It was a TV series that obsessed a generation, it inspired a hairstyle, numerous catchphrases and made both stars and teenage pin-ups of it’s then unknown stars. Now it”s been turned into a musical. Friendsical revolves around six friends, (yes … Continue reading Friendsical, it’s there (in a theatre) for you!
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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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’ ‘War of the Worlds, (a performance so convincing at the time that audiences across the United States were convinced they were really facing an imenant alien invasion). This entertaining performance’s strength lies in it’s authenticity as the audience is tranformed back to the 1930’s.Complete with … Continue reading Hauntingly fantastic: Ghostbusters… retro delights at Playhouse.