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Showtime Episode 11 – Br. Ben Hanlon Pt 2

Showtime Episode 11 – Br. Ben Hanlon Pt 2

I recently spoke to Br. Ben about the Addams Family. When we finished talking about that we left the ‘tape running’ so to speak – and talked about choirs, theatre,[Read More…]

Showtime Episode 010 – Jim Nolan and Mount Prospect

Showtime Episode 010 – Jim Nolan and Mount Prospect

Always a pleasure to talk to Jim Nolan anytime of the year. At the moment he’s working on Mt. Prospect – a co-production with WIT and Garter Lane. Jim talks[Read More…]

1978 – ACEC Tops Celebration Show

1978 – ACEC Tops Celebration Show

In the 1970’s the ACEC dominated Tops both locally and nationally. 1978 saw the company present a 2 hour special show in the Theatre Royal to celebrate this success. Here[Read More…]

2007 – Jesus Christ Superstar – De La Salle College

2007 – Jesus Christ Superstar – De La Salle College

The programme from the third time that De La Salle College produced Jesus Christ Superstar – this time the 2007 version. Have a browse! Added to the DLS archive here.[Read More…]

Showtime 009 – Jack Cunningham Productions and Little Shop Of Horrors

Showtime 009 – Jack Cunningham Productions and Little Shop Of Horrors

The busy October continues as Jack Cunningham Productions brings us ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’. He joins us for a chat along with Emma Walsh. Also as a bonus some cast[Read More…]

WTA 099 – The Opening – John Player Tops 1987 Waterford Glass

WTA 099 – The Opening – John Player Tops 1987 Waterford Glass

Today it’s back to the classic 1987 televised final and the opening from the Waterford Glass show which featured heavily ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’. Some familiar faces and names[Read More…]

2001 – Brigadoon – De La Salle Musical Society

2001 – Brigadoon – De La Salle Musical Society

Back 17 years today to roughly around this time of year and De La Salle were presenting ‘Brigadoon’ in the Theatre Royal under the direction of Tony Finnegan. The show[Read More…]

Showtime 008 – The Beautiful Game with Dee Lanigan

Showtime 008 – The Beautiful Game with Dee Lanigan

The busy October schedule continues with the South Eastern Theatre Groups production of ‘The Beautiful Game’ rapidly approaching. Chairperson Dee Lanigan called in for a chat about what to expect[Read More…]

WTA 098 – ‘Les Miserables’ from ‘Roast’.

WTA 098 – ‘Les Miserables’ from ‘Roast’.

Some comedy today from the cast of ‘Roast’ – a ‘Les Mis’ medley that any show fan will enjoy for sure…

1996 – The Stomping Ground – Red Kettle

1996 – The Stomping Ground – Red Kettle

In 1996 Red Kettle produced ‘The Stomping Ground’ which was a new play by Loughlin Deegan. The show brochure is below, and added to the Red Kettle Archive here.  [Read More…]

Showtime 007 – Br. Ben on the Addams Family and De La Salle at 40

Showtime 007 – Br. Ben on the Addams Family and De La Salle at 40

Brother Ben has seen it all with De La Salle College… this episode he joins me to talk about the Addams Family – De La Salle’s annual production and De[Read More…]

WTA 097 – Family Misfortunes with the Bilberry Goats

WTA 097 – Family Misfortunes with the Bilberry Goats

Currently on stage in Garter Lane with their new production of ‘I do, I Do, So I Do’, it’s time to pay a monthly visit to the comedy archive of[Read More…]

2008 – Cinderella – Waterford Panto Society Programme

2008 – Cinderella – Waterford Panto Society Programme

A visit to Panto today and back to 2008 when Waterford Panto Society produced the only one of it’s 33 productions outside of the Theatre Royal – in ‘The Forum’.[Read More…]

Showtime 006 – I Do, I Do, So I Do – Tony Corcoran

Showtime 006 – I Do, I Do, So I Do – Tony Corcoran

It’s not every week you open a ‘World Premiere’ – and that’s exactly what is on this week in Garter Lane from the pen of Tony Corcoran and the hilarious[Read More…]

Audio Interview – Paul ‘Flex’ Browne Talks to Mary O’Neill about Man Of La Mancha

Audio Interview – Paul ‘Flex’ Browne Talks to Mary O’Neill about Man Of La Mancha

