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Women’s Stories of WWII on stage

On Saturday October 7 Smashing Times Theatre and Film Company will be bringing The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WWII to the Island Arts Centre in Lisburn.

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Fusion get their skates on for their latest show

Fusion get their skates on for their latest show

Fusion Theatre, celebrating their 15th anniversary this year, have never been a company that shies away from a challenge and their latest production, Starlight Express, proved to be no exception.

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The race is on for Fusion Theatre

Fusion Theatre have skated into the Island Hall in Lisburn for their latest production, the Northern Ireland amateur premiere of Starlight Express.

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Garvey Youth take to the stage with Calamity Jane

Lisnagarvey Youth Society recently took to the stage of the Island Hall with a modern and fresh retelling of the classic hit musical Calamity Jane.

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Teresa is ‘delighted’ to  visit Lisburn

Teresa is ‘delighted’ to visit Lisburn

The Island Arts Centre in Lisburn is hosting ‘Delighted’, the first tour by the fast up-and-coming musical comedian Teresa Livingstone on Friday, September 29.

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Rehearsals in full swing for Garvey Youth’s Calamity Jane

Rehearsals in full swing for Garvey Youth’s Calamity Jane

Rehearsals are now well underway for Lisnagarvey Youth Society’s latest production, Calamity Jane, which will be staged at the Island Hall from August 31 until September 2.

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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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The race is on for Fusion Theatre

The race is on for Fusion Theatre

As part of their 15th Anniversary celebrations Fusion Theatre are excited to bring the amateur premiere of Starlight Express to Northern Ireland.

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Conor treads the boards in ‘Oliver’

Conor treads the boards in ‘Oliver’

Local lad Conor Cox will be treading the boards at the Grand Opera House this summer when he takes on the role of ‘Dodger’ in a production of the hit musical ‘Oliver’.

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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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Jersey Boys set to make its NI debut

Jersey Boys set to make its NI debut

Belfast’s Grand Opera House is to host the award-winning, smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Jersey Boys as the show makes its Northern Ireland debut in 2018.

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Ladykillers lined up for the Lyric in adaptation of classic Ealing comedy

Ladykillers lined up for the Lyric in adaptation of classic Ealing comedy

The Ladykillers, the critically acclaimed adaptation of the classic Ealing Comedy by renowned writer Graham Linehan, opens at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast this month.

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GOH hosts Sunday Night at the Musicals

GOH hosts Sunday Night at the Musicals

Tickets are on sale for what’s being billed as the biggest concert the Grand Opera House will have seen in a long time, featuring the combined voices of more than 15 local musical societies presenting ‘Sunday Night At The Musicals’.

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Unique drama with a very important message

Unique drama with a very important message

‘Stay’n Alive...So I am’, which comes to the Grand Opera House on Friday May 19 is a unique drama production and musical performed by adults and young people with various disabilities.

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Life imitates art for actor Kerry as he goes from the palace to the stage

Life imitates art for actor Kerry as he goes from the palace to the stage

It’s been an exciting year for Northern Ireland actor Kerry Rooney; he’s already been to Buckingham Palace to collect his MBE for services to older people and drama, and next week he will be recreating another rags to riches story in hit musical Me and My Girl.

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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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Go greased lightning

Pupils at Moira Primary School recently took to the stage with their latest production, the hit musical Grease.

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‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime’ a thing of beauty on stage

‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime’ a thing of beauty on stage

It is a rare thing for an adaptation, whether it be on the stage or screen, to surpass the original book, but The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime certainly seems to be the exception that proves the rule.

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FROM ITV

PARKINSON 

MICHAEL PARKINSON launches his brand new series on ITV1 this Autumn.

"The undisputed King of the chat Show" is the doyen of interviews who allows his guests to shine.  Parkinson's recent guest include Clint Eastwood, Sir Sean Connery, Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mel gibson, tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez, Woody Allen and Kevin Spacey.

Parkinson is also a showcase for the best music featuring exclusive performances from Robbie Williams, REM, Sir Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys, Sir Elton John, George Michael, Kylie Minogue, Jennifer Lopez, Sting and Annie Lennox.

Picture Shows - MICHAEL PARKINSON

Press contact: Debbie Wilson/Nikki O'Shea on 020 7261 8107/8105

Picture contact: Shane Chapman  or Hayley Chapman on 020 7633 2542

Tables are turned when Sir Michael Parkinson sits in the hot seat

Sir Michael Parkinson is a legend; the ultimate interviewer. But next month the tables will be turned when he becomes the interviewee instead.

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