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VIRTUAL PROGRAM

The All-Ireland Musical Theatre Intervarsities is the only competition of its kind. 9 colleges from all over the country compete to put on the best show they can in 20 minutes.

Usually, this competition takes place in person but due to Covid-19 it has been adapted to take place online. The work that each college has put in to ensure that even despite all the difficulties in putting together a virtual perfromance, that the quality was as high as any other year is insurmountable.

We thank you all for your support in this difficult year, and hope you enjoy the show.

Inters 2021 Judges

Carl Stallwood

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Originally from Berkshire in England, Carl was awarded a full scholarship to train at Mountview
Academy of Theatre Arts, London. Since graduating, Carl has played many lead roles including
‘Herb’ in Godspell, ‘Tevye’ in Fiddler on the Roof, ‘Ernst Ludwig’ in Cabaret, ‘Barnum’ in
Barnum, ‘Petruchio’ in Kiss Me Kate, ‘Luis’ in Copacabana, ‘Macbeth’ in Macbeth, ‘Principal
Male’ in ‘Closer Than Ever’, ‘Diesel’ in West Side Story, ‘Jud Fry’ in ‘Oklahoma’ and ‘The
Sergeant’ in Woyzeck at the New York Fringe Festival. In 2008 Carl made his Westend debut at
The Novello Theatre starring in ‘Eurobeat – Winning is Everything’, then, went on to star in
‘Evita’ as Eva Peron’s brother, Amos in the UK tour of ‘Whistle Down the Wind’, Finn in the
UK tour of ‘Don’t Stop Believin, a tribute to Glee’. He premiered ‘Whiskey in the Jar’ starring
as ‘Captain Farrell’ in Dublin, ‘Danny’ in Cork Opera House’s production of Grease, a principal

dancer in ‘Mrs Browns Boys D’Movie’ with June, danced for Jane Shortall at Croke Park, playedThe Beast in ‘Jedward and Beauty and the Beast’ at the Olympia Theatre, performed as a soloistin ‘West End in the Gable End’ in Montrose, Scotland, a backing vocalist for The Voice OfIreland, ‘Grease’ in The Gaiety playing Danny once more, Principal dancer for the June Rodgersshow in 2014, the 2014 national tour and 2018, Gaston in the Tivolis ‘Beauty and the Beast’Panto and Abanazaar in Tivoli’s ‘Aladdin’ panto.Other credits include being a lead vocalist for ‘Children in Need’, co-presenting the LawrenceOlivier Awards with Richard Wilson, performing in a concert for the President of Israel.,performing on Ireland AM and on ‘The Late Late Show’ with ‘Grease’ and Red Hurley.As well as performing, Carl also spends a lot of time teaching and directing Musical Theatre. Hehas directed ‘New Fish’ for Smock Alleys Scene and Heard festival and assistant director for‘Flynn’ in The Abbey He is currently co-director of Headline Stage School and on the Board ofDirectors of the Irish Academy of Musical Theatre

Eoin Cannon

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Eoin is one of Ireland’s best-known Musical Theatre performers. Having trained at the Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin and at the Guildford School of Acting he has been working in Musical theatre in the USA, UK and Ireland for the past 20 years. In that time, he has worked with such Musical Theatre greats as Trevor Nunn, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Michael Ball, and Michael Crawford.

He starred in shows such as “The Woman in White”, “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”, “Jerry Springer the Opera”, and even toured with “Riverdance”. In Ireland he originated many roles in Irish Musicals such as: “Michael Collins: A Musical Drama”, “Copper Face Jacks the Musical”, and most recently the role of Frank McCourt in “Angela’s Ashes the Musical”, for which he won a BroadwayWorld Regional award for best actor.

Niamh McCann

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Niamh most recently appeared in ANU’s THE PARTY TO END ALL PARTIES directed by Louise Lowe for Dublin Theatre Festival 2020. Earlier in 2020 Niamh performed in THE FALL OF THE SECOND REPUBLIC directed by Annie Ryan for the Abbey Theatre. Other recent credits include Dylan Tighe’s PASOLINI’S SALÒ REDUBBED at the Abbey, and A CHRISTMAS CAROL directed by Selina Cartmell for the Gate Theatre, Dublin. Niamh is a long term collaborator & performer with ANU and has performed in over nine productions, including award winning works LAUNDRY (2011), ANGEL MEADOW (2014) THESE ROOMS(2016 &2018), and most recently THE ANVIL for the Manchester International Festival 2019. Screen credits include THE CLINIC (RTÉ) and HOLBY CITY (BBC) RIVER CITY (BBC),and LITTLE ROY (CBBC). Film credits include John Crowley’s BAFTA & Oscar Nominated BROOKLYN, & THE CURED Directed by David Freyne. Previous writing and creation of solo work includes WELCOME TO THE FORTY FOOT and

