The First Group renews sponsorship of The First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah

08/12/2011 - Dubai Property News
The First Group renews sponsorship of The First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah

Theatre hosts Arabic and World Cinema Shows during Dubai International Film Festival 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The First Group has announced the continuation of its sponsorship of The First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, which provides rich and diverse entertainment to residents and tourists alike.

The First Group Theatre will host many Arabic and World Cinema showcases as part of Dubai International Film Festival as well as a Variety Conversation with Hollywood star Owen Wilson.

The First Group originally supported the theatre back in February 2009 and as part of the agreement the venue was renamed ‘The First Group Theatre’.Over the last few years The First Group Theatre has attracted some of the most spectacular productions from all around the world. Gary Shepherd, Co-founder & Joint Chairman of The First Group said: “We believe the success of the last two years has positively contributed to the cultural life of the region and we had no hesitation in continuing to support such a valuable presence in the Dubai arts scene. Fellow Founder and Chairman, Danny Lubert added: “The ability of the Theatre to continue to attract international productions and world famous acts is important to us; we’re doing our bit by re-affirming our commitment to sponsoring the venue, thus ensuring great entertainment has a good home here in Dubai.” 

The First Group Theatre is operated by the Dubai based luxury hotel management company Jumeirah. Further details of productions coming to The First Group Theatre can be found at 

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