Rehearsals for “Back to The 80’s ” In Full Swing.

Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington Goes ” Back to The 80’s “

Over the past few months , the students of Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington have been busy in rehearsals for the ‘totally awesome’ musical , ‘ Back to The 80s ‘ .The cast under the direction of Frank Smith , Conor Mitchell and Elaine Hearty and the musical direction of Noeleen McCarthy are putting the final touches to what promises to be a great night of entertainment for one and all.
‘ Back to The 80’s ‘ tells the story of the senior class of William Ocean High School , who graduated in the 1980’s , as remembered and seen through the eyes of Corey Palmer Senior , played by Ciaran O’Mahoney .The then seventeen year old Corey is madly in love with his next door neighbour Tiffany Houston ,played by Stacey Horrigan , one of the coolest girls in the school . However she barely notices him as she is too busy swooning over Michael Feldman , played by Connor Vandendries ,the hottest guy around .
This is a journey back to a time when Michale Jackson and Rick Astley were the Kings of Pop , a time when bubble skirts and blue eye shadow were cool and Atari was cutting edge technology .The show boasts many huge hits of the era including ‘Kids in America’ , ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ and ‘Footloose’ to name but a few .The students take to the stage in the school hall from Thursday 20 January to Saturday 22 January 2011 . Tickets are available from Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington at 057 8623407 and a night to remember is promised !

Some of the cast from the forthcoming Colaiste Iosagain , Portarlington musical , ‘Back to The Eighties’ . BACK L-R Tom Orford , Nicole Kelly , Darragh McKeagney , Aisling Corcoran and Stacey Horrigan.FRONT L-R Caitlin Hyland , Mary O’Donnell and Hannah McEvoy .
‘Cheerleaders’ .

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