“A BEAST OF A PANTO”
Limerick Panto Society was founded in 1985 with the purpose of creating and keeping Panto tradition alive in Limerick. The group is busy rehearsing at the LPYMA for this year's production BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, which will be staged, at the Lime Tree Theatre Mary Immaculate College from December 27th 2019 to January 5th 2020.
Note Show times are 12noon, 4pm and 7:30pm.
This season's offering is a Wintery Tale as Old as Time on how; True Love can break any Curse.
Everyone knows the story and love it; Add a Dame, Classic lines “Behind You“, Elaborate Costuming and a Soaring Score; You’ve a recipe for success.
This is the Society's 35TH annual production having commenced in January 1986 with Cinderella.
The group will be producing this timeless classic for the second time since moving to the Lime Tree.
The Limerick Panto Society has had the support of local Stage and Dance Schools all through the years. Performing in Beauty and the Beast will be SPOTLIGHT STAGE SCHOOL under the direction of Judy O'Connor and Margaret Hough, EXPRESSIVE ARTS under the direction of Pearl Kiely, Tommy Drennan and Grace OBrien and Geri O'Sullivan and GEM STARS run by Emma O’Driscoll and Georgina O’Driscoll.
it is wonderful to see ALL the talent being produced by all these hard working Stage Schools.
Tony Cusack who has vast experience in the Light Entertainment field will lead the production team for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.
Auditions are scheduled to be held early September 2019.
The essemble is made up of some of Limericks mostedtalented and experienced performers.
Damian O'Brien will be back as the Stage Manager while Malachy Cusack will be looking after Production Management for this show.
The Panto will include many contemporary Songs from the Charts and hit shows and promises something for all tastes.
The Society will be accompanied by a live orchestra - all being performed live on stage.
Sandra Finn is Wardrobe Mistress ably assisted by Imelda Cusack.