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Upcoming Theatrical Delights in Dubai: A Journey of Performances

Prepare to be captivated by an array of captivating plays and shows gracing Dubai's stages in the upcoming months. From timeless classics to modern productions, the city's cultural scene is set to come alive with an eclectic mix of theatrical experiences. Here's a curated list of the performances that await you:


  • It All Been Done Before: Playwright Sanjeev Dixit brings together eight short plays, spanning comedy, tragedies, and musicals, at Alserkal Avenue's The Junction. Experience this anthology from September 1 to September 3, promising an evening of diverse emotions.
  • Swan Lake: Witness the mesmerizing ballet performance of Tchaikovsky's classic masterpiece, presented by the Hungarian National Ballet from September 8 to September 10 at Dubai Opera.


  • Madama Butterfly: The Hungarian State Opera takes the stage from September 11 to September 12 with Giacomo Puccini's heartrending opera that explores the love story of a young geisha and an American naval officer.
  • Good, National Theatre Live Screening: David Tennant stars in the World War II play "Good," directed by Dominic Cooke and filmed in London's West End. Experience this gripping tale on September 15 and 16 at The Courtyard Playhouse.
  • Peppa Pig: Delight the little ones as Peppa Pig and friends arrive in Dubai for the first time ever, with three performances on Saturday and two on Sunday, on September 16 and 17 at Coca-Cola Arena.


  • Matilda The Musical: The beloved London-born West End musical, featuring iconic characters like Matilda and Miss Trunchbull, graces Dubai Opera from October 3 to October 12 for its Middle East debut.
  • Best of Enemies, National Theatre Live Screening: Immerse yourself in the political drama of 1968 America with David Harewood and Zachary Quinto in the spotlight. This screening takes place on October 14 at The Courtyard Playhouse.
  • Horrible Bosses: Halloween Special: Join the eerie fun of a Halloween-themed Horrible Bosses improv night at The Courtyard Playhouse on October 31. Share your worst boss stories for a night of laughter and catharsis.


  • Macbeth: Experience Shakespeare's Macbeth in a modern rendition directed by Richard Twyman, presented by the Shakespeare North Playhouse from November 3 to November 5 at Dubai Opera.
  • Nureyev Legend and Legacy: Embark on a dance journey celebrating the legendary Rudolf Nureyev, with performances by ballerinas from around the world. Witness this captivating tribute on November 9 at Dubai Opera.


  • Slava SnowShow: Embrace the enchanting winter spirit with Slava's SnowShow, a multisensory family-friendly performance featuring clowns, snow, and audience interaction. Experience the magic from December 8 to December 10 at Dubai Opera.

From thought-provoking dramas to enchanting ballets, Dubai's theatrical calendar promises an array of emotions and experiences for audiences of all ages. Be sure to secure your tickets and relish in the world of live performances that await you.