Season 2023 -2024

Matilda The Musical, the multi-award-winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl will come to Dubai Opera from 3rd – 12th October 2023. With scripting by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Winner of more than 99 international awards, including 24 for Best Musical, Matilda The Musical is now in its twelfth year in London where it continues to delight audiences of all ages. Matilda The Musical is directed by Tony Award® winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage), who helms this production with a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly and music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The production has sets and costumes by Tony Award® winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Tony Award® winner Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Tony Award® winner Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award® winner Hugh Vanstone, sound by Simon Baker and Illusions by Paul Kieve. ‘ONCE IN A BLUE MOON, A SHOW COMES OUT BLAZING AND RESTORES YOUR FAITH IN BROADWAY. MATILDA THE MUSICAL IS THAT SHOW’- New York Post
Dubai Opera presents a captivating performance by violinist David Garrett as part of his ICONIC world tour.
Experience an unforgettable evening of Jazz and R&B with one of modern jazz’s most brilliant and influential living masters, Kenny Garrett, exclusively at Dubai Opera on 28 October.
Dubai Opera is pleased to present a modern take on Shakespeare’s masterpiece, Macbeth, from the 3rd to the 5th of November, brought to you by ETT, Shakespeare North Playhouse, Northern Stage and Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.
Ali Sethi is a Lahore-born Pakistani singer, songwriter, composer, and author based in New York. Sethi rose to prominence with his debut novel, The Wish Maker (2009). In 2012, he began focusing on his musical career, making his film debut as a singer in Mira Nair's 2012 film, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, with the song Dil Jalane Ki Baat Karte Ho.
Dubai Opera is proud to present the legendary prog rock band Jethro Tull for a much-awaited concert on 24 November.
Dubai Opera and Broadway Entertainment Group by arrangement with SLAVA and Gwenael present Slava Snowshow from 8 – 10 December at Dubai Opera.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de L’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, set in magnificent Paris in the 19th century, tells the tale of a musical genius known only as ‘The Phantom’ who haunts the depths of the Paris Opera House. Mesmerized by the talents and beauty of a young soprano – Christine, the Phantom lures her as his protégé and falls fiercely in love with her. Unaware of Christine’s love for Raoul, the Phantom’s obsession sets the scene for a dramatic turn of events where jealousy, madness and passions collide.

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