"PEOPLE love walking up a mountain to listen to actors and rain doesn't seem to put people off – I just feel sorry for the actors," says Paula McFetridge, who has spent the last 11 years of her life bringing theatre to 'non-theatre' spaces.
PROCLAIMED as the theatrical performance of the past year, Northern Ireland audiences will this evening be able to watch live Billie Piper's fearless portrayal of a young woman driven to commit a horrific crime by her terrible longing for motherhood.
IF YOU'VE still not got a ticket for the Stendhal Festival – and you've left it a tad late, given that it starts today – perhaps the prospect of seeing top Irish laughter magician David O'Doherty there will be what finally swings it for you.
MANY among those in attendance at last night’s production of Oliver! at Belfast's Grand Opera House had a vested interest in being there as family and friends of the 235 children and teenagers – yes, 235 – on stage.
BELFAST’S Grand Opera House will be enveloped in scaffolding for the next three months while its exterior brickwork is cleaned and its masonry repainted – though the folks at the GOH are keen to point out that it'll be business as usual within.
THREE aspiring actors from Northern Ireland will perform in a musical take on Gulliver’s Travels at Belfast's Lyric theatre this weekend, having successfully auditioned from more than 1,000 young people.