We Will Rock You: Ardscoil Ris perform Queen musical

Gerard Kennedy, Rachael Hunt, Cianan D'Arcy, Eoghan ODriscoll, Yasmin McGarvey and Michael O'Callaghan get ready for Ardscoil's We Will Rock You in LIT this weekend. Picture: Dave Gaynor
THE students of Ardscoil Ris will take to the stage in LIT’s Millennium Theatre to perform a host of smash hits by Queen in We Will Rock You - The Experience this weekend.

THE students of Ardscoil Ris will take to the stage in LIT’s Millennium Theatre to perform a host of smash hits by Queen in We Will Rock You - The Experience this weekend.

Directed by Tony Cusack, auditions started in early September and practice has been on-going since, with the lead roles taken up by Cianan Darcy, Gerard Kennedy, Keoghan O’Driscoll and Michael O’Callaghan.

Also joining the cast are some thirty young ladies from around the city, including Yasmin Garvey, Rachael Hunt and Hollie Kavanagh.

We Will Rock You is one of the most popular shows on London’s West End and was written by Queen guitarist Brian May. Included in the show are Queen hits We Will Rock You, Under Pressure, I Want to Break Free, Radio GA GA, We are the Champions and many more.

Musical director for the Ardscoil version, which runs from Thursday to Sunday this week, is Morgan Roughan, with choreography by Carol Cusack. Tickets are €12 and are available from the school, contact 061-453828