Belfast Theatre - September 2015

The best musical, drama and dance productions taking place on stages across Belfast throughout the next month

Tipping Point - Running from September 13 - 18 at the Ulster Museum, Island Arts Centre and the MAC

As part of the European Heritage Open Days and Culture Night Belfast, Dance Exposed is moving dance into public spaces with Tipping Pointa fast paced trio formed by Eleesha Drennan part of Maiden Voyage's Dance Exposed programme that asks what happens when the unexpected occurs and, ‘do you believe in luck?’

Lemonade Sandwich - Running from September 15 - 20 at the Lyric Theatre

This hard-hitting play is based on a true story that follows a young amateur boxer as he battles drink, drugs and street violence and then turn his life around as he makes a round-the-world trip to watch his man fight for gold at the Commonwealth games in Delhi. Both hilarious and poignant, Lemonade Sandwich is an absolute knockout of a show!

Group! The Musical - Running from September 15 - 19 at the MAC

Written by award winning composer Conor Mitchell, this comedy musical was critically acclaimed in New York, London and Australia and now returns with the original Belfast cast. 

Taking place in a self-help group meeting, this is not your average musical. It’s packed with biting one-liners and laugh out loud moments, set to a jazz inspired score that will have you humming in your seat from the moment the band strikes up.

BelFest Dance Festival - Running from September 14 - 20 at Various Venues

DU Dance presents a celebration of the best of youth dance with performances from youth dance groups from Europe, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland and the National Youth Groups from Scotland and Wales. Read more.

Lord of the Flies - Running from September 22 - 26 at the Grand Opera House

William Golding’s 20th century classic explodes onto the stage in a remarkable production direct from London’s award-winning Regent’s Park Theatre. 

When a group of schoolboys survive a catastrophic plane crash, what starts as a desert island adventure quickly descends into a struggle for survival in a darkly sinister world of superstition and immorality. Playing to capacity audiences during its original run, this acclaimed production is guaranteed to grip from start to finish.

Lord of the Flies

The Rocky Horror Show Live - September 17 at Queen's Film Theatre

Join Richard O'Brien and some very special guests for a special one-night-only screening of the world's favourite rock 'n' roll musical, as part of Culture Night Belfast.

Forty years on, the sensational Rocky Horror Show is hailed by critics and adored by fans around the world, and 'still has audiences rolling in the aisles' (Daily Telegraph). For this exclusive event, O'Brien returns to the cast for the first time in more than 20 years.

Sure Women Have Been Doing It Since Eve - September 27 at Skainos’s Dance Studio

Drama of unheard stories and experiences of an older generation of Belfast mothers. A performance inspired by interviews with an older generation of Belfast mothers, MACHA Productions is midwife to stories of resilient women who gave birth to the children of Belfast’s future.

Celebrate the power and strength of these women, whose experiences offer support, advice and inspiration to a new generation of Belfast mums.