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Budding young acting stars shine thanks to Magherafelt sisters

With a passion for acting and teaching, sisters Lisa and Aisling were determined that they would share this passion with the next generation of young stars by setting up a drama school for local children.

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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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The Script

10 exciting things to do in Belfast and beyond

There are so many exciting events happening across the province this week.

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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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Marty Maguire as Malachy in Angela's Ashes- The Musical   Dates: Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick until 15th July,  Bord G�is Energy Theatre, Dublin from 18th  ' 30th  July and Grand Opera House, Belfast, from  1st ' 5th  August'Photo: Patrick Redmond

Marty Maguire becomes Toome man Malachy in ‘Angela’s Ashes’

This week the story of former Toome man, Malachy McCourt, which was brought to life when his son Frank penned a best selling book about growing up in Limerick back in 1996, comes to the Belfast stage,

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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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Superstars return to Burnavon

Superstars return to Burnavon

Cookstown Superstars are back to dazzle you with their new musical production ‘Happily Ever After’ at the Burnavon Theatre on Saturday June 10 at 8pm.

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Discover magic of the mummy

Discover magic of the mummy

Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre will be bringing ‘Magic of the Mummy: Tales of Ancient Egypt’ to the Burnavon Theatre on Friday June 2 at 10.30am.

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Pat Shortt wants to know ‘how’s tings?’

Pat Shortt wants to know ‘how’s tings?’

Renowned Irish Comedian Pat Shortt, who has made a name for himself not only in Ireland but also in Australia and the States, will be bringing his tour to The Burnavon Theatre on Saturday May 27,

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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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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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Coalisland clown takes show to Canada

Coalisland clown takes show to Canada

Having played to packed theatres and outdoor events throughout Ireland, Amadan have been invited to bring ‘Mr. Mess’ to the HarbourKIDS Circus Festival in Toronto, Canada.

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