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Sunday 16 June 2019

Slane teacher Kevin Fagan is Jon Bon Jovi!

The Bon Jovi Story is a show detailing the band's history from their breakthrough Slippery When Wet album up to their present day inclusion into Rock N Roll Hall of Fame with video montages, set and costume changes and live music.

Kevin Fagan - the 6th class teacher in St. Patrick's National School, Slane by day, and a rock n roll star by night, plays the role as lead singer Jon Bon Jovi of the successful theatrical show.

Kevin has been involved in musical theatre for a number of years. Most recently he played Michael Collins in Michael Collins - A Musical Drama, in Blanchardstown.

Other performances include Judas in JCS, for which he received the AIMS Best Male Singer award for his portrayal of this complex character. With Trim MS he played TOBIAS in Sweeney Todd (AIMS Best Male Singer nominee 2012) and CHÉ in Evita JOHN TALLENTIRE in The Hired Man (AIMS Best Actor Winner 2018), and DREW BOLEY in Rock Of Ages (Leixlip) - AIMS Best Male Singer Winner 2016,

In 2017, Kevin travelled to New York And Boston to premiere the new Irish musical 'Find Your Way Home' playing the role of Michael.

Kevin auditioned for The Bon Jovi Story in Rearden's, Cork back in April 2018 and was delighted to nab the role of Jon Bon Jovi. Since then, The Bon Jovi Story has played to packed houses in The Helix and Limerick Concert Hall and a sold out show in Cork Opera House.

The Bon Jovi Story is a high-energy show, with powerful musical performances that get audience goers up off their seats, singing along to hits like Livin' On A Prayer, Bad Medicine, Bed of Roses and many more.

The Bon Jovi Story plays the TLT Theatre in Drogheda this January 5th with tickets available from www.thetlt.ie or by calling 041-9878560.

Drogheda Independent

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