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Lyric Theatre listings April-May 2014

The novel How Many Miles To Babylon adapted to stage is showing in the Lyric from 30th April.

The novel How Many Miles To Babylon adapted to stage is showing in the Lyric from 30th April.

Title: How Many Miles To Babylon?

Date/Time: 30 April – 24 May; Tues-Sat 7.45pm, Sat & Sun 2.30pm, Thurs 1pm

Venue: Lyric Theatre, Danske Bank Stage

Description: An adaptation of the celebrated novel How Many Miles to Babylon? by Jennifer Johnston. It tells the moving story of two young men, Alec and Jerry who come from very different backgrounds but find themselves on the fields of Flanders – one an officer, the other an enlisted soldier.

Cost: £10-£24.50

Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081

 

Title: Demented

Date/Time: 7 – 24 May; Tues-Sat 8pm, Sat & Sun 3pm

Gary Mitchell's hilarious play Demented opens on 7th May at the Lyric

Gary Mitchell’s hilarious play Demented opens on 7th May at the Lyric

Venue: Lyric Theatre, Naughton Studio

Description: Demented is a hilarious new play by Belfast playwright Gary Mitchell. It tells the story of a doomed bank heist involving a divorced man going through the man-opause, his dementia-suffering father, his vengeful wheelchair-bound neighbour and an avaricious young woman. Contains strong language.

Cost: £11-£16

Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081

 

Title: Thou Shalt Not Kill

Date/Time: Fri 30 May 8pm

Venue: Lyric Theatre, Naughton Studio

Description: Thou Shalt Not Kill is an installation of ‘living theatre’ performances exploring themes of conflict and trauma.  Using the body as a site of performance, memory and emotion and centering on experiences of conflict in Northern Ireland. Contains strong language.

Cost: FREE

Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081

 

Can't Forget About You, a love drama with a twist, showing at the Lyric

Can’t Forget About You, a love drama with a twist, showing at the Lyric

Title: Uprising

Date/Time: Sat 31 May 8pm

Venue: Lyric Theatre, Naughton Studio

Description: Uprising juxtaposes stories from the Troubles with contemporary music and rap in an epic, multi-disciplinary production fusing text, movement, compelling pop-music, modern dance and the rapping of ancestral voices. Contains strong language.

Cost: FREE

Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081

 

Title: Can’t Forget About You 

Date/Time: 12 Jun-5 July; Tues-Sat 7.45pm, Sat & Sun 2.30pm

Venue: Lyric Theatre, Danske Bank Stage

Description: Belfast man, Stevie meets and falls in love with a woman twice his age. Their relationship is challenged by the expectations of Stevie’s conservative mother and his ultra-unionist sister who work hard to break the pair up. Contains strong language and scenes of a sexual nature.

Cost: £15 – £22.50

Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081