Many months of hard work comes to fruition this Friday night (8pm), March 31, when the St Mel’s Musical Society production of ‘All Shook Up’ starts in Backstage Theatre and there is great excitement among the cast in the countdown to the opening performance.
The wonderful songs of Elvis Presley form the backdrop for this musical about a mysterious, leather-jacketed stranger who shakes up a small American Midwestern town in the 1950s.
Librettist Joe DiPietro’s tale of the romance that ensued was inspired by Twelfth Night and other Shakespearean comedies.
Featuring a cast of 40 who are as follows:
Sean Rooney as Chad; Natasha Fitzpatrick-Brady as Natalie Haller; Tony Wadd as Jim Haller; Eimear Reynolds as Miss Sandra; Valerie Nolan as Sylvia; Sinead Mullally as Lorraine; Aaron Nelson as Dennis; Joanne Sexton as Mayor Matilda Hyde; Conor Lynn-McLoughlin as Dean Hyde; John Kelly as Sheriff Earl.
Rest Of The Company: Anthony Heavey as the Warden; Jemma Cowan as Henrietta. Amy Oates, Laura Harte, Grainne Fox, Tracey Carty, Riona Lynch, Maryann Lynch, Avril Brennan, Alison Brennan, Maria Dunne, Karen Reilly, Cathy Lenehan, Gemma Healy, Niamh Francis, Roisin Costello, Sarah Moorhead, Shauna Cawley, Maria Knox, Hannah Lane, Claire Shaw, Sari Hallaj, Arun Kumar, Lorcan O’Brien, Dylan Murray, Jack Oates, Feidhlim Maher, Adam Fenelon, Cormac Gobl, Andrei Saavedra.
Immediate Booking Advised
Tickets are on sale for ‘All Shook Up’ which will ‘rock and roll’ in Backstage Theatre for a total of nine performances, running until Saturday April 8.
Concessions are available for the matinee on Sunday April 2nd (3pm) and also the 8pm shows on Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th.
As always, immediate booking is advised for the annual St Mel’s Musical Society production. Booking through the Theatre Box Office: 043-3347888 and on line at www.backstage.ie Tickets also available at Farrell Coy.