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The classically-trained Dubliner is Derry-bound as Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical makes its way to the Millennium Forum
The Belfast writer balances humour with poignant home truths in his look-back at growing up in a mixed race house during the Troubles
Brian Foster's beloved Maire is reborn in the award-winning Myra's Story, which takes the tragic but universal tale to the gritty streets of Dublin
Star of one of this year's two hit Irish comedies discusses her leap from screen to stage and being part of a 'revolution' of women in the industry
Michael Patrick, who grew up without his father, is using a biographical tale laced with laughs to encourage other young males to open up
Stewart Robson speaks to those helping to foster the future stars of musical theatre in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats at the Millennium Forum
Guillaume Pigé tells Andrew Moore how his play addresses misconceptions around the condition while highlighting the elemental feelings that it leaves behind
Named after the Syrian city, the acclaimed Palmyra promises to hit close to home for anywhere with its own turbulent history
It's made 'nerds' like himself cooler, but the web's accountability for spreading ludicrous stories is the greater focus of the comic's new tour which comes to Derry next week
Before his passing, the actress's dad raved about Mike Leigh's play and the prospect of his daughter as Beverly, and his 'incredible outlook' is what still gives her strength in her artistic pursuits
The City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival welcomes four international acts to the Nerve Centre and other venues
Director Will Chamberlain celebrates ten years of street theatre, silliness and abseiling in central Belfast
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Artistic director Roger Dane on filling a gap in the market and producing Polly Stenham's That Face in Voodoo, Belfast
Director Caitríona McLaughlin on the importance of Frank McGuinness's play to the people of Derry~Londonderry
Win tickets to Will Self, John Grant, Adam Ant and more as Belfast's busiest arts festival returns
Derry~Londonderry's Millennium Forum to stage a new youth production of the classic musical in July
Mark Chambers, director of Sestina vocal group, on fostering new talent and Henry Purcell's 'semi-opera'
Northern Irish soloist Melissa Hamilton performs with the world-renowned company in Derry~Londonderry
The former prizefighter comes home to Derry~Londonderry on April 8 to star in For Love at the Playhouse Theatre
Dominic Kearney attends rehearsals for Londonderry Musical Society's forthcoming City of Culture production at The Venue
Win a signed print worth £500 from the famed Gonzo artist and two tickets to Bizet's opera at the Waterfront Hall
Derry~Londonderry welcomes a host of stand-up comedians to venues across the city over Easter weekend
The Belfast-based theatre company invite you to download a soundfile and experience the city as never before this Thursday
Fionola Meredith considers the pros and cons of Fickle Favours, Belfast's first all-female theatre company, as they prepare for their first production
Playwrights Joe and Gerard Brennan recall the shebeen era in Belfast, when their Falls Road family sweet shop doubled up as a safe haven for affable drinkers
Bored of the gym? Want to get trim for summer? Why not join Adult Circus at Belfast Community Circus School?
Working with his director wife Joan on current production Dickens at the Ulster Hall is 'absolutely wonderful' for famed thespian Sam McCready
English actor takes over from Sir Kenneth Branagh in the fifth instalment of Graham Reid's beloved Billy plays at the Lyric Theatre in May
'There will be blood, there will be thunderbolts, there will be Verdi's stirring music' when Ronald Samm arrives in Belfast on March 6
The story of Frederick Hervey, former Bishop of Derry and playboy extraordinaire, comes to the Playhouse in Derry~Londonderry from February 19
Northern Ireland's glitterati come out in force to celebrate the life and work of the famed Belfast comedian at the Grand Opera House
Ireland's oldest subscription library launches a fully searchable website 'aimed at both the serious researcher and the idly interested'
Rosemary Jenkinson captures the zeitgeist with a timely new play about foodstuff. 'They could be giving you poison, as long as they make money
Theatre at the Mill adapt William Shakespeare's classic farce as a 1920s era musical. Meet the costumer charged with making it feel authentic
He entertained the world with the London 2012 opening ceremony, now Frank Cottrell Boyce has written a new story for Derry~Londonderry and its beloved patron saint
View the full programme of events taking place in venues across the city from March 8-15
The company dedicated to providing new opportunities for emerging actors adapt Simon Stephen's acclaimed play
Singers Giselle Allen and Bruno Caproni front NI Opera's historic revival of Richard Wagner's epic opera. 'It's a thrill to be back'
Can a new three-act performance piece inspire more young men to take up contemporary dance?
