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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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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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Audrey II demands to be fed

Audrey II demands to be fed

Audrey II - the bloodthirsty, man-eating plant will soon grace the stage in Banbridge Musical Society’s production of Little Shop of Horrors.

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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 Market Place Theatre in Armagh on May 17.

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Don’t miss Little Shop of Horrors

Don’t miss Little Shop of Horrors

Tickets for Banbridge Musical Society’s production of Little Shop of Horrors are now on sale and the cast and production team are putting the final touches to what promises to be a fantastic show.

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St Patrick’s weekend at Market Place Theatre

St Patrick’s weekend at Market Place Theatre

St Patrick’s weekend at The Market Place Theatre in Armagh will see family fun and music with a traditional St Patrick’s Day feel.

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Curtain to go up on Portadown festival

Curtain to go up on Portadown festival

Tuesday March 7 sees the curtain go up on the 81st Portadown Drama Festival in Portadown Town Hall Theatre at 8pm.

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Talented kids take to the stage for Les Mis

Talented kids take to the stage for Les Mis

This summer’s epic production of Les Miserables takes place in Belfast’s Grand Opera House and promises to delight and astound audiences during a ten night spectacular delivered by students from across Ireland aged just 16-19 from the Belfast School of Performing Arts.

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Flashes of style in The Grandmaster by Kar-Wai

Flashes of style in The Grandmaster by Kar-Wai

Since the story of Ip Man - the famed instructor of Bruce Lee - reached the screen in 2008, there have been a number of interpretations based on the late Wing Chun master’s life. Celebrated Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-wai is the latest to throw his hat in the ring with The Grandmaster, showing at Queen’s Film Theatre this week.

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A complete and honest portrayal of movie man

A complete and honest portrayal of movie man

When famed film critic Roger Ebert died last year he was four months into participation on the documentary film Life Itself. Based on his memoirs, the film sees a limited UK release this week.

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Harris shows why he’s pick of DJ bunch

Harris shows why he’s pick of DJ bunch

Calvin Harris set himself a hard act to follow after last year’s brilliant 18 Months.

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Frankie celebrates 30th birthday

Frankie celebrates 30th birthday

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s era defining disc, Welcome to the Pleasuredome.

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Gone Girl is a complex mystery that peaks too soon

Gone Girl is a complex mystery that peaks too soon

David Fincher’s Gone Girl is difficult to discuss at length without giving the whole thing away.

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Rice back on menu after eight years

Rice back on menu after eight years

After eight years in the wilderness Damien Rice returns with eight tracks of sublime quality.

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See No Evil 2 may be bad but at least it’s honest

See No Evil 2 may be bad but at least it’s honest

The latest release from WWE Films is a sequel to their 2006 slasher See No Evil.

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Return to form for Weezer

Return to form for Weezer

Weezer are back with their ninth studio album ‘Everything Will Be Alright In The End’.

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Horror prequel fails to make impression

Horror prequel fails to make impression

Last year’s supernatural hit The Conjuring featured a haunted doll at the heart of its paranormal plot. That doll gets its own spin-off in Annabelle.

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Wonder Villains bring a little ray of sunshine

Wonder Villains bring a little ray of sunshine

Sending a little ray of sunshine through your stereo are NI Music Prize nominees, The Wonder Villains.

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An irregular comedy which is compelling but not funny

Life After Beth is advertised as a horror comedy but I didn’t find anything comedic about it. I’m not being facetious; it was a much darker film than I anticipated.

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An album to delight 
and baffle

An album to delight and baffle

Eight out of 10 listeners will have disregarded Damon Albarn’s solo album Everyday Robots after one listen.

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