The Burial at Thebes

Stage Beyond are also delighted to welcome internationally aclaimed theatre maker Caitriona McLaughlin as our guest director of 2014. The group are working on a full length performance of Seamus Heaney's translation of Sophocles' Greek tragedy Antigone.The group will also collaborate with The Carmel McCafferty School of Drama, who are providing a group of young theatre lovers to take part. Students from the University of Ulster will lend their various musical talents to the production. 

The Burial at Thebes will be shown in the Millennium Forum on May 29th at 8pm

Following our premier at the Forum, we will tour our production in schools and community groups throughout the North West. Stops include:


St Cecilia's College, Derry

Lisneal College, Derry

St Brigid's College, Derry

St Louise's Comprehensive, Belfast

St Patrick's & St Brigid's College, Claudy

Knockavoe School, Strabane


Why not have a look at the production on YouTube?


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 Summer Shakespeare Trail 2013

During Summer 2013 we will once again be taking to the streets of Derry with our 'Shakespeare Trail'. Building on our work earlier in the year, we will perform in several areas in the city throughout the Summer. Here in Stage Beyond we love to invilve our audience, so if you're in Derry this summer, watch out! You might find yourself under the spell of three witches, or in the middle of a love scene between Romeo and Juliet!

You can catch our Shakespeare Trail every Monday in July and August at the following locations:


11am     Foyleside Shopping Centre, Derry

11.30am The Craft Village, Shipquay Street, Derry

12.00pm The Guildhall Square, Derry

12.30pm Ebrington Square, Derry 


Our show is absolutely free and squeezes as much Shakespeare as we can in less than ten minutes! We hope to see you there!

 The Return of Colmcille

Stage Beyond were delighted to take part in the biggest pageant ever held here in Derry City! The Return of Colmcille celebrated the story and legacy of St Colmcille, patron saint of Derry. As well as street performances throughout the city there was a huge parade to show the Saint what he had missed as Derry gew in his absence.  Stage Beyond members represented the tradition of greyhound racing in the city, dressing up as dog walkers, bookmakers and track assistants. Thousands gathered to watch this flamboyant and colourful procession which culminated in St Colmcille meeting his old enemy, the Loch Ness Monster, in the very middle of our own River Foyle!

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The Burial at Thebes
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