Mountmellick Macra to launch their 19th annual pantomime

Fall under Sleeping Beauty's spell in the Mountmellick Macra Hall

By Ryan Dunne

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Pictured at the Mountmellick Macra Panto Launch of "Jak and the Beanstalk" were Gemma Dunphy, "The Dame", Shane Fitzpatrick as "Jack", "Daisy" and Breda Greaney as the Baron. Photo Denis Byrne.

A previous year's panto from Mountmellick Macra, 'Jack and the Beanstalk'

Mountmellick Macra will be having their 19th annual panto in February, Sleeping Beauty, and the group will be having a launch on this Friday, January 27, at 8pm, in the Macra Hall.

Sleeping Beauty is a classic fairy tale about a beautiful Princess (Annemarie Colgan), an enchanted spinning wheel and a handsome Prince (Tom Connolly), and will be staged in Mountmellick Macra Hall on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 16 - 18 at 8.15pm, and the last show on Sunday 19 at 7pm.

The pantomime is produced and directed by Brian Brady, with all choreography by Louise Ahern.