Loads of audio snippets to add over the next few weeks to the archive. This one is from 2017 and Paul Browne dropped into Mary O’Neill on the ‘Fringe’ to[Read More…]

WTA 096 – Singing In The Rain Finale – Flaggy Lane 2005

WTA 096 – Singing In The Rain Finale – Flaggy Lane 2005

Here is the finale from the WIFLO winning production of ‘Singing In The Rain’ from Flaggy Lane Productions – an award winning production under the direction of Pat McElwain. It[Read More…]

2005 – WIFLO Season Brochure

2005 – WIFLO Season Brochure

Today we have the season brochure from WIFLO 2005 when Flaggy Lane Productions became the first Waterford Society to win the Festival with ‘Singing In The Rain’.. a feat they[Read More…]

1984 – De La Salle College – My Fair Lady Show Programme

1984 – De La Salle College – My Fair Lady Show Programme

Back 34 years today to the Spring of 1984 and De La Salle College presented ‘My Fair Lady’ in the Theatre Royal as their annual production. As always – a[Read More…]

Sleeping Beauty – 2000 – Show Programme

Sleeping Beauty – 2000 – Show Programme

A bit of Panto today and the programme from Waterford Panto Society’s production of ‘Sleeping Beauty’. Added to the Panto archive here. 2000 – Sleeping Beauty – Show Programme

WTA 095 – The Dr. Dolittle Scene from Nokia Tops 1990

WTA 095 – The Dr. Dolittle Scene from Nokia Tops 1990

This scene features the legendary Gary Power as Dr. Dolittle from the 1990’s Nokia Tops of the Town entry, produced by Michael Grant. It also has some familiar faces popping[Read More…]

WTA 094 – Jonah (2003) by Spraoi

WTA 094 – Jonah (2003) by Spraoi

So opening a brand new long overdue item on the archive –  the legends at Spraoi who have been entertaining the city and county (and country!) for as long as[Read More…]

New Website Design and Short List for the Blog awards!

New Website Design and Short List for the Blog awards!

As time was evolving I found that the site was starting to look and feel clunky and dated and mainly a bit cluttered – so I decided to clean it[Read More…]

WTA 093 – Texas Has A Whorehouse In It – Premier Productions 2002

WTA 093 – Texas Has A Whorehouse In It – Premier Productions 2002

Way back to 2002 today and a Liam Meagher production of ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ featuring a host of lovely girls and led by Ray Collins. This is[Read More…]

2016 – A Moon For The Misbegotten – Theatre Royal Productions

2016 – A Moon For The Misbegotten – Theatre Royal Productions

In 2016 the Theatre Royal produced one of Eugene O’Neill’s rarely produced plays – A Moon For The Misbegotten. It was a co-production with the Geva Theatre Centre in Rochester[Read More…]

WTA 092 – Vintage Photos from Tom Healy’s own private collection

WTA 092 – Vintage Photos from Tom Healy’s own private collection

I’m delighted to share this slideshow video with you all today. It’s from the private collection of Tom Healy and is added to the archive with thanks to Tom’s family.[Read More…]

2000 – Blues In The Night – Open Space Theatre Company

2000 – Blues In The Night – Open Space Theatre Company

In 2000 Open Space Theatre Company performed Noel Kelly’s wonderful play about local soccer ‘Blues in The Night’ starring five local actors. Here is the show programme to read. 2000[Read More…]

Showtime 005 – Hairspray Week

Showtime 005 – Hairspray Week

Firmly in the realm of Musical Theatre this week as we turn our attention onto Theatrebox’s production of Hairspray. Joining me is Liam Butler Director and Ben Nolan – Edna[Read More…]

WTA 091 – Jellicle Songs For Jellicle Cats – Ignite Productions

WTA 091 – Jellicle Songs For Jellicle Cats – Ignite Productions

Back in 2012 Ignite Productions (then known as the Waterford Glee Club) performed Cats with a largely junior cast in an award winning production directed by Vicki Graham. Here’s a[Read More…]

1982 – Oklahoma – Presentation Secondary Pupils

1982 – Oklahoma – Presentation Secondary Pupils

Our first show programme from the Presentation Secondary School who have produced quite a number of musicals over the years. This one – Oklahoma from 1982. Lots of familiar names[Read More…]

WTA 090 – The Courtroom – Bilberry Goats

WTA 090 – The Courtroom – Bilberry Goats

Some more classic Comedy for you today – this time the Bilberry Goats and their Courtroom sketch – as Un – PC and hilarious as ever!  