Before its Grand Opera House run beginning March 12, Jane Coyle travels to Sadler's Wells to experience a fairytale for the Twilight generation
The playwright and actor's new one-woman show draws on the 'eerie, macabre and subtly terrifying' gothic literature of the 18th and 19th centuries
Graham Reid pens a fifth instalment of the Billy plays for the Lyric's forthcoming season, which also features works by St John Irvine, David Ireland and Marie Jones
Playwright Stephen Kennedy on bringing a little bit of Beatlemania to the Out To Lunch festival in Belfast on January 17
Two new productions from Northern Ireland's theatre company dedicated to young audiences are set to light up the 2013 Belfast Children's Festival this March
After a spectacular opening ceremony on New Year's Eve, Culture Company chief executive Shona McCarthy looks forward to a year of events in Derry~Londonderry
BBC NI to broadcast gala performance at The Venue as Derry~Londonderry's year as the first UK City of Culture begins
Co-writing and starring in one of Northern Ireland's most successful plays has 'vindicated' Donna O'Connor after years spent 'out in the cold'
Feeling peckish? Browse the full Out To Lunch 2013 festival programme and chow down on some seriously artistic lunchtime treats this coming January
Mark Phelan of Queen's University welcomes the return of the influential theatre company as it stages two new works in Derry~Londonderry
Paul Boyd's retelling of the wonderfully dark Brothers Grimm-penned story is a 'fairytale for the iPod generation' at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast
The doyenne of the New York art house movement on sexual freedom, President Obama and performing at the Outburst Festival
Ivan Little finally gives in to the inevitable – playing a dame in panto. But has he got the singing and dancing chops to pull it off at the Waterfront?
The Belfast-born thespian receives honour at Buckingham Palace for his 'services to drama and the community in Northern Ireland'
The story of one Liverpool fan's incredible experience of the 2005 Champions League final in Istanbul comes to the Belfast Festival
Sam McCready, master of the pared-down theatrical adaptation, brings Charles Dickens to the Belfast Festival
After spending 30 years in LA as a successful screenwriter, Ron Hutchinson returns to home soil to explore the life of Baron Bannside
Stefan Booth and Ali Bastian on Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing on Ice and how the two shows helped them prepare for their iconic lead roles
Having relocated to London, and starred in Hollywood blockbusters, the Belfast boy returns to the stage at the Grand Opera House
The Dublin comic talks Belfast hecklers, heartache and honing his craft. 'Children's books warp your mind'
Rising stars of Northern Ireland's theatre and music scenes come together in new Tinderbox play, part of the Belfast Festival at Queen's
Director and actor Guy Masterson on bringing Neil Simon's classic comedy to Theatre at the Mill in Newtownabbey
Ahead of the Fermanagh Live festival, the Carrickmacross comic talks Irish audiences, Father Ted and why comedy is good for your health
The inaugural Belly Laughs Comedy Festival in Belfast welcomes Northern Ireland's most adaptable performer
Watch video from Derry~Londonderry and Belfast and let us know how you celebrated the largest free arts event of the year
Nature and performance collide in the latest collaboration between choreographer Steve Batts and climber Dan Shipsides
The historic city joins the party for the first time, with events in ice cream parlours, schools and the old gaol
Prime Cut tell the remarkable true story of German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, who murdered her Nazi father, at The MAC
A lantern parade through Belfast will signal the arrival of the autumnal moon on Thursday, September 27
Musicians and dancers encouraged to apply to join the cast of Hofesh Shechter's 'mind-blowing' dance piece for City of Culture 2013