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Our fully staged brand new production of Giacomo Puccini's La Bohème was created in a dramatic, empty church in Belfast with a stellar cast and creative team. Follow the link to find out more about this major production for Northern Ireland Opera and some of our other recent projects.

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'Into The Woods' by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine is coming to the Lyric Theatre from 9-27 February. Tickets on sale now.

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We are Northern Ireland's award-winning national opera company, dedicated to the highest standards of opera performance and development of young talent. Find out more about our productions since our foundation in 2010 via the link.

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Our final three cast members - Ruby Campbell, Harry Lambert and Maeve Byrne, our Sleeping Beauty, Steward and Snow White in #IntoTheWoods who with the rest of our cast begin rehearsals tomorrow in Belfast. A month today until our previews begin! 🌲🌲🐺🍎 Tickets £15-£35 available now via @lyricbelfast or this link: Ruby trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Theatre credits include: Deidre in Sylvan (Tinderbox Theatre), Tilly in Rough Girls (Lyric Theatre, Belfast), Marilyn Monroe in The Broads (Strand Arts), Bridget in Translations (Lyric Theatre, Belfast & Rage Theatre, Mumbai), Ciara in Driving Home for Christmas (Lyric Theatre, Belfast), Alice in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lyric Theatre, Belfast), Mag in Lovers: Winners and Losers (Lyric Theatre, Belfast), Splish Splash (Oily Cart), u/s Shena Carney in The Ferryman (Gielgud Theatre, West End/Sonia Friedman Productions), Margaret Barry in She Moved Through The Fair (Tron Theatre/Celtic Connections Festival), Clare in Girls and Dolls (Pint-Sized), Babble in Off Broadway Run (Replay Theatre), Beth in Lifeboat (Replay Theatre), Lady Windermere in Lady Windermere's Fan (Bruiser Theatre). Harry Lambert is from Coalisland, Co. Tyrone. He attended ArtsEd, graduating from the Musical Theatre course in 2020. This will be Harry’s first professional performance and he is delighted that it is at home in Northern Ireland. Maeve Byrne trained at the Guildford School of Acting. Theatre Credits: Jan in Grease (UK Tour); Ensemble in Kiss Me Kate (Lyric Theatre, Belfast); Nell/Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol (The MAC, Belfast); Asphyxia in Salad Days (UK Tour & Union Theatre); Mrs Santiago in Ghost the Musical (Original No.1 UK Tour); Morgan in Godspell (UK Tour); Lead Vocalist “Somebody to Love” International Tour, ‘Seasons of Love’ soloist in Rent (Greenwich Theatre) and Miss Banks in The Last Maharajah workshop (Wyndham’s Theatre) . . #IntoTheWoods #StephenSondheim #cast #sleepingbeauty #snowwhite #northernireland #belfast #irishactors #whatson #whattowatch #theatre #performingarts #musicals #musicaltheatre @artscouncilni