the in development production of THE FACTORY LINE .Niamh trained as an Actor at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London. She began her career at the prestigious Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, returning for several seasons thereafter, and has worked consistently with some of the leading theatre companies in the UK and Ireland, including the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Lyceum Edinburgh, Gate Theatre Dublin, Rough Magic, Abbey Theatre and ANU ProductionsPrior to training as an Actor Niamh studied Media & Communications, specialising in Fine Art Film-making at The University of Wolverhampton Niamh is a highly accomplished voice artist, working commercially with brands such as AIB,Vodafone,Nissan and many more. She has voiced several animations and audio books both in the UK & Ireland.

THE SHOWS

9 colleges are taking part in Inters 2021. Due to the online nature of this year's competition, it will be streamed over 2 days. Friday the 23rd and Saturday the 24th at 8:00pm

FRIDAY 23RD, 8:00PM

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DCU DRAMA

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DERRY GIRLS

‘Derry Girls : The Musical’ captures all of your favorite moments from the hit TV series, accompanied by the iconic soundtrack.

The show follows Erin, Orla, Claire, Michelle and James as they navigate the delicate inner workings of teenhood during The Troubles. From landing themselves in the principal's office with Sister Michael to back-up dancing in Orla’s aerobics routine, the chaotic five get up to all kinds of mischief as they discover the true meaning of friendship - acceptance. 

However, during The Troubles, acceptance is far from being understood as the group encounter a tragic, heartbreaking event that shaped the future of Irish History

Production Team

Director
Musical Director
Assistant Musical Director
Choreographer
Producer
Editor
PRO
BDO

Órla Morris Toolen

Emma Cronly
Ryan Hunt
Robbie Walsh

Andrew Gibbons
Sean Kennedy

Josh Moffatt
Conor O'Neill

Cast

Erin
Orla
Claire
Michelle
James

Niamh O'Connor
Niamh Douglas
Niamh Mary Martin
SInead McCrohan
Conor O'Neill

Mary
Gerry
Grandpa Joe
Sister Michael
Jenny Joyce


Featured Chorus:
Sarah O'Connor
Aine Phelan


Chorus:

Kate Canavan
Thomas Moriarty
Conor Sheeran
Saoirse O'Connor
Eadaoin Power

Kate Gurren
Sheena Devine

Clodagh Leahy
Roisin McCardle
Lisa Mulally
Kasey-Leigh McCrudden
Freya Kavanagh

SATURDAY 24TH, 8:00PM

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GUMS

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COMPANY

It’s 2021. With zoom parties, social distancing and birthdays in isolation, Bobbies 35th is no different. But as her married friends talk about their relationships, the ups and downs of married life, conversation turns to focus on Bobbie, single at thirty-five. Bobbie begins to question why she is single, without a family, and what is the importance of being alive?

Production Team

Director
Musical Director
Choreographer
Producer
Editor

OCM

OCM

Richard Browne

Samuel Touhy

Lucy Birmingham
Abby Doran
Orlaith McCabe
Seoidin Rochford 
Robert Naughton

 

Cast

Bobbie 
Linda
Amy 
Joanne

Katie Feeney 
Julie Quinn
Kate O'Mahony
Tara Spellman

Sarah
Patricia
Susan
Paul
Harry 
April
Kathy
Marta

Roslyn Cuffe-Kelly
Hannah Cogan
Seoidin Rochford
Cian Mullins
James Boylan
Rachel Gaughan 
Nicole Kennedy
Anna Doherty

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MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY

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EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie's dream is to follow in the footsteps of the famous 'Loco Chanel' and become a drag queen! But first, he needs to find the confidence to be his true self beyond the walls of his home. He is supported every step of the way by his loving mum, Margaret, who would do anything for her boy. She tries to protect Jamie by keeping the truth about his father’s absence a secret, a decision that threatens her close-knit bond with her son. He also has the love and support of his best friend, Poppy, who reassures Jamie that his difference is what makes him beautiful. Despite the bullying, the prejudice, and the public humiliation, Jamie learns to embrace his inner queen--named Mimi Me--and step into the spotlight...his spotlight.

