The award-winning stage adaptation of Judith Kerr’s bestselling children’s book is being brought to life on stage in the UAE by the original London cast. Written by celebrated children’s laureate David Wood OBE, this fantastical production tells the tale of Sophie and her mummy, who are having tea in the kitchen when there is a mysterious knock at the door… Meet the larger than life tiger with an insatiable appetite, and a cast of noisy characters. Expect lots of audience participation in this all-singing, all-dancing classic piece of children’s theatre. It’s a not-to-be-missed experience.
When Peter and Rita exchange wedding vows they don’t foresee what will happen next. An unknown elderly man asks to kiss the bride and, with this unexpected turn of events, Rita’s soul is transferred into the old man’s body, his own soul inhabiting hers.
Neither Peter nor the wedding guests perceive what has happened at that moment, and the new couple leave the wedding to commence married life, Peter believing the woman to be Rita. On their honeymoon, Peter begins to understand that Rita is not who he thinks she is and he learns that her body is no longer inhabited by her true personality. Struggling with the notion of who his young bride really is, Peter works feverishly to return the souls to their original bodies. Questioning ideas of identity and love during the course of his attempts, Peter realises that he loves Rita no matter how she is packaged.
Local community theatre group Backstage present Craig Lucas’ stageplay of the famed 1992 film.
It is the beginning of the school year and Colin has started at his new secondary school. The move from childhood to the world of adults is not an easy one, especially if you are “different” like Colin. But a decisive encounter with his drama teacher of will influence Colin, giving him the opportunity for real change. Played out against and intertwined with the story of Cyrano de Bergerac, this poetic trip through the adolescent world is a funny and touching show featuring one actor performing a diversity of colourful characters.
Mélodie the Fairy of Music has lost the note « La ». As she travels to find it she meets a host of wonderful characters who will help her through different worlds to fulfil the task of finding her note. But Mélodie must be careful, the Ogre of Barbarie is nearby and she will need to be very brave to face him. This show is an interactive trip through music, theatre, singing, shadow play and illusion.
Jocelyne is a humble housewife working in the north of France. Her destiny will be forever changed when she wins the lottery. Based on the famous novel of Grégoire Delacourt, which was published in 2012 and is now sold in more than 27 countries.
Starring celebrated actor Mikael Chirinian, who was nominated for the "Meilleur seul en scène" Molière 2014, he comes to Dubai after his triumphant performances in France, and is anticipate to rouse audiences to standing ovations in the Middle East as he did in his home country.