Loreto pupils to stage ‘Phantom of the Opera’

A scene from rehearsals for the Loreto College production of 'Phantom of the Opera'. INCR41-106s
A scene from rehearsals for the Loreto College production of 'Phantom of the Opera'. INCR41-106s

Rehearsals are gathering pace at Loreto College for the school’s most ambitious musical production to date: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous and well-loved show Phantom of the Opera will run for four nights at Loreto in just a few weeks’ time.

The show will run at Loreto College from Tuesday October 15 until Friday October 18.

Featuring well-loved songs such as ‘The Music of the Night’ and ‘All I Ask of You’ is sure to be a great success.

Tickets are selling fast, and those wishing to book should not delay!

Ticket prices are £8 for an adult ticket, £5 concession and £20 for a family ticket.

Loreto’s production of Phantom of the Opera features a cast of approximately 100 students drawn from the College’s Senior and Junior year groups.

In the title role of the Phantom is Hal McGonigle (Year 13), and opposite him as Christine is Sarah-Jayne McGill (also Year 13).

Other leading roles are played by Connor Dudley-Fergus (Year 12), Clodagh Rainey (Year 13), Saryah McCrossan (Year 14), Rosanna McAleese (Year 14), Conor Anderson (Year 14), Fergus Kelly (Year 14), Niall Hunter (Year 12), Niamh Doherty (Year 13), Lucas Levy (Year 13) and Rebecca Kealey (Year 13).

The production is directed by Mrs Oonah McEwan, Head of Drama at Loreto, and the Musical Director is the College’s Vice Principal, Mr Stephen Gallagher, ably assisted by Choreographer Mrs Venessa Chapman.

Rehearsals are in full swing at Loreto College in advance of the opening night, and an impressive set is being assembled on the stage of the College Hall. Those wishing to acquire coveted tickets for the show’s four-night run should contact Loreto College on 028 70343611 or by email to

info@loretocollege.coleraine.ni.sch.uk without delay.