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Find out all about our biggest production yet: our recent production of 'Tosca' at the Grand Opera House in September 2023. Click on the link to find out all about the cast, creatives and chorus, download a programme and read our press and reviews.



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Check out our calendar guide to what's coming up in the next few months.

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We are Northern Ireland's award-winning national opera company, an arts charity dedicated to the highest standards of opera performance, development of young talent and community outreach and education. Find out more about our productions since our foundation in 2010 via the link.

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We're looking forward to welcoming West End Musical Director Greg Arrowsmith to @playhousederry this weekend, where he will be performing with vocalist Conor Quinn in 'The Lost Boy', our final Salon Series event taking place on Sunday 26th May at 3pm. This year Greg will be conducting his 21st West End production in a career spanning over 25 years. West End shows include: The Rocky Horror Show (Playhouse Theatre, Peacock Theatre and Dominion Theatre), Songs for Nobodies (Ambassadors Theatre), Women on The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Playhouse Theatre), Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre), Shall We Dance (Sadlers Wells), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium) and 9 Pantomimes at the London Palladium. Tours include Chess, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Happy Days, Calamity Jane, Kiss Me Kate, Shout and Sister Act. Greg is also the worldwide Supervisor of The Rocky Horror Show and in the last 3 years has worked on the show in Tel Aviv, Rome, Paris, Barcelona, Turin, Naples, Milan and Trieste. Greg has conducted various major orchestras most recently a season of performances of Sheherazade with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Greg also works as an arranger and composer and his new opera ‘Ciphers’ will be performed at the Tête à Tête opera festival in London this year. Don't miss your opportunity to see Greg performing with Conor Quinn, John Gillen (drumkit) and Thomas Alford (bass). Tickets available via the linktree in the bio or at The Playhouse. @artscouncilni @cameronmenziesdirector @londonderrymusicalsociety @visitderry @derrynownews #musicaldirector #musicals #thelostboy #pianist #cabaret #gregarrowsmith #performance #whatson #whatsoninderry