Production Team

Directors

Musical Director
Assistant Musical Director/Sound engineer
Choreographers

Costumes
Make-Up Design 
Producer
Editor

Dialogue Sound Engineer
Track Designer
Cinematography 

Gavin Murphy
Emma Thornton
Anna Bergin

 
Ben Cully
Gavin Murphy
Emma Thornton
Loredana Marginean
Lar Bathe 
Molly Hackett
Andrew Hart 

Sam Lee
Brian Dalton
Andrew Hart
Conor Logue
(Focas Productions)

Cast

Jamie New
Poppy 
Miss.Hedge 
Margaret

Eamonn Walsh
Grace Nolan
Elizebeth Murphy
Lauren Murphy

Jamies Dad
Dean 
Becca 
Bex
Georgie
Vicky 
Loco Chanel/Levi
Alfie
Harry 
Mickey 
Ensemble:

Vocal Ensemble

Extras

Sam Lee
Joe Jennings
Sarah Murphy
Sophie Scattergood
Emma Lou Harte
Emily Davies
Lar Bathe
Brandon Byrne
Harry Kingsland
Brian Dalton
Maisie Dolan
Aoife Cora Daly
Kate Murphy
Sophie McLoughlin 
Anna Bergin
Gavin Murphy
Emma Thornton
Ben Cully
Sean Thornton
Gary Kelly 

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MTU CORK MUSICAL SOCIETY

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

"What makes a monster and what makes a man?" Based in Paris in 1482, The Hunchback of Notre Dame tells the story of Quasimodo, the hunchback bell-ringer of Notre Dame, and his desire to one day be apart of the outside world.  

Production Team

Director
Musical Director
Sound Designer 

Editor 

Sarah Corcoran 
Andrew Lane
Andrew Lane
Joe Clarke 
Andrew Lane

Cast

Quasimodo
Esmerelda
Claude Frollo
Phoebus 
Jehan Frollo 
Latin Soloist 

Richie Crowe
Ruth Deasy
Eoghan Burke
Shane Downey
Rian Fitzmaurice Condron 
Sarah Quinn

Ensemble

Ellen O'Gorman
Seán Mc Gearailt
Katie Sheehan
Siomha Marron
Emily Byrne O'Mahony
Katie Taylor
Annelise Roche
Aoife O'Doherty
Pierse O'Brien
Georgia McCarthy Maguire
Sarah Quinn
Katie Jacques
Tríona Talbot 
Sophie Daly Wilson 
Ciara O'Neill
Ellen Foley

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QUEENS MUSICAL THEATRE SOCIETY

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COME FROM AWAY

On the North-East tip of North America, there is an island called Newfoundland.  It used to have one of the biggest airports in the world, and next to it is a town called Gander.  On September 11th 2001, 38 planes from all over the world descended upon this tiny town, and all 7000 visitors were met with open arms. 2021 marks 20 years since the life changing events of 9/11, and the Newfoundlanders and their guests are not going to let a global pandemic stop them from having their reunion!  Join them as they gather virtually to recall their own accounts of those unbelievable five days and relive those memories from their living rooms.  There will be laughs, tears and some unexpected surprises as they commemorate what was lost, but truly celebrate what was found!

Production Team

Director
Assistant Director
Musical Director
Assistant Musical Director
Make-Up
Editor
Dance Captain

Luke Allen
Ewan McGowan
Luke Allen
Luke Allen

Niamh Connelly
Luke Allen

Ceri Welsh

Cast

Beverley

Hannah

Diane

Ellen/Cara

Beulah

Gillian Dunn
Shannon Bradley
Lucy Rafferty
Harriet Strahan
Hannah Greenway

Lily
Janie
Blathnaid/Sheila
Rosalynn
Mary/Monica
Jeanie/Leonie
Melaine
Katie
Jen
Bonnie
Hank/Kevin
Nick
Claude
Christopher

Meaghan Gallagher
Caoimhe Magorrian
Niamh Connelly
Clare McCrory
Aoife Weir
Ceri Welsh
Amy Smith
Victoria Richardson
Zoe Edwards
Erin Neill
Adam Madine
Joseph Childs
Nathan Kerr
Darragh Corrigan

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TRINITY MUSICAL THEATRE SOCIETY

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CARRIE

TMT’s Carrie depicts a tale of a young telekinetic woman, abused by both her classmates and her own mother, trying to enjoy the fleeting moments of her school career as she nervously prepares for her online senior prom. Sue Snell desperately tries to make amends with Carrie for bullying her, sending her boyfriend Tommy Ross who appreciates Carrie for her beautiful and thoughtful demeanour to accompany her to prom. However, not everyone cares for Carrie as much as these two, particularly her fellow classmates, who plan to make her night unforgettable for other reasons. Unluckily for them, they bullied the wrong girl.

