Designed by Roberto Cavalli (hence the name), you can catch a show with live musicians, dancers and acrobats while you enjoy your dinner. Every Sunday the club hosts the midnight brunch dinner show, and if you feel like hanging around afterwards, Cavalli’s resident DJs keep the party going.
Inside Mall of the Emirates’ Ductac, Centrepoint Theatre has put on comedy gigs and shows including High School Musical. Events over the rest of the year include YouTube star Adam Saleh stopping off on Thursday September 22 as part of his world tour, and a live stage production of The Gruffalo’s Child, with tickets currently available for Friday October 7 and Saturday 8.
As well as being home to conferences and exhibitions throughout the year, Dubai World Trade Centre hosts world-class comedians, concerts and shows. From Friday September 16 to Saturday 24, you’ll be able to catch Varekai, the new circus show from Cirque Du Soleil, which will feature 50 performers and death-defying stunts.
A 1,300-seat theatre will be the centrepiece of Al Habtoor City when it opens towards the end of the year and will host La Perle by Dragone, which will have a residency at the theatre, curated by Franco Dragone, one of the founders of Cirque Du Soleil. The theatre will house an “aqua stage” with more than 2.5 million litres of water, while the live shows will feature acrobats and circus-style stunts.
The venue is designed to look like an Arabian citadel and was the first theatre to be built in Dubai. Since it opened in 2004, the stage has hosted operas, pantomimes, Shakespeare plays and Whose Line Is It Anyway. Nothing has been confirmed yet for the remainder of 2017.
This venue has been described as “the place where the heart of world fusion music beats”. It’s a mix between a club and a theatre, with tables on tiers in front of the stage. It has a variety of live acts from around the world taking to the stage each night, playing jazz, pop, Arabic music and everything in between.
Based on a club in Las Vegas, it looks like a Victorian theatre, complete with an ornate stage and velvet curtains. It’s split over two levels, and is the highest theatre venue in the world. The club hosts weekly dinner shows and concerts by singers and international DJs.
This theatre hosts comedy shows and workshops every week, so you can join in or just laugh along. As part of its NT Live series, it also screens live performances of plays taking place at London’s National Theatre. On Thursday November 10 and Friday 11, Frankenstein, starring Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch will be screened.
In a warehouse in the middle of Al Quoz, The Fridge was founded in 2007, and the performers on its roster include musicians, singers and acrobats. Events hosted in its warehouse range from rock concerts to breakdancing competitions, and performances by classical harpists and beatboxers.
Since this theatre opened towards the end of last year, it has hosted plays, stand-upcomedy and a capella contests. Coming up from Thursday October 20 is Shakespeare In The Sands, a journey through all of The Bard’s plays.