Featuring a legendary line up here is a hilarious vintage comedy scene from the Waterford Glass 1983 Tops production.
Here is a bit of classic comedy from Nokia Tops 1987 with some legends on display!
Here is the finale of the 1987 Tops from Waterford Crystal. This went the whole way to the televised Gaiety final and so this is from the Gaiety Stage, live on RTE.
Here is the opening to the Waterford Crystal Tops of 1990 – Heading for the Future. Produced by Denny Corcoran.
From the 2016 production of ‘Oklahoma’ – here is Waterford Musical Society’s version of ‘I’m Just A Girl Who Can’t Say No’ fronted by Jennifer White.
From the archives – here is the title song from ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ – Happy Halloween!
Here is the programme from Grease 1991 for a browse. Some very young and innocent faces inside these pages! 1991 – Stage Fright – Grease – Show Programme
Here is the opening scene from Grease from 1991.
Here is another classic video from the landmark 1991 production of ‘Grease’ – Hopelessly Devoted To You with the wonderful Vicki Graham on vocals.
Here is a classic from the 1991 production of Grease – ‘Look At Me I’m Sandra Dee’.
Here’s Caroline Stone, Shane Jordan and Deborah Cunningham with a showstopper from the 2004 production of Annie by Flaggy Lane Juniors.
Here is another one of those Handwritten Adjudicators Reports – always very popular. This one from the local rounds in 1981 for Waterford Glass. Click below to have a browse. 1981 – Handwritten Adjudicators Report […]
Here is the legendary Brian ‘The Juck’ Collins in the role that made him famous – Danny Zuko in Grease with Stage Fright way back in 1991.
Back 17 years to 2004 today and Deborah Cunningham as Miss Hannigan in Flaggy Lanes production of Annie.
Here is a classic from De La Salle MS featuring Pat McEvoy as Luther Bills – it’s ‘Nothing Like A Dame’.
Here is Vicki Graham with one of the rare poignant songs in Avenue Q from Ignites production.
Here is the wonderful Raymond Collins leading the troops with the opening to Act 2 of The Hot Mikado. This Flaggy Lane production took to the stage in 2004 in the Theatre Royal.
Here is the late great Billy McCarthy as Emile serenading Ruth Coughlan as Nellie Forbush in De La Salle’s 1988 production of South Pacific.
Here is ‘All For The Best’ from Spotlight Productions 1994 version of Godspell.
Here is a great scene from Stage Frights 1992 production of ‘Chicago’ – ‘We Both Reached For The Gun’.
Here is the programme from the ERCMS 1990 production of ‘Guys and Dolls’ – directed by Greg Scanlon. 1990 – Guys And Dolls – Show Programme
Here is a show programme from the De Braam school of Dance & Theatres production of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ with music by Tchaikovsky. The great Des Manahan appeared in this alongside many others. 2006 – Sleeping […]
Here is one that is sure to bring back memories. The epic ‘Endgame’ from Chess – produced by Stage Fright MTC and directed by the late great Bryan Flynn.
A programme from Waterford Dramatic Society today – from their 2007 production of ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ staged in Garter Lane. Click below to peruse. 2007 – The House of Bernarda Alba – Show […]
Here is one from Premier Productions version of ‘Crazy For You’ from 2003. ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ going into a French version of ‘Biding My Time’.
Here’s a great scene from the 2006 award winning Flaggy Lane production of Guys and Dolls – Havanna.
Here is a classic from Bryan Flynns 1992 Tramore Tops show. It’s worth noting what an amazing wig Brian Collins is wearing! 🙂
Back to 1997 and Tramore Musical Society. Here is the Show Programme from South Pacific produced by Joe Mernagh. 1997 – South Pacific – Tramore Musical Society – Show Programme.
From the Flaggy Lane award winning production of Singing In the Rain, here is “Make ’em Laugh” performed by Damien Douglas.
Here is a great little scene from the 1980 Tops of The Town Banks & Finance show featuring the legendary Des Manahan on guitar with a host of performers singing and playing with him.
Here is the show programme from the Red Kettle production of the Bernard Farrell play ’44 Sycamore’. Click below for a browse.
From Ignites 2012 production of ‘The Sound Of Music’ here is ‘The Lonely Goatherd’. [Adsense-A]
From Stage Frights second production of ‘Grease’ here is ‘Those Magic Changes’ from 1993 with David Flynn leading the troops.
From the 1997 Premier Productions award winning production of ‘Joseph’ here is ‘Song Of The King’ performed by Michael Power as Pharaoh.
With ‘In The Heights’ flying high in the cinema here is the finale from our own local productions staged by Vicki Grahams ‘Ingite Productions’.
Here is the brilliant opening to Assassins produced in 2017 in Garter Lane by Dats De Y Productions.
Here’s the opening Nuns Chorus from the 2012 production of “The Sound Of Music’ from Ignite Productions.
Here is ‘Hooverville’ from Annie produced by De La Salle Musical Society in 2007.
Well – it is June – so here is an appropriate song from Waterford Musical Society, Carousel 2015.
