Monday 5th to Saturday 10th December inclusive - daily at 11am and at 2pm only on Saturday 10th December
ROBINSON CRUSOE AND HIS DARING CARIBBEAN PIRATES!
Hold tight – this show travels at a thousand smiles an hour!
Tuesday 13th December at 8pm
PHIL COULTER - FESTIVE REFLECTIONS
Ireland's greatest entertainer
Friday 16th & Saturday 17th December, nightly at 8pm
THE VICTORIA LAGAN DANCE AND DRAMA CHRISTMAS SHOWCASE
VLDD Christmas Special
Thursday 19 January to Saturday 4 February
Performances at 8.00pm and 2.30pm on Saturdays during the run.
The World's Favourite musical produced and directed by Brian Logan
Wednesday 8th February at 8pm
H A M L E T
The most famous play in the world, brought to us by London's prestigious Icarus Theatre
Thursday 9th February at 8pm
A heartwarming drama suitable for the entire family
Friday 10th February 2017
I'LL TELL ME MA
a One-Woman Show starring Christina Nelson and directed by Alan McKee
Saturday 11th February at 8pm
OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER!
The brand new show from MR JAKE O'KANE, one of NI's top comedians, supported on this tour by TERRY McHUGH
Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th February, nightly at 8pm
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
UU's thriving Student Drama Society takes on its most challenging show to date: the classic tale written by Lewis Carroll
Thursday 16th February at 8pm
YOU MUST BE JOKING!
A night of uproarious stand-up comedy from a selection of Ireland's most popular comedians - hosted by John Linehan and starring Adrain Walsh, May McFettridge, Gene Fitzpatrick and Neil Dougan
Saturday 18th February at 8pm
DAVID MEADE: SEEING IS DECEIVING
Daily Mirror: An Incredible Talent - you’ve got to see him live to believe it
Philip Schofield: David Meade is the best we’ve ever had on This Morning
Eamon Holmes: Hilarious and totally mind blowing!
Belfast Telegraph: Jaw dropping
Wednesday 22nd February at 8pm
Charlotte Bronte's classic novel, dramatized on stage and starring REBECCA VAUGHAN
***** Hands Down, the best adaptation of Jane Eyre in any medium (Broadway Baby)
***** Truly extraordinary (British Theatre Guide)
***** A theatrical masterpiece (Edinburgh Guide)
Saturday 25th February at 8pm
ROCK 'N' ROLL YEARS AND DANCE HALL DAYS
HOSTED BY GEORGE JONES and starring Clubsound, Joe Mac, Margo Burns, Janet McCartney and Trevor Kelly. This is a celebration of music not to be missed!
Wednesday 1st March at 8pm
GIVE MY HEAD PEACE!
Ulster's funniest and most dysfunctional family back in Riverside with their brand new show!
Friday 3rd March at 8pm
Ireland's favourite Musical Ensemble
Monday, 5 December 2016
New Art Exhibition
This week sees a new exhibition opening of art from local schools. Entrants will be judged with prizes being awarded on Friday evening. The art will then remain on view in the foyer for the weeks up until Christmas.
Saturday, 3 December 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/ in the LINKS option at the top of this page.
Saturday, 26 November 2016
Spring Season 2017
Our new season planning is now complete and details of all of next Spring's shows are available online or in our new Spring 2017 brochure. This is available by calling in to the theatre; or,if you are already on our mailing list, it will come through your door very soon.
There are shows for everyone; so we hope to see you in the new year.
Details of tickets for sale are found by following the LINKS at the top of this page.
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.
Saturday, 5 November 2016
A Christmas Gift Idea
How about treating a family member or friend to a Riverside Gift Voucher for Xmas?
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.
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.