The Trinity Retirement Association has reserved 12 seats for a 2nd lunchtime outing to the National Concert Hall to take place on 1st November. The performance will be in the John Field Room and will commence at 1.05. The cost is €16 per person.
The concert is entitled ‘Give my Regards to Broadway: Celebrating the Great Musicals’ Stella Bass, Barbara Galvin and David Wray.
Just a mention of Rogers & Hammerstein, Lloyd Webber & Rice, Boublil & Schoenberg or Kander & Ebb conjures up the sights and sounds of the great musicals from the last 80 years. Who could forget Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer escaping Nazi clutches (The Sound of Music), the students falling at the barricades of revolutionary France (Les Miserables), the tragic re-telling of Romeo & Juliet (West Side Story) the mysterious life of the feline community (Cats), the sad tale of life at the carnival (Carousel) or indeed Liza Minnelli’s portrayal of a struggling singer in 1930s Berlin (Cabaret)? What is it about songs from the musicals that makes them so beloved to us? Join Stella Bass and pianist David Wray, with guest singer Barbara Galvin, as they pay tribute to the best-loved Broadway shows from the 1940s to today, with a wonderful lunchtime celebration of the best of musical theatre.