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Oh the Horrors! Shannon Musical Society stages comeback

AFTER a very long hiatus, Shannon Musical Society will be back with its show Little Shop of Horrors from February 14-18.  The show will be staged at St Patrick’s Comprehensive and will be directed by Aodán Fox.  Shane Farrell is Musical Director while Karen Barrett is Choreographer. The cast is led by Tom Barrett who is taking on the role of Seymour, a hapless florist shop worker. When the Society first produced the show 18 years ago, Eoin Sheedy had that role, and while he is still involved this time out he plays Mr Mushnik, the owner of the florists. The leading lady will be Olivia Parkinson, who plays Audrey. Ciarán Collins returns to the Shannon stage to portray Orin Scrivello, the nasty dentist and boyfriend of Audrey. Rounding out the cast is Colm McGuinness, who takes on the demanding job of voicing the blood thirsty plant, Audrey II. Speaking this week Aodán said that preparations have been going well. …

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Musical society enters the Little Shop of Horrors

ENNIS Musical Society will present its 60th production, the dark and hilarious comedy Little Shop of Horrors this month, opening this Wednesday night in Glór. The story is told from the perspective of a downtrodden florist shop assistant Seymour Krelborn, played by Eoghan Rice from Quin, whose interest in weird and exotic plants leads him to find a rather unusual plant of the fly-trap variety. The plant – with the right food – promises to drag this former street kid out of the gutter and into the arms of a loving woman, bringing him fame and fortune along the way. Seymour has to struggle between his conscience and his desire for wealth and notoriety. This year’s musical is being staged slightly earlier, with performances from March 8 to Saturday, March 11 in Glór. Typically, the society has a six-show run so with just four performances, Ennis Musical Society chairperson Anne-Marie Hassett said demand will be high. “This year is a …

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