SHAMONE – the 'King of Pop' may be long dead, but Thriller Live's smash-hit showcase of Michael Jackson's best-loved tunes has been keeping his music and signature stage moves alive for the past eight years.
THE eclectic collection of characters who make up the repertoire of Co Tyrone-born comedian Kate Perry are well travelled, having been critically received at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and by audiences in San Francisco and London.
LOUGHBRICKLAND motocross star Jason 'Super' Meara will be among the riders taking part in the fourth and fifth rounds of this year's Arenacross Tour at SSE Arena this weekend, which brings a feast of fast 'n' furious two-wheeled action to Belfast.
RENOWNED Oxfordshire soprano Mary Plazas makes her debut with Northern Ireland Opera this month in the powerful role of Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, the beautiful socialite with an insatiable sexual appetite, whose exploits and subsequent divorce in the 1960s resulted in a public scandal.
1. When did you think about acting as a career and what were your first steps into it? After Eamonn Holmes asked me to ring into his Downtown Radio Show in 1987 and said that I could make a career out of this old dear May McFettridge.
IT'S 30 years since The Commitments first burst from the pages of Roddy Doyle's best-selling novel and the celebration of soul continues, as the hugely successful stage-musical adaptation rolls into Belfast.
DAPPER in a sharp black suit and looking more like a friendly bouncer than former singer with world-renowned band, The Drifters' Michael Williams was easy to pick out among the locals hanging out in a Belfast hotel at Friday lunch-time.
1. When did you think about acting as a career and what were your first steps into it? My career started aged 10 at The Lyric Theatre in the chorus of a production of Oliver and the following year I took the title role as Annie.