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Wouldn’t it be ‘loverly’ to see My Fair Lady?

Lisnagarvey Operatic Society are hard at work for their production of My Fair Lady, which will be staged at the Island Hall at the Lagan Valley Island in Lisburn from April 17-21.

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Auditions to be held for upcoming production of Joseph

Auditions to be held for upcoming production of Joseph

Fusion Theatre are looking for children aged 8-12 to take part in their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in September.

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VIDEO: Actor and playwright Sam McCready talks about life in the theatre and his new show 'No Surrender'

From humble beginnings in East Belfast, Sam McCready has gone on to become one of the city’s favourite sons, making a name for himself in the world of theatre across the globe.

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Blaris Players take to the stage

Blaris Players take to the stage

The Blaris Players, a cross community amateur dramatic society first formed in May 2015 by Maura Lowry, will be taking to the stage later this month with their new show ‘St Jude’s Ward 10’.

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VIDEO: Fusion Theatre to stage additional performance of Jesus Christ Superstar

An extra performance has been added for Fusion Theatre’s Jesus Christ Superstar on Monday March 5 at 7.30pm to replace the cancelled show on Thursday March 1.

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Fusion are back on the Lisburn stage

Fusion are back on the Lisburn stage

Following on from their recent NODA nominations for Starlight Express, Lisburn’s youth theatre group Fusion are delighted to once again have the opportunity to perform Jesus Christ Superstar at the Island Hall on February 28 - March 3.

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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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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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Fusion Theatre celebrate anniversary

Fusion Theatre celebrate anniversary

Lisburn’s cross community youth theatre company, Fusion Theatre, are getting ready to celebrate their 15th anniversary in style.

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Women’s Stories of WWII on stage

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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