Whenever you are used to seeing the world from a certain angle you realise that you have a unique perspective on everything that no-one else can quite grasp. When this particular reviewer arrived at this particular performance the choice was offered whether to go to the top and work my way down along with the … Continue reading Atrium by Manoli Moriaty And Echo Echo Ensemble
The ornate surroundings of the Londonderry Arms Hotel in Carnlough on the Antrim coast was the setting for some afternoon opera on Saturday. Rossini's Hidden Extras otherwise known as La Cambiale Di Matrimonio) was performed by Northern Ireland Opera as part of the Festival of Voice which took place in various venues throughout the Glenarm … Continue reading Rossini’s Hidden Extras by Northern Ireland Opera delights audience
Foyle Opera Company delighted audiences at the Millennium Forum this weekend with two performances of their latest production, Georges Bizet's Carmen. In order to understand this piece the audience must first understand the world not only in which the opera is set but also the social norms of 1875 when it was written. Set in … Continue reading Carmen delights at Millennium Forum
What happens when many voices shout in the darkness at the same time; each with it's own message, it's own unique set of wants and needs? That's the question posed by My Country: a work in progress, the national theatre's interpretation of events surrounding last year's EU referendum. Based on a nationwide project that the … Continue reading A confused Tale of a Confused Land
Ghostbusters like you have never experienced it before! Based on the 1930's radio play that is said to have inspired Harold Ramis to have written the original Ghostbusters screenplay, Wireless Mystery Theatre take the audience back to the 1930's where they meticulously recreate the original motion picture as a radio play similar to Orson Welles' … Continue reading Hauntingly fantastic: Ghostbusters… retro delights at Playhouse.