Irish puppet company Lambert Puppet Theatre is bringing The Naughty Dog – a 40 minute puppet show – to Ductac’s Kilachand Studio on July 7 and 8. Run by husband-wife puppeteer duo Noel and Eva Lambert (right), the show features lovable characters like Dinin the dinosaur and Dash the dog and teaches important concepts of respecting nature through slapstick humour and catchy music. Tickets are Dh50 per person; visit ductac.org.
Students of the Diverse Choreography Performing Arts School in Dubai are putting on a Romeo and Juliet-inspired dance show called Turn
Up the Music at the Madinat Theatre. Talented kids will be getting footloose to and singing Motown tunes by Berry Gordy, Marvin Gaye and Aretha Franklin and hits from musicals like Footloose and West Side Story. Last day; tickets from Dh145 at madinattheatre.com.
Here’s something Disney forgot to tell us: Aladdin has a little brother named... Xavier? Meet him and the girl of his dreams, Aisha, in Xavier and
Aisha’s Amazing Choral Adventure ,a show for kids at Dubai Opera on July 6 and 7. Coordinated by local composer Joanna Marsh, the performance by students of Sidney Sussex College Cambridge narrates the story of how Xavier learns to sing and defeat an evil conductor to marry Aisha. Dh50 per person, shows at 11am and 2pm.