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When is Cirque du Soleil coming to Belfast?

Cirque du Soleil is making a return to Belfast next year.
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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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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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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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Live Shakespeare screening

Live Shakespeare screening

Theatre at the Mill will be screening a live performance of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra on May 24 at 7pm.

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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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A week of drama at Theatre at the Mill

A week of drama at Theatre at the Mill

This month Theatre at the Mill in Newtownabbey will be hosting the Ulster Drama Festival.

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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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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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Danielle Galligan, Kate Gilmore, Lisa Lambe, Sophie Jo Wasson & Karen McCartney in Rough Magic Theatre Company's The Train by Arthur Riordan and Bill Whelan at The MAC 19-23 April, 2017.

‘The Train’ rolls into the Mac

Rough Magic Theatre Company have announced that their musical The Train will take to the stage at the MAC in Belfast from April 19-23.

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Haunting comedy from Brassneck Theatre

Haunting comedy from Brassneck Theatre

Belfast’s award-winning Brassneck Theatre Company are back on the road, taking their latest production ‘The Blue Boy of Glentoran’ to theatres across Northern Ireland this Spring.

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Musical returns to raise money for charity

Musical returns to raise money for charity

A large and talented cast from Abbots Cross Presbyterian Church performed ‘Naaman the Musical’ on March 16 and 17 in The Theatre at The Mill.

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Foolish antics in Belfast for Festival of Fools

Foolish antics in Belfast for Festival of Fools

Belfast City Centre will come alive with acrobatics, circus acts, clowning and astounding tomfoolery later this month as part of the Festival of Fools, which will make a return welcome from Friday April 28 - Monday May 1.

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Get ready for the party of the year at the Opera House

Get ready for the party of the year at the Opera House

Step back in time and get ready for the biggest party in town! A sparkling new production of The Wedding Singer will play the Grand Opera House for one week only from Tuesday April 11 – Saturday April 15.

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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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Tony award-winning play ‘inspires, motivates and questions authority’

Tony award-winning play ‘inspires, motivates and questions authority’

Red, a new co-production between Prime Cut Productions and the Lyric Theatre, which is coming to the Belfast theatre from April 8-23, captures the dynamic relationship between an artist and his creations.

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