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Wexford Light Opera Society presents Titanic

Wexford Light Opera Society presents Titanic

Time & Location

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Curtain :

27 April 2020


2 May 2020


Tom O Leary

Musical Director:

Fintan Cleary


Aisling Doyle

About the Event

Wexford Light Opera Society are delighted to be staging the epic story of Titanic in the National Opera House beginning from Monday, 27th April 2020 until Saturday, 2nd May 2020. Based on the Story and Book by Peter Stone and the Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston, Titanic the Musical tells the tragic story with a compassionate book, intelligent lyrics, and soaring melodies. Full of memorable characters based on the real men and women on the ship, Titanic is a powerful, complex look at the making of a tragedy

The RMS Titanic was a Passenger Liner that set out on its maiden voyage on April 10th 1012 from Southampton across the Atlantic Sea to New York. Billed as the “Largest Floating Object in the World” the Titanic is big news. The Titanic was the second of 3 Olympic-Class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line She was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, chief naval architect of the shipyard at the time. On April 14th 1912 the Titanic struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic sea and on April 15th 1912 the “Unsinkable” ship sank. Of the estimated 2,224 passengers and crew on board, more than 1,500 men, women and children perished.

Yeston and Peter Stone’s musical, Titanic, tells the stories of the people on board the legendary steamer and the men who got them there. Spanning all classes when rigid class social systems were in still in place, Titanic captures the stories from the whole range of humanity aboard the ship: from workers in the boiler room to first-class attendants, from the poorest passengers, who scraped together their life savings to purchase third-class tickets to America, to some of the wealthiest men of the Victorian age, including John Jacob Astor and Benjamin Guggenheim..

All their dreams were dashed as tragedy stuck and the Titanic collided with an iceberg and Titanic the Musical is an emotional piece telling the tale and the unfortunate fate of many of these passengers.

Wexford Light Opera Production Team:

Our production team for Titanic are delighted to bring this tragic story to life. They are:

Director – Tom O’Leary

Musical Director – Fintan Cleary

Choreographer – Aisling Doyle

Chorus Mistress – Eithne Corrigan

Stage Manager – Colin Murphy

Wexford Light Opera Cast for Titanic:

Thomas Andrews - James Mc Dermott

J. Bruce Ismay - Pete McCamley

Captain E.J. Smith - Tony Carty

First Officer Murdoch - Brian Kelly

Second Officer Lightoller - Michael McKenny

Third Officer Pitman - Conor Hanton

Fourth Officer Boxhall - Dermot Wallace

Quartermaster Hitchens - Brandon Cogley

Harold Bride - Cormac Gately

Frederick Barrett - David Lyons

Fredrick Fleet - Michael O'Gorman

Wallace Hartley - Eric Hayes

Henry Etches - Pat Lawlor

Isidor Straus - Des Whelen

Ida Straus - Mary Roche

Alice Beane - Ami Stahlut

Edgar Beane - Mick Farrell

Charles Clarke - Georoid McCauley

Caroline Neville - Jill Cox

Jim Farrell - Michael Carroll

Kate McGowan - Niamh Cullen (New Ross)

Kate Mullins - Becky Grey

Kate Murphy - Niamh Cullen (Wexford)

As well as the 2018 AIMS Gilbert Award Winning Best Chorus who will play all the classes of passengers and additional crew aboard the Titanic.

Ticket Prices

Monday – Wednesday €22.50 (available online)

OAP/Student/Concession Rate for Monday only €17.50 (available online)

Thursday – Saturday €25.00 (available online)

Family Rate of 2 Adults & 2 Children Available for each night by ringing the National Opera House Box Office on 053 9122144. Prices are €75 for Monday – Wednesday and €80 Thursday – Saturday.

Group Rates Also Available for Bookings for 20 or more people. Please phone the National Opera House Box Office on 053 9122144 for more details.

Book Your Tickets, early to avoid any disappointment as we are sure this heart-breaking story unfolding in front of your eyes is one you will want to see.

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