‘Zayed and the Dream’, a historical musical inspired by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder of UAE, has opened in a sold-out performance at London’s Coliseum theatre. The Coliseum is considered London’s oldest theatre and holds an audience of 2360.
The play, produced by Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) in coordination with renowned Lebanese Caracalla Dance Theater, features the work of more than 100 artists and poets.
In London following runs in Abu Dhabi, Beirut and Paris, ‘Zayed and the Dream’ includes two chapters in its 45-minute run and is narrated in English.
The London show is part of the international tour of the play which was ordered by H.H. Gen. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
H.E. Mohammed Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Director General of ADACH said: “Arts are part of people’s history and it’s directly connected with national identity and modernity. Arts express the spirit of people and their mass memory; flourished arts, literature and theater is an evident on how community is developed”.
“In ‘Zayed and the Dream’ we achieved two things; the artistic and the historical points. The play is based on our rich heritage which is delivered to people in an artistic way caring our much proud of values” he added.