Christmas at The Lyric: Putting It Together

It’s no secret that The Lyric is one of my favourite places to be. Even more so when I’m there to enjoy some musical theatre from Blunt Fringe. I knew that we were in for a treat if tonight was to be anything like The Last Five Years, and goodness…I was right. First produced byContinue reading “Christmas at The Lyric: Putting It Together”

The Night Alive at The Lyric

Oh, Autumn weekends just have to be my favourite. Lighting candles and crunching leaves, warming recipes and hiding out under blankets. Everything seems to be a little quieter, a little slower…and I love it. One thing that (thankfully) is doing the opposite of slowing down, however, is The Lyric’s incredible schedule of shows that justContinue reading “The Night Alive at The Lyric”

Capture NI || Date night in Stranmillis

Welcome to my latest CaptureNI post! Dan and I spent a lovely date night in the Stranmillis area on Thursday. We had a delicious meal at Yum Restaurant and then saw The Shadow of a Gunman at the Lyric. Scroll down for some photos! Yum is a bright and friendly restaurant that is very aptlyContinue reading “Capture NI || Date night in Stranmillis”

The Man In The Moon

All these beautiful people – Friends and lovers, He’s and she’s, Hims and hers All of them – gone. Last night, Dan and I went to see Man In The Moon, a play about a West Belfast man trying to make sense of life’s difficulties. Debt, brotherhood, substance abuse, family breakdown, friendship, relationship difficulties, earlyContinue reading “The Man In The Moon”

REVIEW: The Pillowman at The Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Captivating. Hilarious. Disturbing. Last night, Dan and I headed to the Northern Irish premiere of The Pillowman, Oscar-winning Martin McDonagh’s black comedy thriller. We were excited to return to the place of our butterfly-inducing and nervous laugh-producing second date to be introduced to what some call the Irish playwright’s finest work. The award-winning and critically-acclaimed play,Continue reading “REVIEW: The Pillowman at The Lyric Theatre, Belfast”