From January 10 to 13, Castlebar Pantomime is repeating a script of Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, first seen on the Castlebar Town Hall stage in 1998. The 2013 version will again be directed by Donna Ruane. Jason Guthrie is choreographer and John Flatley is musical director.
Having appeared in the 1998 production some cast members have remained with Lar Davis, Rowena Gillespie, Karen Conway, Sharon Lavelle, Caroline Guthrie, Tom Lyons and Jimmy Murphy are still involved in 2013.
Snow White is played by Tanitha Tolan from Turlough, Castlebar. Her father, the baron, is played by Balla's finest musician Tom Lyons, and the queen Razeval is played by Mairead McDonnell from Manulla. The magic mirror is played by Maria McNulty from Foxford and Huntsman Horace is played by Thomas Staunton from Westport. The dwarfs are played by local children: Saul Sherrard, Oisin Coen, Zoe McHale, Deirdre Martin, Ethan Murtagh, and Katie Padden. A surprise well known Castlebar Pantomime actor will play Dopey.
James Murray shines in the comedic lady like role of Dame Freznely; Sean Langan plays Scarum, while Henry Kelly plays Hairum, his daughter, Tara Kelly plays Posy. Cosy is played by Sharon Lavelle from Castlebar and Cillian Browne from Westport is Prince Stefan of Colonya.
There will be guest appearances from Watch This Space dance group and traditional music group Rolling Waves.
Go along at 7.45pm from Thursday January 10 to Saturday January 12, or 3pm matinees on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13.
Tickets €16/€13, are available from Ticketmaster online and outlets nationwide or from the Royal Theatre Box office on 0818 300 000 or 094 902 3111.