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BOOKINGS The Theatre Royal accepts bookings in person, by phone or online. All ticket prices include €1 transaction fee for 3rd party charges. Phone: 051 874 402 In person: Payment is accepted by cash, cheque, laser, debit or credit card. Online: You can book your tickets online at www.theatreroyal.ie  You can also select your seat from the seat map.

BOX OFFICE OPENING HOURS Monday to Friday: 10am – 4pm (10am – 8pm on performance days)  Saturday: 12pm – 4pm (10am – 8pm on performance days)  Sundays & Bank Holidays: Box Office opens one hour before the performance for ticket collection.

CONCESSIONS Concessions for OAP’s, Students, Unwaged and Children are available for some productions. The availability, amount discounted and production applicable to is decided on by each individual producer and not the Theatre Royal. I.D. for all concessions will be requested at time of booking or at time of collection. WIT students are entitled to a special WIT price on most shows on presentation of their card.

BABES IN ARMS POLICY Babes in Arms tickets for all performances permit under 2’s to sit on the lap of a parent/guardian. See www.theatreroyal.ie/boxoffice for further details.

CARERS POLICY A carers discount is applicable on certain performances and on presentation of a carers card.

DISCOUNTS FOR GROUPS Group bookings are available for shows at the Theatre Royal. Contact the Box Office for further information. Groups of 10 or more are entitled to at least 10% discount, depending on the production.

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ACCESS The Theatre Royal is an accessible venue with ramp access, loop induction, wheelchair seats and adapted toilets. We would ask wheelchair users to book directly with the box office rather than online to ensure that we accommodate you appropriately. Latecomers may not be admitted until a suitable break in the performance.

REFUND POLICY A refund can be made no later than close of business, 4pm, on the day before the event. A refund will be made in the form of credit for Theatre Royal events. No refund can be issued on the day of the event or following an event.

THE STAGE DOOR BAR Why not relax and enjoy a pre-show drink. Select wines, soft drinks, bottled beers, tea and coffee are available an hour before performance. Pre-order your interval drink before the performance. Our Front of House team will be on stand-by to take your order.

SESSIONS During a Session, the Stage Door Bar will remain open until 8pm; theatre customers have the option to bring Stage Door Bar purchased beverages into the auditorium with them and enjoy from the comfort of their seat. The Stage Door Bar will reopen at the interval. Events that are deemed a session are clearly marked throughout our season brochure and website with the following icon.

TRANSPORT For some shows we organise a bus from Dungarvan and Clonmel. For full details contact Box Office. Keep an eye out for the

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We greatly appreciate and thank our corporate partners for choosing to support the Theatre Royal.

INDIVIDUAL FRIENDS Boland, Antoinnette Brazil, Ronan & Jeanne Condon, Ann Cummins, Brendan Dalton, Joan Darmody, Trevor Dolphin, Frank & Adrienne Kinsella, Morette

SPONSORED SEATS Leech, Monica O’Brien, Tom O’Donoghue, Redmond O’Dwyer, Billy Power, Rachel Sheridan, Constance Taheny, Stephanie Tully, Donal

Brazil, Donal & Clare Carey, Thomas & Tina Caulfield, Tomas & Cait Waterford Chamber Widger, Nora & Jack

All support received is directed towards preserving this beautiful theatre and contributes to a rich and vibrant arts culture which is at the heart of our city. If you are interested in having your name on this wall, please talk to a member of our team.

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SUN 2ND

MICHELLE CONDON SHOWCASE 2019

DANCE SCHOOL

CHRISTY MOORE

MUSIC

P6

WED 12 – THUR 13

FEILE NA SCOILEANNA

FAMILY

P7

FRI 21ST

BACKSTAGE @ THE ROYAL

MUSIC

P7

SAT 22

LEGENDS OF AMERICAN COUNTRY

MUSIC

P8

FRI 28TH

BACKROAD SMOKERS CLUB

MUSIC

P8

SAT 29

RORY & THE ISLAND

MUSIC

P 10

SUN 30

SIMON AND GARFUNKEL THROUGH THE YEARS

MUSIC

P 10

THUR 4TH, FRI 5TH

JOXER DALY ESQ.

PLAY

P 11

SAT 6TH

NATTY WAILER

MUSIC

P 11

THUR 11TH – FRI 12TH

CAT (THE PLAY)

PLAY

P 12

SAT 13

SIDELINE

MUSIC

P 12

FRI 13TH & SUN 14TH

#MODWORDSFEST2019

SPOKEN WORD

P 15

SUN 14

THE STORY OF JIM REEVES

MUSIC

P 16

WED 17

JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN

MUSIC

P 16

THUR 18TH

JOXER DALY ESQ.

