The weekend in the UAE displayed yet another example of why Dubai continues to be hailed as an international leader among the echelons of the worlds of art and culture. Film and theatre performances were abundant as always, with the spirit of excitement whirling through the air as Dubai prepares for the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival in December.
The Woman in Black Opens To Rave Reviews
On October 10th, The Woman in Black returned to Madinat Theatre in Dubai, much to the delight of theatre-goers across the UAE.
Hailed by critics as one of the most electrifying stage adaptations of Susan Hill’s best-selling novel, the live production stars a brilliant West End cast and has been sold out during its previous runs in the UAE.
The suspenseful play, which has once again been met with rave reviews, keeps audiences on the edges of their seats and stays within their psyches long after the curtains fall.
The Woman in Black will hold nine performances through October 16, 2015 at The Madinat.
See why over 15,000 people in the UAE have been drawn to this hauntingly vibrant production and book your tickets for this theatrical wonder-wall today.
The 7th Art: Film Screening Series Debuts
A cultural collaboration between Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and ImageNation Abu Dhabi dedicated to developing awareness and understanding of art and culture, The 7th Art Film Screening Series debuted over the weekend and runs through January of 2016.
Photo Credit: The 7th Art Abu DhabiHeld at Manarat Al Saadiyat, Cultural District in Abu Dhabi, the first film screening to be seen by audiences was The Story of Film, which was followed by an engaging conversation about the cultural importance and development of film within the art world.
The program is being curated by renowned film historian Peter Scarlet, who is also generously hosting the film presentations and the Q & A sessions following the screenings. The program will run through January 2016, with screenings held every other Monday at Manarat Al Saadiyat.
The next screening takes place on October 25, where The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari will be featured. You can find out more about by visiting The 7th Art website.