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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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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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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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Teresa is ‘delighted’ to visit Ranfurly

Teresa is ‘delighted’ to visit Ranfurly

Ranfulry House in Dungannon is hosting ‘Delighted’, the first tour by the fast up-and-coming musical comedian Teresa Livingstone on Saturday October 28.

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Belfast’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ to sparkle once again

Belfast’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ to sparkle once again

Over the next three months Belfast’s Grand Opera House will be enveloped in scaffolding while the brickwork of the exterior is cleaned, and the iconic masonry repainted. Throughout this time the Theatre will remain open and continue to welcome audience members as normal.

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Disney skates its way back to Belfast

Disney skates its way back to Belfast

Join A globetrotting tour Of Disney destinations when Disney On Ice presents Passport To Adventure in Belfast this November.

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Fun for all the family at the Grand Opera House

Fun for all the family at the Grand Opera House

The Grand Opera House has announced details of its first ever Family Festival which runs from Tuesday 4 to Thursday July 6.

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Live, love, laugh with Eilish

Live, love, laugh with Eilish

Eilish O’Carroll’s one woman ‘Live, Love, Laugh’ show has been wowing audiences nationwide, having already performed eight venues to date with eight standing ovations.

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Live, laugh, love with Eilish O’Carroll

Live, laugh, love with Eilish O’Carroll

Best known for her role as friend and neighbour ‘Winnie McGoogan’ in the smash hit television show Mrs Brown’s Boys, Eilish O’Carroll will be giving an insight into the woman behind the character with her new show Live, Laugh, Love, which is coming to the Waterfront Hall in Belfast on Saturday May 20.

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Aideen takes to Opera House stage

Aideen takes to Opera House stage

Tyrone native Aideen Fox will be treading the boards at the Grand Opera House in Belfast next week when she takes to the stage with St Anges Choral Society for their latest production ‘Me and My Girl’.

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Michaella McCollum is the inspiration for a new stage play

‘Peru Two’ play ‘must not celebrate convicted drug traffickers’

A new play inspired by the story of the ‘Peru Two’ must not enhance their “celebrity status grounded on criminality”.

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Jason Donovan ‘can’t wait; to get back on stage at the Opera House

Jason Donovan ‘can’t wait; to get back on stage at the Opera House

Jason Donovan is without a doubt one of the most loved musical icons of the 1980s but since then he has gone on to become much more than a pop star.

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Final rehearsals for Jekyll and Hyde musical

Belfast Operatic Company are putting the final touches to their latest production, Jekyll and Hyde, which will be staged at the Grand Opera House in Belfast from Tuesday April 4 until Saturday April 8.

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Dungannon barrister treads the boards

Dungannon barrister treads the boards

It’s a case of art imitating life for Karl McGuckin these days.

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Niall Heron from Cookstown (Willy Wonka) and Jack Carberry from Brackaville (Charlie Bucket)

Packed house for panto first night

It was a packed house last Saturday (January 7) on the opening night of Stewartstown Amateur Dramatic Society’s annual family pantomime, this year ‘Willy Wonka: the Pantomime’, at the Burnavon, Cookstown.

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A love story with a difference at Burnavon

The Burnavon in Cookstown will be the setting for a love story with a difference when the musical/drama Blood Upon the Rose takes to the stage on Saturday November 5 and Sunday November 6.

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A love story with a difference at Burnavon

The Burnavon, Cookstown will be the setting for a love story with a difference when the musical/drama Blood Upon the Rose takes to the stage on Saturday November 5 and Sunday November 6.

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Peter Corry brings The Music Box to Belfast Waterfront this Christmas from Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 December.

Waterfront date for school choir

The choir from St. Joseph’s Grammar School, Donaghmore will be taking to the stage of the Waterfront Hall in Belfast this Christmas for the always popular festive show The Music Box.

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