Here is the stirring opening from The South Eastern Theatre Groups production of ‘The Beautiful Game’ with plenty of familiar younger and (a little) older faces!
Todays video comes courtesy of the ‘Gentlemen of Japan’ from Flaggy Lanes award winning 2004 production of ‘The Hot Mikado’
Here is a great little video. The Premiere of ‘Pentimenti’ was attended by the Israeli Ambassador and his reactions were caught on camera along with the then Mayor – Brian Swift. Carrie Crowley, Mary Roche […]
Here is the Nokia version of ‘Les Miserables’ from the John Player Tops competition, 1987.
Glenn Murphy giving a show stopping performance of ‘Bring Him Home’ from the South Eastern Theatre Groups 2011 production of ‘Les Miserables’.
Hazel Kelly (Tebay) leads the troops in ‘Turn Back O Man’ from Godspell way back in 1994.
Here is ‘Slap That Bass’ from Premier Productions 2003 version of ‘Crazy For You’. David Condon leads the troops as Bobby Child.
Here is the opening from Gala 121 featuring music from ‘A Chorus Line’. Fronted by Michelle Kennedy.
Here is the moving opening to Stage Fright’s production of Bryan Flynns Pentimenti.
Here is a lovely video from ‘A Night For Billy’ featuring the great Des Manahan and the equally great Vicki Graham performing ‘I Won’t Send Roses’ from Mack & Mabel.
Todays video from ‘The Flying Pigs Ball’ – it is Do Wa Diddy and Officer Krupke featuring a young cast of superstars way back in 1995…
This is from Spotlight Productions version of Godspell, staged in 1994 in the Theatre Royal, Waterford.
Here is the title song from ‘Hamilton’. Extracts of this were staged by Ignite Productions in their ‘Best of Broadway’ show in 2016.
From their brilliant production of Sweeney Todd here is ‘The Ballad Of Sweeney Todd’ from Bowler Hat.
Here is the show stopping ‘Fall of Saigon’ from ‘Miss Saigon’ staged by the South Eastern Theatre Group in the Theatre Royal in 2013.
Here is the Crooners scene from 2011’s variety show featuring Tobie Hickey, Lynsey Penkert, Trish Orpen, Michelle Quilty and the legendary Billy McCarthy.
Here is Niamh Fennessy giving us the beautiful ‘Far From The Home I Love’ from ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ from WMS.
Here is the beautiful finale to Act 1 of ‘The Sound Of Music’ delivered in style by the wonderful Lynsey Penkert as Reverend Mother.
For today, here is the video of the brilliant ‘Herod’s Song’ from The South Eastern Theatre Groups production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’.
A clip from Theatrebox’s 2018 production of ‘Hairspray’ with Jack McGrath leading the troops.
Here’s the huge opening from Ignite Productions version of ‘In The Heights’, directed by Vicki Graham and fronted by Brian Tuohy as Usnavi.
Here is the 1991 Season Brochure from the Waterford International Festival of Light Opera. No Waterford entry that particular year, but worth including for completeness. Click below to have a browse.
The opening number to Stage Frights 1993 production of ‘Grease’ staged in the Theatre Royal, directed by Bryan Flynn.
Here is the show programme from the 1996 WDS production of ‘Stags and Hens’. Click below to have a look. 1996 – Stags And Hens – Show Programme
Here is the epic opening to Act II of Chess – ‘One Night In Bangkok’ as produced by Stage Fright in 1996. Paul Kavanagh takes the lead as Freddie Trumper.
The hilarious duet ‘Agony’ from Imagine Theatre Group’s version of ‘Into The Woods’, produced in 2008.
This is the emotional finale act 1 from Bryan Flynn’s epic Pentimenti staged in the Theatre Royal in 1998.
A classic moment from the past with Petey, Leo and Nicky in fine form – from the Raytext 1981 Tops of the Town show.
From the opening of the 1989 Tramore Tops Of The Town Show.
From the show that changed the Theatre Scene in Waterford – Greased Lightning. In 1991 Stage Fright burst onto the scene becoming the first Youth society in Waterford and paving the way for many more […]
Another classic ‘Tops’ Programme – this time from 1982 and featuring Raytex vs Clover. 1982 – Tops Of The Town Local – Raytex vs Clover
Here is the brilliant opening to Act 2 of Oklahoma from Waterford Musical Society – ‘The Farmer And The Cowman’.
This from De La Salle musical Society’s 2007 production of Annie Get Your Gun.
This from Waterford Musical Society’s 2018 production of ‘Fiddler On The Roof’
Here’s the title song from De La Salle Musical Society’s 2000 production of ‘Guys and Dolls’ – fronted by David Condon and Tobie Hickey.
One of the First Ladies of Waterford Musical Theatre – Martina Flynn – in a brilliant performance of ‘Lost In His Arms’ from the 1992 Edmund Rice Choral And Musical Society’s production of Annie Get […]
Here is the brilliant finale to Act 1 of the Hot Mikado. Taken from their 2004 production.