PLAY

P 17

FRI 19

BIG ACT TBC SHORTLY

MUSIC

SAT 20

CLANCY’S KITCHEN

MUSIC

P 17

THUR 25TH

JOXER DALY ESQ.

PLAY

P 17

TH

SAT 27

DAVID MCSAVAGE

COMEDY

P 19

TH

SAT 10

SUSAN MCCANN

MUSIC

P 19

THUR 15TH – SAT 17TH

RIGOR MORTIS/GHOSTING

PLAY

P 20

FRI 23 – SAT 24

THE EIGHT

PLAY

P 22

FRI 30

DEIRDRE O’KANE

COMEDY

P 22

SAT 31ST

CROWMAN (STARRING JON KENNY) PLAY

FRI 7TH– SAT 8TH TH

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BALLET

JULY

CENTRE STAGE SCHOOL OF BALLET & PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS THE LION KING – RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE

JUNE

SAT 1ST

P 24

EVENTS AT A GLANCE

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Date: Sat 1st June Time: 7pm Price: €21/€16 Children under 16

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Date: Fri 7th & Sat 8th June Time: 8pm Price: €41/ €31(Upper Circle Row D & E)

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CENTRE STAGE SCHOOL OF BALLET & PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS

THE LION KING

RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE Students from three years upwards take you on a magical journey to the Serengeti in Africa where we see the story of young Simba unfold. With plenty of toe tapping dance numbers to delight their audience, this is a must see show for the young and the not so young!!! Come one, come all.

CHRISTY MOORE Theatre Royal Waterford is delighted to welcome Christy Moore back for what promises to be two great nights of music this June. Christy Moore is one of the most compelling and inspirational musicians Ireland has ever seen. He has a universal fan base and still continues to entertain. His place is secure as an Irish icon. Christy returns with his new album – On The Road which is out now.


FEILE NA SCOILEANNA Féile na Scoileanna is a child-centred festival of music, dancing, drama and verse speaking, which had its inception in 1959. It aims to help youths express themselves in music, song, dance or drama, before a live audience in a non-competitive atmosphere. Since 2014, Féile na Scoileanna has been staged in Mount Sion Primary School. June 12th and 13th 2019 marks the return of Féile na Scoileanna to the fabulous Theatre Royal.

BACKSTAGE @ THE ROYAL This new cool venue provides musicians with the opportunity to perform to peers, fans and a music loving audience while being supported by an experienced technical team in the heart of the Viking Triangle. Stay tuned for full details on www.theatreroyal.ie / social media. This event takes place on stage. Entrance at Theatre Royal’s backstage door (outside Medieval Museum).

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Date: Wed 12th Thur 13th June Time: 6pm & 8.15pm Price: €8

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Date: Fri 21st June Time: Doors 8.30pm Bands onstage from 9pm

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Date: Sat 22nd June Time: 8pm Price: €26

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Date: Fri 28th June Time: 8pm Price: €21

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LEGENDS OF AMERICAN COUNTRY What a night of toe tapping Country Music it’s going to be. With a full live band of top musicians performing the hit songs of icons like Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and Patsy Cline (to name a few) in this Country Extravaganza that will take you to Nashville and back in one night! This is one not to be missed.

BACKROAD SMOKERS CLUB Taking down the corporate elite with smooth grooves and tasty jams, psychedelic funk rockers Backroad Smokers Club are Waterford’s most exciting band. BRSC have been tearing up the national live circuit with their 70’s inspired riffs since their inception. Joined on the night by their friends ZASKA and Farah Elle the message is quite clear; the funk, the whole funk and nothing but the funk.


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Date: Sat 29th June Time: 8pm Price: €13

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Date: Sun 30th June Time: 8pm Price: €25

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RORY & THE ISLAND Formed by Rory Gallagher (formerly of pop-punk trio The Revs), while living on the sunny island of Lanzarote, “Rory and the Island” broke into the top 10 charts with their hit “Jimmy’s Winning Matches” 2012. Having recently moved back to Irish soil, Rory is delighted to be releasing new music and touring again with the excellent Sean Magee and other talented guest musicians.

SEVENTH AVENUE ARTS PRESENTS

SIMON & GARFUNKEL THROUGH THE YEARS Critically acclaimed as one of the world’s greatest tributes! Featuring a full live band, video footage and stunning vocal harmonies, this spectacular concert takes audiences on the journey of Simon and Garfunkel, with hits such as The Sound of Silence, Mrs Robinson, The Boxer and the iconic Bridge Over Troubled Water as well as hits from Paul Simon’s career such as Call Me Al and 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.


