The gang at Waterford Youth Arts have sent over the link for tonights livestream and a programme to download and have a browse through to accompany the performance. The link is below, so you can watch it here if you like. The performance is at 9pm tonight, so bookmark yourContinue Reading

It was with enormous disappointment that Waterford Youth Arts announced that outdoor theatre event STOLEN TIME at Wyse Park wass now cancelled, in light of recently revised public health restrictions. The outdoor theatre spectacle was to run for six nights of performance at Wyse Park, Johns Lane, Waterford as aContinue Reading

Fronted by Hazel Kelly (Tebay) here is the Blood Brothers scene from the 1993 Ray Ban Tops, produced by Michael Grant – also featuring Damien Squell Walshe, Paul Greene and Brenda Giles.

Here is the finale to the St. Pauls Tops Of The Town 1989 show. It features Brian ‘Mod’ Kennedy on lead vocals.

Here is a great little video. The Premiere of ‘Pentimenti’ was attended by the Israeli Ambassador and his reactions were caught on camera along with the then Mayor – Brian Swift. Carrie Crowley, Mary Roche and Gerry O’Carroll also make an appearance!

Here is the programme from the 1977 local final between ACEC and Waterford Glass. The ACEC show featured the famous ‘Evita’ scene and went on to win the national final in the Gaiety. Click below to read on. 1977 – Local Final – ACEC vs Waterford Glass You can hearContinue Reading

Here is the opening from Gala 121 featuring music from ‘A Chorus Line’. Fronted by Michelle Kennedy.

Some classic comedy today from Nokia Tops 1986 – Denny and Paul Corcoran in ‘The Flea’ (with some help from Anne McGrath)

This is a special video. It was taken at a tribute night to the great Brother Ben Hanlon. If you look at the group singing there are decades worth of past pupils all joining together in this finale. No less than the great man deserves.

Ahead of our live stream tomorrow (Sunday 5th) night, have a browse of the show programme from ‘Roast’. This show was staged in 2015 and again in 2016 by huge demand in the Theatre Royal by Ignite Productions. 2015 – Show Programme – ‘Roast’

These old handwritten reports are priceless. Here is the report from the 1979 Waterford Glass Show – handwritten by Michael Twomey. Click below to have a read. 1979 – Tops Handwritten Adjudication Report

From the 2015 inaugural production of ‘Carousel’ by WMS, here is the iconic ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ – for Thursday June 25th 2020 – the year that Liverpool won the League after a 30 year wait… but who’s counting?

This was the year when Bryan Flynn brought his Waterford production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ into the festival with a host of local and national talent. Have a browse – it’s all in here with the full listings of the 2000 festival. Click below to have a read. 2000 –Continue Reading

Back in 1997 Stage Fright produced a concert to celebrate 121 years of the Theatre Royals existence and called it ‘Gala 121’. Here is the show programme to take a look… Click below. 1997 – Gala 121 – Show Programme

Here is the show programme from the 1995 production of WDS’s ‘The Passing Of Morgan Carey’. It is also the souvenir programme for their 60th birthday. Click below to have a read. 1995 – The Passing Of Morgan Carey – Show Programme

The wonderful Des Manahan in the performance that he later told us all was his final performance on stage. Des plays Gus the Theatre Cat in the South Eastern Theatre Groups ‘Cats’. Well worth a look – Des is simply wonderful in the part.

A Jim Nolan play in Waterford is a red letter day. This is the show programme from the 2007 Theatre Royal produced ‘Sky Road’, directed by Ben Barnes. Click below to have a browse. 2007 – Sky Road – Show Programme

To add to the video of the finale act 1 of Pentimenti today, here is the show programme from Stage Fright’s production in 1998. Click below to have a browse. 1998 – Show Programme – Pentimenti

Here is the 1991 Season Brochure from the Waterford International Festival of Light Opera. No Waterford entry that particular year, but worth including for completeness. Click below to have a browse. 1991 – WIFLO – Season Brochure

From the show that changed the Theatre Scene in Waterford – Greased Lightning. In 1991 Stage Fright burst onto the scene becoming the first Youth society in Waterford and paving the way for many more to follow their lead in the following years.

Have a glance at the programme for the 2016 production of the Glass. This is the Dungarvan production – it had minor cast differences from the Waterford production that will be streamed tonight (Sunday June 6th). What’s really clever about it is one side is the list of people involvedContinue Reading

Here are the photo albums from ‘The Glass’ both Dungarvan and Waterford productions. Click below to peruse them. 2016 – Waterford Production 2016 – Dungarvan Production