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The Merry Widow at Dubai Opera

Music, Entertainment Downtown Dubai 21 Feb 19 20:00 PM
The Merry Widow at Dubai Opera
Budapest Operetta and Musical Theatre brings Franz Lehár's The Merry Widow to Dubai Opera from Thursday 21 until Saturday 23 February 2019. Prepare to laugh and prepare to cry... an unmissable, hilarious operetta is coming to Dubai Opera.
​• AED 350 Silver ​• AED 550 Gold • AED 750 Premiu
Event Location
Dubai opera , Dubai
Downtown Dubai
Start Time
21 February 2019, 08:00 PM
End Time
23 February 2019, 09:30 PM

It doesn’t sound like a barrel of laughs but ‘The Merry Widow’ is one of the most popular comic operettas in the repertoire – The stunning show is described as one of the gems of Viennese operatta (that’s a lighter version of an opera)…

Performed by the Budapest Operetta, this is a feast for the eyes and the ears; think lavish backdrops and set design, as the narrative takes you through a whirlwind of glitzy parties. A trip to Dubai Opera to watch this show is the perfect opportunity to whip out your own gown!

The Merry Widow by Hungarian composer Franz Lehar is one of the most popular comic operettas in the repertoire, with elegance and colour of symphonic scale. Famous for his operettas, Franz Lehar has also written sonatas, poems and marches. In honour of his highly-regarded career, there is a street in Vienna in his name and several towns in the Netherlands also have streets named after him. In Dubai, it will be conducted by László Makláry, the Director of the Budapest Operetta and Musical Theatre.

If you haven't heard the story of The Merry Widow yet; it's a total drama, where a rich widow is looking for love and her fellow countrymen scheme to marry her within the country, so her money stays there too. A glamorous set, incredible musical ensemble, and beautiful performance, this rom-com operetta will have you hooked from moment the curtain rises.

Join for a whirlwind of sumptuous parties and décor in a light-hearted production. Prepare to lose yourself in "Vilja Song”, "Da geh' ich zu Maxim," ("You'll Find Me at Maxim's") and the "Merry Widow Waltz". You might recognise the rich melodic score of these songs already.

With lavish glamour, show-stopping costumes and breathtaking dancing, the Merry Widow is a production you don’t want to miss.

With soloists, chorus, ballet ensemble and orchestra of the Budapest Operetta and Musical Theatre.

The Production is performed in German, with English and Arabic subtitles

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