Belfast Theatre - December 2015
The best musical, drama and dance productions taking place on stages across Belfast throughout the next month
Christmas Eve Can Kill You - Running until January 10 at the Lyric Theatre - Book now
From the creators of last year's Mistletoe and Crime comes the hilarious must-see show about a Belfast cabbie in 1992 who would rather work Christmas Eve than suffer the celebrations.
Snow White - Running until January 10 at the Grand Opera House - Book now
Now in her 26th year as Northern Ireland's Queen of Comedy, May McFettridge leads the cast in this year's Grand Opera House panto production of the classic fairytale, featuring everything from the Wicked Stepmother and the Seven Dwarfs to Chico.
Rumpelstiltskin - Running until January 3 at the MAC - Book now
Expect live music, fun and spectacular action as The MAC delivers its typical, mythical spin on the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale.
My Big Fat Belfast Christmas - Running from December 1 - January 2 (excluding December 24 - 27 and January 1) at the Theatre at the Mill - Book now
Touted as the Royle Family meets My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, Fifty Shades of Red, White and Blue's Caroline Curran joins forces with Julie Maxwell to write and star in this warm-hearted, bold and brash comedy, which centres around the madness of Christmas for a typical Belfast family.
All Through The House - Running from December 4 - 19 at the Crescent Arts Centre - Book now
Tinderbox Theatre Company presents a riotously funny festive comedy written by Judith King, one of Northern Ireland's freshest new playwrights. Having previewed as a rehearsed reading at Belfast's Pick-N-Mix festival in 2014, director Patrick J O'Reilly has brought together some of the country's most accomplished acting talents, including Maria Connolly, to bring to life this production about a family separated by divorced but brought back together against their will because of the holiday tradition.
Little Red Riding Hood and The Big Bad Wolf - Running from December 5 - January 3 at the Lyric Theatre - Book now
Cahoots NI’s Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney directs this unorthodox spin on the classic children's tale, written by award-winning Derek O’Connor. A ramshackle troupe of travelling actors roll into a town in the middle of nowhere one day to perform their take on the story, and while nothing seems to be going right for them, they have no idea how bad things are about to get.
Putting It Together - Running from December 9 - 19 in the Naughton Studio of the Lyric Theatre - Book now
First produced by Cameron Mackintosh in New York over 20 years ago, Blunt Fringe present the Irish premiere of this dazzling Sondheim review which tsees two very different couples at a cocktail party reflect on the complexities that make up a modern relationship.
Pony Panto - Running from December 10 - 19 upstairs at the MAC - Book now
Following the sell-out successes of the past three years, the talented comedy-dance-theatre troupe ponydance are back with their traditional irreverent take on everybody’s favourite season.
Rapunzel: A Tangled Panto Tale - Running from December 16 - January 2 at Belvoir Players Studio Theatre - Book tickets
The evil Witch McGool has cursed the King, dividing him into five pieces and kidnapped Princess Rapunzel, locking her away in a tower. However, with the help of Prince O'Flynn, Queen Sadie Rumpy Pumpy and Fairy Nuff Rapunzel Just might be able to escape her tower, rescue her father and save this Pantomime!