Lyric Performances for September and October

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LYRIC THEATRE LISTINGS   – Sept/Oct 2013 Title: Pride and Prejudice – The Musical Date/Time: 5 Sept – 6 Oct; various times Venue: Lyric Theatre, Danske Bank Stage Description: To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, the Lyric Theatre and Cork Everyman present a sparkling new musical adaptation of this dearly loved novel. Starring Eastenders actor Neil McDermott. Cost: £10 -£24.50 Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081   Title: Re-energize Date/Time: 10 -21 Sept, 8pm Venue: Lyric Theatre, Naughton Studio Description:  Written by one of Northern Ireland’s leading playwrights Gary Mitchell, ‘Re-energize’ is set thirty years after ‘Punk-tastic’ success of ‘Energy’, where a wannabe punk band rehearsed, bickered and tried to get their act together for that all-important first gig. Cost: £12- £15 Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081   Title: Lyric Readings Date/Time: 25 – 28 Sept Venue: Lyric Theatre, Naughton Studio Description: Reading of the play Bogwog by the Lyric’s Playwright-in-Residence, Abbie Spallen followed later in the month by readings of plays by Ulster playwrights. Cost: £5 Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081   Title: James Nesbitt – In Conversation with Mark Carruthers + guests Date/Time: Sun 22 Sept, 7.30pm Venue: Danske Bank Stage Description: Get up close and personal with Northern Ireland’s leading man, James Nesbitt, in an interview about his life and the bright lights of Hollywood. Cost: £25 Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081   Title: Doug Allan: Life Behind the Lens Date/Time: Sun 29 Sept, 7.30pm Venue: Danske Bank Stage Description: The award-winning cameraman Doug Allan whose TV credits include Planet Earth and Operation Iceberg will take you on an unforgettable evening talking about his experiences and showing incredible film footage on the big screen. Cost: £12.50 Contact: www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081   Title: Brian Keenan & Colin Reid in concert Date/Time: Sun 29 Sept, 7pm Venue: Naughton Studio Description: Two of Northern Ireland’s premier acoustic guitarists perform an evening of solos and new duets described as ‘stunning’ by The Irish Times. Cost: £15 Contact:  www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081   Title: What the Ladybird Heard Venue: Danske Bank Stage Description: Based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole farmyard of fun! Cost: £11; Family ticket £38 Contact:  www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081   Title: Brendan at the Chelsea Date/Time: 31 Oct – 10 Nov, 7.45pm and 2.30pm weekend matinees Venue: Lyric Theatre, Danske Bank Stage Description: Adrian Dunbar plays Brendan Behan in this warm and funny drama of an Irish national treasure – straight from a run off-Broadway in New York. Cost:£15 – £24.50 Contact:  www.lyrictheatre.co.uk or Lyric box office on 028 9038 1081]]>