Local teachers to star in Michael Collins, A Musical Drama

07 Feb 2013

Local teachers to star in Michael Collins, A Musical DramaLocal teachers tread the boards in Michael Collins, A Musical Drama.

The extraordinary story of the real life patriot, statesman, soldier and lover, Michael Collins, will be showing in the Tivoli Theatre from March 4th - 9th, at 8pm nightly.

It will be performed by the Teachers' Musical Society, and will star two of Clontarfs very own teachers.

Mary Molloy, who teaches in Holy Faith Secondary School, will star as 'Mother Ireland' and Jennifer Maguire, another teacher from Belgrove Junior Girls School will also star.

Both have appeared in a number of Teachers' MS shows, and are especially excited about this one! Check out the proptional video for the show here.

The star studded cast also includes Brian Gilligan as the 'Big Fella' himself, music teacher Fiona McManus who is no stranger to the musical world as the feisty Kitty Kiernan, Frank Beadle in his first Teachers' performace as Harry Boland and Séamus Sullivan who has appeared in all of the Teachers' 12 shows as the powerful Éamon de Valera.

This is a fresh new production with direction by Eoin Cannon, Musical Direction by Caitríona Ní Threasaigh and choreography by Orla Savage. The society is extremely excited about undertaking this vocally challenging and beautifully written show.

Tickets for the show can be booked online at www.tivoli.ie. Tickets are priced at €20 for adults and €15 for children, with Monday night concession of €15 for adults and €10 for children.

The Teachers' Musical Society is made up primarily of Primary and Secondary teachers and over time the group has grown into one of the leading musical societies in Ireland and has won numerous awards at the Waterford International Festival of Light Opera as well as from the Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS).