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The Lost Boy

Street Scenes and Soldiers' Tales: A Salon Series Event

Vocalist Conor Quinn, who audiences loved as ‘Jack’ in our critically acclaimed production of ‘Into The Woods’ in 2022, presents a staged performance of songs  at The Playhouse, Derry/Londonderry

‘The Lost Boy’ explores a young man’s journey into adulthood with themes of hope, loss of youth, and songs inspired by unrest and war. This spine-tingling, thought-provoking performance features work from cabaret, music theatre: the small ensemble includes piano, drums and bass. This event will be taking place as part of ‘Melodies from the Musicals’ a weekend of musical delights at The Playhouse, Derry on 25 and 26 May.

********Please note, the date and time for this event has changed: originally advertised as taking place at 8pm on 20th April ‘The Lost Boy’ will now be at The Playhouse Derry/Londonderry at 3pm on 26th May***********

Repertoire includes:

  • Wait for Me‘– Hadestown
  • The Ferry‘ – Dougie Maclean
  • I’ll Make A Man Out of You‘ – Oh What a Lovely War
  • German Misere‘ – Hanns Eisler
  • Tenterfield Saddler‘ – Peter Allen
  • Zombie‘– The Cranberries
  • Miss Otis Regrets‘ – Cole Porter
  • Arthur McBride – The Recruiting Sergeant’ Origins Folk Round
  • I Don’t Care Much‘ Cabaret – Kander and Ebb
  • Only Heaven Knows‘ – Alex Harding
  • How Did We Come to This‘ – Wild Party

Tickets are £20, but if you book to see both ‘Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered’ on Saturday 25th May at 8pm and ‘The Lost Boy’ on Sunday 26th May at 3pm, you can buy a ticket to both shows for £30 – use the code ‘SALON30’.

This event is part of NI Opera’s new Salon Series: six one act productions featuring opera, art song, cabaret and music theatre, which will be performed in spectacular locations around Northern Ireland.


A highly enjoyable evening and a highly accomplished performance from Conor Quinn.

Read the review here


Conor Quinn

Musical Director (The Playhouse, Derry/Londonderry)
Greg Arrowsmith

Drum Kit
John Gillen

Thomas Alford

Pianist (The MAC and The New Orpheus)
Darren Day

Creative Team

Cameron Menzies

Hair and Make Up (The New Orpheus)
Connie McGrath

Hair and Make Up (The MAC, The Playhouse)
Nuala Campbell

Venue Partners