The opening from the Royal Variety Show of 2011 – featuring Anything Goes performed by Julie Power and the Lullaby of Broadway performed by Ursula Hauck – along with a host of dancers.

Well now we are into the Irish Summer (!!) lets keep going with some summer-themed songs and ‘Summer Lovin’ from Stage Frights production of Grease back in 1991 – The show that re-invigorated theatre in Waterford. There’s a host of legends in this show… and in this clip too –Continue Reading

A little bit of Me And My Girl today and the opening to Act 2 – ‘The Sun Has Got His Hat On’. This is from the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society and this production was staged in 2003, directed by Bryan Flynn. Enjoy!

By request here is the final WIFLO Brochure from 2012 – the festival that saw the South Eastern Theatre Group sweep the boards with Les Miserables. The Festival had fallen from 18 shows at its peak to just 5 competitive shows and a School music festival. Despite this, the FestivalsContinue Reading

Des Manahan has long been the definitive G&S performer in Waterford and beyond, and in 1996 and 1998 he played one of his favourite parts for the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society – Major General Stanley. We’ve already featured the 1998 production in a previous video – so hereContinue Reading

This is their ‘Once a Year Day’ – from 1987, 31 years ago – it’s the De La Salle Musical Society and ‘The Pyjama Game’. Here’s a quick extract video for you to enjoy, and there is plenty of young heads in there that will be familiar.

So I searched long and hard for a halloween themed update today, and I forgot – of course , the most unlikely source of all – the Panto! Yes in 2002 for some explicable reason the Waterford Panto Society presented ‘Frankenstein’ – and like all pantos it was a lightheartedContinue Reading

In 2004 the ‘Really Youthful Theatre Group’ produced their final production before transitioning into ‘Flaggy Lane Juniors’ – the ever popular ‘Annie’ in the Theatre Royal. Added to the Really Youth ful archive here. 2004 – Annie – Show Programme

From the 1985 Waterford Crystal show produced by Michael Grant comes this vintage piece of comedy – ‘The Military Fairy’. It’s only a short video – worth a look to see some Waterford Legends threading the boards. Straight out of Monty Python’s back catalogue, it’s a classic!

Today I have a programme from the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society’s production of Oklahoma! way back in 1987. Its actually quite a unique programme because a lot of the production team and cast signed it, and it’s part of Peter O’Brien’s collection. Thanks to Paul for letting meContinue Reading

Some photographs added to the archive today –  from the 2011 Theatre Royal production of Jim Nolan’s ‘The Gods Are Angry Miss Kerr’. You can check out the Theatre Royal productions page here and click on the link below for the gallery. Enjoy! 2011 – The Gods Are Angry Miss KerrContinue Reading

Stage Fright was the society that re-invigorated the theatre scene in Waterford in the early 90’s and brought to the fore the talents of a young Bryan Flynn.  Today I’m adding the programme from Chicago – one of Stage Fright’s groundbreaking productions and also the programme from first production ofContinue Reading

4 New programmes for you today! So – if you were in 1983 ‘The Gypsy Baron’, 1985 ‘The Merry Widow’, 1990 ‘The Music Man’ or 1992 ‘Hello Dolly’ this update is for you… As always click below to see any of the programmes and I will be adding them toContinue Reading

The Stage Fright Kidz was one of the original stage schools in Waterford. Set up by the multi-talented Bryan Flynn and Michelle Condon it was where many Waterford singers and dancers spent happy years during the mid to late 90’s. 1993 – The Stage Fright Kidz Christmas Variety show –Continue Reading