Showtime 004 – Conor Clancy and ‘A Little Room’

Showtime 004 – Conor Clancy and ‘A Little Room’

Back on the audio trail this week after my holidays. Delighted to hear from Conor Clancy all about ‘A Little Room’ and how he’s developing a play which features a[Read More…]

1981 Tops Handwritten Adjudication sheets – Waterford Glass, National Quarter Finals

1981 Tops Handwritten Adjudication sheets – Waterford Glass, National Quarter Finals

To add to our collection of handwritten original adjudications we have this Waterford Glass one from the 1981 national quarter finals. Have a read to see what the adjudicator rated[Read More…]

Annie – De La Salle Musical Society 2007 – Show Programme

Annie – De La Salle Musical Society 2007 – Show Programme

2007 saw De La Salle stage the perennial favourite ‘Annie’ – that seemed to pop up every couple of years in the noughties… Here is the show programme. Added to[Read More…]

WTA 089 – This is the Hour – South Eastern Theatre Group

WTA 089 – This is the Hour – South Eastern Theatre Group

Back to 2013 today and the epic ‘This Is The Hour’ from the South Eastern Theatre Groups production of ‘Miss Saigon’. One of my personal favourite musicals. Featuring Holly Ryan[Read More…]

WTA 088 – Avenue Q Promos

WTA 088 – Avenue Q Promos

Avenue Q is a strange beast of a show – some find it hilarious, some find it – frankly quite offensive. Here are 3 promos that were made at the[Read More…]

WTA 087 – Sit Down You’re Rocking The Boat – The Flying Pigs Ball

WTA 087 – Sit Down You’re Rocking The Boat – The Flying Pigs Ball

More goodies from the ‘Flying Pigs Ball’ today as our esteemed theatre reviewer Pat McEvoy leads the charges in the Guys and Dolls showstopper. [Adsense-A]

1991 – Moonshine – Red Kettle – Show Programme

1991 – Moonshine – Red Kettle – Show Programme

1991 saw Red Kettle producing another Jim Nolan play – this time ‘Moonshine’. Jim Nolan plays are always red letter dates in Waterford Theatre history. Have a browse of the[Read More…]

WTA 086 – Waterford Glass Tops Opening 1982

WTA 086 – Waterford Glass Tops Opening 1982

Some more Tops nostalgia here – the opening to the 1982 Waterford Glass Show.

Showtime Waterford Episode 003 – Spraoi Special

Showtime Waterford Episode 003 – Spraoi Special

How could we feature anything this week other then the jewel in Waterford’s festival crown – Spraoi, the biggest street theatre festival in the country. Joining me are Rob O’Connor,[Read More…]

1999 – De La Salle College – Some Like It Hot – Show Programme

1999 – De La Salle College – Some Like It Hot – Show Programme

1999 saw De La Salle College producing the musical based on the classic Jack Lemmon / Tony Curtis movie. Here is the show programme! Added to the De La Salle[Read More…]

WTA 085 – Everybody’s Got The Right – Episode 3

WTA 085 – Everybody’s Got The Right – Episode 3

And now – the final part of ‘Everybody’s Got The Right’ – the making of Dat’s De Y’s production of Assassins, 2017. This three parter has been a hugely interesting[Read More…]

Showtime Waterford Episode 002 – David Hayes & Nick Bailey – Inside West Side

Showtime Waterford Episode 002 – David Hayes & Nick Bailey – Inside West Side

David Hayes and Nick Bailey are re-working West Side Story into ‘Inside West Side’ – a brand new studio album which received huge support from Waterford Musical Theatre fans in[Read More…]

1957 – The Drama Circle – A Stranger Came

1957 – The Drama Circle – A Stranger Came

Some vintage material today from 1957 – 61 years ago. Here is the show brochure and a press clipping from ‘A Stranger Came’ – The Drama Circle. 1957 – A[Read More…]