This is the epic finale of Les Miserables taken from the South Eastern Theatre Groups first production in 2011.
This from Spotlight Productions 1993 production of ‘The Little Shop Of Horrors’ directed by Denny Corcoran.
This is from Stage Fright’s 1996 production of ‘Chess’ featuring Paul Kavanagh as Freddie Trumper.
This from the final of the 1987 Nokia ‘Tops’ show produced by Denny Corcoran featuring Enda Jackman and John Corcoran.
Here’s the Egyptian Comedy Scene / Do The Bartman from Ray Ban 1993 as featured on our recent stream.
This from Waterford Musical Society’s 2019 production of South Pacific!
This from Premier Productions 2003 production of ‘Crazy For You’ in the Theatre Royal, Waterford.
This from Waterford Musical Society’s production of ‘Man Of La Mancha’ 2017 with Keith Flanaghan and Tobie Hickey.
This from De La Salle Musical Society’s production of ‘Some Like It Hot’ – the finale to the show.
This from the South Eastern Theatre Groups 2016 production of Starlight Express – another highlight from one of our previous streams.
This from the 1992 Port and Docks Tops of the Town show – The Dockendales!
Here is the brilliant finale to the Ray Ban ‘For Your Eyes Only’ 1993 Tops entry.
From Ignite Productions 2015 production of ‘Sister Act’ here is the rousing end to Act 1 – ‘Take Me To Heaven’ led by the wonderful Trishauna Archer.
Another request from last Sundays live streamed event… this time it’s Greased Lightning from Stage Frights debut production of ‘Grease’ way back almost 30 years ago now – 1991. Keith Dunphy leads the charge with […]
Here is the epic opening to Bryan Flynns world premier of his first musical – Pentimenti. This recording is from the opening night.
Today it’s a short jump back to Christmas just gone and ‘A Cover Is Not A Book’ led by Brian and Aisling… [AdStream-A] [AdStream-A]
Today we have ‘Little People’ from our production of ‘Ali Baba’ in 2001 featuring David Flynn on main vocals.
Today’s highlight is the opening from our 1999 production of ‘Beauty And The Beast’
Today we have ‘Defying Gravity’ from Aladdin starring David Condon, Freda Quinlan, Hazel Kelly and a young Nathan Carey
The opening from Mother Goose in 1990 is an apt song for another beautiful day where the sun definitely has it’s hat on.
If you want to see Liam Murphy as Friar Tuck devouring a leg of chicken – this is your video! Enjoy!
Todays highlight is ‘Tale As Old As Time’ from Little Red Riding Hood, 1998
Todays Highlight is from our 30th anniversary production of ‘Jack And The Beanstalk’ from 2015. This is an upbeat song from ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ musical.
Todays Highlight is all the way back to 1986 and Robinson Caruso – here is Paul Corcoran belting out ‘Dancing In The Dark’.
In 2006 Flaggy Lane staged a Disney Extravaganza at Christmas in the Theatre Royal – here is the show programme from that show. Click below for the programme.
Todays highlight is Hazel Kelly belting out the classic ‘Those Were The Days’ in our production of Goldilocks in 1993
Today we have a clip from our 2017 production of ‘Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs’
Todays highlight reel is from our 1989 production of ‘Sinbad’.
An epic song from an epic show – the Quintet from West Side Story. This particular production took to the stage in 2015 in the Theatre Royal Waterford. Enjoy!
In 1996 Stage Fright were doing ‘Chess’, Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society were presenting ‘The Mikado’ and Tramore Combined Schools were performing the premier of ‘Whistle Down The Wind’. It was the most Waterford societies […]
The glorious opening to Act 2 from ‘Phantom’ is Masquerade. Here is the 2014 production from the Waterford based ‘South Eastern Theatre Group’. It is a stunning piece.
I’m very grateful to Hilary McCormack for sharing a special scrapbook with me this week – full of memories – from the late 1960’s and in particular De La Salle Musical Societies productions. I’ll share […]
Here is a throwback to 1996 and our production of ‘Aladdin’ with David Flynn in the lead role of Aladdin – this is ‘One Jump’ – the opening number… Enjoy!
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 […]
From 2006 – The Finale of ‘Babes In The Wood’ – a mash up of Bat Out Of Hell and Holding Out For a Hero – complete with flying Fairy!
Huge thanks to Alleyn Pheasy for sharing this video of me of Panto back in the 1980’s and the old Waterford Pantomime Society. There’s a rogues gallery of Dwarfs on display including Ritchie Collins, Padraig […]
These season brochures are so important to archive. This year our sole Waterford representative was the Edmund Rice Choral And Musical Society with Iolanthe. Mind you our near neighbours from Carrick On Suir were down […]
In 2014 the cream of Waterford (and indeed the collective countrywide) talent gathered in the Theatre Royal for a special night in memory of the legendary Bryan Flynn. It was a wonderful night of variety. […]
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 […]
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.
Some absolute gems here. Too many people to mention, too much strange carry-on! Some young faces, some older faces and some that are not with us anymore. It’s made of of rehearsal footage a little […]