Theatre Review: The Seafarer at the Lyric Theatre

BY JORDAN HANNAH The Lyric’s production of The Seafarer is a beautiful example of black comedy at its absolute best.  It is brilliantly anchored in McPherson’s talented writing, full of beautiful Irish idioms mixed with the strange poetry seen in lines like “you just know god’s in a fly, don’t you?” The rest of this production matches upContinue reading “Theatre Review: The Seafarer at the Lyric Theatre”

Theatre Review: ‘Mixed Marriage’ at the Lyric Theatre

BY RACHEL CHIVERS John Ervine’s ‘’ was first performed over a century ago. It is the first of four ‘Tales of the City’, put together by the Lyric Theatre in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Belfast. All of the plays promise to ‘get under the skin of this dramatic city’ mapping out the evolutionContinue reading “Theatre Review: ‘Mixed Marriage’ at the Lyric Theatre”

Theatre Review: Forget Turkey! (We’re Going to Phuket This Christmas) at the Lyric Theatre

BY PETER MCLOUGHLIN Running until 13th January, Forget Turkey! is an hour and a half long satirical swipe – in the form of a sketch show – at the past 12 months of Northern Irish and world politics, with some musical numbers thrown in for good measure (or for sweeping coverage of minor events, asContinue reading “Theatre Review: Forget Turkey! (We’re Going to Phuket This Christmas) at the Lyric Theatre”

Theatre Preview: Forget Turkey!( We’re going to Phuket this Christmas) at the Lyric Theatre

Forget Turkey! tickets being gobbled up at the Lyric As millions of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day this Thursday, the Lyric Theatre has come up with some essential facts about turkey to celebrate its forthcoming Christmas show. Rehearsals are heating up for the Lyric Theatre’s hilarious festive review of the year Forget Turkey!( We’re going toContinue reading “Theatre Preview: Forget Turkey!( We’re going to Phuket this Christmas) at the Lyric Theatre”