Wednesday 23 October 2019

Wexford Opera Society Hits are on the way

By David tucker

Wexford Light Opera Society will present the 2016 production of its annual major fund raising activity, 'Hits from the Musicals' at Clayton Whites Hotel, from Monday, October 31 to Thursday, November 3.

The 'Hits', as it has become known over the years, is one of the most popular Fringe Events of Wexford Festival Opera.

AIMS Award winning Musical Director Fintan Cleary has compiled the jam-packed programme of numbers from musicals such as Oliver, Rent, Children of Eden, Sister Act, Miss Saigon, Sound of Music, Hired Man, Ragtime, Spring Awakening and the ever popular Gilbert & Sullivan.

Soloists will include Tony Carty, Maggs Jacob, George Lawlor, Caroline Daly Jones, Des Whelan, Catherine Biddy Walsh, James McDermott, Laura Mahon Wall, Eric Hayes, Antonia Close, Brian Kelly, Miriam Kehoe, Pat Lawlor and Ciara Cullinane backed by the WLOS Chorus under Chorus Mistress Eithne Corrigan.

The AIMS Nominated Director of the Hits 2016 is Stephen Acton with choreographer by WLOS member Sophie Wilson. A fun-filled night of pure top class entertainment is guaranteed and as always not to be disappointed, early booking is essential.

The Box Office opens on Monday, October 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday at WLOS House, High Street, Wexford. Call (053) 9174808.

All tickets are €20.

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