STOMP, the globe-trotting international theatrical phenomenon, has been confirmed as the opening act of SummerFest Abu Dhabi - the emirate’s 52-day annual summer promotion which runs June 27 to August 17.
Featuring six, 1 hour 40-minute performances, the high-energy shows will run at the 1,097-seat auditorium in the opulent Emirates Palace from June 27-29. Daily bills will feature family-friendly matinee shows (3.00PM) and evening performances (7.00PM).
“STOMP at Emirates Palace will set the tone for a dynamic SummerFest Abu Dhabi, which this year spans mid-summer, the Holy Month of Ramadan, Eid Al Fitr and the traditional EidFest celebrations.” said Sultan Al Muhairi, Manager, SummerFest Abu Dhabi.
“The show expands on our traditional Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre – ADNEC - edutainment offering which this year is supported by a star-studded line-up of Arabic concerts, dual-language comedy nights, theatre productions and celebrity-driven sport activations at du Forum on Yas Island.”
Having played to more than 15 million people in 51 countries and five continents during its 22-year run, STOMP at Emirates Palace will see eight professional performers use a variety of everyday props - from supermarket trolleys, Zippo lighters and a kitchen sink to plastic bags, brooms and bin lids – to bring the show’s universal blend of rhythm, theatre, comedy and dance to life.
In addition to new music and choreography, STOMP at Emirates Palace will feature two recently-added routines - ‘Trolleys’ and ‘Frogs’ – which have never been seen before in the UAE.