5 things to do: catch a performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor or see the Piano Quintet

Catch a performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Vambo Entertainment and Ductac present the play, performed by an all-male cast, which follows the antics of Falstaff as he tries to swindle money out of two prominent housewives in Windsor but finds himself outwitted at every turn. Thursday, […]

Catch a performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Vambo Entertainment and Ductac present the play, performed by an all-male cast, which follows the antics of Falstaff as he tries to swindle money out of two prominent housewives in Windsor but finds himself outwitted at every turn. Thursday, June 2 at 7.30pm, Dh100, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, 04 341 4777, www.ductac.org

See the Piano Quintet performance, featuring Russian piano prodigy Anastasia Injushina and the Ciurlionis String Quartet as part of the World Classical Music Series. The programme features works by Schumann and Brahms. Thursday, June 2. Doors open at 7pm, concert begins at 8pm, from Dh250, One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net

Make plans to attend World Music Day. Launched by the French minister of culture and held in more than 100 countries, the event enables music fans to enjoy an eclectic mix of performances in this public event supporting amateur artists from around the world. Saturday, June 4, 2pm to 10pm, free, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/WTCAD

End the week with some fun at the special Yalla Laughs Rooftop Comedy show, celebrating the last show of the season with top performers from around the region, as well as the joint hosts – and Yalla Laughs co-founders – Jon Boulton and Erik Thornquist. Thursday, June 2 at 8pm, free entry, Up & Below, Courtyard Marriott, Abu Dhabi, www.yallalaughs.com

Enjoy a sound and stage show by the Guns N’ Roses Experience, a tribute act that captures the reckless spirit of the original GN’R live performances. Thursday, June 2 from 7pm, Dh100, ages 21+ only, The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Al Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai. www.platinumlist.net

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