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 Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Dubai. Get your tickets now to discover the music of The Nutcracker and more accompanied by ballet dancers on select songs at the Queen Elizabeth II Theatre under the gentle glow of candlelight.

September 30th (7pm & 9pm)
October 1st (7pm & 9pm)


The Dubai Panto team brings you the age old story of Pinocchio - adapted from the original book by Carl Collodi in 1883 about the mischievous adventures of an animated marionette - one of the most famous Italian books of all time.

This is a moral tale of good triumphing over evil – when the gentle woodcarver Geppetto creates a marionette, Pinocchio, to be his substitute son, a benevolent fairy brings the toy to life. However the puppet is not a human boy and must earn the right to be ‘real' by proving he is brave, truthful and unselfish.

Join us as we follow Pinocchio on this journey - encountering a wily fox, a cunning cat, a naughty boy and the Ring Master of the Fairground. The story culminates in Pinocchio trying to save Geppetto who has been shipwrecked and swallowed by a whale - but will he be allowed to become a ‘real’ boy?

This is a fun filled musical adaption portrayed in a colourful setting.


This production will appeal to children of all ages!

October 15th (11am & 3pm), October 16th (11am & 3pm)

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October 21st (7pm), October 22nd (3pm & 7pm), October 23rd (12pm & 4pm)


The whole world knows Harry Potter and after an absence of 5 years from the UAE, we are delighted to bring you some of the Potter magic - with Potted Potter.
Playing to SOLD OUT theatres all over the world, the Olivier Award nominated 'POTTED POTTER – The Unauthorized Harry Potter Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff'-  takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real life game of Quidditch) into seventy hilarious minutes.
The show has recently been on a worldwide tour including Las Vegas, New York, Canada and Australia - where audiences have been wow'd by  the show.
Even if you don’t know the difference between a horcrux and a Hufflepuff, POTTED POTTER will make you roar with laughter.
Potted Potter is perfect for ages from 6 to Dumbledore (who is very old indeed!)

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Award winning ABBA Tribute Band 'Revival' have recently been voted as the UK's Official No.1 ABBA tribute act by the Agent's Association of Great Britain. Revival's renowned ABBA stage show has proved a hit time and time again in the UK and the world over, wowing audiences from Europe to the Middle East and just recently the band had been invited to perform a 5 day tour in ABBA's homeland of Sweden.

The show includes faithful choreography, spectacular and authentic costumes, stunning production and, most importantly, excellent musicianship. ABBA Revival takes their audience on a musical journey back to those heady pop-tastic disco days when ABBA ruled the dance floor!. They'll guarantee to get everybody dancing - even the biggest party grouch will be throwing shapes in no time.

October 28th (8pm), October 29th (3pm & 8pm), 

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"Officially the world’s most sought-after tribute to the BBC’s iconic TV series, this one-of-a-kind original has made its mark as an ‘outrageously funny’ night out (BroadwayBaby, Edinburgh Fringe). Selling out all over the world, it now returns to the QE2 – Basil will be pleased! But be warned: no riff raff allowed!


Putting audiences right at the heart of the action, this fantastic interactive show boasts brilliant performers to create an immersive experience unlike any other…. Basil’s rude, Manuel confused, and Sybil cracks the whip, while they serve up mayhem on a plate alongside a 3-course meal, a two hour drinks package  and two hours of non-stop laughter. 

Expect nothing short of guaranteed fun and a brilliant night out as you climb inside this BBC's iconic TV show and experience it from the inside out… With over 70% improvised, this is the completely immersive and highly interactive comedy spectacular where anything can happen… and usually does!"

November 5th (1pm) 
November 5th (8pm) 

Perhaps the most famous and popular of all children’s fairy tales, Cinderella will capture the hearts of all the 
Can sweet Cinderella defy her Ugly Sisters and make it to the ball to meet her handsome Prince?
With a little help from her friend Buttons and a large portion of magical fairy dust from her somewhat scatty Fairy 
Godmother, we take a ride on the pumpkin shaped carriage to make all our dreams come true! A delicious combination of evil, comedy and music with colourful costumes and scenery 
we will transport you to a magical world where we are sure everyone will live happily ever after!

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Molly and Bingo the puppy are having a birthday party and, best of all, you're invited!

There'll be a terrific treasure hunt, sensational sing-along songs and lots of fantastic games to play, including Molly's favourite game, I Spy With My Little Eye!

So put on your party clothes and come join us for what promises to be a magical day of fun and laughter.

It's going to be the best party ever!

A sweet surprise and photos with Bingo and the birthday girl will be available after the show so grown ups should bring along their cameras to capture the smiles.


Based on the brand new picture book by Steven Lee (How the Koala Learnt To Hug) and brought to you by the creators of There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly, this beautifully interactive musical celebrates everything great about being a kid - and everything great about having one.

November 5th (11am & 3pm)
November 6th (11am & 3pm), 


Tis the season to STAY SILLY and what better way to kick start the festive season than with Magic Phil as he returns to Theatre by QE2 with his all new festive family show that will have everyone laughing their socks off.  


Join the UAE’s Favourite Family Entertainer and Children’s TV star as he takes on the challenge to save the Starlight Safari from closing for good! Will Magic Phil save the animals? Will Pete the Grumpy Polar Bear cancel Christmas and can Magic Phil help Ruby the Robin get her magic back? . Expect LOTS of silliness, Meet some very outrageous charatchers, a good mix of Festive songs that will have you singing along and In true Magic Phil style LOTS of toilet humour, magic tricks, silly songs and non-stop audience interaction from start to finish.

A show that’s full of many surprises with a lovely Christmas message! 

Written and Produced by Magic Phil 

Music By Richard Lamming

December 10th (11am & 3pm)
December 11th (11am) 


H2 Productions and Theatre by QE2 are delighted to bring The Snow Queen, a Frozen Tale to the QE2 as their 5th annual Family Christmas Spectacular.

With dazzling animations, colourful costumes and plenty of audience participation, come and enjoy this magical production with your family as your Christmas treat.

Package deals available soon.

December 16th (5pm)
December 17th - 24th (11am & 3pm)
December 26th (3pm & 7pm)

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 GME Events & OTB Events are pleased to announce a headline show with Irish Female Comedian Joanne McNally!

Joanne has been taking Ireland and the UK’s Comedy scene by storm with 50 sold-out performances at Vicar Street in Dublin, four nights at London’s Palladium and three nights at London’s Hammersmith Eventin Apollo.

Joanne will be performing at The Theatre by QE2 on Friday 27th January & tickets are priced from AED150 – grab them NOW!


January 26th (8pm)
January 27th (8pm)
January 28th (8pm)