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Riverside Theatre, Coleraine

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Performance Highlights

LANDSCAPES AND SEASCAPES

THIS EXHIBITION HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL THE END OF MAY - and on show daily except Sundays during Riverside's daily opening hours, which are published on this website

LANDSCAPES AND SEASCAPES

A fabulous exhibition of photographs in Riverside's Foyer Gallery by BBC's NOEL THOMPSON and NRC's STEPHEN PRICE

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Friday 6th to Saturday 14th May - nightly at 8pm and with matinees on the two Saturdays at 2pm

O L I V E R !

Lionel Bart's enduring musical - a hit around the world since the 1960s

Directed by Kerry Dunn

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Monday 9th May at 7pm THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE IN ROOM U123 OF THE UNIVERSITY'S COLERAINE CAMPUS - NOT IN THE RIVERSIDE THEATRE ITSELF

Gary Anderson in conversation with Professor Paul Moore

A Coleraine native and Honorary Graduate of the University, Gary has spent his life working in motorsports.

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Tuesday 17th May at 7.30pm PLEASE NOTE START TIME AND PLEASE NOTE THE SPECIAL TICKET OFFER BELOW!!

MORE ACADEMY SUMMER SHOWCASE 2016

A showcase night, featuring the talents of students belonging to MORE Academy - an end-of-term show featuring acting, singing and dancing

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Thursday 19th and Friday 20th May, nightly at 8pm

THE HISTORY OF THE PEACE Accordin' to My Ma....

The hugely-funny sequel to HISTORY OF THE TROUBLES, ACCORDIN' TO MY DA

and starring the same cast

CONOR GRIMES
IVAN LITTLE
ALAN McKEE


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Saturday 21st May at 8pm

THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY

A brilliant return, in a brand new production for 2016, for the show which sold out in Riverside last year

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Tuesday 24th & Wednesday 25th May - nightly at 8pm

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY A play by Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter's first, full-length play which really got him noticed by critics and audiences alike!

DIRECTED BY MICHAEL CABOT

Harold Pinter was indubitably Britain's most influential playwright of the 50s and 60s.

WATCH A VIDEO TRAILER VIA:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWJ5U4hij50


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Friday 27th May at 8pm

FLASH HARRY The Magic of Queen

Ireland's greatest Tribute Act to Freddie Mercury and the Guys

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Saturday 28th May at 8pm

P U C K O O N

An uproarious comedy, based on the book by Spike Milligan

Directed by ZoŽ Seaton

Music by Paul Boyd

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Wednesday 1st to Saturday 4th June inclusive, nightly at 8pm

OUR HOUSE

The brilliant West End Musical by the rock band MADNESS

Directed by Paul McMaster

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Friday 10th AND Saturday 11th June, nightly at 7.30pm PLEASE NOTE EARLIER STARTING TIME

ETOILE SCHOOL OF DANCE presents CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER!

The School's Annual Showcase Production for Parents and Friends of the Students

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Friday 17th June at 8pm

AN EVENING OF CAUSEWAY DELIGHTS

An evening of Music and Variety designed to raise funds for two, very worthy causes

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Latest News

Monday, 2 May 2016

STAFFED BOX OFFICE AND RIVERSIDE OPENING HOURS THIS WEEK

Our online ticket booking service now makes it incredibly easy for customers to reserve, buy and then print out their own confirmation, ticket-reservations, which you simply show to ushers at the auditorium doors.

Please click: http://tickets.riversidetheatre.org.uk/

If you don't have access to a PC and want to ensure a member of Riverside staff gets back to you when the staffed Box Office is closed, please leave your name, a message and a contact telephone number on 02870 124430.

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016

ESSENTIAL WEBSITE MAINTENANCE

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SALES' SECTION OF THE WEBSITE MAY BE INACCESSIBLE FOR A SHORT PERIOD ON Wednesday 27th April BETWEEN 06.00hrs and 09.00hrs ON THAT DATE

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Friday, 15 April 2016

HOW TO BOOK TICKETS WHEN OUR STAFFED BOX OFFICE IS CLOSED

Please check here for other ways to ensure someone from the Theatre gets back to you, when the staffed Box Office is closed

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Sunday, 6 March 2016

We're always looking for more helpers.......

Rose McCloskey, Riverside's Operations Manager, would be pleased to hear from anyone who'd be interested in becoming a Volunteer. Apart from being an enormous help to Riverside, you could get to see all your favourite shows free!

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Friday, 1 January 2016

CONGRATULATIONS TO DR JAMES NESBITT, OBE!

Riverside extends its congratulations to Jimmy, Chancellor of Ulster University and international actor, whose career was launched in Coleraine's Riverside Theatre.

James Nesbitt, D.Litt., is being honoured with The Order of the British Empire for his services to drama and to the community.

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Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Listen to the Cast of WAITING FOR GODOT discussing this Beckett masterpiece with UU students

The cast of London Classic Theatre's production of WAITING FOR GODOT met a group of Ulster University students in early November - when performing in Riverside - and here is a recording of that encounter.

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Monday, 2 November 2015

BANN BECKETT comes to Riverside

Dr Kathryn White, an Ulster University academic, who specializes in the work of playwright and novelist SAMUEL BECKETT, has devised with Riverside a mini-festival to celebrate his work - designed to take place between now and February 2015

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Friday, 18 September 2015

Listen to the Pre-Show Talk on Playwright ALAN BENNETT

Ulster academic, Dr Kevin De Ornellas, delivered the first of this season's Riverside pre-show mini-lectures last week, which was recorded and uploaded. Click here for further details on how to listen to it.

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Thursday, 17 September 2015

PETER MORO - MAJOR THEATRE ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER OF THE RIVERSIDE THEATRE

Riverside was recently visited by DR ALISTAIR FAIR, from Edinburgh.

Dr Fair is a Chancellorís Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He has edited a book, " Setting the Scene: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture", to which he contributed a longer essay about Peter Moroís work. He is currently writing a book about the architectural history of the new theatres built across Britain and Northern Ireland between 1945 and 1985.

You're invited to read his article about Riverside in this News section

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