WTA 084 – 1991 – My Fair Lady – Get Me To The Church On Time

WTA 084 – 1991 – My Fair Lady – Get Me To The Church On Time

Another classic video today – way back to 1991 and the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society’s production of ‘My Fair Lady’. Featuring the late great Denny Corcoran as Alfie[Read More…]

Showtime Waterford Episode 001 – Michael Quinlan – Misterman

Showtime Waterford Episode 001 – Michael Quinlan – Misterman

So here’s something new for you – a weekly podcast, short and sweet. A few show tunes, a bit of chat about what’s coming up or with arts people in[Read More…]

Waterford Pantomime & Musical Society 1945/1946 Show Programme Cover

Waterford Pantomime & Musical Society 1945/1946 Show Programme Cover

I absolutely LOVE when rarities turn up and this one is a joy to get! It’s a programme cover from the 1945/46 Waterford Panto & Musical Society – a former[Read More…]

WTA 083 – The Beekeeping Sketch

WTA 083 – The Beekeeping Sketch

A classic sketch from Davy Sutton and Terry ‘Scol’ Grant today. The Bee Keeping sketch comes from the early 80’s again, but was reproduced in the Flying Pigs Ball featuring[Read More…]

2006 – WIFLO Season Brochure

2006 – WIFLO Season Brochure

2006 was the year when Flaggy Lane lifted the international trophy for the second time in 2 years, and for only the second time out of 3 times in total[Read More…]

1978 – Tops Local Rounds, Slieverue v Waterford Crystal

1978 – Tops Local Rounds, Slieverue v Waterford Crystal

Back 40 years to 1978 today and a programme from the first local rounds of the Tops Competition that year. It’s the turn of Slieverue and Waterford Crystal. Added to[Read More…]

WTA 082 – Gee Officer Krupke – The Flying Pigs Ball 1995

WTA 082 – Gee Officer Krupke – The Flying Pigs Ball 1995

Here’s a few familiar faces taking part in ‘The Flying Pigs Ball’ – produced by Michael Grant to fill the void that the Tops of the Town left behind after[Read More…]

1986 – De La Salle College – The Music Man

1986 – De La Salle College – The Music Man

In 1986, De La Salle College presented ‘The Music Man’ to add to their wide and diverse range of productions. Here is the show programme. Added to the DLS archive[Read More…]

WTA 081 – 1987 – Tip Tops – Nokia Les Mis Scene

WTA 081 – 1987 – Tip Tops – Nokia Les Mis Scene

Our mini series of ‘Tip Tops’ from 1987 comes to a close with this ‘Les Mis’ scene from Nokia recorded live from the Gaiety stage. Nokia were the beaten local[Read More…]

WTA 080 – The Silent Mikes – Nokia Tops 1987

WTA 080 – The Silent Mikes – Nokia Tops 1987

From the ‘Tip Tops’ series live from the Gaiety stage here is the ‘Silent Mikes’ comedy mime routine from the 1987 Nokia production. Spearheaded by the legendary Eddie Cody the[Read More…]

2003 – One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest – All Of A Sudden TC

2003 – One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest – All Of A Sudden TC

In 2003 All Of A Sudden Theatre Company produced ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest’ in the Forum Theatre Waterford. It was the debut production of ‘All Of A Sudden’.[Read More…]

WTA 079 – The Lambeth Walk from Me And My Girl – 2003 – Edmund Rice

WTA 079 – The Lambeth Walk from Me And My Girl – 2003 – Edmund Rice

Today’s video is the classic ‘Lambeth Walk’ from Me And My Girl from Bryan Flynn’s 2003 production of ‘Me And My Girl’ for the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society.[Read More…]

1989 – Tops Of The Town Local Round Programme

1989 – Tops Of The Town Local Round Programme

Normally all 4 shows in a year wouldn’t be put into the one programme- but 1989 was an exception to the rule. Have a browse of St. Paul’s, Tramore, Nokia[Read More…]

WTA 078 – Lady In Red Scene from Nokia Tops 1987

WTA 078 – Lady In Red Scene from Nokia Tops 1987

More than one or two legends in this one – taken from the RTE Tip Tops Programme in 1987 which was filmed live on the Gaiety Stage. Enjoy as it[Read More…]

WTA 077 – The Miss Saigon Scene from ‘Roast’

WTA 077 – The Miss Saigon Scene from ‘Roast’

More comedy today – the parody of Miss Saigon from Ignite Productions version of ‘Roast’… no more description is necessary – enjoy!

