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Music, Opera
Northern Ireland Opera in partnership with The Playhouse presents

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

25th May 2024
Time: 20:00
Tickets: £20

A staged performance of gorgeous songs from the golden age of music theatre. Derry natives Wendy Ferguson and pianist Ruth McGinley will be joined by John Gillen on drumkit and Peter Doherty on bass.

Expect to hear songs by Cole Porter George Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim and many other composers. This is a staged performance as part of NI Opera’s new Salon Series directed by Cameron Menzies.


Northern Ireland Opera in partnership with The Playhouse
Experience a set of six staged concerts in the round taking between October 2023 and May 2024. From short opera, song cycles, cabaret to musical theatre from the golden age, each event will take you into a world of beautiful music, drama and emotion in the special, intimate surroundings of The Playhouse. 

All productions fully staged with singers in costume, accompanied by a pianist. 



The Salon Series is a new programme of short operas, art songs, cabaret, and music theatre performances staged in the round in locations around Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland Opera are presenting a wonderful series of events which will inspire and entertain our audiences through some exciting and spectacular performances.



Elle, La Voix Humaine
Mary McCabe

Pianist, La Voix Humaine
David Quigley

Soprano, Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Wendy Ferguson

Pianist, Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Ruth McGinley

Soprano, 'Sea Wrack'
Susie Gibbons

Mezzo Soprano 'Sea Wrack'
Jenny Bourke

Tenor 'Sea Wrack'
Michael Bell

Baritone 'Sea Wrack'
Seamus Brady

Pianist 'Sea Wrack'
Frasier Hickland

Vocalist 'The Lost Boy'
Conor Quinn

Baritone, 'Songs and Dances of Death'
Brendan Collins

Mezzo 'Kindertotenlieder'
Margaret Bridge

Pianist, 'Songs and Dances of Death' and 'Kindertotenlieder'
Tristan Russcher

Soprano 'Les Nuits D'Été' and 'A Chloris at Hillsborough
Mary McCabe

Mezzo Soprano 'Les Nuits D'Été at the Courtyard
Sinéad O'Kelly

Mezzo Soprano 'Les Nuits D'Été' at The MAC
Jenny Bourke

Soprano 'A Chloris' at The MAC
Anna Gregg

Pianist 'Les Nuits D'Été
Bryan Evans



Cameron Menzies

Hair and Make Up
Nuala Campbell and Connie McGrath

Lighting Design
PSI Productions



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25th May 2024 ~ 8:00pm