Out To Lunch 2024 Early Bird Shows

Selena Mersey: Madonna/Whore

Selena Mersey: Madonna/Whore

The Black Box

Thursday 11 January, 8.00pm

Doors 7.30pm | Unreserved seating

£10.00

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Musical comedian and professional overthinker Selena Mersey is in a long-term relationship for the first time in her life. Unfortunately, she’s also been reading about Freud. Can Selena’s straight-passing relationship survive the weight of anxiety, progressive politics, and an incredibly impactful psychology A Level?

Presenting Madonna/Whore: a filthy, Freudian, feminist odyssey into the desire to be both and neither a mother and a slut. After a sellout run at Brighton Fringe, Mersey returns with a souped-up redux of the psychodynamic sensation, featuring songs, stand-up, burlesque, and a live birth. Let this shambolic chanteuse enchant you out of your Freudian slip and show you what relationship counselling really looks like. Sex dolls go free.

WINNER: Lamb Queer Comedy Award 2023 | WINNER: Brighton Seagull ‘Best Concept’ 2023

“Heartfelt and hilarious […] Mersey is a star of the Fringe”★★★★★ (The Reviews Hub)

“She will dazzle and charm you” ★★★★ (Broadway Baby)

“A welcome jolt” (Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke)

Musical Comedy Awards finalist 2023 | Burlesque Idol semi-finalist 2022 3 million views on TikTok

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Out To Lunch 2024 Early Bird Shows

Luisa Omielan: God Is A Woman – The Musical

Luisa Omielan: God Is A Woman – The Musical

The Black Box

Saturday 6 January, 8.00pm

Historic Pubs of the Cathedral Quarter

Historic Pubs of the Cathedral Quarter

Leaves Kelly Cellars 

Sunday 7 January, Sunday 14 January, Sunday 21 January 2.00pm

The Sailortown Sessions feat. King Cedar, Ferna & Ciaran Lavery

Snow Water presents

The Sailortown Sessions feat. King Cedar, Ferna & Ciaran Lavery

St Joseph’s Church, Sailortown

Sunday 7 January, 3.00pm (Ends 5.00pm)

‘Feeling Good’: Victoria Geelan Sings the Songs of Nina Simone

‘Feeling Good’: Victoria Geelan Sings the Songs of Nina Simone

The Black Box

Tuesday 9 January, 1.00pm

David O’Doherty: Tiny Piano Man

Out To Lunch in Association with TSW Management & Lisa Richards present:

David O’Doherty: Tiny Piano Man

Mandela Hall

Thursday 11 January, 8.00pm

Ania Magliano: I Can’t Believe You’ve Done This

Ania Magliano: I Can’t Believe You’ve Done This

The Black Box

Friday 12 January, 8.00pm

Mary Dillon, Dónal O’Connor & Neil Martin

Mary Dillon, Dónal O’Connor & Neil Martin

The Black Box

Saturday 13 January, 2.00pm

Dave Arcari

In association with Belfast City Blues Festival

Dave Arcari

The Deer's Head

Saturday 13 January, 2.00pm

Beyond Skin 20

Beyond Skin 20

The Oh Yeah Centre

Saturday 13 January, 7.00pm

Classics for Lunch with The Ulster Orchestra

Classics for Lunch with The Ulster Orchestra

The Black Box

Tuesday 16 January, 1.00pm

Bluegrass for Lunch feat. The Broken String Band

Bluegrass for Lunch feat. The Broken String Band

The Black Box

Wednesday 17 January, 1.00pm

Classic Country for Lunch featuring The Boondocks – Sold Out

Classic Country for Lunch featuring The Boondocks – Sold Out

The Black Box

Thursday 18 January, 1.00pm

The Scott Flanigan Trio plays The Beatles

The Scott Flanigan Trio plays The Beatles

The Black Box

Friday 19 January, 1.00pm

This Flight Tonight: The Songs of Joni Mitchell by Zervas and Pepper

This Flight Tonight: The Songs of Joni Mitchell by Zervas and Pepper

The Black Box

Sunday 21 January, 8.00pm

Opera For Lunch – Cabaret de la Boîte Noire

Opera For Lunch – Cabaret de la Boîte Noire

The Black Box

Tuesday 23 January, 1.00pm

Art is Long…Life is Short: An Evening of the Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto by Ruth McGinley

Art is Long…Life is Short: An Evening of the Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto by Ruth McGinley

The Black Box

Tuesday 23 January, 8.00pm 

Sam Baker

In association with The Real Music Club

Sam Baker

The Black Box

Wednesday 24 January, 8.00pm

Jeremy Deller In Conversation ‘Art is Magic’

Presented by Out To Lunch in association with Ulster Presents...

Jeremy Deller In Conversation ‘Art is Magic’

Ulster University. Belfast Campus, Lecture Theatre 1, BC-LG-211 York Street.

Thursday 25 January, 7.30pm

Lumiere & The Wilderness Way Book Launch

Lumiere & The Wilderness Way Book Launch

The Black Box

Saturday 27 January, 2.00pm

Greensleeves Hi-Fi X Explosion Sound System

Greensleeves Hi-Fi X Explosion Sound System

The Black Box

Saturday 27 January, 8.00pm

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