Looking for theatre and music events in Belfast from 30 Jan – 5 Feb? Check out our top 7 things to do.
I’ll tell my ma, The Mac
Until 4 Feb
Brought to you by Joseph Rea Productions and starring Christina Nelson (Handbag Positive), this is the hilarious one-woman show charting the misadventures of one West Belfast family.
Davina Corrina is a highly intelligent 16-year-old with a penchant for Russian vodka. Her 30-something mother, Chelsea Marie, is on a mission to join the ‘mile high’ club as an air stewardess while granny Patricia attempts to turn her personal tragedy into a best-selling novel.
The Arenacross Tour , SSE Arena
Friday 27th and Saturday 28th January
The Arenacross Tour is back for 2017 and once again the high-octane action will be returning to Belfast! The SSE Arena will host two rounds of the Tour so make your way to there on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th of January for two action packed nights of furious entertainment for the whole family.
Ticjets and more here
Educating Rita, Lyric Theatre
February 4th – 25th
Following its record-breaking run in 2016 (read our review), this reimagined production of Willy Russell’s award-winning comedy returns to the Lyric with its original cast of Michael James Ford and Kerri Quinn, before embarking on an Irish tour. This was a fantastic show last year and worth seeing!
More info and tickets here
The Full Monty , Grand Opera House
Mon 30 Jan – Sat 04 Feb 2017
Based on his smash hit film and adapted for the stage by Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy, this hilarious and heartfelt production stars GARY LUCY, ANTHONY LEWIS, ANDREW DUNN, LOUIS EMERICK, CHRIS FOUNTAIN, KAI OWEN and a cast of fourteen. Not only has the play been getting standing ovations every night, but it’s also been voted best touring production by the UK Theatre Awards. A must see at the Opera House!
Amadeus, Movie House Cinemas, Belfast,
Lucian Msamati plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcasted live from the National Theatre with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna, the music capital of the world – and he’s determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy his name.
The Three Tenors, Belfast Waterfront
Exciting new show with modern twist! Ireland’s Hottest trio – RTE award‑winners Derek Moloney, Dominic McGorian, and Shane Morgan promise you a night to remember! Introducing new hits ‘Caledonia’, ‘Over the Rainbow’, ‘RUN’ & ‘I don’t wanna talk about it’ (in special arrangements) the trio also include firm favourites: ‘I Believe’, ‘SHE’, and from Sinatra (My Way/New York, New York), Pavarotti (Nessun Dorma) and The Dubliners–A rousing selection of the greatest Irish Ballads to include Song for Ireland/The Wild Rover.
Packed with the world’s most beautiful, magical feel‑good, uplifting songs should make this event a special night‑out.
Tickets and more here
Bowie Experience, SSE Arena, Belfast,
Bowie Experience, the most successful David Bowie tribute show in the world. The cast pay great attention to the sound and feel of the music, all performed with the same accuracy, passion, energy and verve of the thin duke himself. Complete with authentic costumes and iconic stage set projections join in the party and sing along to iconic songs such as Life on Mars, Starman and many more.