Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

Gwen Taylor is leading lady in Wilde classic

Devotees of Oscar Wilde will be delighted with the new production of his classic comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, which is coming to the Grand Opera House from February 20 - 24.

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VIDEO: Prime Cut Productions and Tinderbox Theatre explore the edges of male mental health

Hot off the heels of receiving seven nominations in the prestigious Irish Times Theatre Awards for their Lyric Theatre co-production of Red by John Logan , Prime Cut Productions are set to stage not one, but two upcoming plays at EdgeFest in the MAC from 15th February to 2nd March.

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West Side Story is an absolute joy

West Side Story is an absolute joy

Belfast Music and Drama Society’s production of the heart-wrenching Bernstein musical West Side Story swept onto the stage of the Grand Opera House this week,

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William Caulfield honours comedy hero ‘Our Jimmy’

William Caulfield honours comedy hero ‘Our Jimmy’

One of the most well known Northern Irish comedians doing the circuit today, William Caulfield, will be honouring one of his heroes, James Young, when he takes to the road to mark the great man’s 100th birthday.

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Grand Opera House Summer Youth Project

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Grand Opera House Summer Youth Project

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Belfast’s Grand Opera House where auditions are taking place for The Wizard of Oz, the Theatre’s Summer Youth Project.

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The Script

10 exciting things to do in Belfast and beyond

There are so many exciting events happening across the province this week.

Music
Spend an evening with Chris Hadfield

Spend an evening with Chris Hadfield

Millions of people all over the world follow Colonel Chris Hadfield on social media and were captivated by his updates about life in space.

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Lisburn actress Wendy Pyper takes to the stage in Fortwilliam’s upcoming production of hit musical Sister Act

Lisburn actress Wendy Pyper takes to the stage in Fortwilliam’s upcoming production of hit musical Sister Act

A Lisburn woman is set to take on the role of Mother Superior in Fortwilliam Musical Society’s production of Sister Act the Musical next month.

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Farmer on the search for love

Farmer on the search for love

Des Keogh, one of Ireland’s foremost actors and entertainers, will bring his hugely successful show, The Love-Hungry Farmer, to the MAC Belfast on Thursday February 1, Friday 2 and Saturday 3 for three performances only.

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Belfast’s youngest director stages West Side Story

Belfast’s youngest director stages West Side Story

At just 21 years of age, Downpatrick man Jordan Walsh, who is directing and producing the classic musical West Wide Story next month, will be the youngest director to ever bring a show to Belfast’s Grand Opera House.

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Titanic the Musical prepares to sail into the Grand Opera House

Titanic the Musical prepares to sail into the Grand Opera House

The Tony award-winning musical Titanic will be sailing into the Grand Opera House in April.

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Harriet and Guy Pringle - played by Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh

BBC celebrates Sir Kenneth Branagh’s career with special one-off screening

As part of city-wide celebrations to mark Sir Kenneth being made a Freeman of Belfast, BBC Northern Ireland is delving into the archive for a one-off special screening.

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A stunning theatrical debut

A stunning theatrical debut

Acclaimed local theatre stars Gerard McCabe and Michael Condron launch Soda Bread Theatre Company with the Irish premiere of Borderland, taking place at Belfast Waterfront next Friday and Saturday (January 19 and 20.)

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‘Did you hear the story of the Johnstone twins?’

‘Did you hear the story of the Johnstone twins?’

“So did you hear the story of the Johnstone twins? As like each other as two new pins.” And so begins the rollercoaster of emotion that is the smash hit musical Blood Brothers, which is making a welcome return to the Grand Opera House.

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A showcase of musical talent

A showcase of musical talent

Singers from across Northern Ireland will be coming together next week for a very special musical showcase at Theatre at the Mill in Newtownabbey on January 13.

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Stand-up comedian, Peter Kay.

What should I do if I bought Peter Kay tickets?

Comedian, Peter Kay, has cancelled his first tour in eight years because of "unforeseen family circumstances".

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Cirque du Soleil

When is Cirque du Soleil coming to Belfast?

Cirque du Soleil is making a return to Belfast next year.
Offbeat

Panto cast give pop up performance for Mencap’s little stars

The children at the Mencap Centre in Belfast were treated to a ‘flying visit’ from the cast of Peter Pan this week.

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