Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi’s Al Namrood’s performed in Budapest. Courtesy Sharjah National Theater.

Although Sharjah has a  theater located in the Heritage Area. Sharjah has an active theater life, both professional and amateur, partly due to the Emir’s own interest in theater. He is a playwright himself. See the accompanying article.

Sharjah, including its universities, are regular hosts of international theater conferences.

The venue also hosts events of the Sharjah Biennial and March Meeting.

Sharjah National Theatre Archive launch, 2009
Photo by Alfredo Rubio

Written by: Neil Last modified: 19th Nov 2012