WORLD OF STORIES
from 8 November, 2018 till 20 December, 2019.
Al Qasba Theatre, Sharjah
Tickets available at Platinum List / Virgin Megastores and Al Qasba and Al Majaz Waterfront information desks
“The World of Stories” will showcase spectacular instructive, immersive, quality live theater shows designed to attract children, families, friends and community groups to come together and have fun.
All stories are beautiful adaptations of well-known fairy tales using dances, music and special visuals.
“The World of Stories” series have a special purpose: Teaching children through theater.
(The Little Mermaid)
… and the miracle of being different
11,12,13 JULY 2019
Beautiful mermaid Ariel should be a happy girl - she lives in
an enchanted undersea country, her father is a King, and she
has the most beautiful singing voice. But she is a passionate,
headstrong teenager, and wants what she cannot have - to
live on land.
When she falls in love with a handsome human prince, Ariel is
more determined than ever to gain a pair of legs. But her only
option is to defy her furious father, and bargain with Ursula the
Sea Witch, giving her voice as the price of entry onto dry land.
With the help of Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull, and officious
court composer Sebastian the crab, Ariel must wordlessly
gain Prince Eric’s love within three days - or lose her soul
to the ambitious witch! Based on the classic Hans Christian
Andersen fairy tale, and the wildly popular Disney film, this musical
staging of The Little Mermaid features a funny and fanciful
book by Doug Wright, with the beloved score by Alan
Menken, Howard Ashman, and Glenn Slater in an expanded
but completely faithful form, featuring the rambunctious and
persuasive “Under the Sea”, the romantic expectation of “Kiss
the Girl” and that anthem to longing and belonging, “Part of
…flying with your dreams
15,16,17 AUGUST 2019
Jump aboard Sinbad the Sailor’s ship as Sinbad and friends take
audiences on a magical voyage jam-packed with laughter, audience
participation and original music.
Will Sinbad defeat the baddie? Will he win over the princess?
What wondrous new and mysterious places will he discover?
And will he be able to do all this without feeling seasick? With
heaps of surprises along the way, this is one Christmas pantomime
adventure not to miss!
With gloriously colourful sets and costumes that evoke the
exotic mystery and magic of the Arabian Nights, and exciting
music and dance, inspired by Bollywood, this is a unique, unforgettable
pantomime experience for the entire family!
…the force lies within you
26,27 SEPTEMBER 2019
One extraordinary superhero, twelve impossible tasks... it’s
the story of Hercules as you’ve never seen it before!
Hercules is best known for his incredible strength. But who
knew the guy could dance? This story of Hercules is told
through hilarious dance routines and amazing speciality acts.
Itâ’s a modern cabaret the whole family will enjoy.
You get a pantomime, a comic take on history and a party all
rolled into one side splitting adventure.
ALI BABA AND
THE 40 THIEVES
…… and the mystic of the cave
17,18 OCTOBER 2019
Ali Baba stumbles across untold wealth in a secret cave when
he learns the magic words “Open Sesame”. He is poor no
longer. But when the Robber King finds some of his treasure
is missing, he and his forty companions plan their revenge on
whoever has taken it.
Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves is an exciting, hilarious, swashbuckling
adventure from the Arabian Nights, with no less than
thirty nine villains and one robber king!
AND THE BEAST
……… and the magic of a true glance
7,8 NOVEMBER 2019
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a musical story for 4-11 year-olds,
adapted from the famous French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Le
Prince de Beaumont (amongst others) and made famous by
the classic 1991 Disney movie.
The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial
town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under
the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love
and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into
his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not
learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for
This “tale as old as time” is filled with spectacular costume and
set opportunities or, even more simply staged, Beauty and the
Beast offers a great opportunity to bring your entire community
together for family theatre at its best.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a delightful, musical comedy
show with plenty of audience participation and interactive
fun… Ideal for children of all ages!
AND THE 7 DWARFS
… love and friendship forever
14,15 FEBRUARY 2019
Once upon a time... After escaping from the clutches of the
wicked queen, beautiful Snow White was befriended by seven
dwarfs living in a cottage. All was well for Snow White and
her new friends until the wicked queen found Snow White and
tried to kill her.
Of course, we can’t tell you the ending, but as you might
guess, it was “happily ever after.” Children of all ages will
love this stage adaptation of the tale first told by the Brothers Grimm.
