Love Actually, the seasonal romcom that has become a revelation and synonymous for so many with the festive period, will tour to Ireland and the UK this December with a full orchestra performing its soundtrack live to picture, in what is becoming an annual highlight of the holiday calendar for many.
Kicking off the holiday season and getting many into the spirit, the Love Actually Live Concert Tour will visit Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on 4th December. Tickets for this date are on sale now.
Directed by Richard Curtis and originally released in cinemas in 2003, Love Actually tells ten separate yet interweaving stories of love around Christmas time.
The film features an all-star ensemble cast, including Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Bill Nighy, Martine McCutcheon, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley Rowan Atkinson, Martin Freeman, and many more.
A full, live orchestra will perform Craig Armstrong’s evocative score at these shows, with the film being projected onto a huge screen. Armstrong is one of the UK’s most recognised film composers, with his work being awarded a BAFTA for his Achievement in Film Music.
With the film becoming a Christmas tradition for many, audiences attending the Love Actually Live Concert Tour will be treated to a unique way to watch the film that has gotten so many into the holiday spirit for the last 15 years.
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It's the most wonderful time of the year and as we move swiftly towards the festive season it also means Panto Time is fast approaching!
There's no place like DOME...The Pantodome at The Royal Hospital Kilmainham. The fab new home for the hugely popular Cheerios panto.
And what a panto it is set to be! The star-studded cast features panto’s best double act, Alan Hughes (as Sammy Sausages) and Rob Murphy (as Buffy), Jake Carter as Prince Charming, Jenny Dixon as The Fairy Godmother, Michele McGrath as the Wicked Stepmother and Paul Ryder as Sparkle.
Producers Karl Broderick and Alan Hughes are delighted to present their hugely respected annual panto in its new home at the fabulous PANTODOME. Situated in the fairytale setting of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the PANTODOME is an exciting, state-of-the-art, theatre-style venue, purpose-built for the panto, the tallest structure of its kind ever to be seen in Ireland.
The hugely popular Cheerios panto promises to retain the intimacy and magic that audiences have come to know and love. Written by Karl Broderick, who is Irelands longest running consecutive panto writer (22 years), Karl says their speciality is entertaining both children and adults alike. With parking on site, just 20 metres from our door, it’s the perfect family venue.
If this is your first time at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham let us tell you a bit more about it……. on your visit to the Panto, why not pop into IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) located in the magnificent 17th century Royal Hospital Kilmainham and see exhibitions, take stroll in our beautiful Formal Gardens, enjoy a tasty treat in Kemp Sisters Café or browse the IMMA Shop for unique gifts. There is lots to see and do with ample parking available on site and just a few minutes from Heuston Station. Current exhibitions include paintings by Jack B. Yeats and Lucian Freud and a solo exhibition by the British artist Derek Jarman.
The Cheerios Panto Cinderella runs from 5th December 2019 – 5th January 2020 and tickets are on sale now from the dedicated box office number 01 906 0111 or BOOK ONLINE
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