Bradley visits local youth theatre groups

Posted by
info@newrytimes.com
Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
Community, What's On
Newry and Armagh MLA Dominic Bradley attended the rehearsals of ‘The Last Five Years’ on Friday afternoon at the Abbey Grammar School in Newry. Bradley Lost Ticket Theatre CompanyThe SDLP MLA was there to witness the final touches being put to the depiction of the cult show by the self-financing Independent ‘Lost Ticket Theatre Company’ – a collective of local teenagers aged between 15-18 who raised their own funds to manage their Company and to put on the much anticipated show at the Abbey between 19th-21st August. Bradley welcomed the forthcoming production. “It is very heartening that young people have empowered themselves in such a proactive manner to generate their own finances in order to realise their own artistic dreams and aspirations. “I was very impressed by what I saw and heard during the rehearsal, the talent, and dedication, and the confidence which these young people exuded. I hope to attend one of the performances and would urge people to come along to one of the shows to enjoy the work of this new talented young group. He continued, “I wish Brendan O Farrell, main male lead, co-directors, Cormac Rae and Daisy Eccles, musical director Jonny Reynolds, Caoimhlin Fegan, main female and all the cast every success in the coming performances. Tickets available for Buttercrane Customer Service Desk 10am – 6pm.” Bradley also visited rehearsals for Newpoint Youth’s production of Treasure Island, which has been specially adapted by Sean Treanor for the group. He explained, “I saw fifty young people there busily engaged in their preparations for the show under the watchful eyes of director Donal Morgan, choreographer Aveen Stewart and musical director, Niall Flaherty. “Newpoint provides a wonderful free service to our young people throughout the summer with scant financial assistance from any public funding. The young people involved gain a wide range of skills from their experience and are involved in a co-operative process which will result in a wonderful show. Bradley added, “Once again I wish Newpoint Youth every success with their production and I am sure that many people locally will come out to support them. Tickets for the show can be reserved at newpointplayers@gmail.com” More on this story: Newry teenagers raise thousands to stage their own musical

Would you like to advertise your business on Newry Times and reach thousands of people every day? Contact the Newry Times office on 028 4062 6520 or email Paul: editor@newrytimes.com

Both comments and pings are currently closed.

1 Comment for “Bradley visits local youth theatre groups”

  1. John Mc Cabe

    I had the pleasure to see the end of rehearsals at the Abbey School on Friday and Im no arts critic, I love my politics.
    However this I believe is going to be a great success story for these aspiring teenagers. Good luck to all involved.

Comments are closed

-->

This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing editor@newrytimes.com

Log in