Al Majaz Amphitheatre is dedicated to bringing a broad range of performance art, plays, musicals, community events and concerts. Since May 2014 Al Majaz Amphitheatre has built a platform that supports art and culture in Sharjah, the UAE and the region. It was opened under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Ccouncil Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to commemorate the crowning of Sharjah as the Islamic Cultural Capitol of the Arab region in 2014.
This magnificent edifice is the first of its kind in the region. The open-air theatre is inspired by the Roman-style Amphitheatre and designed in a semicircular shape. At 7,238 square meters in area, the theatre can accommodate 4,500 spectators. There is a large stage mediating Al Majaz Amphitheatre where artists can present their performances.
The Amphitheatre located in the centre of Al Majaz Island provides service facilities such as the Conference Room; VIP Majlis; showrooms; Helipad; Al Majaz Marina, Island Walk, and green landscapes.
Al Majaz Amphitheatre is an architectural monument that integrates with the aesthetics of Sharjah and is one of the initiatives of Sharjah Government Media Bureau. Source: Al Majaz