St. Mel’s Musical Society present Oklahoma! in Backstage Theatre

The cast of Oklahoma! pictured at a recent rehearsal in the Canal Studio at Backstage Theatre.Back row (l to r): Justin Forde, John Kelly, Andrew Reynolds, Paul Galvin, John Egan, Seamus McManus and Christopher Phillips.Middle row (l to r): Pauline Sheil, Caolainn Bushell, Edel Whitney, Sylvia Johnston, Niamh Sheehan, Sarah Finnan, Avril Brennan, Shauna Banet, Michelle Kelly Conlon, Sinead Mullally, Michelle Wallace, Amy Oates, Jenny Morgan, Amy McLoughlin, Kelly Ann Gurney, Shaena Keenan and Laura Harte. Front row (l to r): Eimear Reynolds, Jimmy Stenson, Doug Fox Roberts, Kate Larkin, Sean Rooney, Aideen Mulligan and Damien Bennett. Missing from the photo are Mick Flaherty and Kevin Leavy. Photos: Michelle Ghee
Saturday April 20th to Sunday April 28th

Saturday April 20th to Sunday April 28th

The finishing touches are currently being applied to St. Mel’s Musical Society eagerly awaited production of Oklahoma! with the opening performance in Backstage Theatre this Saturday night, April 20th. The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic features such wonderful songs as “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’”, “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top”, “Kansas City”, “I Cain’t Say No”, “Many a New Day”, “People Will Say We’re in Love”, “Pore Jud is Daid”, “The Farmer and the Cowman” and the showstopping Oklahoma! and this lighthearted and lively musical should not be missed.

Starring Sean Rooney as Curly McLain, Kate Larkin as Laurey Williams, Aideen Mulligan as Aunt Eller, Damien Bennett as Jud Fry, Eimear Reynolds as Ado Annie, Jimmy Stenson as Will Parker, Doug Fox Roberts as Ali Hakim, John Kelly as Andrew Carnes, Michelle Kelly Conlon as Gertie Cummings and Justin Forde as Ike Skidmore, Oklahoma! will be performed in Backstage Theatre for a total of eight performances, opening on Saturday April 20th and will run until Sunday April 28th. Please note that there are no performances on Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27.

The dates for the show are as follows: Saturday April 20th 8pm; Sunday April 21st Matinee 2.30pm; Monday April 22nd 8pm, Tuesday April 23rd 8pm; Wednesday April 24th 8pm; Thursday April 25th 8pm; Sunday April 28th Matinee 2.30pm; Sunday April 28th 8pm.

Tickets for the St. Mel’s Musical Society production of Oklahoma! are on sale at the Backstage Theatre Box Office (043-3347888). Tickets also available at Farrell Coy and booking also online at Immediate booking is advised.