Leon calls in to talk all things Shakespeare, Musical Theatre and … wait for it … Wrestling… He also picks out some great music in the process!
Here is a clip from the 1993 De La Salle College production of Jesus Christ Superstar. This features Charlie Boland as King Herod.
From Stage Frights 1993 production of Grease here is Ray ‘Elvis’ Browne with ‘Beauty School Dropout’.
Here is a great number from Me And My Girl – produced by the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society back in 2003 in the Theatre Royal. Bryan Flynn directed.
Here are the two special features from Sunday Nights 60th anniversary Tops special – firstly Michael Grant and secondly Vicki Graham and Paul Corcoran. You can catch the full show with more memories on Wlrfm.com […]
A very special Showtime with an hour long feature recorded with the students and mentors of the MTU Cork School of Music Musical Theatre Degree.
Pat McEvoy reviews ‘Spring Awakening’ by The South Eastern Theatre Group on Showtime on WLR. For more Showtime and all WLR programmes check out the playback feature on the WLR Website and App.
Pat McEvoy reviews ‘My Fair Lady’ by Waterford Musical Society on Showtime on WLR. For more Showtime and all WLR programmes check out the playback feature on the WLR Website and App.
Pat McEvoy reviews the annual News & Star Green Room Awards on Showtime on WLR. For more Showtime and all WLR programmes check out the playback feature on the WLR Website and App.
Pat McEvoy reviews ‘Steel Magnolias’ by Jack Cunningham Productions on Showtime on WLR. For more Showtime and all WLR programmes check out the playback feature on the WLR Website and App.
A classic clip from another classic show – Once A Year Day from The Pyjama Game.
From Flaggy Lanes 2004 production of ‘The Hot Mikado’ here is the finale scene.
Glenn Murphy called into the Showtime Studio on Sunday last to pick out some music and tell some great stories. If you missed it, have a listen.
This weeks visitor to the ‘Showtime’ studio was Jimmy Brockie who is musical director for the upcoming production of ‘Spring Awakening’ in Garter Lane, Waterford. He picked out some music, told us about the show […]
Some rare pictures from the Stage Fright 1998 production of Pentimenti in the Theatre Royal, Waterford. take fClick below to browse the gallery. 1998 – Pentimenti Photo Gallery
Tobie Hickey visited to talk about all things My Fair Lady (past and present) and picked out some great music. To hear all of Sundays Showtime click here.
Another classic Tops programme – this time from 1982 and Raytex produced by Patsy Sheridan vs Clover produced by Michael Grant. Click below to browse. 1982 – Tops Local Rounds – Raytex vs Clover
Here is the show programme from the first full scale musical presented by Jack Cunningham Productions in Garter Lane. Click below to have a browse!
Jamie Beamish visited to talk about the concert he has coming up during the summer as part of his residency in the Theatre Royal. To hear all of Sundays Showtime click here.
Another video from the 1992 Port & Docks Tops of the Town show – this time it’s Cavatina featuring a Hazel Farrell on flute.
Brother Ben visited to talk about the De La Salle College musical society and ‘Grease’. To hear all of Sundays Showtime click here.
Jamie Beamish and Raymond Collins – the original Seymour and Mushnik of the Waterford Stage from Spotlight Productions 1993 ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’.
Here is a great scene from the Waterford Musical Society production of Oklahoma back in 2016.
From the 1993 Tramore Tops show that reached the national final – here is the Crimeline Scene.
Local Choreographer extraordinaire and Dance tutor to millions (well thousands) Michelle Condon called into studio on Showtime to pick out some music this week. Have a listen. You can play back Showtime episodes on WLRFM.COM […]
Here is a great scene from the Festival winning Guys and Dolls from 2006. Megan Cassidy and Caroline Stone do the honours here.
Here is Franklin D. Roosevelt and his cabinet along with little orphan Annie and Oliver Warbucks delivering everybody’s favourite song… ‘Tomorrow’. Some familiar faces on display here 🙂
Here is Martina Flynn Shanahan and Brendan Payne as Carrie Pipperdige and Enoch Snow in De La Salles 1996 production of Carousel.
From the De La Salle production of South Pacific here is Linda Gough as Bloody Mary and Tobie Hickey and Michelle Condon as Cable and Liat.
Here is a hilarious comedy scene from the 1994 national Tops final.
Another classic Programme from the Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society. This time way back to 1980 – Calamity Jane. Click below for a browse… 1980 – Calamity Jane – Show Programme
Here is some more of that ultra-rare footage from the 1994 production of Oliver from Stage Fright. Bryan Flynn directed and brought new twists all over the production. Here is ‘Food Glorious Food’ going into […]
Here is the Show Programme from the ERCMS 1993 production of South Pacific – directed by Gary Power. Click below to have a read. 1993 – South Pacific – Show Programme
Here is Denny Corcoran & Company in full flow during the Western Comedy in the 1989 Tramore Tops production that reached the national quarter finals.
Here is the ‘Jet Song’ from the 1990 production of ‘West Side Story’ by De La Salle College
Here is the male ensemble with ‘Those Canaan Days’ from Joseph – staged in the Forum Waterford in 1997 by Premier Productions.
Here is the ‘Story Of Chess’ from Stage Fright’s version of ‘Chess’ staged in 1996. Jamie Murphy fronts the song in the role of ‘The Arbiter’ with some stunning costumes on display.
Here is one of the comedy scenes from the Ray Ban 1992 Tops Show featuring Konor Halpin, Terry ‘Scol’ Grant and Will Motherway.
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.
Featuring a legendary line up here is a hilarious vintage comedy scene from the Waterford Glass 1983 Tops production.
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 opening to the Waterford Crystal Tops of 1990 – Heading for the Future. Produced by Denny Corcoran.
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 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 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 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 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 […]
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’.
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.
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! 🙂
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 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.