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Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre

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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... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Life is but a Play

Had the opportunity to watch an Urdu Play Ek Mulaqat (One meeting) recently and had seats in Box 3... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Average33%
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Dec 8, 2018
“Good place for arts and performances; now closed”
Jul 24, 2018
“Closed ?? Open in November ”
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Mall of the Emirates Sheikh Zayed Rd | 4a Street, 3; Al Barsha 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Al Barsha 1
+971 4 341 4777
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

The Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre was a thriving place for various arts. Located in the Mall of the Emirates, this place boasted of an arts gallery, a large auditorium which regularly hosted plays and performances, rehearsal areas and a cafe. It was popular...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We want all the family with kids to DCTACD and unfortunately was closed and according to security GAURD it might open in November 2018 So we decide to go shopping and enjoy walking at the mall

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 24, 2017

I always jump on to the opportunity to witness plays and skits in different countries. Dubai theatre really thrilled us. It was an Urdu play and the actors were well-rehearsed and skilled.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank KulbhushanA7
Reviewed December 20, 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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Lamadxb
Reviewed November 26, 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...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed June 14, 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...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed October 17, 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...More

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Reviewed March 29, 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...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Boetie1
Reviewed February 26, 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.

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