4th July to 31st September - daily except Sundays - during Riverside's standard opening hours, which are detailed on the homepage of this website
FREE FOR ALL
Another exhibition of visual art produced by members of the Pavestone Collective
Thursday 29th September at 8pm
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (Abridged)
Northern Ireland's top exponents of Physical Theatre in a brand new comedy production, guaranteed to delight fans and new followers of the company alike!
Saturday 1st October at 8pm
C E L T I C S O U L
You won't see a better tribute to the music and lyrics of VAN MORRISON than this major Irish band, CELTIC SOUL
a great band and a very fine tribute. BBCs Ralph McLean
'As close as you can get ... even the Man approves '. Noel Casey Dublin City FM
Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th October, inclusive
ULSTER UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL
This inaugural series of events will celebrate how the power of writing can express the human desire to travel and the aspiration to build a home and community.
Saturday 8th October at 8pm
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
A wonderful stage adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic, Victorian novel
Tuesday 11th October - starting at 10.45am
MACBETH (preceded by a free, pre-show talk)
THE MORNING BEGINS, AT 10.45am WITH A FREE, PRE-SHOW TALK ON THE PLAY BY ULSTER ACADEMIC DR. KEVIN DE ORNELLAS
Wednesday 12TH October AT 11AM
TEDDY'S ZOO ADVENTURE
A really delightful show, with younger audiences from primary schools in mind.
TEACHERS - THIS IS A REAL TREAT FOR ALL PUPILS WHO'VE BEEN GOOD!!
Friday 14TH October AT 8PM
THE GLITTERBOMB TOUR - starring THE NUALAS
Staggeringly impressive three-part harmonies and a savage, biting wit. Metro Scotland
Theyre funny. Simple as. The Irish Times
'Did ye take my pants, they were here in the dressing room earlier?' Chris, a man they shared a dressing room with, once.
'Wackily original,' The New York Times
Saturday 15th October at 8pm
THE BJORN IDENTITY
Probably the best ABBA tribute ensemble you will see in Ireland
Thursday 20th October at 8pm
FOSTER AND ALLEN
Foster & Allens style and easy listening sound remains as fresh and exciting as ever.
Friday 21ST October AT 8PM
Riverside welcomes back one of Ireland's most popular singing stars
Saturday 22nd October at 8pm
YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND The music of James Taylor & Carole King
The same company which recently brought the fabulous SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY to Coleraine's Riverside Theatre.
Thursday 27th October at 8pm
BECKETT'S LAST ACT
Another in our series of events to celebrate BANN BECKETT. Please click on DOWNLOADS at the top of this page to find out more about BANN BECKETT
A brilliant play, based on real events
Saturday 29th October at 8pm
* * * * * A macabre masterpiece. Ghostly, grisly and gorgeous. Dont miss it (Three Weeks)
* * * * A masterclass in storytelling. Chilling, haunting, dazzling (Hairline)
* * * * Holds the audience in the palm of its hand... a near perfect piece of theatre (The Scotsman)
* * * * Wonderfully eerie and manages to capture that most intangible of theatre goals, the real fear of the audience. (British Theatre Guide)
WHAT BETTER WAY TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN??
Tuesday, 20 September 2016
YOUTH THEATRE START-UP
MORE Youth Drama@Riverside - the new Riverside Youth Theatre run by Oonah McEwan and Kathy Walsh - kicks off for its new, autumn term at 10am on SATURDAY 1st October
Monday, 19 September 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/
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 124645
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.
Thursday, 17 September 2015
PETER MORO - MAJOR THEATRE ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER OF THE RIVERSIDE THEATRE
Riverside was recently visited by DR ALISTAIR FAIR, from Edinburgh.
Dr Fair is a Chancellors Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He has edited a book, " Setting the Scene: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Theatre Architecture", to which he contributed a longer essay about Peter Moros work. He is currently writing a book about the architectural history of the new theatres built across Britain and Northern Ireland between 1945 and 1985.
You're invited to read his article about Riverside in this News section