1988 – De La Salle College – Oliver! Programme

1988 – De La Salle College – Oliver! Programme

In 1988 De La Salle College produced ‘Oliver!’ for the first time featuring a host of young familiar names and faces on stage and off stage. Here is the show[Read More…]

1998 AIMS Awards Banquet Menus and Nominations

1998 AIMS Awards Banquet Menus and Nominations

It’s the AIMS weekend – the Oscars of musical societies in Ireland and Killarney is the place to be tonight! Time to reminisce on older AIMS awards – back 20[Read More…]

1966 – WDS – Ten Little Niggers Show Programme

1966 – WDS – Ten Little Niggers Show Programme

One wonders if this play would even be performed today in the age of political correctness that we currently live in – but it is a real play written by[Read More…]

WTA 076 – Everybody’s Got The Right Episode 2

WTA 076 – Everybody’s Got The Right Episode 2

Delighted to share part 2 of the 3 part Assassins documentary today. Its a smashing insight into putting on this most difficult of Sondheim shows. This episode focusses on the[Read More…]

2001 – WIFLO Season Brochure

2001 – WIFLO Season Brochure

Once again for archiving purposes I like to include the season brochures of WIFLO from time to time. This year – 2001 – the sole Waterford entries were De La[Read More…]

WTA 075 – 1986 Waterford Crystal Opening – Gaiety Final

WTA 075 – 1986 Waterford Crystal Opening – Gaiety Final

The opening of the 1986 John Player Tops National Final. Waterford Crystal – produced by Michael Grant.

2005 – Bugsy Malone – Natalie Van De Braam – Show Programme

2005 – Bugsy Malone – Natalie Van De Braam – Show Programme

In 2005 Natalie Van De Braam presented the hit kids musical “Bugsy Malone” in the Forum. Here is the show progamme. 2005 – Bugsy Malone – Show Programme  

1990 – Tops of the Town Quarter Final Programme – Nokia in Wexford

1990 – Tops of the Town Quarter Final Programme – Nokia in Wexford

Here is the 1990 programme from Wexf0rd when Nokia reached the national quarter final stage. Added to the Tops archive here. 1990 – National Quarter Finals – Nokia – Programme

2014 – Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – David Hennessy Stage School – Show Programme

2014 – Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – David Hennessy Stage School – Show Programme

Joseph is without doubt one of the most popular junior shows of all time. In 2014 the David Hennessy Stage School presented it in Garter Lane. Here is the show[Read More…]

WTA 074 – Honeybun from South Pacific – Edmund Rice Choral And Musical Society 1993

WTA 074 – Honeybun from South Pacific – Edmund Rice Choral And Musical Society 1993

In 1993 the Edmund Rice’s production of South Pacific was a huge success. Here is a snippet – ‘Honey Bun’ … enjoy!

WTA 073 – Your Health Is Your Death with The Bilberry Goats

WTA 073 – Your Health Is Your Death with The Bilberry Goats

A bit of comedy again in the company with the Bilberry Goats. Enjoy!

WTA 072 – The Carousel Waltz from Carousel – WMS 2014

WTA 072 – The Carousel Waltz from Carousel – WMS 2014

In 2014 Waterford Musical Society burst onto the scene with their debut production of ‘Carousel’. Here is the iconic Carousel Waltz from that production.

1985 – De La Salle College  – South Pacific Show Programme

1985 – De La Salle College – South Pacific Show Programme

In 1985 De La Salle College presented that most beautiful Rogers and Hammerstein show ‘South Pacific’. Here is the show programme. Added to the DLS College archive here. 1985 –[Read More…]

1980 Tops Local Rounds – Waterford Shopping Centre Vs Waterford Glass Programme

1980 Tops Local Rounds – Waterford Shopping Centre Vs Waterford Glass Programme

A show programme today from the 1980 Local Rounds – Waterford Shopping Centre vs Waterford Glass. Added to the Tops archive here. 1980 Local Rounds – Waterford SC Vs Waterford[Read More…]

WTA 071 – Nokia Finale 1990 – We’re In The Money

WTA 071 – Nokia Finale 1990 – We’re In The Money

Today it’s back to 1990 and Nokia’s ‘We’re In The Money’ finale from their 1990 Tops show directed by Michael Grant.

