS ‘Hilarious. Outstanding from start to finish’ TIMEOUT DUBAI
‘Absolutely brilliant…amazing comedy’ EXPATWOMAN ‘Love it. Not to be missed’ 7 DAYS
After Augustin Pirate des Indes (November 2015), enter the 3 stars kitchen of little Leon, meet its superhero vegetables and discover herbs live!
At Restaurant Croc 'Nain, the chef is an ogre, Leon is his only son who is 7. One morning, Leon finds himself alone in the kitchen. For this small gourmet, this is a golden opportunity to play in the kitchen. But after this day full of adventures, will the Leon’s menu please his surprise guest?
Satirical comedy. Lea Belmont is a novelist. Victor Pontier is an editor. She is idealistic and seductive. He is cynical and arrogant. But if tonight they have dinner together, it is because the beautiful Lea absolutely needs money for an operation for her seriously ill son, and the only publisher willing to publish her work is Victor Pontier.
He is ready to publish her ... but under a certain condition.
Direct from New York and London’s West End, this smash hit stage show has enchanted young audiences across the world. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by author/illustrator Eric Carle has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in 1969 selling more than 41 million copies worldwide. Eric’s well-known books captivate readers with his iconic illustrations and stories, introducing generations of children to a bigger, brighter world - and to their first experience of reading itself.
Now the timeless classic makes its way off the page and onto the stage in this critically acclaimed theatrical feast featuring a menagerie of 75 loveable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carles' stories, The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The very Lonely Firefly and of course, the star of the show - The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
"Beautiful” 5 STARS TIMEOUT
“Bedazzling! Will mesmerize audiences” NEW YORK TIMES
“Genius. Your favourite small person will be changed for the better” LIVE THEATRE UK
“A knockout success” DAILY TELEGRAPH
“We rate it five smiles!” NEWSDAY