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Friday 19 July 2019

'Aladdin' to take flight on magic carpet in Gorey Little Theatre

Young members of the chorus rehearsing for Gorey Little Theatre’s production of Aladdin
Young members of the chorus rehearsing for Gorey Little Theatre’s production of Aladdin
Dave Cox, George Percival and Paul Hempenstall at rehearsals for Aladdin

Sara Gahan

The hard-working cast and crew from Gorey Little Theatre are putting the final touches to this year's panto Aladdin.

There are only a limited amount of tickets left for the production which takes to the stage on Friday, January 11, until Saturday, January 19, at 8 p.m. nightly, apart from Saturday and Sunday, January 12 and 13, when the matinees are at 3 p.m.

Aladdin will include a cast of over 100 performers, backed by a dedicated support team who promise to give the audience a night of music and laughter.

Director Alan Corcoran is supported by musical director Fintan Cleary, chorus mistress Mandy O'Callaghan and choreographer Frances Ryan.

Aladdin is played by Alex Murphy, while Jasmine is played by Alison Bush. The cast also includes: George Percival as Abanazzar; Halle McQuade as Peri; David Cox as Widow Twankey; Denis Howell as Polly Twankey; Nicola Galvin as Wishee Washee; Paul Hempenstall as Emperor; Jan as Hu Flung Dung; Sorcha as Yon tu Long; Tina Carter as So Shi; Marie Noctor as So Shun; Sean Robertson Timons as Vizer and Hung to Loh; Jayson Murray as Genie; Lindsey Tindall as Detective Whelly; Katie Louise Murray as Herald; Tara Boukhima as Villager. Tickets for the first four performances are €13 and all other shows are €16.

See www.goreylittletheatre.ie to buy tickets for the show or call Gorey Little Theatre on 054 94 21474.

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