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

I’m again grateful to Jim O’Meara for passing on these vintage photos to me from Red Kettle (The Black Pool, The Shaughran & The Gods Are Angry Miss Kerr) and Arts For All – a predecessor to Red Kettle. Click the link below to peruse the gallery. Vintage Red KettleContinue Reading

Thank you to Patrice Power for sharing these vintage photos from 1958 and ‘The White Horse Inn’. 3 photos – in the first one is her Dad Paddy Doyle and the legendary Musical Director Stanley Bowyer. Then we have in costume Joyce Conway, Betty and Aileen Cooney. Finally in theContinue Reading

Who can remember the red incarnation of the Theatre Royal? The one that lasted from the late 1990s to the Late 2000’s? Here is a gallery of photos once again from Dermot Powers collection that brings back memories of an ‘in between’ time when the Theatre basked in a redContinue Reading

A huge thanks again to Dermot Power for these photos. I’m only too delighted to add them to the archive. This time it’s a collection of external photos, renovation photos and some featuring Flaggy Lane and the legendary Larry Fanning who did so much for the Theatre Royal in hisContinue Reading

I’m very grateful to Dermot Power who shared a veritable treasure trove of material with me during the week. I will share this out gradually over the next few weeks / months, but there are some great images there and articles and videos about the Theatre. To kick off haveContinue Reading

Just a short update today – but what a great update and what a great photo. Fagin’s gang from the 1994 Stage Fright production of Oliver! , and how young are the heads in this one.

Today it’s just a short rewind to last September and ‘The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road’ which was staged in Garter Lane by the David Hennessy Musical and Dramatic Society. Here is a photo gallery taken by the superb Colin Shanahan of Digicol Photography.   The photo gallery isContinue Reading

This weeks jump into the recent past is Dat’s De Y’s April production of ‘Assassins’ – Sondheim’s masterpiece which ran in Garter Lane for a week long run. Photos are courtesy of the brilliant Colin Shanahan of Digicol Photography .  As always they are totally worth a look! 2017 –Continue Reading

In 2007 Imagine Theatre Group performed Sondheim’s ‘Into The Woods’ in early January. The show was a tremendous artistic success, picking up best overall show and best female for Greta Rochford who starred as The Witch. Imagine was short lived – lasting for just one show – albeit a veryContinue Reading

in 2015 Waterford Musical Society burst onto the scene with their production of ‘Carousel’ – the Rogers and Hammerstein classic. It was a welcome return to the big ticket classic style musical that had been missing for so long in the Waterford scene. Today here’s a photo gallery of theContinue Reading

In 2005 Flaggy Lane became the first Waterford society to win the Waterford International Festival of Light Opera with their production of ‘Singing In The Rain’.  Here is a photo gallery of some production images from that show, courtesy of David Hennessy. 2005 – Singing In The Rain – PhotoContinue Reading

Back in 2004 Flaggy Lane Productions were debuting with their production of ‘The Hot Mikado’ which went on to finish 3rd in the Festival of Light Opera. If you look carefully you might see a young version of the current West End Jean Valjean as this production starred Killian DonnellyContinue Reading

Some photographs added to the archive today –  from the 2011 Theatre Royal production of Jim Nolan’s ‘The Gods Are Angry Miss Kerr’. Click on the link below for the gallery. Enjoy! 2011 – The Gods Are Angry Miss Kerr – photo gallery

Today’s update is from the Theatre Royal Variety Show. When it comes to keeping variety alive, Michael Grant and Padraig O’Griofa and the Variety Club of Waterford immediately spring to mind in recent years. When everybody else was doing big name musicals, the Variety Club were producing good old fashionedContinue Reading

On June 9th 2017 the cream of Waterford Theatre and Entertainment gathered together in Waterford’s historic Theatre Royal to pay tribute to the late great Billy McCarthy. An amazing line up included  Des Manahan, Richie Hayes, Andrew Holden, Jim Nolan, Donna Roche, Vanessa Whelan, Vicki Graham, Jamie Murphy, Greta Rochford, ClodaghContinue Reading

The David Hennessy Stage School started in 2006 in St. Johns College in Waterford before moving to its custom built premises which boasts the biggest rehearsal floor in Waterford. In that time countless productions have graced the stage of Garter Lane, and many performers who are household names now inContinue Reading