Riverside Theatre

Riverside Theatre, Coleraine

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Riverside Youth Theatre 2014/2015
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Performance Highlights

Monday 2nd February through until the end of April, 2015 - OPEN DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS PLEASE CHECK RIVERSIDE'S OPERATING HOURS, WHICH ARE DETAILED ON OUR HOMEPAGE

THE PRESENCE OF ABSENCE

A stunning exhibition of photographs about Ireland's forgotten past

PLEASE READ THE COPY BELOW TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN WIN A FRAMED PRINT FROM THIS EXCELLENT EXHIBITION

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E   V   I   T   A

Friday 24th April through to Saturday 2nd May - nightly at 8pm with selected matinee performances at 2pm

E V I T A

The stunning musical from Rice and Lloyd-Webber

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Tuesday 5th May to Saturday 27th June - DAILY, EXCEPT SUNDAYS. PLEASE CHECK RIVERSIDE'S OPERATING HOURS, WHICH ARE DETAILED ON OUR HOMEPAGE. THESE ARE THE HOURS IN WHICH THE FOYER GALLERY IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

An exhibition of images by photographer STEPHEN PRICE

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Tuesday 5th May at 7.30pm PLEASE NOTE EARLIER STARTING TIME

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The students of Coleraine's MORE Drama Academy in a showcase evening designed to show off their talent

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Saturday 9th May at 8pm

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

“Utterly compelling and heart-rending, brilliant ensemble acting, GO!” – Stephen Fry

“This is a small but brilliant company” – Gyles Brandreth

This is a gripping adaptation of Oscar Wilde's only novel: a combination of true, Gothic horror and drawing-room comedy of manners

WATCH THE PROMOTIONAL VIDEO ON:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2WI36B6tyw&feature=youtu.be

CHECK OUT THE LINK IMMEDIATELY BELOW FOR A RANGE OF PHOTOS FROM THE PRODUCTION

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5phtzs125h81xc5/AAC01yUo9-up9xa29ps64l0Fa?dl=0




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Tuesday 14th May at 11am PLEASE NOTE - THIS PRODUCTION ONLY PLAYS AT 11am TODAY

THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

A heartwarming tale of Robin Hood and his Merry Men of Sherwood Forest

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Friday 15th May at 8pm

THE UNREMARKABLE DEATH OF MARILYN MONROE

A play about one of the twentieth century's most infamous movie-stars


Reviews

A simply stunning production one of the must- see performances of the festival. (Edinburgh Reporter)

A remarkable performance you shouldn't miss (Remotegoat)

Truly fantastic Spellbinding (London Theatre)

A masterclass in storytelling and acting; unforgettably beautiful (Everything Theatre)

Mesmerising engaging, energetic, and, quite frankly, electric Anything but unremarkable (Gay UK)

Spellbinding (The Carrick)

Outstanding (One4Review)

Startling, sensual, sarcastic and anything but unremarkable (Three Weeks)

A fantastic performancec a great production; an absolute must (Broadway Baby)

Powerful and poetic a dazzling performance (Edinburgh Guide)

Outstanding seriously worth your time. (Quotidian Times)

immaculate and triumphantly executed (A Younger Theatre)

A rarely seen image of the alluring star as she dwindles into self-exploration and mental instability' (The Upcoming)

Handles the darker moments of Marilyn's life with intelligence and compassion (The Stage)

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Latest News

Monday, 20 April 2015

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 show tickets.

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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Sunday, 19 April 2015

If you call and we're engaged.... please keep trying or leave us a message on our answering service

During very busy runs, when our Box Office is trying both to deal with customers on the spot as well as answering the telephone line, customers may experience short delays in a response.

PLEASE BEAR WITH US.

We have the smallest staff of any of NI's professional theatres - so your kind understanding is very much appreciated!

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Saturday, 18 April 2015

Review of CASS's The Great Gatsby in Riverside last week

Riverside was delighted with the first production performed in Riverside by a UU student drama society for over 15 years. Below is a review of the play by Attracta Walsh

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Thursday, 16 April 2015

Patrick Kielty back in the Riverside in June!

Riverside is thrilled that Northern Ireland's greatest comedy export will be returning to the Theatre, for a special show on Friday 5th June, at 8pm.

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Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Re-introduction, from this August, of a small Development Charge

Riverside, in line with many of NI's professional theatre venues, has been forced to re-introduce a small development levy as part of ticket prices for shows

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Saturday, 11 April 2015

Aladdin by Ballet Theatre UK Cancelled

Riverside has just been informed that owing to financial difficulties being experienced by Ballet Theatre UK, its touring production to Northern Ireland of ALADDIN has been cancelled.

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Friday, 3 April 2015

We're on the lookout for Photographers who'd like to exhibit in Riverside's Foyer Gallery in 2016

Riverside has been specializing in exhibitions of photography in its foyer gallery for the past eight years.

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Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Riverside Youth Theatre Videos

Look here for the web addresses of two, brilliant short videos of Riverside Youth Theatre in action! Copy, paste, watch and enjoy!

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