VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Superb Sleeping Beauty

  REVIEW Theatre Royal: Moscow Royal Ballet MOSCOW Ballet visit the Theatre Royal every spring and their Saturday matinee and evening performances are sell-outs. I’m not surprised because this is one of the highlights of the theatrical year. Everything about...

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Tinder users are bonding over toilet paper

RESPECTING physical distance, more people are taking to Tinder to further their opportunities for romance. People are choosing to stay at home, and with the pubs and restaurants closed, a 12% increase in daily Tinder conversations is being seen around...

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My Fair Lady cancelled

WATERFORD Musical Society’s production of ‘My Fair Lady’, which was due to be staged in May, has been cancelled. The...

Wednesday, 18/03/20 - 12:12pm Read More

The joy of the theatre underlined on home soil

PEOPLE involved in theatrical productions on anything approaching a regular basis can be dreadfully finicky about any production they attend...

Tuesday, 10/03/20 - 12:51pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Seán Lemass – A Man in a Hurry

REVIEW Waterford Museum of Treasures: Dr. Eugene Broderick’s Lunchtime Talks   IF you want something done, ask a busy man....

Thursday, 27/02/20 - 11:18am Read More

Thank you from the Green Room Awards!

Thank you from the Waterford News & Star Green Room Awards to our lead sponsors, supporters, and everyone who made...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 5:48pm Read More

Unleashing our Déise spirit on the people’s stage

EDITORIAL ‘There wasn’t a night like this since the old finals of Tops.’ Arts correspondent Pat McEvoy’s words sum up...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 5:40pm Read More

VIDEO: Des Manahan honoured at Green Room Awards

Enjoy this delightful video created by Colin Shanahan in honour of the Waterford News & Star Green Room Awards Lifetime...

Thursday, 13/02/20 - 5:07pm Read More

View from the Green Room: Madrigallery’s Music of Sound        

  REVIEW Christ Church: Madrigallery   ‘Well that has to be the happiest requiem I’ve ever heard’ declared a beaming...

Thursday, 06/02/20 - 11:26am Read More

Green Room Awards beckon at Theatre Royal

  Voting continues until midnight tomorrow (Thursday) for the People’s Choice Award – go to the web page and click...

Wednesday, 29/01/20 - 5:36pm Read More

Glitz and glamour at Green Room Awards

Tickets for the Waterford News & Star Green Room Awards are available from the Theatre Royal Box Office. €15 (nominees...

Monday, 27/01/20 - 11:35pm Read More

Freddie Laffan on work, family & Portlaw’s panto

“THERE is nothing like a dame,” so Rodgers and Hammerstein told us in their popular musical, ‘South Pacific’. But at...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 7:00pm Read More

Waterford News & Star launches inaugural Green Room Awards

  Celebrating arts and theatre across Waterford city and county   PAT McEvoy, arts correspondent with the Waterford News &...

Tuesday, 07/01/20 - 12:02pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: All aboard Annie’s Stage Coach

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Annie at Barron Hall, Stradbally...

Monday, 23/12/19 - 1:48pm Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: A Robin Hood Panto Masterclass!

Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Robin Hood and the Babes in...

Monday, 23/12/19 - 1:40pm Read More

Waterford News & Star announces €1,000 Green Room Awards Bursary

  THE Waterford News & Star are delighted to announce a bursary of up to €1,000 for a person or...

Tuesday, 17/12/19 - 10:34am Read More

2019: A Year of Books – Part One

THIS week, I start the countdown from tenth place to sixth place of books which I feel are the perfect...

Tuesday, 10/12/19 - 1:46pm Read More

BOOK PROFESSOR COMPETITION!

  The Book Professor at The Book Centre 25 John Roberts Square, Waterford   CHRISTMAS is all about magic. There...

Friday, 06/12/19 - 3:20pm Read More

View from the Green Room: The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   THERE’S nothing like a children’s play...

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 10:06am Read More

VIEW FROM THE GREEN ROOM: Bridge of sighs and lies

  Pat McEvoy’s weekly reviews as published in the Waterford News & Star   REVIEW: Jim Nolan’s The Red Iron...

Tuesday, 19/11/19 - 12:02pm Read More