Exhibition Review: Imaginary Places and a Contemporary Sublime at the MAC

BY JORDAN HANNA how to trade currency The MAC is currently running two exhibitions alongside one another: Peter Droig’s Imaginary Places, and Mary McIntyre’s A Contemporary Sublime. They will be on show from the 16th November until the 20th January. Imaginary Places is the first major collection of Droig’s work to be shown in NorthernContinue reading “Exhibition Review: Imaginary Places and a Contemporary Sublime at the MAC”

Theatre Review: Tim Key’s Masterslut at the MAC

By Peter McLoughlin @PeterGownArts My face hurt.  It felt like my arms do after climbing – spent.  I had laughed too much.  The bulk of Masterslut, by actor/comedian/writer/poet/ virtuoso (/shambles(?)) Tim Key, is traditional(ish) stand-up comedy.  But Key is evidently bold enough to explore the dynamics of the stage, the audience, and the nuances ofContinue reading “Theatre Review: Tim Key’s Masterslut at the MAC”

An Interview with… Tim Key

Questions by Peter McLoughlin @PeterGownArts Firstly, how does your show, Masterslut (at the MAC Thursday 25th October), differ from the typical comedy stand-up routine? I utilise a bath. I read poems off pornographic playing cards. I carry a fork. I devour strawberries. Your style of comedy, and the way in which you behave (for comic effect)Continue reading “An Interview with… Tim Key”

An Interview With… Huzzie’s Director and Musical Director

————————————— Huzzies, a fast-paced tale documenting the rock and roll dreams of a band on the cusp of infiltrating the Belfast scene, opens this week at The MAC as part of Belfast Festival. The Gown caught up with the play’s director (and artistic director at Tinderbox), Mike Duke, and musical director Katie Richardson (of Katie andContinue reading “An Interview With… Huzzie’s Director and Musical Director”