Here is the show programme from the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society’s 1985 production of ‘The New Moon’. Click below for a browse. 1985 – The New Moon – Show Programme
From the 2018 production of ‘The Addams Family’ here is the show programme from De La Salle Colleges production. Click below to have a read. 2018 – The Addams Family – Show Programme
Here is the irrepressible Vicki Graham as Katisha making her grand entrance in Flaggy Lanes 2004 production of The Hot Mikado.
Here is the show programme fro the Bilberry Goats hilarious 2018 play – ‘I Do, I Do, So I Do’ staged in Garter Lane.
These documents are always popular – handwritten adjudication from the 1981 tops – Waterford Crystal. Click below for a read. 1981 – Tops Adjudication – Waterford Crystal
WMS’s programmes are always worth a read – big colourful booklets full of info. Have a browse at their most recent one from 2019 – South Pacific. Click below for a read.
Roughly this week 30 years ago the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society were in the Northern Ireland Festival of Light Opera. Here is the season brochure. 1991 – Northern Ireland Festival Of Light Opera […]
A 42 second video from the Banks & Finance 1980 national final appearance with Eddie Wymberry leading the troupe. Yep – 42 seconds!
Here are some legends and rogues with their Ballet presentation from the Denny Corcoran Tribute night from 2003.
Here is ‘Blow High Blow Low’ from Carousel 2015 courtesy of Waterford Musical Society
Here is the show programme from Red Kettles 1990 production of ‘The Constant Couple’. Click below for a browse.
Back to 2007 today and Natalie Van De Braam Schools production of the classic musical ‘Gypsy’. Loads of familiar young faces in this one – have a browse. 2007 – Gypsy – Show Programme
Here is a quick blast back 25 years to 1996 and Red Kettles production of ‘Petty Sessions’ in Garter Lane. Have a browse below.
From the 1990 Tops here is Waterford Crystals Dance scene. This was recorded at the national quarter final stage.
The opening / Fugue for Tinhorns from Flaggy Lanes 2006 Festival winning production of ‘Guys And Dolls’.
Back to 1995 and Red Kettle produced ‘Backsides To The Wind’ by Michael Harding. It was also directed by Michael Harding. Click below for a look at the brochure!
Here is the programme from Garter Lanes 2018 production of Una Troy’s play ‘Mount Prospect’, directed by Jim Nolan. Click below to have a read! 2018 – Mount Prospect – Show Programme
From Waterford Musical Societies 2017 production of ‘Man Of La Mancha’ here is the Golden Helmet of Mambrino featuring the late great Des Manahan amongst others.
From the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society production of ‘My Fair Lady’ from 30 years ago – way back in 1991, here is ‘With A Little Bit Of Luck’.
Here is the opening to Act 2 of Sister Act from Ignites 2015 production.
Here is the legendary ‘Just Say No’ scene from the 1986 Tops with Paul Corcoran in full hip swinging form…
From the Tramore Tops 1992 here is the Applause / Broadway Baby scene featuring Vicki Graham and Carrie Crowley.
Featuring the legendary Des Manahan here is a beautiful song from Flaggy Lane’s 2006 award winning production of Guys & Dolls.
Richie Hayes and Vicki Graham with a showstopper from Flaggy Lanes ‘The Hot Mikado’ 2004.
Here is the show stopping Skid Row / American Dream from the 1993 Tramore Tops produced by Bryan Flynn. This one is fronted by Liam Butler.
Here is the show programme from Red Kettles 1990 production of ‘Observe The Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme’ (a contender for the longest play title ever???)…
Here is the final chorus from Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat produced by Premier Productions in 1997 in the Forum Waterford. Featuring Jamie Beamish and Greta Rochford.
Here is Keith Dunphy as Billy Flynn singing ‘Razzle Dazzle’ from the 1992 Stage Fright production of ‘Chicago.’
Here is the great Carrie Crowley with a classic song from Bryan Flynns 1994 production of ‘Oliver!’.
Here is a great song from the Hot Mikado, 2004. Vicki Graham as Katisha sings ‘Alone and Yet Alive’.
The legendary Dermot Power with a showstopper from the 1990 Waterford Crystal Tops – ‘The Spirit Of Man’ – mixed in with some War Of The Worlds for good measure.
Here is the brilliant Nativity from Whistle Down The Wind by Tramore Combined Schools.
Here is Pat McEvoy as Jud Fry in De La Salle’s 1999 production of ‘Oklahoma’.
Here is another one of those vintage WIFLO season Brochures – this time it’s from 1986. Have a browse below.
Here is the 1988 season brochure for the Waterford International Festival of Light Opera. Operettas were still dominating but a noticeable shift to the more modern show was noticeable this year. Click below to have […]
From Stage Frights 1993 production of Grease here is Karen Steenson leading the girls.
From the 1992 Edmund Rice Production here is ‘No Business Like Show Business’ featuring Des Whelan, Peter O’Brien, Des Manahan and Martina Flynn Shanahan.
Another video from ‘that’ production of Oliver! This time it’s Carrie Crowley as Nancy leading the troops in It’s A Fine Life.
A beautiful rendition of a beautiful song from Dermot Keyes as Emile in the 2019 Waterford Musical Society production of South Pacific.
Here is the opening of the Nokia Tops from 1987.
It would have been Bryan Flynn’s 50th birthday today. Here is one of his masterpieces.