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Theatre At The Mill Lines Up Musical Treats For Audiences This Autumn
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Theatre at The Mill in Newtownabbey, within earshot of arts’ lovers in Down, is delighted to present a miscellany of musical treats this autumn in the form of concerts, classical performances and new musicals.

Recently formed company Pintsized Productions open their new musical Departure Lounge on Friday 4 October.

Premiering at Theatre at The Mill, Departure Lounge is a coming of age story of four less-than-innocent ‘inbetweeners’ delayed at Malaga Airport after a week in the sun. The hormonal teenagers’ differing individual recollections of the holiday become clear – especially when it comes to matters of romance.dn_screen

David Hull Promotions present Finbar Furey and Allan Taylor in concert on Friday 11 October and Charlie Landsborough in concert on Tuesday 5 November at Theatre at The Mill. Finbar, all-Ireland uilleann pipe and whistle champion, was frontman for The Fureys for over thirty years. His live show, with special guest singer/ guitarist Allan Taylor, offers great music and good humour. Charlie Landsborough, whose catalogue includes success in the UK, America and Australia, is back at Theatre at The Mill performing material from Silhouette, a stunning album of new recordings.

Award-winning Jimmy Buckley and His Band, one of the top entertainment shows in Ireland, appear at Theatre at The Mill on Wednesday 16 October. Jimmy continually plays to packed houses and his show features old style traditional country music, Irish ballads, original material and tributes to the great Hank Williams and Charlie Pride.

Seabright Productions presents Julie Madly Deeply on Wednesday 30 October. Featuring songs fromMary PoppinsThe Sound of Music and My Fair Lady, and anecdotes from the life of Julie Andrews, Julie Madly Deeply is a cheeky and affectionate cabaret style show, starring West End actress Sarah-Louise Young.

There are classical treats in the form of opera and ballet and Theatre at The Mill will delight audiences with some of the most iconic classical music with two different productions of Bizet’s Carmen and one performance of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. Audiences are in for a treat, whether they prefer the dance of The Sugar Plum Fairy or the prance of the Toreador.

Opera Theatre Company visit Theatre at The Mill with their urban based Carmen, sung in English, onSaturday 26 October and Ballet Ireland visit days later on Friday 1 November with their new ballet ofCarmen, set to Bizet’s sizzling score.

Ballet Theatre UK perform their critically acclaimed adaptation of festive classic The Nutcracker. Set to an unforgettable score, this timeless adventure is beautifully told through the magic of dance onWednesday 6 November.

Tickets for all performances can be booked online via Theatre at The Mill’s website or by phoning the theatre’s Box Office on 028 9034 0202.