Residents of Qatar can expect top-notch entertainment ‘MOQLIVE’with live concerts, entertainment and mall activities, covering 52 weeks of programming at the Mall of Qatar.
This will reinforce the mall’s status as the first live entertainment destination premiering the world’s first resident troupe in a mall.
This unique free entertainment concept, brought to life by a cast and crew of more than 50 international theatre professionals, will be mall-wide with seven main shows performing within the heart of the mall at the Oasis.
The Oasis is covered by an impressive 6,000 sq m glassed dome of 30 metre height that is carried by four giant steel trees.
The focal point of the Oasis is a 15 metre diametre 360-degree rotating stage with a central hydraulic lift, theatrical sound and lighting, high wire rigging, special effects and animated water features. The shows have been custom developed by theatrical productions experts, Premium Projects, based in Germany.
Nearly 1,000 performers have been cast from around the world to find the best performers and hand-picked talent for the shows. The crew comprises of professional costume tailors, lighting designers, stage managers, sound technicians, scenery carpenters and make-up artists who will work behind the scenes day by day to deliver a theatrical experience. During the performances, up to 25 dancers, singers, actors and acrobats can be seen live on stage.
In addition to proprietary shows, other producer or vendors will use the stage for showing their own content. This can be on the stage lift, a car presentation, a fashion show, kids amusement or similar. For these events, the stage ring can be entered by the audience by using the bridges and railings. By using the LED screens in the down position, football games or any other video content can be shown. The audience can stand or sit within one of the numerous casual dining restaurants and cafes around the pond watching same content on each of the four curved LED screens.
Rony Mourani, general manager, MOQ said: “Mall of Qatar and Premium Projects are developing a unique entertainment package which has never been presented in a mall before. All shows and acts are custom-designed for Mall of Qatar to ensure a unique signature experience.”
Oasis Pool and the stage view.