Spring Season Launch at Waterford Chamber’s Business After Hours
The Spring Season at the Theatre Royal was launched on Thursday night at Waterford Chamber’s first Business After Hours of 2018.
Welcoming a large gathering of business people and theatre enthusiasts to the Theatre Royal stage, Waterford Chamber President Paul Nolan said: “We are delighted to be here this evening for the launch of the new season here in this magnificent historical building. There is an action packed season ahead and I look forward to enjoy a number of evenings here in the coming months”.
Guests were treated with delicious food, music and a dramatic performance from King Lear by well-known local actor Michael Quinlan. Meanwhile Chairperson of the Board of the Theatre Royal Anne Marie Caulfield outlined the corporate benefits to becoming a Friend of the Theatre Royal as well as the many opportunities the venue presents for businesses.
Commenting on the event, Theatre Royal Artistic Director Ben Barnes said: “ A rich and vibrant arts culture is at the heart of the development of our City and Region. Partnering with Waterford Chamber for their first Business After Hours in 2018 allows us the opportunity to bring the diverse offering which Theatre Royal provides to the Chamber members and wider audience.”
Photos: Aileen Drohan