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Tallow Community Centre May 25th, 26th, 27th & 28th
Brideview Drama Tallow presents a fantastic musical production entitled ‘The 1916 Seven’, which follows the story of the 1916 Easter Rising beginning with the funeral of O’Donovan Rossa, documenting Easter Week itself and finishing with the executions in Kilmainham Jail.
It is a moving piece of musical theatre which has been written and directed by father daughter team of Jack and Emily Aherne. The show has a cast of over 30 talented adults from the surrounding areas and includes well-known songs such as ‘The Ballad of James Connolly’, ‘Only Our Rivers Run Free’, ‘The Dying Rebel’, ‘Grace’, ‘Oro Se Do Bheatha ‘Bhaile’ and many more.
The musical focuses specifically on the seven signatories of the proclamation and their families. The seven signatories are played by John Murray (Tom Clarke), Gavin Hallahan (Padraig Pearse), Martin Murphy (Sean McDiarmada), Pat Aherne (Tomas MacDonagh), Tom Mulcahy (James Connolly), Frank Roche (Joseph Plunkett) and Tomas Roche (Eamonn Ceannt).
Venue – Tallow Community Centre, Tallow, Co.Waterford
Dates – Wed May 25th, Thurs May 26th, Fri May 27th and Saturday 28th
Time – 8.15pm nightly
More details on: https://www.facebook.com/BrideviewDrama/
Tickets: Adults – 12 euro
Children – 7 euro
Family of four – 32 euro
Group price – 10 euro each
Booking advised. Book between 6pm and 8pm daily. 058 – 56584