Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

De la Salle College Music Society’s “The Addams Family”

Getting ready for De La Salle College Musical Society's forthcoming production of 'The Addams Family' were from left: Emma Walsh as 'Grandma Addams', Niamh Hennessy as 'Wednesday', Jack McGrath as 'Gomez', Peter Rafter as 'Lurch', Dirin Brett Lennon as 'Morticia', Dean Hayes as 'Pugsley' and  Ben Tynan Dunphy as 'Fester'.  		| Photos: Aileen Drohan
De La Salle College Musical Society is celebrate its 40th anniversary with an exciting production of the hilarious comedy ‘The Addams Family’. DLS MS under the wise guidance of Fr Sean Melody and Brendan Drohan, gave their first production, ‘Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’ back in 1979. Thirty nine shows later and having given a stage [...]

StageMad Presents “The Afters” By Nicola Spendlove

Stagemad Theatre Company will present “The Afters” as part of the Imagine Arts Festival at St Patrick’s Gateway from Monday, October 22nd to Wednesday, October 24th at 8pm (€10). The play is a mourning and a celebration of the invisible lines that make up human life, told through five interlinking true monologues. “I’m an awful woman for [...]

Culture is Catching!

'Black '47' and 'Vikings' star Moe Dunford will launch the ‘Vikings in Focus’ photo exhibition at the Old Market House Arts Centre in Dungarvan on Culture Night (this Friday) at 7.30pm.
The 13th annual staging of Culture Night will be held this Friday, September 21st with local authorities busily engaging with a range of arts and cultural organisations to lay on another varied and entertaining programme of events. Free tours on the hour (starting at 5pm, with the final tour at 9pm) will [...]

Imagine Festival Set to Be “Deliciously Dark”

Pictured in Waterford preparing for this year's Imagine Festival are members of the Waterford Youth Arts who will perform at this year’s festival including Des Kavanagh (age 16) Alex Olariu (age 17) Abi McCormack (age 17) Mary O’Donoghue (16). 								| Photo: Patrick Browne
‘Deliciously Dark’ best describes a key theme for this year’s Imagine Arts Festival, which takes place in Waterford City from October 18th to the 28th. Pre-Halloween high jinks for all ages come courtesy of a number of exciting premium events including the inimitable Spraoi’s latest production ‘Wicked Woods’; Stomptown Brass’ ‘Requiem for Truth’ featuring a raucous [...]

Bay Drama: A New Theatre Group in Dungarvan!

Bay Drama in Dungarvan has created a new 20-minute play which kicks off this Saturday.
Bay Drama is a new theatre group based in Dungarvan and they’re very pleased to announce an exciting new performance with Crew’s Restaurant, Dungarvan – aimed squarely at entertaining locals and the huge number of visitors to The Waterford Greenway.Written and produced specifically for Crew’s, Dungarvan’s best seafood restaurant, Bay Drama has created a free [...]

The Autumn Season at the Theatre Royal

Bosco's Garden & Snow White will feature as part of the Theatre Royal's Autumn season.
The Theatre Royal’s Autumn season is full to the brim with theatre, music, comedy and family events: something for everyone! The Royal’s Autumn kicks off this Thursday (and Friday) with ‘Frankie’s Guys’, a fast-paced, energetic production paying tribute to the legendary music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Theatre lovers will be spoilt for choice [...]

Oh, For a Theatre By the Sea

The splendid Coastguard Cultural Centre.
Coastguard Cultrual Centre could tick a big Tramore box The success of smaller theatrical venues across the locality, be it Central Arts in Waterford city, Gealach Gorm in Kill and Brewery Lane in Carrick-on-Suir begs the question: why has Tramore skipped the board treading beat? It’s incongruous that a town of Tramore’s scale and [...]

Dean Takes the Plunge

Dean Jacob is preparing for 'The Plunge' which will be held at the Crystal Leisure Centre on Sunday, October 28th. For ticket information, visit eventbrite.ie
City daredevil prepares for underwater challenge @@@text Dermot Keyes Dean Jacob cut a relaxed figure at the Crystal Leisure Centre Swimming Pool on Wednesday morning last following another intensive training session. Speaking to The Munster Express, the city native detailed an escape act he’s set to perform at the Cork Road venue on Sunday, October 28th, showing off [...]

Steering the Flock towards “Animal Farm”

Rhiann Jeffrey, the director of Waterford Youth Arts' 'Animal Farm'.
With ‘Animal Farm’ running in Garter Lane from August 23rd to September 1st, we got in contact with Rhiann Jeffrey, the director for this production for a quick interview, discussing her past experiences in Theatre, her opinion on Waterford and her thoughts on the upcoming production. Question: How did you first get involved in the [...]

Little Red Splendour…

Lusmore, Lily, Doire and the Ollpheistha returns to the Royal “An apprentice sword-maker to Fionn MacCumhaill, a blind piper on the run in 1600s Penal Ireland, a young writer from Waterford in 2017, a 2000-year-old tree, a three-headed sea-serpent and the Goddess of the Earth…an incredible adventure across time…” The rehearsal room at St Paul’s Boys [...]