JOXER DALY ESQ. Sean O’Casey’s playful scrounger from the classic, Juno and The Paycock, takes centre stage in this intriguing new play from the pen of Eddie Naughton. Brilliantly performed by Phelim Drew, Joxer’s love of language, humour, literature and song, together with a drinkers purple recollection, makes this a performance like no other. Entertaining and funny, Joxer Daly Esq. is a thought-provoking gander at one of Irish Literatures most loveable chancers!

NATTY WAILER Natty Wailer, years in the making, is from and is inspired by the old school Reggae of the legendary Bob Marley and the Wailers. Natty recorded and toured with Bob Marley and the Wailers as a keyboard player for over nine years. In 2000, he founded his own entourage “Natty Wailer and the Reggae Vibes” with the main purpose of continuing this tradition and released his album “Lifted” with his Originals. This indigenous music known as Reggae brings all cultures and people together in a common way.

PLA Y Date: Thur 4th July Fri 5th July Thur 18th July Thur 25th July Time: 8pm Price: €15, Group Rates available Earlybird offer €13 ends 6th June

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Date: Sat 6th July Time: 9pm Price: €18/€16

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Y A PL Date: Thur 11th & Fri 12th July Time: 8pm Price: €15

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Date: Sat 13th July Time: 8pm Price: €27.50

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CAT (THE PLAY)

WRITTEN BY RICHARD HARDWICK & JAMIE BEAMISH Theatre Royal is delighted to welcome back CAT (The Play) for two performances only. Featuring songs ‘supposedly’ cut from some of your favourite ALW shows, CAT (the play) also contains high kicks, swearing and a lot of lycra. CAT (the play) is the tale of ‘Dave the Cat’, who tells us in his own words how he was sacked from the original production of that famous musical Cats on opening night and has never quite recovered.

SIDELINE What started as a side project for seasoned players (hence the name) Sideline has released 4 critically acclaimed albums combining a well-chosen mix of new material with hard-hitting neo-traditional covers of bluegrass classics including their number 1 hit ‘Thunder Dan’. Recorded or live, their pulse-pounding drive, perfect timing, crisp instrumentals, powerful harmonies, and on-stage energy remind fans why they fell in love with bluegrass in the first place.


BAR FOOD SERVED ALL DAY, IDEAL VENUE FOR AFTERNOON TEA.

EARLY BIRD & A LA CARTE MENUS AVAILABLE

T +353 (0)51 862300 E events@thw.ie www.TowerHotelWaterford.com


MODWORDS PRESENTS

#MODWORDSFEST2019 #Modwordsfest2019 and Theatre Royal present The Festival Within a Festival Two days filled with original short plays, poetry, music, chats as Gaeilge, historic chats, secret shows and allround madness. All in the cause of celebrating local talent. Saturday will see Modwordsfest poetry launch, an afternoon of short plays and party pieces, Irish speaking discussion, history and so much more.

SPO WO KEN RD Date: Sat 13th & Sun 14th July Price: Free event

Founded and directed by Anna Jordan in 2016 and in partnership with Theatre Royal Waterford since 2018, Modwords is an all year-round Waterford based literary platform for new works, classes, mentorship, community development and above all the first literary based open mic and festival in Waterford. Launches Saturday July 13th at 12pm, Theatre Royal Vestibule. All events are free and staged throughout the Theatre Royal building.

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Date: Sun 14th July Time: 3pm Price: €19

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Date: Wed 17th July Time: 8pm Price: €23

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I LOVE YOU BECAUSE THE STORY OF JIM REEVES A Sunday afternoon of singing you simply cannot afford to miss! The intimate story of Jim Reeves, Gentleman Jim, from his early days to the smooth-voiced singer who sold millions of records all around the world. Featuring all the great Reeve’s hits (I Won’t Forget You, Four Walls, He’ll Have to Go. I Love You Because, Distant Drums and much more). Delicious cakes, tea/coffee are on sale before the concert and during the interval.

SELECTIVE MEMORY PRESENTS

JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN JOANTHOLOGY TOUR 2019 Following the release of Damned Devotion and a sold out Irish tour in August 2018, Joan As Police Woman is set to return to Ireland with her captivating solo show “Joanthology”. Already acknowledged as a thrilling live performer and starkly honest lyricist, new album Damned Devotion finds Joan Wasser at her rawest. “The coolest woman in pop” The Times


JOXER DALY ESQ. Sean O’Casey’s playful scrounger from the classic, Juno and The Paycock, takes centre stage in this intriguing new play from the pen of Eddie Naughton. Brilliantly performed by Phelim Drew, Joxer’s love of language, humour, literature and song, together with a drinkers purple recollection, makes this a performance like no other. Entertaining and funny, Joxer Daly Esq. is a thought-provoking gander at one of Irish Literatures most loveable chancers!

