Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

Bubbling in the Brewery

Colm Power and Barry Comerford, who teamed up so well for Brewery Lane Drama Society's production of 'The Odd Couple' in 2012, will do so again in Tom Murphy's 'The Gigli Concert', which runs from Saturday, November 24th to Saturday, December 1st.
Carrick’s Drama Society to stage ‘The Gigli Concert’ There’s a well-thumbed copy of Tom Murphy’s play, ‘The Gigli Concert’ on Tom Nealon’s sitting room table when The Munster Express calls to the Brewery Lane director’s home ahead of the play’s opening night this Saturday.”It’s not one we’ve done before,” [...]

Dramatic Prospects

"Things are getting more intense as Mount Prospect rehearsals are in a full swing with the stage being set up, costumes and make up being discussed," Martina Collender Tweeted during rehearsals last week. "The pressure is rising but the crew is doing incredibly well."
Jim Nolan and WIT collaborate to bring Una Troy’s work home ‘Directed by Jim Nolan’ is a quartet of words that’s guaranteed to put posteriors on Garter Lane seats. And when there’s an added local ingredient involved, as is the case with ‘Mount Prospect’, which runs at Garter Lane until Saturday and if one has a [...]

Prospects Looking Good at Garter Lane

Garter Lane is set to host the city’s theatre event of the year from November 13th to the 17th. Directed by Jim Nolan, ‘Mount Prospect’ stars a host of Waterford’s top acting talent including Lorraine Murphy, Kieran Walsh, Ema Lemon, Alan Fitzgerald, Gerry Kane, Clare Smith, Hugo O’Donovan, Karina Thompson, Nicola Spendlove, Margaret Torrie, Laura [...]

UHW Theatre Group’s “A Christmas Carol on Craggy Island”

Eddie O'Donnell (Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at UHW) will star in UHE Theatre Group's 'A Christmas Carol in Craggy Island' as Bishop Brennan.
University Hospital Waterford Theatre Group, the only group of its kind in the country, is to stage ‘A Christmas Carol on Craggy Island’ at the Theatre Royal on Friday and Saturday, November 23rd and 24th (8pm). Its eighth production, written and directed by Bridie Hodge with Ann Cody as Musical Director, this will be the [...]

Debut of “Both Ways” at the Theatre Royal

Paul Ettore Tabone and Lara Martins, the stars of 'Both Ways', which comes to the Theatre Royal on Friday, November 16th.
Directly from London’s West End, Paul Ettore Tabone and Lara Martins will take to the stage at the Theatre Royal on Friday, November 16th (8pm) in a new show titled ‘Both Ways’. Dubbed as “The Dream Team from London’s Phantom of the Opera” by Maybe Musical Magazine (Germany) this couple have gone from strength to strength, [...]

Little Shop of Horrors to Spook Garter Lane

Brian Flynn (Seymour), Emma Walsh (Audrey) and the plant (Audrey II, voiced by Jamie Murphy), who will feature in Jack Cunningham's 'Little Shop of Horrors' at Garter Lane from this (Tuesday) evening at Garter Lane Arts Centre.
Jack Cunningham Productions is presenting cult musical ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Garter Lane Arts Centre from tonight, Tuesday, October 30th, through to Saturday, November 3rd. Performances begin at 8pm nightly with a wine reception at 7.30pm.This is a fantastic show that will have you laughing, rocking and rolling. It will feature all of the [...]


Directed by David Hennessy, 'The Beautiful Game' is full of fantastic theatrical talent, both experienced and emerging.
The South Eastern Theatre Group returns to the Theatre Royal from tonight, Tuesday, October 30th, through to this Saturday, November 3rd, a show described by Director David Hennessy as ‘a story about ordinary people living in extraordinary times’. David and his hard working cast will present their take on Andrew Lloyd Webber and [...]

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 [...]