Variety

Olde Tyme Music Hall – 1973 – Show Programme

Produced by Des Manahan and Ron Burke here is a show programme from one of long forgotten old traditions of Waterford Theatre – the ‘Olde Tyme Music Hall’. Have a browse! 1977 – Olde Tyme Music Hall – Show Programme

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Video – Cabaret Extract from The 2010 Variety Show

From the 2010 Royal Variety Show here is Megan Cassidy, David Condon and Michelle Quilty leading an extract from ‘Cabaret’.

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Video – Petey Graham

Time for a bit of comedy to cheer us all up with the legendary Petey Graham. This is taken from the Denny Corcoran tribute night in 2003.

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Video – Jedward & MC Scol – Theatre Royal Variety Performance – 2010

Tony Corcoran, Davy Sutton and MC Scol bring us Jedwards ‘Under Pressure’ from the 2010 Royal Variety Performance.

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Video – Crooners Scene – Variety Show 2010

Here is a very popular selection from last Sundays Stream – the ‘Crooners’ scene from the 2010 Variety show featuring Des Manahan, Billy McCarthy, Vicki Graham, Ursula Hauck and Glenn Murphy.

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Video – Opening Act 2 – A Night for Denny – 2003

Local talent on display in this video yet again – first up we have Brian ‘The Mod’ Kennedy leading Copacabana followed by Enda Jackman on ‘I Dreamed A Dream’. Ray Collins continues with ‘Bring Him Home and the ensemble pick up with ‘Do You Hear the People Sing?’ featuring Dee Lanigan.

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Video – I Won’t Send Roses – Des Manahan & Vicki Graham

Here is a lovely video from ‘A Night For Billy’ featuring the great Des Manahan and the equally great Vicki Graham performing ‘I Won’t Send Roses’ from Mack & Mabel.

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Video – Gee Officer Krupke / Doo Wa Diddy – Flying Pigs Ball 1995

Todays video from ‘The Flying Pigs Ball’ – it is Do Wa Diddy and Officer Krupke featuring a young cast of superstars way back in 1995…

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The Brotherhood of Man – A Night For Ben

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.

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Video – The ‘Crooners’ Scene – Variety Show 2011

Here is the Crooners scene from 2011’s variety show featuring Tobie Hickey, Lynsey Penkert, Trish Orpen, Michelle Quilty and the legendary Billy McCarthy.

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The Millennium Concert – December 31st 1999

Just like so many other places in Ireland and the world Waterford had a concert as part of its Millennium celebrations. Waterford’s one was produced by Brian Merriman and featured so many Waterford singers, comedians, choirs and guest narrators you’ll have to read the programme yourself to keep track of them all! Also included Liam Murphy’s review of the concert. …

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A Night For Billy

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, Clodagh Power, Dermot Keyes, Carrie Crowley, the Bilberry Goats, Madrigallery and …

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The Royal Variety Show

Several Variety shows were produced in the Theatre Royal by the Variety Club of Waterford over the years. See below for material. The Theatre Royal Variety Show 2010 – Show Programme The Theatre Royal Variety Show 2011 – Show Programme The Theatre Royal Variety Show Photo Gallery 2007 – Music Madness & Mayhem – Show Programme. 2006 – Variety Show …

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The Mayors Gala Variety Show (1981)

The Mayors Variety Show took place in 1981 in aid of the Waterford Lions Club. For more click below. The Mayors Gala Variety Show – Show Programme

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The Heineken Variety Festival (1990)

The Heineken Variety Festival was organised as a welcome stop gap to fill the void in Waterford left by John Player tops during a year when there was no Waterford Competitors in the Competition. For more click below.   The Heineken Variety Festival – Show Programme  

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Why Not Theatre Company (1995)

The Why Not Theatre Company was a predecessor of the Waterford Variety Club under the direction of Michael Grant. In 1995 they produced a show for the ‘Topless’ years – see below for more!   The Flying Pigs Ball – Show Programme  

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