Snow White is a story about friendship - and we learn that
beauty is not just skin-deep, it comes from within.
……be the one who change your life
5,6,7 JUNE, 2019
Join Cinderella on a magical adventure from rags to riches as
her Fairy Godmother transforms her into a dazzling beauty fit
for a Prince. There’s no more scrubbing for Cinders, she’s off
to the ball and yo’re coming too!
The whole family can cheer, boo, hiss and laugh at the wicked
Ugly Sisters, silly Buttons, handsome Prince Charming,
the evil Baroness and dashing Dandini.
Featuring popular songs by a range of artists from Adele to
Elvis, spectacular sets and costumes, side-splitting slapstick
and audience participation, this traditional pantomime will
delight all ages!
…… and the fulfillments of your hope
25,26,27 APRIL 2019
ALADDIN tells the story of a young street urchin in Arabia
who is tricked by a wicked sorcerer into retrieving a mysterious
oil lamp - a lamp that contains a mystical genie.
Aladdin eventually learns the lesson that in life there is no
easy way to get what you really want - and that you should
be very careful for what you wish for!
….. the legend
28,29,30 MARCH 2019
Hi-ya-ya-hi-ya. Listen to the tom-tom drums and the message
spoken by the “Wordspinner” that opens and closes this
charming adventure suitable for all age groups. The name Pocahontas,
belonging to the daughter of the powerful Algonquin
Chief Powhatan, means “She-Who-Likes-To-Be-Mischievous.”
It’s a fitting name, because the princess enjoys playing
tricks and games, especially with Wolf, Raven and Squirrel...
her playmates in the forest. She also makes friends with the
English settlers in the struggling community of Jamestown.
This colorful play features a wonderful cast of characters:
Little Running Rabbit, Brave Eagle, Aunt Morning Star, Forest
Spirits, Mother Earth and the people of Jamestown. Filled with
Native American lore and true to the original legend, it’s an
entertaining and fascinating page from our country’s history
that glows with excitement and warmth.
…… and the heat of the heart
19,20 DECEMBER 2019
THE SNOW QUEEN, a musical story based on Hans Christian
Andersen’s “frozen” fairytale, is magically brought to life.
THE SNOW QUEEN tells the story of a young girl, Gerda,
who sets out on a long journey to rescue her friend Kai from
the Snow Queen’s icy palace.
THE SNOW QUEEN is a delightful, musical comedy show
with plenty of audience-participation and interactive fun, and
includes puppetry, illusion, music and catchy songs played by
our talented actor-musician company... the action-packed, funfilled,
60-minute comedy adventure is IDEAL FOR CHILDREN
of all ages!
… listen to your soul whispers
24,25 JANUARY 2019
Pinocchio is the story of a wooden puppet who dreams of
becoming a real boy but first he must prove he is brave,
truthful, unselfish ... and good! But things are never as easy
as they seem.
This version is based upon the original story by Carlo Collodi
and adapted as a movie by Walt Disney.and astonishingly talented
artists who are here to perform just for you!
With puppetry, shadows, magic, illusions, live music, songs
and dance, we follow his adventures from the day he was
first created until at last he becomes a real boy.
…… and the magic Spell
21,22 DECEMBER 2018
SLEEPING BEAUTY and the magic Spell has it all!
Comedy, Action, Romance, and Fun - all in one magical production!
Meet Princess Aurora, her over protective parents, magical
fairies, and Maleficent (the evil fairy), and experience the magic
in this contemporary twist on the classic tale.
SLEEPING BEAUTY is an enchanted and memorable production
featuring dance, music, and acrobatics - the show
will delight audiences of all ages!
... and this is where the Magic happens
8,9 NOVEMBER 2018
The Magical Peter Pan has traveled a long way from
Neverland to meet you!
Now you can experience the magic with Peter Pan! Be a part
of one of the most original shows on Earth where something
is always happening! See with your own eyes the story of the
boy who would not grow up during his trip from London to
Neverland, his encounter with Captain Hook and the evil pirates,
and the all important quests of early childhood!
A captivating, magical and emotional story for the whole
Join us to experience the wonders of Neverland together
with Peter Pan!
A captivating show by our vibrant dancers, skilled acrobats,
and astonishingly talented artists who are here to perform
just for you!
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