‘Time For The Music’ At Siamsa

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By Gavin O’Connor

HUNDREDS of music lovers enjoyed the best of entertainment from young performers at the weekend when Oliver Hurley’s School of Musical Theatre staged ‘Time For The Music’ in Siamsa Tire.

The production was months in the making and featured children of all ages.

There were three shows – one on Saturday night, a matinee show on Sunday and an evening performance. Overall 150 performers took part.

Oliver Hurley said the show’s were received “very well” and they got “a standing ovation each night”.

He added the nights¬†were “a great opportunity for the kids to perform at Siamsa”. ¬†Over the three nights they showcased pieces from world renowned musicals such as ‘Mary Poppins’, ‘The Wiz’ and ‘Frozen’.

Oliver said the shows enjoyed “80% occupancy”.

As this was the end of their term, the next show will be ‘Aladdin’ for the annual Christmas Panto.

Scroll Down For Photos From The Opening Night

Part of the cast of the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre's 'Time For The Music' at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Part of the cast of the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre’s ‘Time For The Music’ at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nigel and Mary Crowe with Julianne Coen (front) at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre's 'Time For The Music' at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nigel and Mary Crowe with Julianne Coen (front) at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre’s ‘Time For The Music’ at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Part of the cast of the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre's 'Time For The Music' at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Part of the cast of the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre’s ‘Time For The Music’ at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Smith with Nia Kirby (left) and Tara Smith at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre's 'Time For The Music' at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

John Smith with Nia Kirby (left) and Tara Smith at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre’s ‘Time For The Music’ at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Elaine Boyle and Caroline Kelly, Tralee at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre's 'Time For The Music' at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Elaine Boyle and Caroline Kelly, Tralee at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre’s ‘Time For The Music’ at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Helping out with the programmes at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre's 'Time For The Music' at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night were Aileen Riordan, Grace Stack, Darina Stack and (in front) Laura Riordan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Helping out with the programmes at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre’s ‘Time For The Music’ at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night were Aileen Riordan, Grace Stack, Darina Stack and (in front) Laura Riordan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kay O'Connor, Old Golf Links, Aoibhinn Sookarry and Sinead O'Connor, Tralee at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre's 'Time For The Music' at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kay O’Connor, Old Golf Links, Aoibhinn Sookarry and Sinead O’Connor, Tralee at the Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre’s ‘Time For The Music’ at Siamsa Tire on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

 

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