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Sensational Showtunes

Sensational Showtunes


Sensational Showtunes

Róisín Sullivan – Singer/Presenter
Eoin Cannon – Special Guest Singer
David Wray – Grand Piano

Róisín Sullivan sings much loved classics from the world of musical theatre.  With grand piano accompaniment by David Wray, and with very special guest Eoin Cannon, enjoy an afternoon of popular hits from some of the worlds most renowned musical theatre productions including 'The Phantom of the Opera', 'Evita', 'Les Misérables', ' Oliver!', 'My Fair Lady' and many more.

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 delighted to be returning to the John Field Room following her previous performances of ‘Just Julie – The Julie Andrews Songbook’.  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 Theatre), Rita in ‘Educating Rita’ (Mill Theatre), Claire in ‘Ordinary Days’ (Smock Alley Theatre), 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.

Eoin Cannon made his West End debut in the original cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Woman in White’ (Palace Theatre, West End) understudying and playing the lead role alongside such musical theatre greats as Maria Friedman, Michael Crawford and Michael Ball.  His most notable stage roles to date are The Beast in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (World Tour), Frank McCourt in ‘Angelas Ashes The Musical’ (Bord Gais Energy Theatre), Michael Collins in ‘Michael Collins a Musical Drama’ (Cork Opera House and Olympia Theatre), Jeremiah in ‘Copper Face Jacks the Musical’ (Olympia Theatre) and Jervis Pendleton in the Irish Premier of ‘Daddy Long Legs’ (Smock Alley Theatre).  Eoin performed as the lead male singer in the European Tour of ‘Riverdance’ and was part of the Irish Premier casts of ‘I Love You. You’re Perfect. Now Change’ (Andrew’s Lane Theatre) and ‘Songs for a New World’ (Pavilion Theatre).  Other notable roles include Frederick in ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ (Helix), Satan in ‘Jerry Springer – The Opera’ (Grand Canal Theatre), Sean Colling in ‘The Promise’ (Helix), Vince Fontaine in ‘Grease’ (Cork Opera House) and the duel role of Jekyll and Hyde in the musical ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ at the National Concert Hall.

Presented by Róisín Sullivan

Book Now
Friday 25 Oct 2024
John Field Room

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

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