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The uplifting comedy is back by popular demand after taking America by storm with shows in Strabane and Newtownabbey
After the 'kerfuffle' in Newtownabbey, American theatre troupe return with The Complete History of Comedy (abridged): 'The theatre is our temple, and in our church all are welcome'
With the legendary comedian, actor and television presenter set to perform in Belfast's Waterfront Hall in October, we look back at five of his finest comedic moments
Lauded playwright on the 'divide and conquer' approach to arts funding cuts in Northern Ireland, why satire is 'an absolutely vital weapon' in the fight against austerity, and her new production at The MAC
Actor Michael Patrick on inhabiting one of Shakespeare's more intriguing lesser characters in a new production of the Tim Crouch monologue
Actor, writer and theatre director praises arts website for 'providing a place to everyone for marketing, reviews and discussion, which is crucial to the arts sector'
Pending nuptials provide the perfect backdrop for Big Telly's chaotic farce featuring a cast of fine comic actors and an hilarious script by Zoë Seaton and Shelley Atkinson
Martin McDonagh pits the lowly writer against a totalitarian system suspicious of creativity in his finest play to date, currently running in the Lyric Theatre in Belfast
Critic John Higgins on how writing for Culture NI provided solace following a bereavement and indirectly led to the foundation of a now thriving fledgling theatre company
Months of workshops and interviews with ethnic minorities inform five short plays revealing how intercultural Northern Ireland is changing for the better and the worse
Cahoots NI work with visually impaired children to create a tantalising sensory journey with the help of playwright Charles Way and composer Garth McConaghie
With Red Nose Day returning on March 13, some of Northern Ireland's finest stand-ups write about their favourites comics, from Kevin McAleer to Vic and Bob
16-25 and have an idea? Get matched up with free space in towns and cities across Northern Ireland to explore your creative talents, passions and potential
'Racism is a knife sharpened on the whetstone of sectarianism.' Daragh Carville, Fionnuala Kennedy and Maggie Cronin on writing about the intercultural experiences of minorities living in Northern Ireland for Terra Nova
'We will leave drunks or troublemakers to the bar staff but there are lots of other situations that can develop.' Accidental Theatre Company invite audiences to their newest immersive production in a Belfast office building
Having trained in Paris, physical performer Jude Quinn applies a European sensibility to his latest work confronting the events of January 7, 2015 and the Charlie Hebdo massacre
New comedy club in Belfast's Loft – artist's studio by day, platform for new comedy talent by night – is much more than a cheap and cheerful night out
The kids love Maiden Voyage Dance's Chaplin-esque piece, marked by slapstick humour, enchanting choreography and a joyous score by Brian Irvine
South Belfast theatre enjoys most successful night at the glitzy ceremony in Dublin after achieving an unprecedented 12 nominations
Are you prepared for the zombie apocalypse? Zombiologist Dr Ken Howe joins forces with the NI Science Festival to equip Northern Ireland for the inevitable
Connal Parr, board member of new organisation dedicated to giving voice to the loyalist working-class community in Northern Ireland, on why 'theatre is very important in a general cultural sense'
Celebrity mentalist on giving up a high-paid teaching job to follow his creative dream, and how he can make people believe 'that miracles are possible'
When an NHS surgeon leaves a pair of scissors inside a patient, his moral compass spins out of control in Rosemary Jenkinson's excellent play at the Lyric Theatre
Annie Ryan's harrowing, enlightening and deeply satisfying adaptation of Eimear McBride's Joycean novel is a must-see at The MAC in Belfast Pages