SET THE STAGE
The UAE’s multiculturalism comes to the forefront with this upcoming selection of stage shows. A gaggle of Arab comedians will amuse at the Sharjah comedy night, Comedia 3al Wagef, at the Al Majaz Amphitheatre today. Crack up at the witticisms of stand-up comics from around the region such as the UAE’s Ali Al Sayed, YouTube sensations Bader Saleh and Ahmad Al Shimmari, Arabs Got Talent finalist and hand puppeteer Ebrahim Al Khairallah and Mohammad Morgan of Kit Kat Comedy Break. Tickets from Dh150 at ticketmaster.ae. On April 27, Ductac adapts
Madame Bovary – a tragicomedy about titular character Emma Bovary’s struggle to escape her mundane provincial life. Brush up on your French! Show starts at 8.30pm; tickets from Dh225 at ductac.org.
For the non-French and nonArabic speaker, The Junction has English play The Miracle Worker (right) from April 27-29. The play recounts how Anne Sullivan helped deaf, mute and blind Helen Keller communicate. From Dh100, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, at tixbox.com.