CLANCY’S KITCHEN The Clancy Family regale stories, songs and tunes from The Clancy Brothers. With performances from multi awardwinning artists- Donal Clancy (son of Liam), Róisín Clancy (daughter of Bobby), musician cousin Evan Grace and Welsh singer/actor Ryland Teifi, the audience experience, first hand, the atmosphere in the home of the troubadours that were the world famous Clancy Brothers.

PLA Y Date: Thur 18th July & Thur 25th July Time: 8pm Price: €15, Group Rates available

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SIC

Date: Sat 20th July Time: 8pm Price: €21

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DAVID MCSAVAGE NATIONAL TREASURE It has been said he is to comedy what the Abbey is to theatre. Maybe because he believes he’s more important than he is, or that the majority of the country doesn’t care about him. But unlike the Abbey theatre David’s best days aren’t behind him, his intention for this new show is for you the audience member to feel “wow that was one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen, it was so original, courageous, and yet very flawed. I would really like to be his friend”. Please note: This performance may contain materials that some find offensive!

SUSAN MCCANN

STRING OF DIAMONDS SHOW International Award-winning Susan McCann has never been far from centre stage with her major hit record String of Diamonds selling over half a million albums. This will be a unique opportunity for you to hear Susan in fine voice performing a string of her hit songs – ‘The Old Man on the Poarch’ , ‘Penny Arcade’, ‘When the Sun says Goodbye to the Mountains’ ’Broken Speed and of course her precious String of Diamonds medleys.

COM E

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Date: Sat 27th July Time: 8pm Price: €26 Earlybird offer €24 ends 29th June

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Date: Sat 10th August Time: 8pm Price: €26/€23 conc Earlybird offer €24/€21 conc ends 13th July

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RIGOR MORTIS BY PAT DALY

GHOSTING

BY ANN O’RIORDAN & JAMIE BEAMISH Two Deise Plays for the price of one:

Date: Thur 15th Preview, Fri 16th & Sat 17th August Time: 8pm Price: €15 Thur Preview €18/€16 Fri & Sat Earlybird offer €16/€14 ends 18th July

Rigor Mortis by Pat Daly Pat Daly’s black comedy of drink, drugs, friendship & mortality returns to Waterford by popular demand featuring Michael Quinlan & Paul Connaughton. Waterford, Ireland. Mourners arrive at The Holy Family church only to find the deceased missing. Jimmy wakes up with some head on him, only to find a coffin in his sitting room and Ted knocking at the door. What the f*ck is he after doing? Ghosting created by Anne O’Riordan & Jamie Beamish She never sleeps well. She never remembers her dreams. Her first boyfriend ghosted her six years ago so what the f*ck is he doing sitting on the end of her bed in the middle of the night? Now she’s going back to the last place on Earth she wants to be. Waterford. Home. Performed by Anne O’Riordan. One night, two plays, ALL Waterford.

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CENTRAL ARTS PRESENTS

THE EIGHT

Date: Fri 23rd & Sat 24th August Time: 8pm Price: €18/€16 conc Earlybird offer €16/€14 conc ends 26th July

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Date: Fri 30th August Time: 8pm Price: €21

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Written and directed by Luke Corcoran. Ireland 2040. 8G Technology has just been rolled out to mass acceptance, Mark is a suicidal young man, hopelessly incompetent online and in real life... that is until he makes the purchase of a lifetime. Under The Eight’s guidance, Mark embarks on an online adventure - with life changing effects and real-world consequences. Supported by Waterford City and County Playwright and Producer Team Grant.

DEIRDRE O’KANE A LINE OF O’KANE

Don’t miss A Line of O’Kane, Deirdre O’Kane’s hilarious new stand-up show in venues nationwide. Deirdre has really hit her stride; footloose from a glittering turn on Dancing with the Stars and revelling in her return to stand-up, don’t miss Deirdre at her hilarious best in a straight-talking look at twelve frantic months in the life of this tango-tripping, family-minding, telly-making, housemoving, comedy dynamo. “Unique star quality” – The Guardian


Y A PL Date: Sat 31st August Time: 8pm Price: â‚Ź21

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BY KATIE HOLLY STARRING JON KENNY Jon plays Dan, a man in his 50s who is living alone. After a dear friend passing, he is forced to look back on his own troubled youth and face up to his demons. The play is at times poignant and tragic yet also has a warmth and humour as Jon slips seamlessly in and out of the many uproariously funny characters. The people he depicts are surreal but tinged with tragedy and Jon plays each with his amazing ability of character acting and hilarious humour.


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