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Lyric Theatre Belfast

A Streetcar Named Desire requires careful handling. At its best – when the casting is cohesive, the personal chemistry crackles and the individual emotional...

Five arts organisations, including the Belfast-based theatre companies Bruiser and Terra Nova Productions, are under threat after losing their annual funding in newly announced...

A founder member of Belfast’s Lyric Theatre, Sam McCready was the invigorating renaissance man of Northern Ireland’s theatre scene as it battled its way...

There are five bodies on stage, encased in plastic. The opening of the Northern Ireland Opera/Lyric Theatre co-production of Sweeney Todd is like a...

Twenty years after its first outing at Belfast’s Lyric Theatre, Paul Boyd’s colourful helter-skelter ride down a rabbit hole into Wonderland returns with enough...

In a turbulent half-century, Belfast’s Lyric Theatre has survived bombings, irate resignations and a costly rebuild. Michael Quinn looks at how the venue has...

A chance encounter and a small act of kindness reverberate in the lives of three women to transformative effect in Marie Jones’ gentle, reflective,...

Who did Brendan Bracken and William Joyce see when they looked into the mirror?  Two Irishmen, the first the Tipperary-born son of a militant...

With a career spanning six decades, Margaret D’Arcy, who has died at the age of 100, was the doyenne of Northern Irish theatre. In her...
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