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What’s On: Big favourites and first appearances this June at Market Place Theatre

Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners

In association with legendary Irish pub O’Donoghue’s, Seven Drunken Nights tells the story of a career spanning 50 years and invokes the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, John Sheahan, Ciaran Bourke and Jim McCann.

This hugely talented cast of musicians and singers bring the music of this iconic group back to life.

It is without doubt the ultimate feel good Irish show.

Wednesday June 5, 2024

8pm | £27.50

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Pride & Prejudice

After last year’s tour of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ Hotbuckle are back with their unique style of adaptation of classic novels. The virtuoso company have been entertaining audiences for over twelve years with their inventive interpretations of familiar texts.

In this fast-paced, multi-role-playing adaptation, Hotbuckle invites us to enter the world of The Bennets. From the headstrong Elizabeth Bennet to the proud Mr Darcy, Hotbuckle’s rich characterisations abound in this latest adaptation by skilled writer Adrian Preater.

Full of humour and invention, this is storytelling at its finest, as we meet five sisters who deal with marriage, morality and misconceptions in unique Hotbuckle style. This is Jane Austen as you’ve never experienced her before, so, Hotbuckle up, for the carriage ride of your life!

Thursday June 6, 2024

7pm | £15.00 | £13.00 concession

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The Legends of American Country Show

The show features three superb singers in the young Kelan Browne, Tracey McAuley and Antony McBrien who are all accompanied by a superb live band of musicians for that real authentic Tennessee sound coupled with authentic stage set and state of the art production that is guaranteed to transport you all the way hand clapping and toe tapping to Nashville and back in one night.

One thing is for sure if it’s Country music you like then this is the only show in town!

Friday June 8, 2024

8pm | £25.00

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Al Porter: Now

After appearing on Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Big Show and following his sell out Edinburgh Fringe run, Al Porter returns with his best show yet. It’s personal and hilarious. This is a truly funny, feel good, must see show!

With sold out dates across the country and standing ovations every night in Vicar St Dublin, The Everyman Cork, Belfast Limelight and more, Al Porter’s critically acclaimed new show keeps on touring – with extra shows added due to popular demand!

Al brings a unique perspective and big laughs to a story of early success, screwing up and changing for the better to turn your life around.

Friday June 8, 2024

8pm | £16.00

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Back by popular demand, Eighty-Nine is a musical drama that celebrates the lives of the 89 people who lost their lives in the Armagh rail disaster of 1889.

Featuring modern musical numbers and songs from the day, this well-researched and moving script imagines the stories of the families involved.

This is our tribute to the eighty-nine on the 135th anniversary of the disaster.

Thursday – Friday June 13 – 14, 2024

7.30pm | £15.00 | concession £10.00

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Jake Blount

Jake Blount is a rising star of American roots music, a talented banjoist and fiddle player and soulful singer. Jake won the 2020 Steve Martin Banjo Prize and was nominated for Artist of the Year at the 2023 International Folk Music Awards.

He has also been showcased on NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series and BBC Radio Two’s Folk Show. Jake’s work shines a light on the major contributions that Black, Indigenous and LGBTQ artists have made to American folk traditions, often overlooked.

Friday June 14, 2024

8pm | £16.00

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Dave Elliott: Roleplay

Dave Elliott comes to The Market Place with his uproarious new stand-up comedy show, Rolepay. Juggling the roles of dad, husband, comedian, and…. housewife… Dave hilariously exposes the trials and tribulations of modern life. Join Dave on a quest for significance as he delivers a scathing and ridiculous take on the roles we play.

As seen on the Blame Game. Host of the “Sly Guy” Podcast and regular on the “Tea With Me” and “General Banter” Podcasts.

Friday June 21, 2024

8pm | £16.50

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The Stars, The Moon & The Georgian Sky

After their hugely successful Salon Series that has toured Northern Ireland in 2023/24, join Northern Ireland Opera as they present a brand new Salon event designed for, and performed in, the stunning Bishop’s Palace in Armagh.

Experience the very best of salon music in this hour-long, beautifully staged and costumed event.

Saturday June 22, 2024

8pm | £20.00 | concession £15.00

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Ireland The Show

‘Ireland The Show’ is back! Featuring an all-star Irish cast of the Emerald Isle’s most talented award-winning performers including Gary Gamble, Ritchie Remo, Elaine Boyle, Keltic Storm and the Gael Force Irish dancers with their high energy jigs and reels!

This unmissable production will take you on a journey through the decades of a globally loved culture and will showcase songs from the legendary Dubliners, Makem and Clancy and The Pogues to name but a few.

Friday June 28, 2024

8pm | £26.00

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Oliver Jr – DFK Performing Arts Academy

An enchanting evening awaits as DFK Performing Arts Academy brings to life Oliver Jr. – a captivating musical journey filled with courage, friendship and adventure.

Set in the bustling streets of Victorian London, Oliver Jr. tells the timeless tale of a young orphan boy who dares to dream beyond the orphanage walls. Follow Oliver Twist as he embarks on a remarkable adventure, encountering colourful characters like the Artful Dodger, Nancy and the infamous Fagin.

With unforgettable melodies and captivating choreography, our talented performers aged 3 to 18, will transport you to a world of wonder and excitement. Get ready to be swept away by the magic of Oliver Jr.!

Saturday – Sunday June 29 – 30, 2024

6.30pm | 2.30pm | £12.50

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