Wednesday 26th July - Saturday 5th August 2017
MUSIC THEATRE SUMMER SCHOOL 2017
The second summer school organised at the Riverside by Ben Levy
Monday 31st July, 7.30pm
JIMEOIN WORK IN PROGRESS
A preview night of comedy with a difference - 2 shows for the price of one!
Saturday 19th August, 8pm Tickets: £12/£10
STOP IT NURSE
Belvoir Players proudly presents " Stop it Nurse" a hilarious Ulster comedy by Sam Cree.
Saturday 2nd September 2017, 8pm
After the sell-out success of her last concert, singer and songwriter Siobhan Mullin returns to the Riverside Theatre for another night of wonderful music.
MICHAEL HENRY - PSYCHIC MEDIUM
Michael Henry is the Seventh Son, an amazing Psychic Medium who demonstrates his powers to connect with those who have ‘crossed over’.
Thursday 28th September 2017
A classy, new all-male variety show with full theatre production and explosive choreography, as seen on BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT and THE ONLY WAY IS ESSEX!
HOW'S YOUR FATHER?
"How's Your Father?" is a non-stop, laugh a minute riot of craic, confusion and constant laughter. It's the hilarious brand new comedy play from the cream of Irish comedy.
THE ILLEGALS & NIAMH KAVANAGH
Oldshore Production presents
THE ILLEGALS with Niamh Kavanagh
Eagles and Fleetwood Mac Revival
40-Year Anniversary Special
JOHN BISHOP ‘WINGING IT’ WORK IN PROGRESS 2017
SORRY, THIS SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT.
Wednesday 4th October, 8pm Tickets: £23
Three elderly cleaning ladies start up a telephone sex line.
Starring May McFettridge
“the humour is quite irresistible” BBC Liverpool
Friday 6th October 2017, 8pm
FARMER MICHAEL & KATHLEEN'S TAEPOT TOUR
A feel good & laughter filled performance – like nothing you’ve seen before.
Saturday 7th October, 8pm
‘Hello, I’m not Johnny Cash’ – ‘Cash Returns’- has been hailed the greatest and most exciting Johnny Cash & June Carter Tribute in the UK and Ireland by fans, promoters and venue owners alike with them picking up ‘Best Tribute Band’ at last year’s ‘Hot Country TV Awards.’
‘He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same’
Saturday 14th October, 8pm Tickets: £16.00
VAN MORRISON SONGBOOK
If you love the music of Van Morrison you will love Celtic Soul as they celebrate our very own great singer/songwriters.
Friday 20th & Saturday 21st October 2017, 7.30pm
DANCE FEVER SHOWCASE
The Kelly Neill Dance Company is excited to bring the 3rd dance showcase to the Riverside Theatre. All three dance schools from Ballycastle, Bushmills and Ballymoney from the ages of 5-18 years old join together to showcase their talent.
Saturday 28th October, 4pm Tickets: £8
From the people that brought you Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Friday 3rd November, 8pm Tickets: £15/£13
The play follows the efforts of Dicky Mick Dicky O Connor to make matches for the lonely and lovelorn from all parts of the country.
Saturday 4th November, 8pm
THE OUTLAW COUNTRY SHOW
The Outlaw Country Show features the songs of Steve Earle, Guy Clarke, Townes Van Zandt, Willy Nelson, Ray Wylie Hubbard and John Prine.
Tuesday 7th November, 8pm Tickets: £17/£14
ROMEO & JULIET
“…Runacre-Temple taps into a zeitgeist so many other ballet companies desperately want to access right now, making relevant what is often seen as an elitist art form while still honouring its roots.” “Runacre-Temple gets it”
THE IRISH TIMES
Thursday 9th November 2017, 8pm
Evening with Kristina Rihanoff & Tristan MacManus
With amazing Ballroom and Latin routines such as the Waltz, the Paso Doble, the Samba and favourites the Charleston and the Argentine Tango.