1970 – WIFLO Season Brochure

1970 – WIFLO Season Brochure

A look back into our WIFLO heritage today and the season brochure from the 1970 Festival, when the festival was truly international and it seemed to have more societies from[Read More…]

WTA 070 – ‘One Singular Sensation’ from A Chorus Line 1998

WTA 070 – ‘One Singular Sensation’ from A Chorus Line 1998

In 1998 Premier Productions presented ‘A Chorus Line’ in the upstairs of the Forum Theatre – at the time the only venue big enough to allow 18 people to stand[Read More…]

2008 – The Mikado – Edmund Rice Choral And Musical Society – Show Programme

2008 – The Mikado – Edmund Rice Choral And Musical Society – Show Programme

Some of the finest G&S productions ever seen in Waterford came from the Edmund Rice stable, and this is no exception. In 2008 the Edmund Rice society engaged the wonderful[Read More…]

WTA 069 – ‘Everybody’s Got The Right’ – The Making of Assassins – Episode 1

WTA 069 – ‘Everybody’s Got The Right’ – The Making of Assassins – Episode 1

In March 2017 ‘Dats De Y’ productions presented ‘Assassins’ in Garter Lane. Producer of Assassins Brian Tuohy recorded video interviews during the production and combining them with video from the[Read More…]

WTA 068 – ‘Ambition’ from ‘Roast’

WTA 068 – ‘Ambition’ from ‘Roast’

Back in 2015 Ignite Productions performed a hilarious musical theatre revue in the Theatre Royal – ‘Roast’ where many of the biggest musicals of all time were lampooned. One such[Read More…]

1997 – Pandora’s Box – Stage Fright MTC

1997 – Pandora’s Box – Stage Fright MTC

In the summer of 1997 Stage Fright under the guidance of Bryan Flynn presented ‘Pandora’s Box’ – a delightful musical performed by participants in the 1st Stage Fright summer camp.[Read More…]

2000 – The Queen And The Peacock – Red Kettle – Show Programme

2000 – The Queen And The Peacock – Red Kettle – Show Programme

In 2000 Red Kettle produced ‘The Queen And The Peacock’ directed by Jim Nolan. Here is the show programme. Have a look. Added to the Red Kettle Archive here. 2000[Read More…]

1998 – Pirates of Penzance – Edmund Rice Choral & Musical Society

1998 – Pirates of Penzance – Edmund Rice Choral & Musical Society

In 1998 Edmund Rice presented another of their highly successful G&S outings – this time the all-time classic ‘The Pirates of Penzance’. Here is the show programme. Added to the[Read More…]

1979 – Tops Local Rounds – Banks and Finance vs St. Pauls Variety Group – Show Programme

1979 – Tops Local Rounds – Banks and Finance vs St. Pauls Variety Group – Show Programme

Here is the show programme from the 1979 Tops local competition – this time it’s Banks and Finance Vs St. Pauls . Have a browse. Added to the ‘Tops’ archive[Read More…]

WTA 067 – A Day In The Life of WIFLO

WTA 067 – A Day In The Life of WIFLO

This wonderful video (thanks to Clodagh Power) tracks a day in the life of WIFLO when in 2005 the Derby Gilbert & Sullivan company under the direction of multi-award winning[Read More…]

2000 – Guys And Dolls – De La Salle MS – Show Programme.

2000 – Guys And Dolls – De La Salle MS – Show Programme.

In 2000 De La Salle MS presented ‘Guys And Dolls’ directed by Tony Finnegan and choreographed by Oliver Hurley. The show programme is below. Added to the DLS archive here.[Read More…]

WTA 066 – Tradition from De La Salle College’s Fiddler On The Roof – 1992

WTA 066 – Tradition from De La Salle College’s Fiddler On The Roof – 1992

Tradition from De La Salle College’s 1992 production of Fiddler On The Roof directed and starring the legendary Gary Power as Tevye and the equally legendary Carrie Crowley as Golde.

