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    Nothing Amateur About the North West

    As the City of Derry and Strabane Drama Festivals mark milestone years, organisers are stressing just how far standards on and off-stage have soared

  • Fra Fee Theatre Masterclass NI

    Fra Fee Keeps Up the Act

    The Les Mis star on the roadblocks that come with musical theatre and giving back through his new drama initiative for young people

  • Fireworks Young Writers Programme

    Fireworks Young Writers Programme

    John Higgins takes an introductory look at Tinderbox Theatre Company's flagship developmental scheme for emerging playwrights

  • Shakespeare Lives

    Shakespeare Lives in 2016

    British Council's global programme marking 400 years since the playwright's death will include innovative new works by artists in Northern Ireland

  • Mydidae 6

    Soaking In Mydidae

    Debut director Rhiann Jeffrey on Prime Cut's Irish premiere of Jack Thorne's candid double-hander about marital tribulations and child loss

  • Gulliver at the MAC

    Gulliver Travels to The MAC

    Big Telly Theatre Company's first co-production with the Belfast venue takes the literary explorer to all new territory

  • Two Sore Legs 1

    Two Sore Legs Kicks Off

    Green Shoot Productions' one-woman account of an extraordinary mother in 1950s Belfast embarks on regional stage tour

  • Dancing at Lughnasa Belfast

    The Lyric Dances at Lughnasa

    Ireland's inaugural Brian Friel Festival brings the dramatist's finest play to Belfast later this month, 25 years after its triumphant premiere in Dublin