Posts with Photo Galleries

Vintage WDS Photos

I was delighted to get these photos during the week from the private collection of Denis McGrath scanned for us by Aidan McGrath. In these you’ll see some photos of the outside and inside of the old Theatre Club that used to be on Henrietta St.; colloquially known at the time as “number 10”. The group outside were heading off to London …

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1989 – A Few Pictures from ‘The Wind In The Branches Of The Sassafras’ – WDS

Here are a handful of photos from the 1989 WDS production of ‘The Wind In The Branches..’ featuring Denny Corcoran amongst others. The link for the gallery is – Gallery – The Wind In The Branches Of The Sassafras If you’re interested you can also read the show programme for the same show – 1989 – The Wind In The …

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Production Photos – Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs – Waterford Panto 2017

I had a request for some more Panto stuff, so I’m happy to oblige – here is a gallery of production photos from Panto 2017 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Waterford Panto Society. Photos – of course – taken by Colin Shanahan of Digicol photography. Production Photos 2017 – Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

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Photo Gallery – 2018 – I Do, I Do, So I Do – The Bilberry Goats

Here is a photo album with some photos from the Bilberry Goats hilarious production of Tony Corcorans play ”I Do, I Do, So I Do’. Click below to browse. 2018 – Photo Galley – I Do, I Do, So I Do – The Bilberry Goats

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2016 – The Glass – Photo Album

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

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Some Vintage Photos from Red Kettle & Arts For All

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 Kettle & Arts For All Photos

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WTA 149 – The Opening from ‘Into The Woods’ – Imagine Theatre Group 2007

This show in 2007 had the who’s who of Waterford Theatre in 2007. A frontline that boasted Greta Rochford, Andrew Holden, Vicki Graham, Megan Cassidy, Jamie Murphy, Pat Grant, Des Manahan, Michael Quinlan , Lynsey Penkert, Rory Walshe and Holly Browne – with an ensemble made up of people who could easily have played leading rolls – it stormed to …

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Some Vintage Photos 1958

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 the third one we have Angela Quilty, John Hauxvell and Betty …

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More Vintage Theatre Royal Photos

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 red velvet finish. Notice the Foyer was almost completely wooden and …

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Vintage Theatre Royal External and Renovation Photos

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 his day. Enjoy browsing – some great photos here. Vintage Theatre …

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Photo Gallery of Theatre Royal and Foyer in the 1960s

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 have a look at this vintage photo gallery of images from …

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2006 – Babes In The Woods Gallery – Waterford Panto

Its been a while since we had some photos and something from Panto – so way back to 2006 and Babes in The Woods in the Theatre Royal. 2006 – Babes In The Woods Gallery

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1994 – Oliver! Fagin’s Gang Photo

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. ›

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The Kings Of The Kilburn High Road 2017 – Photo Gallery

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 is here.

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2017 – Assassins Image Gallery

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 – Assassins Photo Gallery.

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2011 – De La Salle Musical Society – Mack and Mabel Photos

2011 saw the final show from De La Salle Musical Society – the much loved Jerry Herman classic ‘Mack and Mabel’. Full of glorious melodies and exciting dance routines – but alas it wasn’t enough to secure the future of the much loved De La Salle MS. Directed by Bryan Flynn and starring Michael Sands and Jenny White as the …

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2007 – Into The Woods – Photo Gallery.

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 very successful show. 2007 – Into The Woods – Photo Gallery

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2015 – Waterford Musical Society – Carousel Photo Gallery

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 the production – taken by the uber-talented Colin Shanahan of Digicol …

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2005 – Singing In The Rain Photo Gallery

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 – Photo Gallery

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2004 – The Hot Mikado Photo Gallery

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 Donnelly as well as the pick of Waterford Theatre stars at …

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2011 – The Gods Are Angry Miss Kerr Photos added

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

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Theatre Royal Variety Show Material Added!

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 fashioned Variety in the style of the John Player Tops – …

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Some Tops Programmes, Photos and Reviews added 1985,1987,1989,1990

If you were in, or know somebody who was in the 1985 National Semifinal – Waterford Crystal vs Analog, the 1987 Local Rounds Tramore Parish vs Nokia, the 1989 National Quarter Final – Tramore Community Group vs St. Bridgets Credit Union Clara or the 1990 Local Final – Waterford Crystal vs Nokia then this update is for you. 4 show …

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Guys And Dolls 2006 – Flaggy Lane – Photo Gallery

To see the photo gallery from Flaggy Lane’s festival winning ‘Guys and Dolls’ click here Thank you to Anne-Marie Collins for the use of the images!

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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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David Hennessy Stage School

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 in Waterford have passed through the doors. Click below for more. …

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Into The Woods – David Hennessy Musical & Dramatic Society

In 2014 The David Hennessy Musical & Dramatic Society was born, first producing this show – ‘Into The Woods’ 2014 – Into The Woods – Show Brochure 2014 – Into The Woods – Photo Gallery

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