2000 – My Fair Lady – Tramore Musical Society Show Programme

2000 – My Fair Lady – Tramore Musical Society Show Programme

In 2000 the Tramore Musical Society presented ‘My Fair Lady’ under the direction of Brendan Payne in the Stella Maris hall. The show programme is below. Added to the Tramore[Read More…]

Dats De Y Productions (2017 – Present Day)

Dats De Y Productions (2017 – Present Day)

Dats De Y Productions was formed with the sole purpose of performing Stephen Sondheim’s dark masterpiece ‘Assassins’ which it successfully produced in March 2017. For more see below. 2018 –[Read More…]

WTA 065 – Ain’t It Good – 1992 Tramore Tops

WTA 065 – Ain’t It Good – 1992 Tramore Tops

Another classic video from 1992 and the Tramore Tops entry that reached the national quarter finals. Featuring ‘Ain’t it Good’ – from Children of Eden.  

2004 – Die Fledermaus – Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society.

2004 – Die Fledermaus – Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society.

For its 2004 production the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society chose the Strauss epic ‘Die Fledermaus’ – and used a huge orchestra and a host of local talent with[Read More…]

WTA 064 – This Jesus Must Die / Hosanna – Jesus Christ Superstar 1993

WTA 064 – This Jesus Must Die / Hosanna – Jesus Christ Superstar 1993

Back 25 years today for the week that is in it and Jesus Christ Superstar from De La Salle College. Some very youthful faces in here!  

1999 – WIFLO Season Brochure

1999 – WIFLO Season Brochure

1999 featured no Waterford Shows in the line-up – it is however always good to add in new WIFLO stuff to the archive!  Have a browse! Added to the WIFLO[Read More…]

WTA 063 – Port And Docks Comedy 1992 – Waterford Utd Vs Shamrock Rovers

WTA 063 – Port And Docks Comedy 1992 – Waterford Utd Vs Shamrock Rovers

I’ve been holding this for this weekend – it’s appropriate to share with Rovers returning to the RSC tomorrow night! Some legends on display in this one – enjoy.

1983 – De La Salle College – Oklahoma! Programme

1983 – De La Salle College – Oklahoma! Programme

Back 35 years to 1983 today and De La Salle Colleges production of ‘Oklahoma’ – a vintage programme to add to the archive. Added to the DLS College archive here[Read More…]

1999 – Mackerel Sky – Red Kettle – Show Programme

1999 – Mackerel Sky – Red Kettle – Show Programme

In 1999 Red Kettle were presenting the curiously titled ‘Mackerel Sky’ by Hilary Fannin in Garter Lane. The show programme is below. Added to the Red Kettle archive here. 1999[Read More…]

WTA 063 – The Sound Of Music – Final Chorus – Ignite Productions

WTA 063 – The Sound Of Music – Final Chorus – Ignite Productions

Only a short video today, but one of my favourite songs. It’s a snippet from the final chorus of ‘The Sound Of Music’ from Ignite Productions, 2012.  Worth preserving.

WTA 062 – Happy Mothers Day from Des Manahan – ‘My Motter’ from the Arcadians 1989

WTA 062 – Happy Mothers Day from Des Manahan – ‘My Motter’ from the Arcadians 1989

There is a song for every day – here’s Des Manahan singing ‘My Motter’ from ‘The Arcadians’ in 1989. Happy Mammys day everybody!

1977 WIFLO Season Brochure

1977 WIFLO Season Brochure

One for all the WIFLO fans today, and the season brochure from the 1977 festival. I always feel these are so important to keep – WIFLO was a huge part[Read More…]

WTA 061 – ‘Waiting For My Dearie’ from Brigadoon 1995 – Edmund Rice

WTA 061 – ‘Waiting For My Dearie’ from Brigadoon 1995 – Edmund Rice

Back to 1995 we trip to the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Societies production of Brigadoon. Featuring the lovely voice of Michelle Kennedy here is ‘Waiting For My Dearie’, one[Read More…]

1988 – Robin Hood – Waterford Panto Society Show Programme

1988 – Robin Hood – Waterford Panto Society Show Programme

Time for some Panto. Back in 1988 Denny Corcoran wrote and directed the annual Panto – this time Robin Hood. Here is the show programme. Added to the Waterford Panto[Read More…]

1987 Waterford Crystal Vs Cork Teachers & Students National Semi – Show Programme

1987 Waterford Crystal Vs Cork Teachers & Students National Semi – Show Programme

Back to 1987 today and a show programme from the National Tops competition where Waterford Crystal marched to the National Final. Produced by Michael Grant it featured an epic Les[Read More…]