Grand Opera House
Northern ireland's premier theatre offers a programme of drama, dance, opera, comedy, musicals and family shows. They aim to raise the profile of artists based in Northern Ireland and bring international productions to Northern Ireland. Since it opened in 1895 the building has undergone several restorations and extensions and was the first building in Northern Ireland to gain listed status. There are bars located throughout the Grand Opera House, including Luciano's Cafe Bar, the Baby Grand Bar, the Circle Bar and the Gods. The venue also hosts meetings, conferences and weddings.
Events at this venue
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The Addams Family
Musical comedy about the spooky family. Wednesday Addams is all grown up and has fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family.
Thu 5 Oct
Annie: Belfast Voice & Dance Academy
- Directed by: Nikolai Foster
The classic Broadway musical about a red-haired orphan girl growing up in a 1930s New York orphanage performed students of the school.
Fri 5 May
Belfast Community Gospel Choir
The local choir performs a mixed programme of gospel classics and modern pop songs.
Martin Lynch directs a comedy about disastrous relationships written by Brenda Murphy and starring Caroline Curran, Ciaran Nolan and Marty Maguire.
Del & Rodney: The Comedy Dinner Show
Comedy entertainment inspired by the popular TV show performed by the Comedy Dining Company.
English National Ballet: Akram Khan's Giselle
- Written by: Adolphe Adam, Akram Khan
Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Akram Khan creates a new version of romantic ballet Giselle for English National Ballet. Composer Ben Frost adapts the original score, which is performed by English National Ballet Philharmonic.
Wed 21 Jun
Thu 22 Jun
Fri 23 Jun
An Evening With Sir Michael Parkinson
The veteran broadcast is joined by his son Mike for an intimate, entertaining and informative look at a career that includes interviewing over 2000 of the most important cultural figures of the 20th and 21st centuries. As well as fascinating anecdotes, Sir Michael waxes lyrical about his latest book, Muhammad Ali - A…
A story of big hair and big heart, set in 1960s Baltimore and performed by Limelight Productions. And no, you can't stop the beat.
Wed 1 Nov
Islands in the Stream
Musical celebrating the queen and king of country: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.
- Directed by: Sally Cookson
- Written by: Charlotte Bronte (book)
Sally Cookson directs this bold re-imagining of Charlotte Bronte's novel about a spirited heroine's fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms in the face of poverty, injustice and bitter betrayal. A National Theatre co-production with Bristol Old Vic.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
- Directed by: Bill Kenwright
- Written by: Andrew Lloyd Webber (music), Tim Rice (lyrics)
Bill Kenwright's production of the Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical returns, with X Factor winner Joe McElderry starring as the boy with the troublesome coat.
Tue 6 Jun
Wed 7 Jun
Thu 8 Jun
The Magic of the Beatles
A recreation of the full Beatles live show, taking you through their different eras from the skiffle-influenced mop top years of 'Love Me Do' and 'She Loves You' to the later psychedelia of songs like 'Strawberry Fields' and the classic rock such as 'Let It Be'.
Me And My Girl: St Agnes' Choral Society
St Agnes' Choral Society presents its version of the classic musical features numbers such as Leaning on a Lamp Post, The Lambeth Walk, The Sun Has Got His Hat On, Me and My Girl and many more.
Tue 9 May
Wed 10 May
Thu 11 May
Million Dollar Quartet
Musical based on a recording session that saw Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins working together for the first and only time.
Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour
The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on his first ever live theatre tour in the UK. Join Mister Maker and his colourful pals The Shapes for arty adventures, songs and dancing.
Sat 30 Sep
Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is
Celebrating over 50 years of Motown music with tributes to The Four Tops and The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5 and many more.
Wed 27 Sep
Northern Ireland Opera And Opera Theatre Company: Radamisto
Wayne Jordan directs Handel's timeless masterpiece about a king who will stop at nothing to satisfy his appetites in this of tale of sex, power and corruption, featuring mezzo-sopranos Doreen Curran and Kate Allen and sopranos Aoife Miskelly and Sinead Campbell-Wallace.
Sun 14 May
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Not Dead Enough
Olivier Award-winning Ian Talbot directs Shaun Mckenna's adaptation of Peter James's murder thriller in which a detective confronts the mysterious disappearance of his spouse. Bill Ward stars as DS Roy Grace alongside Laura Whitmore, one of the stars of 2016's Strictly Come Dancing on BBC1, and Coronation Street's Stephen…
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more.
Craig Revel Horwood directs and choreographs this feel-good musical comedy featuring original music by Tony and Oscar-winner Alan Menken. X Factor winner Alexandra Burke stars as sassy club singer in need of witness protection, Deloris Van Cartier.
Stay'n Alive: So I Am
Based on real life tales of overcoming obstacles with special guests the Motown Sensations plus disco from the 1970s and rock from the 1980s.
Sunday Night At The Musicals
Association of Irish Musical Societies members' perform songs from the shows.
- Directed by: Edward Hall, Adam Cooper
- Written by: Ray Davies (music & lyrics), Joe Penhall
British singer-songwriter, Ray Davies, recalls his early life and the career of the eponymous pop-rock group, The Kinks, in this musical biography set during the 1950s and 1960s. Directed by Edward Hall.