SET THE STAGE

Friday - - The Leisure Charts -

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.

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