30 May 2019 AT 09:10 AM

Attend a red-carpet film premiere at Dubai Opera

There will be a VIP screening of Rocketman ahead of its general release
30 May 2019 AT 09:10 AM
Attend a red-carpet film premiere at Dubai Opera

Dubai Opera will stage its first red carpet movie premiere next month.

Rocketman, based on the life and songs of Elton John opens to the public in the UAE on June 13.

But Dubai Opera will have a red-carpet premiere for the Paramount Pictures movie on Tuesday June 11.

It's the first time the opera house has staged a premiere.

You can walk the red carpet with celebs, too, as 500 tickets will go on general sale.

The film stars Taron Egerton as John, Jamie Bell as lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as Elton’s first manager, John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Elton’s mother Sheila Farebrother.

Jasper Hope, chief executive of Dubai Opera said: “I am so pleased to announce our first ever red-carpet film event is the GCC premiere of Rocketman, an epic musical about a truly extraordinary artist.”

Ticket prices start from AED95 and include a special performance by a live orchestra before the screening. Limited public tickets are on sale now at dubaiopera.com.

Price: AED95
When: Tuesday June 11
Where: Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai
Contact: dubaiopera.com

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