The Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was originally a children's novel written by L. Frank Baum at the turn of the tweentieth century. After becoming a stage play it became the ubiquitous film in 1932 staring Judy Garland. The story chronicles the adventures of a girl named Dorothy who finds herself in the Land of Oz after a tornado. During her journey she meets a Scarecrow, a Tin man and a Lion all in search of the wonderful, great Oz...

Our story...

The Wizard of Oz beame a reality in our school with our principal's support and the enthusaism of the school community. This production would not have possible were it not for those who gave of their time and talents so willingly.

Committee Members

Chairperson: Miss. O'Flanagan-Kelly
Vice-Chairperson: Miss. White
Secretary: Mr Cassells
Treasurers: Miss. Sweeney, Miss. McManus, Miss. Noone
Public Relations Officers: Miss. McPhelim, Miss. McMorrow
Committee members: Miss. Cunningham, Miss. Carden, Miss. Higgins, Miss. Maguire, Mr Hughes

Production Team

Director and Musical Director: Miss. O'Flanagan-Kelly
Choreographers: Miss. Boylan, Miss. McDonald
Stage Construction Manager: Mr Kelly
Artistic Scenery: Miss. White
Wardrobe: Miss Maguire, Miss. Carden, Miss. Higgins
Stage Manager: Mr Hughes

Cast members

Dorothy: Roisín K.
Scarecrow: John McL.
Tin Woodman: Patrick L.
Cowardly Lion: Gavin C.
Wicked Witch of the West: Gráinne McH.
Sorceress of the North: Aoife McM.
Wizard of Oz: Connor P.
Uncle Henry/Tibia: Colm O'Donnell
Gloria: Lisa K.
Aunt Em: Aoife M.
Munchkin Mayor: Eoghan O'N.
Munchkin Farmer: Fionn R.
Lord Growlie: Daniel McM.
Farmhand Joe: Ian McM.
First Witch: Jennifer R.
Second Witch: Michelle F.


Chorus members

Munchkins: Eithne McL., Lauren McM., Katie L., Laura McC., Eleanore McG., Sarah-Ann K., Michelle F., Cliodhna R., Amy G., Denise McD., Enya McM., Donna McG., Jennifer R., Arlene McW., Joanne F., Emma O'H., Shauna F., Mark R., Andrew R.

Jitterbugs: Emma O'H., Joanne F., Holly B., Lisa K., Eimear O'D., Hannah F., Michelle O'H., Sarah-Ann K., Lauren McM., Arlene McW., Olivia G.

Farmhands/Oz Ladies: Kate G., Seanagh G., Hannah F., Holly B., Claire C., Lisa K., Olivia G., Eimear O'D., Michelle O'H., Sinead F., Eimear C., Sara McG., Emer McD.

Oz Soldiers: Conor H., Siobhan McN., Mark McL., Sabrina K., Shannon H., Joseph McM., Ryan L., Rionach N., Roisín R., Caroline M., Louise M., Mairead M., Patrick McP., Gary S., Emmet F.

Pit Singers: Emma McM., Lesley G., Pauline K., Pauline C., Eithne E., Michelle F., Aideen L., Deirdre McD., Lisa C., Sharon McN., Caroline S., Annette F., Deven R., Sarah O'B., Laura B.

Spirits: Fiona E., Bríd R., Ciara McC., Aisling C.

Behind-the-scenes Cast

Stage Construction

Mr Gilmartin
Mr Keaney
Daryl O'C.
Niall R.
Keith T.
Keith S.
Fergal McM.
Niall H.
Dáire C.

Stage Crew

Daryl O'C.
Niall R.
Michael O'H.


Lighting

Noel Loughlin
Mick Kilgannon

Sound

Vinny H.

M.C.

Mr Cassells
Mr Ward


Front of House

Miss. Sweeney
Jamie G.

Tin Man's Costume Design

Megan N.
Sarah McG.

Dorothy's Costume Design

Miss. McGowan

Make-up Artists

Miss. Cuningham & the Lipstick Ladies

Make-up Wardrobe

Marita O'Flanagan

Backstage Supervision

Fr. Sexton
Mr Gilmartin
Mr Martin
Mr Cummins

Prompters

David K.
Treasa N.

Refeshments

Miss. Duggan
Mrs McMahon


Ticket Sellers

Aoife K.
Teresa G.
Sarah S.
Stephen R.
Karina McP.
Niall McL.
Sinead McC.
Charlene McG.
Patrick W.
Joanne McL.

Clean Up

Patrick C.
Aoife C.


Ushers

Mr Greene
Mr McMorrow
Mr Ward
Miss. Moran
Miss. S McManus
Miss. D McManus
Caroline Hegarty
Frank Fox
Carla Nealon




Extra

Musical Score by MusicScope
Photos by Jessie F.
Collage on programme by James Molloy
Front cover design on programme by Seanagh G.
Overall programme design by Miss. O'Flanagan-Kelly

Digital Recordings

A dvd has beeen produced of our production of The Wizard of Oz
An archive of professional photographs are available from James Molloy

A Big Thank You

We thank all our sponsors and audiences for their support. Mr Gerry Creamer and Mr Noel Louglin gave invaluable help in organising the Bee Park. We are grateful to Mrs. Doris McMahon and Miss. Duggan for organising the refreshments. This production would not have been possible without the help of the production team, stage & lighting crew, the box office and to all the 'helpers'. A special thanks to the Lough Gill Players for the use of their lighting and technical expertise. We also appreciate all the media coverage for this event.

 

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