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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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Laugh it up with Conal Gallen

Laugh it up with Conal Gallen

Ireland’s Number one comedian, Conal Gallen, is back with a bang for 2017 with his hilarious new one man stand up show Only Joking, which will be coming to the Burnavon Theatre on Saturday April 22.

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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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The Faerie Thorn will bewitch audiences

The Faerie Thorn will bewitch audiences

The Big Telly Company are on the road with their latest production ‘The Faerie Thorn’, which will be coming to the Seamus Heaney HomePlace on May 23.

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The wild west at the Burnavon

The wild west at the Burnavon

Travel back to the Wild West of Ireland at the Burnavon Theatre next month.

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Karl is set to tread the boards

Karl is set to tread 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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Annie comes to the Riverside...so get your tickets now!

Annie comes to the Riverside...so get your tickets now!

One of the world’s best-loved musicals comes to the Riverside Theatre, Coleraine, early in 2017 when the award-winning Ballywillan Drama Group present ANNIE for sixteen special performances. Celebrating their 65th Anniversary, Ballywillan have given this famous family musical a complete overhaul from the original 1970’s stage version bringing ANNIE right up to date.

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Calling all you local aspiring pantomime stars

Calling all you local aspiring pantomime stars

It may only be September but it won’t be long until Pantomime season 2017 at the Burnavon Theatre in Cookstown.

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Packed fortnight at Marketplace

Packed fortnight at Marketplace

The Market Place Theatre in Armagh is set to present another of its Family Super Saturdays on Saturday September, 17 this time with the tale of ‘Gruff’. Three hungry Billy Goats, two eyes as big as saucers, one rickety-rackety Bridge.

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Belvoir Players bring Sam Cree play to Burnavon

Belvoir Players bring Sam Cree play to Burnavon

The Belvoir Player’s will be bringing their latest production, the Sam Cree play ‘Separate Beds’, to The Burnavon on Friday August 26, at 8pm.

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Shoot the Crow brings comedy to Burnavon stage

COOKSTOWN audiences are in for a treat on Thursday 22nd March when Owen McCafferty’s acclaimed comedy draw ‘Shoot the Crow,’ arrives in town for one night only.

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Members of the Armagh Rhymers visiting the Burnavon and wearing some of the masks from the forthcoming An Masc exhibition (8th ' 21st November)'

Vallely An Masc exhibition on display

AN MASC (The Mask), a bilingual exhibition including Dara Vallely paintings will be on display and open to the public in the Burnavon, Cookstown from Tuesday 8th November - Monday 21st November. Moreover, there will be a talk, The Story of the Mask, in the Burnavon on Saturday 19th November at 11am led by Gerry Oates. This will be free of charge, bilingual and you will be warmly welcomed.

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Local kids in exciting animation project

CHILDREN from a number of local primary schools are currently taking part in an exciting animation project at the Burnavon organised as part of the Arts and Cultural Development programme of Cookstown District Council.

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Coagh actor lands starring role

COAGH actor Nigel O’Neill has landed his first starring role in a movie to be screened at this year’s Galway Film Festival.

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