The Market Place Theatre

The Market Place Theatre
The Market Place, Market Street, Armagh, BT61 7BW
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The Market Place Theatre

Dubbed 'the home of entertainment' Armagh's Market Place Theatre is a modern space which puts on the best in local arts and entertainment, located in the heart of the city. Putting on drama, comedy, ballet, panto and workshops, it's one of the top local venues for arts and culture.

Footlights is the theatre's own bar & bistro, which offers live entertainment on Saturday nights.

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Absolute Abba

Lurgan's cross-community theatre group presents a celebration of the timeless music of the Swedish foursome featuring dance floor classics like Dancing Queen, Voulez Vous and Mamma Mia.

Sat 22 Apr

£14 from / 02837 521821

The April Verch Band

The Ottawa Valley-originating singer, dancer and musician fronts her bluegrass band.

Sat 13 May

€13 / 02837 521821

Bag For Life

Kieran Griffiths directs Julie Addy in Colin Bateman's second stage play, exploring whether or not forgiveness can overcome the want for revenge in 21st-century Northern Ireland.

Fri 5 May

£13.50 (£11.50) / 02837 521821

Blood Brothers: Priory Productions

  • Written by: Willy Russell

The company presents its take on Willy Russell's emotionally powerful musical about twins separated at birth, who grow up on opposite sides of the tracks unaware of each other.

Fri 28 Apr

The Blue Boy Of Glenmore

Brassneck Theatre Company presents a haunting dark-comedy about the life-long conflict between sibling rivals and the shocking events that unfold when one of them tries to escape their mundane life, directed by Tony Devlin.

Wed 3 May

£15 (£13) / 02837 521821

Classic Rock USA

Rock extravaganza featuring over 25 hits from Bryan Adams, Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen.

Fri 5 May

£18.50 / 02837 521821


Martin Lynch directs a comedy about disastrous relationships written by Brenda Murphy and starring Caroline Curran, Ciaran Nolan and Marty Maguire.

Fri 19 May

£16 (£14) / 02837 521821

The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio

The true story of Pinocchio told by Patrick Lynch from Cbeebies.

Donaghadee Male Voice Choir

A journey through classic choral and gospel works to modern musicals and Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody arranged by the choirs new musical director and pianist Ivan Black.

Sat 8 Apr

£15 from / 02837 521821

Eilish O'Carroll's Live, Love, Laugh

The Mrs Brown's Boys star reflects on an eventful life that has included a strict Catholic upbringing, two failed marriages and coming out as a lesbian at the age of 50.

Eimear McGeown & Jean Kelly

The flautist and harpist collaborate on a programme of works by Debussy, Rossini, Faure and Ibert, plus Irish music.

Fri 19 May

£15 (£13) / 02837 521821

The Faerie Thorn

Based on the book 'The Faerie Thorn and Other Stories' by Jane Talbot, The Faerie Thorn will recreate Talbot's dark, imaginative and bewitching tales, propelling the audience into a world of devilish debts, trysts and trades, broken bargains and unjust trials; of magic, quick-wittedness, hoodwinking and revenge. The…

Wed 17 May

£13.50 (£11.50) / 02837 521821


Tinderbox Theatre Company presents acclaimed writer John McCann's haunting and hilarious drama which dares to challenge the stories we tell ourselves to hide the truth of who we really are. The director is Patrick J O' Reilly and the performers are Tara Lynne O' Neill, Rhodri Lewis and Hayley McQuillan.

Sat 1 Apr

Studio Theatre

£11.50 from / 02837 521821

Fiona Stewart Williams

The medium presents her clairvoyant show live on stage.

Thu 4 May

Flowers Of Edinburgh

A celebration of Ulster Scots culture featuring Markethill Ulster Scots Fiddle Orchestra, Highland Dance and Theatre dance, Lambeg, Pipes, Drummers and Bluegrass Guitar.

Fri 21 Apr

£9 from / 02837 521821

Holiday Snap

The farce revolves around the mistaken identities of two couples and accompanying characters and is performed by an amateur company.

Sat 6 May

£10 / 02837 521821

The Illegals

The renowned, classic-rock tribute band take to the stage to perform the music of the Eagles and Fleetwood Mac.

Sat 20 May

£17 / 02837 521821

The Kilkennys

The four-piece from Kilkenny plays Irish folk and ballads.

Fri 12 May

£15 / 02837 521821

The Lonesome West

  • Directed by: Andy Arnold
  • Written by: Martin McDonagh

Bardic and Premier Productions present the third play in Martin McDonagh's bleak but blackly comic Leenane trilogy, directed by Sean Faloon.

Fri 31 Mar

£12 / 02837 521821

Martello Jazz Band

The five-piece group performs jazz in the Dixieland and New Orleans style.

Fri 26 May

£15 / 02837 521821

Multicultural Concert

This multi-cultural celebration from ABCE will feature drama, music and dance of Slavonic cultures and friends.

Sat 20 May

A Night At The Musicals

The talented local performers of Armagh and the surrounding areas present a musical and dramatic theatre showcase.

Thu 6 Apr

£12 from / 02837 521821

On Our Way To Lisbon

The story of how, in 1967, Glasgow Celtic became the first British team to win the European Cup with victory over the mighty Inter Milan as fans look back and fondly recreate how the Bhoys in Green and White beat the team who were hailed as unbeatable.

Tue 23 May

£15 (£13) / 02837 521821

Pat Shortt: How's Tings

In a night of music and mayhem, Ireland's most popular comedian explores all sorts of tings.

Wed 24 May

Philomena Begley And Ray Lynam

The queen of Irish country music duets with her regular partner to perform My Elusive Dreams, You're The One I Can't Live Without and many more. Support is Cliona Hagan.

Thu 27 Apr

Rock 'N' Roll Years And Dance Hall Days

George Jones hosts Clubsound, Joe Mac, Margo Burns, Janet McCartney and Trevor Kelly performing rock'n'roll and pop covers from 1950s and 1960s.

Fri 7 Apr

Second Honeymoon: The Glen Theatre Drama Group

The company presents Sam Cree's comedy set in a seaside guest house featuring a host of hilarious characters.

The Summer Country Show

This all Irish sow features Mick Flavin, Louise Morrisey, Ritchie Remo, Joe Moore, John Hogan and Eamon McCann playing their biggest individual country hits accompanied by the Keltic Storm band.

Wed 31 May

Treasure Island

A fun and musical adaptation of the classic pirate adventure by Robert Louis Stevenson from Riverbank Productions.

Ulster Orchestra 2016/7 Season: The Music Of Genius

Rafael Payare conducts Mozart's Jupiter symphony No 41 and Mendelssohn's virtuosic Violin Concerto with soloist and leader Tamas Kocsis.

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