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The Playhouse Theatre - Shirah of Bethlehem

5-7 Artillery St, Derry-Londonderry, Derry-Londonderry, BT48 6RG
The Playhouse Theatre - Shirah of Bethlehem

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A CHRISTMAS CANTATA

It’s Christmas Eve in Bethlehem. But of course the people don’t know their little town will soon become a sacred place. 
 
Shirah of Bethlehem does what no other retelling of the Nativity has attempted: it stars a girl! Think of Amahl and the Night Visitors, The Little Drummer Boy, The Littlest Angel —even the animals in the stable and Joseph’s donkey have speaking parts. Mary is the only female. But what if the one who led the shepherds to the manger was a girl? Enter Shirah.
 
Shirah’s story comes alive through the exuberant music of Motown hit-maker Elliott Willensky and the lyrics and narrative written by bestselling author Mary Pat Kelly. First presented as Abby’s song, an off Broadway show in New York, now reimagined in a concert version, Shirah of Bethlehem will have a world premiere in a performance by Allegri Junior and Youth Choirs celebrating childhood, hope, song and the good news of Christmas to young audiences everywhere.
 
Musical Director: Maurice Kelly 
Choreographer: Venessa Chapman

Tickets: £12 adults/ £8 concession

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3pm & 6pm. Tickets: £12 adults/ £8 concession (4 Dec 2022)

* £12 Adult/£8 Concession

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