Friday, December 01, 2017

Festive theatre in (and around) Belfast at Christmas 2017

Every year the number of Christmas shows in and around Belfast seems to increase. Here’s a list of what’s available in the major venues, ordered by the start of their run.

Oh no it’s not? Then leave a comment or email me what I’ve missed!

What the Reindeer Saw, Lyric Theatre, 19 November – 6 January [reviewed]

Cinderella, Courtyard Theatre, 25 November – 23 December

Hansel & Gretel, The MAC, 28 November – 7 January [reviewed]

Beauty and the Beast, Lyric Theatre, 30 November – 6 January [reviewed]

Peter Pan, Grand Opera House, 2 December – 14 January [reviewed]

Aladdin, Island Arts Centre, 2-9 December

The Nightshift Before Christmas, Theatre At The Mill, 5-31 December

Sleeping Beauty, Waterfront Studio, 6 December – 7 January [reviewed]

Michelle & Arlene Holiday Special, 12-13 Shaftesbury Square (Accidental Theatre), 7-9 December and 21-22 December [reviewed]

The Winter Circus – Family Shows, Tumble Circus, Writer’s Square, 8-27 December

The Winter Circus – Late Night Cabaret, Tumble Circus, Writer’s Square, 8-27 December

The Terrible Tragedy of the Twinbrook Turkey, The MAC, 12-23 December

Shh! We Have A Plan, Crescent Arts Centre, 13-24 December [reviewed in 2015]

The Spectacular Aladdin, SSE Arena, 14-27 December [reviewed]

Cabaret Patinoire, The Black Box, 14-16 December

TFI XMAS, 12-13 Shaftesbury Square (Amadan), 14-16 December

Trump’s Big Bad Belfast Christmas, The Black Box, 20 December [previewed and reviewed]

Sinbad the Sailor, Island Arts Centre, 3-6 January

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