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Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre

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Address: Mall of the Emirates Sheikh Zayed Rd | 4a Street, 3; Al Barsha 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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+971 4 341 4777

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Good theatre size & easy booking, hard to find

Having lived in Dubai for 18 months, I never even heard of this theatre. We came for a show on the Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged (comedy show). The good news is the... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

What an amazing show .loved every second in it.great songs fantastic dancing so much laughter .wonderful very talented cast.Well done guys

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Having lived in Dubai for 18 months, I never even heard of this theatre. We came for a show on the Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged (comedy show). The good news is the theatre is based in Mall of the Emirates so there is plenty of parking and decent restaurants in the immediate area. I recommend parking on the second... More 

Thank lcollens
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

Had the opportunity to watch an Urdu Play Ek Mulaqat (One meeting) recently and had seats in Box 3 - was vary about the seats allocated but must say that the lay out of the Theater is Excellent except the noise from the control room at times, they need to be able to work silently. The facilities are as good... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 17 October 2014

We were seated at the box room, on the right of control room. Every time some one walked into the control room, there was was aloud thud, the door banging back and forth. This happened so many tines during the concert, that our experience was unpleasant. Talking to the staff midway through the classical concert did not help

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Peyia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

How nice to be able to attend a show at the theater. Unfortunately we booked early but got allocated seats right at the back on the balcony. Will take this up with the company distributing the tickets. The theater is comfortable and the view was not too bad. Nice to have a good cup of coffee from Costa Coffee before... More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

According to Trip Advisor, Dubai has only two performing arts theatres. Chicago in comparison has nine, and New York ten, again according to TA. Dubai needs more performing arts venues, preferably located in general arts districts, which I believe, a few are in the works.

Thank Ammer K

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