News Emirates: 5 Must-See Family Theatre Shows in Dubai this Winter
If you have a budding actor in the family or simply want to introduce your little ones to the magic of theatre, Dubai has a fantastic lineup of family-friendly shows this winter. From classics like The Tiger Who Came To Tea to magical tales like The Snow Queen, there's something for everyone. Here are the top family theatre shows to book in Dubai this winter:
1. Magic Phil’s Starlight Safari
Description: Join the UAE's favorite magician, Magic Phil, for a magical start to the festive season. In this new family show, Magic Phil embarks on a mission to save the Starlight Safari from closure, promising plenty of silliness, festive fun, robins, and polar bears.
Date: Dec 10 (11 am & 3 pm), Dec 11 (11 am)
Venue: Theatre by QE2, Port Rashid
Ticket Prices: Starting from Dhs75
Description: Dubai's beloved panto returns for its 16th year with "Rapunzal." Running from December 15 to 26 at Fairmont The Palm, this pantomime promises comedy, musical numbers, and loads of festive fun for everyone over three years old.
Dates: Dec 15-26, 3 pm
Venue: Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah
Ticket Prices: Starting from Dhs96
Ticket Booking: dubai.platinumlist.net
3. The Snow Queen, A Frozen Tale
Description: Get into the festive spirit with "The Snow Queen," an interactive musical show based on Steven Lee's picture book. This magical production, taking place at the QE2, promises to be a treat for the whole family.
Dates: Dec 16, 5 pm; Dec 17-24, 11 am & 3 pm; Dec 26, 3 pm & 7 pm
Venue: QE2, Port Rashid
Ticket Prices: Starting from Dhs89
4. The Nutcracker
Description: Experience the holiday classic "The Nutcracker" by Tchaikovsky as performed by Moscow Ballet "La Classique." Join Clara and her nutcracker doll on a magical adventure, with enchanting pieces like the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and The Waltz of the Flowers.
Dates: Dec 16-17, 8 pm
Venue: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai
Ticket Prices: Starting from Dhs350
Ticket Booking: dubaiopera.com
5. Elf The Musical
Description: Buddy the Elf is coming to Dubai! The beloved Christmas movie "Elf" has been transformed into a musical and is gracing the stage at Mall of the Emirates. Produced by Olivier award-winner Paul Taylor-Mills and performed by stars from London’s West End, this show is perfect for families.
Dates: Sat Dec 17 - Sat Dec 24 (Various times)
Venue: The Theatre, Mall of the Emirates
Ticket Prices: Dhs100
Don't miss these delightful family theatre shows in Dubai this winter. It's the perfect way to create magical memories with your loved ones.