Saturday 11th November 2017, 4pm
For all budding mini-scientists out there!
Tuesday 14th November 2017, 8pm
SPANISH FLAMENCO BALLET - Suite Española
Audiences will experience an unforgetable night with the Compania de Danza de Vicente Rener.
Friday 17th November, 8pm Tickets: £19.50
TREVOR SMITH & FRIENDS IN LOW PLACES
THE ULTIMATE GARTH BROOKS EXPERIENCE
Saturday 18th November 2017, 8pm
In concert with special guest BIG CHIEF FLAMING STAR
Thursday 23rd November, 8pm Tickets: £15/ £13
‘A classy one-woman show...undeniably atmospheric, and the images that Vaughan evokes in the theatre linger for a while after you’ve left her dark parlour, haunting you still.’ (The Stage)
Clubsound, Ireland’s premier comedy showband return to the Riverside.
LEGENDS OF AMERICAN COUNTRY
Following a sell out UK tour in 2016 Europe's No 1 Country music show " The Legends of American Country " makes its Riverside theatre debut for fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics .
Monday 4th - Saturday 9th December 2017
ALI BABA & THE NAUGHTY THIEVES
The Riverside Theatre's Christmas Show now on sale ...
a perfect festive outing for you and your family, school or youth group!
A NIGHT WITH THE STARS
Join six of country musics top stars all on one super " A Night With The Stars " Christmas Show Special.
Thursday 18th January - Saturday 3rd Februray 2018, Various perfromance times and ticket prices available.
MY FAIR LADY
Books & Lyrics Music by Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
Directed and produced by Brian Logan
Tuesday, 4 July 2017
NEW RIVERSIDE YOUTH THEATRE 2017-18
The newly refurbished Riverside Theatre is excited to launch a brand new season of youth theatre for children and young people this Autumn to explore, discover, learn, experiment and collaborate with professional artists, learning through a range of theatre arts in a safe workshop environment. More importantly, there is the chance to meet new friends and above all - have a lot of fun.
Monday, 29 May 2017
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/ in the LINKS option at the top of this page.
Thursday, 30 March 2017
A new show from Northern Regional College
For their fourth show at the Riverside, the students from NRC are devising a show which they have called,
SCHOOL OF LEGENDS.
This will be a walk through decades of stage and screen legends. It will be a mix of music, drama and dance fused into a theatrical show celebrating the life and times of then and now.
Full details and booking information will appear as soon as we get them, but anyone who has seen their previous three shows, knows that it will be a night out to remember. You could even say, legendary...
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
John Bishop: Winging it
John Bishop: Winging it. Here on Monday 2nd October
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
MORE Forbidden Nights
Good News for all those who didn't get a ticket for the "Forbidden Nights" show in May; the boys will return for another show on September 28th at 8pm.
So whether you are planning a first trip, or you don't think that once will be enough, tickets are on sale now.
Spread the Word.....
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Music Theatre Summer School 2017
Places for the 2017 Summer School run by Ben Levy are now available to book.
Friday, 25 November 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!
Sunday, 6 November 2016
Drama Festival Success
Everyone at the Riverside would like to extend our congratulations to our recently retired theatre manager, Jeremy Lewis, for winning Best Actor at the One Act Festival in The Courtyard Theatre in Newtownabbey. We wish him and the other members of Ballymoney LDS good luck at The Northern Ireland Final at the end of January.
Tuesday, 9 August 2016
Looking for an Unusual Venue for your Wedding or Civil Partnership?
Then please arrange an appointment to see Rose McCloskey, Riverside's Manager, on 02870 124645.
Monday, 1 August 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
Thursday, 26 May 2016
We're on the lookout for Photographers who'd like to exhibit in Riverside's Foyer Gallery in 2017
Riverside has been specializing in exhibitions of photography in its foyer gallery for the past ten years.
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.