Friday, June 16, 2017

The Ladykillers review at Lyric Theatre, Belfast – ‘an entertaining all-female production’ by Jane Coyle

In the six years since Graham Linehan fixed his deliciously subversive gaze upon classic Ealing comedy The Ladykillers, his fast and furious

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Review: Lyric’s “Beauty and the Beast” overcomes the odds in this entertaining re-staging by Jim Farmer

Many people approached the big budget film remake of Beauty and the Beast earlier this year with a wary eye, wondering why it was even necessary to re-do a classic. Some people, too, may que…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thriller Live announces new dancers!

Time for a cast change! Eight new dancers will be moonwalking into the Lyric Theatre this week as they make their West End debuts! Thriller is the 15th Longest running musical in West End Hi…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Photo Flash: Meet the New Dancers Moonwalking into West End's THRILLER LIVE by BroadwayWorld

They're changing the cast at Thriller Live with eight new dancers joining the 15th Longest Running Musical in West End history - all making their West End stage debuts. The youngsters joinin…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Meet the Magic Makers! Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's New Cast Takes Family Portraits by Lindsey Sullivan

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's original London cast, including Olivier Award winners Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Anthony Boyle, played their final performance on May 21. The ca…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Book Now For All-Star Comedy Benefit FUNNY BROKEN BONES At Lyric Theatre by BroadwayWorld

A stellar line-up of comedians will join forces in benefit show FUNNY BROKEN BONES at the Lyric Theatre on 12 June to raise funds for colleague Jim Tavare, who was involved in a serious car …

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Sinners review at Lyric Theatre, Belfast – ‘mixed messages’ by Jane Coyle

Faith, family and land have long been the cornerstones of life across Ireland.  Marie Jones’ preferred dramatic setting is a working class

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Belfast Lyric announces first participants in playwriting development scheme by Michael Quinn

  Belfast’s Lyric Theatre has announced the first four writers to participate in its inaugural New Playwrights Programme. Seamus Collins, Erica Murray, Vittoria

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Final Week Offer For CAROUSEL Starring Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins by BroadwayWorld

After touring to every corner of the world, The Simon amp Garfunkel Story is now heading into London's West End from September 2017, playing at the Lyric Theatre for a special four-month sea…

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Can You Feel It? Save 46% On Tickets For THRILLER LIVE! by BroadwayWorld

Moonwalking into the West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe, THRILLER LIVEat London's Lyric Theatre is a spectacular, high-octane show celebrating the ca…

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to open on Broadway in April 2018 by Guardian Staff

The hit fantasy play, which has broken records in London, will move to the the Lyric Theatre in New York Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two will premiere on Broadway on 22 A…

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Theatre News: Dates confirmed for Broadway run of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The show will open at the Lyric Theatre in New York

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Announces Opening Date on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open on April 22, 2018 at Broadway's newly renovated Lyric Theatre. As previously announced, the Lyric is currently undergoing a complete redesign …

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'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Confirms Broadway Opening

The two-part play continuing the J.K. Rowling saga, which recently won a record nine Olivier Awards in London, will open April 22 at the newly renovated Lyric Theatre. read more

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Theater News: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Sets Broadway Opening Night

The new play will run at the Lyric Theatre.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Apparate Into Broadway's Transfigured Lyric Theatre Next Spring by BroadwayWorld

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed that the production will have its Broadway premi…

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‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Sets April 22, 2018 Broadway Opening by Jeremy Gerard

The Broadway stand of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open next April 22 at the Ambassador Theatre Group’s Lyric Theatre, producers Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Pot…

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Mark Gatiss joins actors and comedians in coming-out show by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Gatiss and other actors and comedians are lined up to take part in a charity gala presentation of a show about coming out. They will take the stage at the Lyric Theatre i…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

What the Ladybird Heard Musical Adaptation Set for West End Run by

The musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks’ bestselling picture book What the Ladybird Heard will make its West End debut at the Lyric Theatre from July 5-September 10, …

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The Simon & Garfunkel Story to Play London's West End by

The international hit musical The Simon & Garfunkel Story will play a four-performance engagement at London's Lyric Theatre, September 4, October 2, November 6 and December 4. Direc…

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THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY Comes to the West End by BroadwayWorld

After touring to every corner of the world, The Simon amp Garfunkel Story is now heading into London's West End from September 2017. Coming to the Lyric Theatre for a special four month seas…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Full Cast announced for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical by Arts Review

Ahead of its September premiere at the newly refurbished Sydney Lyric Theatre, Producer Michael Cassel has revealed the full company of the Australian production of Beautiful: The Carole Kin…

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Friday, April 28, 2017

The Bodyguard review – a shallow, shaky love story with all the thrills of a wet sock by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

Sydney Lyric Theatre, SydneyEven Australian Idol Paulini’s stellar voice can’t rescue this musical, which turns the Whitney Houston film into a glitzy but baffling spectacle for the stag…

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Ticket Sale: Save 30% On SHOWSTOPPER THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Showstopper The Improvised Musical is exactly that you the audience suggest the show setting, title and several musicals or musical theatre composers whose styles are then pastiched and then…

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Friday, April 21, 2017

NEWS: The Gruffalo’s Child returns to the West End this Christmas by Press Releases

Internationally acclaimed theatre company Tall Stories today announces that The Gruffalo’s Child is to follow in her father’s giant footsteps with a Christmas season in the West End! It…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Review: Red at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast by Chris McCormack

Lessons woven from art history: Chris McCormack emerges, paint-splattered and perceptive, from Emma Jordan's revival of John Logan's 2009 play. The post Review: Red at the Lyric Theatre, Bel…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Red review at Lyric Theatre, Belfast – ‘explosive, stimulating, spectacular’ by Jane Coyle

Mark Rothko famously painted very large pictures, and with good reason. As a Russian Jewish emigre to America in the early 1900s,

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Theater News: Lyric Theatre Welcomes Spring With Barbecue

Performances of Robert O'Hara's play, directed by Summer L. Williams, begin tonight.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

From War Horse to Wolf Hall: the secret alchemy of stage lighting by Andrew Dickson

How a play is lit changes not only how it looks but how we feel about it. Top designers Paule Constable and Mark Henderson discuss mysteries of the craftIn the darkness of the Lyric theatre …

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Cirque du Soleil PARAMOUR Begins Final Six Weeks Of Broadway Run by BroadwayWorld

Cirque du Soleil Theatrical's smash production of Cirque du Soleil Paramour, the organization's first created specifically for Broadway begins its final six weeks on Broadway. As previously …

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Nivelli’s War review at Lyric Theatre, Belfast – ‘full of wonder’ by Jane Coyle

Memories, real and imagined, provide the road map for this reflective, multi-faceted play about the way in which friendship and generosity can

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