St Anthony’s alive with The Sound of Music

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SIX pupils from St Michael’s School will be starring in the upcoming production ‘The Sound of Music’ by Moyraverty Arts and Drama Society.

The Rodgers and Hammerstein family classic will mark the re-opening of the refurbished St Anthony’s Centre.

The six girls include Caitriona Breen, Ellen Creaney and Catherine Lavelle who will all share the role of Liesl, the oldest member of the Von Trap family.

Orlagh Shanks will perform the role of Sister Berthe whilst Nicola Harrison will star as Sister Margaretta. In addition, Niamh Farrell will perform as Sister Sophia.

Local singing teacher Caitriona Corr will perform as Maria, Jonathan McGuinness will perform as Captain Von Trapp and Eimear O’Neill from Lurgan and a pupil of Lismore Comprehensive will star as Mother Abbess. Speech and Drama teacher Laura Robinson will star as the Baroness and Michael Murray will perfrom as Uncle Max. The part of Rolf will be performed by the very talented Aaron Murphy.

The show dates and times are as follows: Friday, April 27 at 7.30pm, Saturday, April 28 at 3pm and Sunday, April 29 at 7.30pm. The show will also continue the following weekend on Friday, May 4 at 7.30pm, Saturday, May 5 at 8.45pm and the final performance on Sunday, May 6 at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £6 with the exception of the Saturday matinee performance costing £5 and the Saturday evening performance costing £10 (includes light supper and wine reception).

Tickets are available from St Anthony’s Centre during the mornings and Print Business Supplies, Lurgan. They can also be obtained by contacting the box office on 3831 6496 or come along and pay at the door and be allocated a seat on arrival.