Production Team

Director

Musical Director
Choreographer
Director of Design 
Production Manager
Music Producer
Editor

George Rohan 
Emily Hogarty
Grace Doyle Flaherty 
Hanna Novak
Iain Synnott
HK Ni Shioradain 
Tom Dwan 

Cast

Carrie White 
Tommy Ross
Sue Snell
Margaret White 

Hannah McNicholas Roche
Adam Lunnon-Collery
Sadhbh Murphy
Anabel Sweeney

Soloists

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Principal Dancers

 

Ensemble 

Alba Walsh Subiran
Beth Strahan
Callum Byrne 
Daniel Whelan 
David Hannifan 
Eadaoin Hassett
Lucy Jamison
Alexandra Purtell Jordan
Ali Lyons
Laura McEvoy Roantree
Olivia O'Donoghue 
Cormac Henry 
Erika Carroll
Laura Grey 
Niamh McDermott 
Niamh O'Reilly 
Ryan McDonald 
Tara Noonan 

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UCC MUSICAL THEATRE SOCIETY

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MEAN GIRLS

We follow new girl Cady as she navigates modern day American high school and the different social hurdles she encounters. from the class mean girl to her first real crush, Cady must figure out who she really is and the true meaning of friendship.

Production Team

Director
Musical Director
Choreographer
Costumes
Make-Up
Editor

Eimear Hughes
Sadhbh Treacy
Luke Maziarek
Eimear Hughes
Eimear Hughes

Ronan O'Shea

Cast

Cady Heron
Regina George
Karen Smith
Gretchen Wieners

Anna Healy
Allex Kiely
Aoobheann Malone
Katie O'Brien

Aaron Samuels
Janis Ian
Damien 
Principal Duvall
Jason
Student 1
Student 2
Student 3

Dara Keane
Susan Burke
Dillon English
Thérese Keniry
Luke Maziarek
Ana McGuire
Aoireann Moriarty
Nora Murphy

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UCD MUSICAL SOCIETY

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FALSETTOS

Falsettos follows the story of Marvin, who leaves his wife, Trina and son Jason to be with his ex-love Whizzer. The show follows Marvin as he realises the impact this has on his family, Whizzer and his own life. We see how his family adapt and react to the new situation, his wife falling in love with their therapist, and his son, struggling to understand homosexuality. The story also touches on the effect of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in it's early stages in the US. Through the help of his friends, family and partner Marvin learns more about himself, life and love. 

Production Team

Director
Assistant Director
Musical Director
Choreographer
Editor

Eoghan Funge
Jessica Goodbody
Sadhbh O'Hanlon

Jessica Goodbody

Sorcha NÍ Pheadair and Eoghan Funge

Cast

Marvin
Whizzer

Liam Cotter
Justin Grimes

Trina
Jason
Mendel
Dr Charlotte
Cordelia 

Additional Vocals
Additional Vocals
Additional Vocals

Lyndsey McKiernan
Sorcha McGlynn
Eoin Harrington
Aoife Blake
Megan Mitten

Sadhbh O'Hanlon
Jessica Goodbody
Eoghan Funge

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UL MUSICAL THEATRE SOCIETY

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SISTER ACT

Deloris Van Cartier is in the witness protection programme and is posing as a nun, Sister Mary Clarence, in order to escape her ganster boyfriend, Curtis. While at the convent, Deloris teaches the other nuns how to sing and the number of people at their services grows as a result. Deloris improves their singing so much that the church learns the Pope will be visiting them. Meanwhile, Curtis discovers where Deloris is hiding and he and his crew, TJ and Joey, plan to infiltrate the convent to kill her. However, when they get there, they find the nuns all band together to protect Deloris and she realises she has found her family. Sister Act is a story about song, faith and finding family in the most unlikely of places.

Production Team

Director
Musical Director
Assistant Musical Director
Choreographer
Costumes
Editor

Hannah Doogan

Hannah Doogan
Ciarán O'Keeffe
Muireann Slattery

Julita Fox

Cillian Fahy, Conor McNelis, Cora Tyrrell

Cast

Deloris Van Cartier
Mother Superior 

Julita Fox
Leah Fahey

Monsignor/TJ
Sister Mary Roberts
Curtis
Joey

Chorus

Conor McNelis
Dani Tegarkova
Cormac Kerins
Cillian Fahy

Leah Fahey
Julita Fox
Avril Healy
Sorcha Ní Shlatarra
Dani Tegarkova
Cora Tyrrell

On Saturday, after every colleges performance, we will be having our awards ceremony where our 3 wonderful judges will be announcing the winners of the competition!

AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENTS

SOME PRODUCTION PHOTOS

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Program design by Noel Minogue