BEG ANNOUNCES NEW TITLES FOR 2020
Broadway Entertainment Group
30 October, 2019
We are pleased to announce, "Broken Wings", "The Greatest Love of All" and "Formidable! Aznavour" to be added to our show list for early 2020.
What inspired acclaimed author of The Prophet, Khalil Gibran, to write?
What moved him to such profound philosophy in his later life?
An autobiographical account of Khalil Gibran’s first love, Broken Wings is a moving new musical adaptation of the iconic poet’s 1912 masterpiece. New York City, 1923. An ageing Gibran narrates from his cold studio. Through poetry and music, he transports us back two decades and across continents, to turn-of-the-century Beirut. His eighteen-year-old self returns to the Middle East after five years in America, to complete his education and discover more of his heritage. He falls deeply in love with Selma Karamy, the daughter of family friend and hugely respected local businessman, Farris Karamy. However, Selma soon becomes betrothed to Mansour Bey Galib, nephew of the powerful Bishop Bulos Galib, who has one eye on the Karamy family fortune. Gibran and Selma fight to reconcile their love for one another, whilst navigating the rules, traditions and expectations that their society lays before them. The events of Broken Wings highlight key issues of the time, yet the themes and debates raised remain increasingly relevant today, over a century later; the fight for gender equality, the freedom to love who we love, tradition versus modernity, wealth versus happiness, immigration and the importance of ‘home’. Written by Middle Eastern duo Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan, and directed by Bronagh Lagan, produced by Ali Matar with orchestrations by Joe Davison.
Produced in 2016, Formidable! The Show is a tribute to Charles Aznavour. The show takes us back to the streets of Paris in the era of ‘Bohemia’ to give us an insight into the incredible career of Charles Aznavour through his greatest songs which are known throughout the world and form an integral part of the world’s musical heritage. Produced by the same team behind Piaf! Le Spectacle, this powerful celebration immortalizes Charles Aznavour’s career in a multimedia production of images, video and original staging. “A show that never ceases to amaze” Opérette Theatre Magazine
THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL
Starring Belinda Davids, and celebrating the music of Whitney Houston Dubai Opera, in partnership with Broadway Entertainment Group, is proud to present, The Greatest Love of All, a critically acclaimed live concert honouring the talent, music and memory of Whitney Houston. Featuring the breath-taking vocals of Belinda Davids, this is a beautifully crafted homage to one of the world’s most revered singers. This two-hour production will fill you with joy, nostalgia and wonderment as you are taken on a heartfelt musical journey through Houston’s greatest hits including I Will Always Love You, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, How Will I Know, One Moment in Time, I Have Nothing, Run to You, Didn’t We Almost Have It All, Greatest Love of All, I’m Every Woman, Queen of the Night, and more.