Short + Sweet Theatre Dubai 2018 Short + Sweet Theatre Dubai 2018

Short + Sweet Theatre Dubai 2018

Short + Sweet Theatre, the world’s largest festival of 10-minute-long plays, returns to Dubai for its sixth edition this year. Hosted by The Junction in Alserkal Avenue, the festival will be running for six weekends, from 26 January to 3 March. 

The Dubai edition of the festival is the second largest in the world, and will see more than 200 of Dubai’s leading actors, writers, directors, and independent theatre companies performing over 80 plays. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, with comedy, romance, and even thrillers represented on the stage. This year, there’ll even be a separate weekend for plays in different languages, showcasing the cultures and nationalities living in Dubai.


26 January - 03 March 2018


The Junction, Alserkal Avenue

Ticket price

AED85 – early bird tickets
AED60 – student tickets
AED110 – regular tickets
AED150 – Red Carpet Gala Final
AED600 – season pass


26-27 January: 4-6:30pm and 7-9:30pm
2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 February: 4-6:30pm and 7-9:30pm
1-3 March: 7-9:30pm