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Dubai Opera is hosting a weekend of classics on June 28 and 29 with two West End musicals being staged by local artists.

On June 28, Dubai Performing Arts’ (DPA) Youth Theater Company will stage ‘Footloose The Musical’, which will be followed by ‘Where Stars Are Born’.

‘Footloose’, which was also a film starring Kevin Bacon, will bring all the classic tracks to the stage performance, including ‘Let’s Hear It For The Boys’, ‘Holding Out For A Hero’ and the title track, ‘Footloose’.

The following day, young artists from DPA will be perform recitals from some iconical musicals such as ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Chorus Line’, ‘Hairspray’, ‘Rock of Ages’ and ‘Mary Poppin’s. Audience can expect tracks such as ‘Here I Go Again On my Own’ and Abba’s ‘I Have A Dream’.

‘Footloose The Muscial’ will be staged on June 28 and 29, at 7.30pm and 6.30pm, respectively. Meanwhile, ‘Where Stars Are Born’ will be performed on June 29 at 2.30pm. Tickets start at Dh175 and are available online.