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 – Blues […]
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 flavour of […]
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 this production […]
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 the De […]
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 as Kim […]
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]
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 College archive […]
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 their Fund-it […]
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 Doolittle, it […]
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 Waterford… the […]
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 iteration of […]
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 the Tops […]
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 it’s demise. […]
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’. Here is […]
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. A terrific […]
The opening of the 1986 John Player Tops National Final. Waterford Crystal – produced by Michael Grant.
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
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
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 programme. Added […]
In 1993 the Edmund Rice’s production of South Pacific was a huge success. Here is a snippet – ‘Honey Bun’ … enjoy!
A bit of comedy again in the company with the Bilberry Goats. Enjoy!
In 2014 Waterford Musical Society burst onto the scene with their debut production of ‘Carousel’. Here is the iconic Carousel Waltz from that production.
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 – South Pacific […]
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 Glass
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 side by […]
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 Andrew Nicklin […]
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 show and […]
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 – The […]
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 ERCMS archive […]
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 here. 1979 […]
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. 2000 – […]
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.
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 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 some national […]
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!
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.
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.
There is a song for every day – here’s Des Manahan singing ‘My Motter’ from ‘The Arcadians’ in 1989. Happy Mammys day everybody!
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 of the […]
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 Society Archive […]
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 Miserables scene. […]
Who says there isn’t a theatre archive entry about everything. For the unprecedented snow in March 2018 here we have – ‘The Blizzard’ from ‘Honk’. This brilliant show about the Ugly Duckling […]
Today it’s back to 1996 and Waterford Youth Drama’s production of ‘Dial M For Moonstream’, directed by Pat Kiernan. Added to the WYA Archive here. 1996 – Dial M For Moonstream – […]
Back to 2006 and one of a couple of productions of ‘Some Like It Hot’ that took place in the early noughties in Waterford. This one featuring another legendary character of Waterford […]
It’s wonderful to see extracts like this with the legendary Des Manahan in full flight. A short video – the opening dance and number from the 1992 production of Annie Get Your […]
In 2006 Flaggy Lane presented the difficult ‘Whistle Down The Wind’ show to tremendous acclaim. This show came in the middle of their 2 famous WIFLO wins in 2005 with Singing In […]
Time for our monthly visit to the Bilberry Goats – and this time they are in an Old Folks Home… the usual hilarity ensues…
It’s quite a play title! In 1997 Blind Mirror presented ‘Accidental Death Of An Anarchist’ in Garter Lane. The programme contains a great little programme notes input from Ben Hennessy. Worth a […]
Back to 1985 and Gee Officer Krupke featuring Davy Sutton and a host of legends was one of the key scenes. It’s a bit dark – but it’s great – enjoy!
In 2001 the ERCMS presented their 24th production – Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘Yeoman Of the Guard’ in the Theatre Royal. Here is the show programme. Added to the ERCMS archive here. 2001 […]
Thanks to Ben Hennessy for permission to share this with everyone. In 2000 Little Red Kettle travelled to Japan to take part in the Toyama Theatre Festival. It was a huge deal […]
A visit to one of our local stage schools today and its the show programme from ‘Beauty And The Beast’ from the David Hennessy Stage School. Have a browse! Added to the […]
This is the first time the epic song ‘You Are The Light’ from the ill fated musical ‘Metropolis’ was heard in Waterford. A huge choral gospel piece, it provided the finale for […]
Here’s a blast from the past – 43 years ago the final of the Tops of The Top Final was won for the third time by the ACEC. No video exists (to […]
Today’s update is a pretty special one. Not much remains of the show video and image wise, but this recording of a live broadcast of Oliver! that WLR put out the night […]