A night at the opera
A new season of live entertainment is well underway at Dubai Opera with everything from iconic theatre productions to classical music performances. Making its debut in the emirate, the world’s most popular musical, The Phantom of the Opera, will run for a limited season at Dubai Opera from October 16 to November 6. The Andrew Lloyd Webber blockbuster has won more than 70 major theatre awards and is the longest-running show in Broadway history. The production features 130 cast, crew and orchestra members, jaw-dropping scenery, breathtaking special effects and more than 230 costumes. South African tenor Jonathan Roxmouth is all set to play the lead. Read more about the man behind the mask on page 30.