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Just Julie - the Julie Andrews Songbook

Just Julie - the Julie Andrews Songbook

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Just Julie - the Julie Andrews Songbook

Róisín Sullivan – Soprano
Chris Holland - Tenor
David Wray – Grand Piano 

Following her run as Maria in ‘The Sound of Music’ at the NCH (Christmas 2023/24), Róisín Sullivan sings much loved classics from the Julie Andrews songbook.  With grand piano accompaniment by David Wray, and duets with special guest Chris Holland, prepare to take a hop, skip and a jump through Julie Andrews most famous productions including 'Mary Poppins', 'My Fair Lady', 'Camelot', 'Thoroughly Modern Mille' and of course, 'The Sound of Music'. 

Róisín is no stranger to the NCH having performed many leading roles on the main stage including Maria in ‘The Sound of Music’ (Christmas 2023/24), Nancy in ‘Oliver’ and Grace in ‘Annie’ all with Festival Productions.  She is a graduate of Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London, and previous shows  include ‘Scrooge’ with Sir Tommy Steele at The London Palladium (West End) where she understudied and played Ghost of Christmas Past, understudy Eva Peron in Andrew Lloyd Webbers ‘Evita’(UK & International Tour), the Broadway touring production of ‘Riverdance’ (North American Tour), Adele in West End premier of ‘A Man of No Importance’ (Arts Theatre, West End) and Beggar Woman in ‘Sweeney Todd’ (Union Theatre, London). Back home, Róisín played Jeursha Abbott in the Irish Premier of ‘Daddy Long Legs’ (Smock Alley), Rita in ‘Educating Rita’ (Mill Theatre), Claire in ‘Ordinary Days’(Smock Alley), Kathleen in ‘Flynn’ (Peacock Stage, Abbey Theatre), Jacqueline in ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ (Mill Theatre), Eliza Doolittle in ‘My Fair Lady’ and Gigi in ‘Gigi’ both at the Gaiety Theatre.


Roisin Sullivan is an absolute triumph.  With wit, perfect Edwardian looks and a remarkable vocal range” - The Stage
Roisin Sullivan stands out” - The British Theatre Guide
Stand out performance…her voice was stunning” - West End Frame
Roisin Sullivan sings beautifully” - The Irish Times
An enchanting performance from an exciting talent” - The Sunday Business Post

Chris Holland
Chris has been starring in west end musicals for over twenty years. He was first seen in the legendary original production of ‘Miss Saigon’ at The Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 1993. He has since gone on to appear in some of the world's greatest musicals, playing many iconic roles including Jean Valjean in ‘Les Misérables’, Firmin in ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’, Billy Kostecki in ‘Dirty Dancing’, Pharoah in ‘Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’, Khashoggi in ‘We Will Rock You’, Vince Fontaine And Teen Angel in ‘Grease’, and Elwood Blues in ‘The Official Tribute To The Blues Brothers’.  
 

David Wray
David trained at Lancaster University and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London. He has since worked as a pianist, musical director and arranger in both Musical Theatre and Opera.  David was musical director for the critically acclaimed world premiere production of ‘Angela’s Ashes’ playing at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre Dublin and Belfast Opera House and was M.D. for the Irish Premiere of ‘Daddy Long Legs’ at Smock Alley Theatre.

Other Musical Direction credits include ‘The Rocky Horror Show’, ‘The Hot Mikado’, ‘Side by Side by Sondheim’, ‘Cabaret’, ‘Sweeney Todd’, ‘Assassins’, ‘Putting It Together’, all in Dublin. As Artistic & Musical Director for Music Theatre Ireland, productions include ‘Listen to my Heart, the Songs of David Friedman’, ‘The Last Five Years’, ‘And The World Goes Round’, ‘I Love You’re Perfect Now Change’, and ‘Songs For A New World’.  USA & European Tours include musical direction and arrangements for The Three Irish Tenors, Druid and The Irish Sopranos.  David is currently Artistic & Musical Director for Opera In The Open, Dublin and is head of music for the Music Theatre programme at the American College, Dublin.

Presented by Róisín Sullivan

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Date
Friday 15 Mar 2024
Time
1:05PM
Venue
John Field Room
Tickets
€20.00

Concessions: €18
10% discount for Friends of NCH
15% discount for Groups of 10 or more

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