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Tinderbox Theatre Company in association with the MAC present Huzzies.
Huzzies dinner and show offer
Enjoy a delicious starter and main course for two people in Canteen, followed by two tickets to see the show – all for just £45.
For more information, or to book, check out our Huzzies Package page.
Tinderbox Theatre Company has teamed up with award-winning playwright Stacey Gregg and rising music star Katie Richardson (Katie and the Carnival) to create Huzzies for the 50th Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s.
In this compelling piece of new writing, Huzzies tells the story of the making of a band who crave distraction from the humdrum of everyday life and yearn for something better. Meet Dee, fighting to escape from the shadow of her dysfunctional family and Pete, who thinks being in a band is a great way to meet girls. Or Shona, messing around until a better offer comes along while Claire, ever the good girl, just wants to fit in.
Fast-paced, direct and full of Stacey Gregg’s trademark wit, Huzzies follows the highs and lows of a band desperate for fame as they hurl themselves at Belfast’s music scene. Each other’s best friends and their own worst enemies, the band stumbles from dodgy cover versions to true inspiration, with lots of laugh out loud moments. But just as the success Dee craves seems within their grasp, she is forced to make a terrible choice that threatens all their futures.
Katie Richardson has composed a set of specially created songs and music for the show, which will be performed live by a stellar cast of actor-musicians.
Tinderbox sold out during 2011’s Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s with Paul Kennedy’s cult hit Guidelines for a Long and Happy Life.
Post-show Talk – 30 October
Post-show talk with members of the Belfast Music Scene, chaired by Ciaran McQuillan.
Written by Stacey Gregg
Directed by Michael Duke
Music by Katie Richardson
The MAC says
“We have been working with Tinderbox as one of our supported artists and we are delighted to bring this brand new stage show to audiences at the MAC.”
“Gregg is a playwright with a fiercely distinctive voice… moments of great beauty and humour.”
“Katie and the Carnival combine a whimsical spirit with a deep bluesy sound that is immediately intriguing… a unique quality that is charming, charismatic and downright infectious.”