From the 2017 production of Jesus Christ Superstar here is a South Eastern Theatre Group special! The title song ‘Superstar’.
Here is the full nuns chorus from Sister Act produced in 2015 by Vicki Graham and Ignite Productions.
Here is the programme from the 1970 CIE vs Teachers Local Rounds. Click below for a browse.
Here is the Western Comedy from the 1993 Ray Ban Tops entry.
Here is the Tops Local Final Programme from 1964- The Builders vs The Glass. Click below for a browse.
Click below to browse the show Programme from the 2002 production of the C.S. Lewis classic.
Have a browse at the programme from the legendary original production of ‘The Gods Are Angry Miss Kerr’ by Jim Nolan. Click below to browse.
From the Waterford Musical Society of ‘My Fair Lady’, here is ‘Get Me To The Church On Time’ with Raymond Collins leading the line as Alfie Doolittle. Also featuring Adrian Dower and Adam Phelan as […]
Encore – Show Programme – Jack Cunningham Productions Click below to read the programme from Jack Cunningham Productions ‘Encore’, a night full of Tops of the Town memories. For more Jack Cunningham Productions on the […]
Featuring a legendary line up here is a hilarious vintage comedy scene from the Waterford Glass 1983 Tops production.
Here is a lovely moment from Act II of Les Miserables, presented by the South Eastern Theatre Group in 2011 in Theatre Royal.
The man of the moment – Pat McEvoy reviewer extraordinaire in his role as Jigger Craven in De La Salles 1986 production of Carousel!
Another bit of Town and Country for you all – this time a ‘quickie’ as it used to be called…. ‘The Bouncer’ with Paul Corcoran and Paul Dillon.
Yes folks it’s Waterford in Your Pocket himself swinging the hips and blowing his trumpet in the 1988 Heineken variety festival – 35 years ago – and isn’t he a baby…. well done Paul!
From Stage Frights 1996 production of ‘Chess’ here is the brilliant quartet from Act One featuring Michelle Kennedy, Stephen Ryan, Jamie Murphy and Robert Sinnott.
The fourth video in our series from the 1988 Town and Country Heineken Festival show… this time Brenda Giles leads the troops…
Another vintage programme for the archive – this time the local rounds and the 1963 competition. This is ACEC vs Sack & Bag. Click below to have a browse.
Here is the great Martina Flynn Shanahan with a fine rendition from De La Salles 1999 production of Oklahoma! ideoe
Way back 52 years to the early days of Tops today and the show programme from the 1966 local rounds of the Builders vs Snowcream.
Here’s a snip from the 2005 production of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ by Flaggy Lane Productions starring Ray Collins, David Condon, Davy Sutton and Holly Browne.
Here is the terrific finale from Bowler Hats production of ‘Sweeney Todd’, 2004.
From Premier Productions 2004 production of ‘Crazy For You’ here is ‘The Real American Folksong’ fronted by Adrian Dower, Fergal Blanchfield and Greg Porter.
From the 2005 production of Oliver here is Food Glorious Food from Oliver.
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.
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.
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.
Here is the opening to the Waterford Crystal Tops of 1990 – Heading for the Future. Produced by Denny Corcoran.
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 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.
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 ‘Jet Song’ from the 1990 production of ‘West Side Story’ by De La Salle College
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 the opening from the 1992 Port and Docks Tops of the Town show fronted by the wonderful Greta Rochford.
Another video from the 1992 Port & Docks Tops of the Town show – this time it’s Cavatina featuring a Hazel Farrell on flute.
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 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 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 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 a great scene from Stage Frights 1992 production of ‘Chicago’ – ‘We Both Reached For The Gun’.
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.
1975 was the famous year of the ‘Joseph’ Tops presented by Dermot Grahams Waterford Glass team. Here is the programme from that famous production – in this round taking on the Foundry team who were […]
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 Flaggy Lane award winning production of Singing In the Rain, here is “Make ’em Laugh” performed by Damien Douglas.
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.
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’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
Here is the irrepressible Vicki Graham as Katisha making her grand entrance in Flaggy Lanes 2004 production of The Hot Mikado.
In the 1970’s the ACEC dominated Tops both locally and nationally. 1978 saw the company present a 2 hour special show in the Theatre Royal to celebrate this success. Here is the show programme and […]
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.
Here is ‘Blow High Blow Low’ from Carousel 2015 courtesy of Waterford Musical Society
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
The opening / Fugue for Tinhorns from Flaggy Lanes 2006 Festival winning production of ‘Guys And Dolls’.
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 legendary ‘Just Say No’ scene from the 1986 Tops with Paul Corcoran in full hip swinging form…
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 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’.
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.
It would have been Bryan Flynn’s 50th birthday today. Here is one of his masterpieces.
Lynsey Penkert as the Reverend Mother singing ‘Here Within These Walls’ from Ignite’s production of Sister Act 2015.
Here is the finale from the 1983 Waterford Glass Tops show fronted by a host of familiar faces…
Here is the Boss himself Denny Corcoran singing ‘Love On The Rocks’ in the 1982 Waterford Crystal Tops show.