Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival Is How You Deserve to End 2017

Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival Is How You Deserve to End 2017

by Nadine Arab

  In partnership with the Grand Factory, Beirut and Beyond International Music Festival is returning with its fifth edition next month. The 4-day festival, curated by the one and only Egyptian musician and composer, Maurice Louca, will be running from the 7th until the 10th of December. Hence, a guaranteed lively musical experience that you […]

Fifth Harmony Are Coming to the Middle East

Fifth Harmony Are Coming to the Middle East

It’s official, American pop girl-group Fifth Harmony is headed to Abu Dhabi on March 16, and tickets are on sale starting December 6.     The “Shout Out To My Ex” singers are currently on a world tour that is taking them to North America, Japan, the Philippines, Australia, then to Abu Dhabi. The last […]

Dubai Opera to Bring Broadway Hit ‘Jersey Boys’

Dubai Opera to Bring Broadway Hit ‘Jersey Boys’

  Dubai Opera has been known for their impressive lineup of international acts. From Les Miserables, to Cats and West Side Story, this October another Broadway sensation will hit Dubai for a night of non-stop dancing and singing.   Jersey Boys is an electrifying story about four regular guys from New Jersey who try to dominate the world […]

If ‘La La Land’ Was Set in the Middle East

If ‘La La Land’ Was Set in the Middle East

La La Land, an original film starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling and directed by Damien Chazelle, just made Golden Globes history.     The throwback musical earned seven Golden Globes, which is the most awards for a single movie ever. The film swept all of its nominated categories (Best Motion Pictures – Musical or […]

‘Prince of Egypt’ Concert Cancelled over Lack of Diversity

‘Prince of Egypt’ Concert Cancelled over Lack of Diversity

  The ‘Prince of Egypt’ cartoon some of us knew as kids (the one about Moses) has been turned into a musical, and a free concert reading of the new musical was cancelled after artists and fans criticized the casting, according to the New York Times.   The concert was to take place this month […]

We Dreamed the Les Misérables Dream and It’s Finally Coming True in Dubai

We Dreamed the Les Misérables Dream and It’s Finally Coming True in Dubai

  We dreamed the dream and now the Dubai Opera is making it happen. Les Miserables, AKA West End’s longest running musical, is coming to Dubai this Nov. 10. Whether you know it from reading the book, seeing it on Broadway, performing it in school, or watching the 2012 Oscar-winning movie, Les Miserables is an iconic musical production. […]

‘Dora the Explorer’ Musical Coming to Cairo

‘Dora the Explorer’ Musical Coming to Cairo

By Alia Atef

  GT events has done it again, this time bringing fan favorite children’s TV show Dora the Explorer to life in the musical “Dora Pirate Adventure.” The show, which is already an international phenomenon, will make its way to Egypt on Wednesday, April 13 and will continue until Monday, April 18. Taking place in the Marquee at Cairo […]

‘The Sound Of Music’ Is Coming To Cairo

‘The Sound Of Music’ Is Coming To Cairo

Cairo’s entertainer extraordinaire has pulled another rabbit out of his hat of tricks and treats; Ahmed Ganzoury , Nihal Leheta & Ingy El Shabrawi also known as Fun Factory, are bringing the world’s most beloved musical to Uptown Cairo, Emaar next month. The 50-plus UK cast and crew of The Sound Of Music will be […]

The Machine Without Florence

Florence Welch, the voice behind Florence + the Machine, says she’s tired of touring as part of the band and is ready to take a break and write a musical. The award winning artist says that she has been on tour since the age of 21 and needs to be able to practice normal life activities […]