Watch: Titanic The Musical launches in Belfast ahead of Grand Opera House debut
The Tony Award-winning production Titanic The Musical has been launched in Titanic Belfast ahead of it's run at the Grand Opera House this spring.
Thom Southerland, director of the critically acclaimed, multi award-winning Broadway show and producers Danielle Tarento and Steven Levy unveiled video footage and behind the scenes details regarding the history of Titanic the Musical, providing a glimpse into what audiences can expect from the show as it sails into Belfast on Tuesday, April 24.
London cast members Niall Sheehy as Barrett and Oliver Marshall as Bride performed The Proposal and the Night was Alive, original songs from the show composed and written by Maury Yeston.
Meanwhile, local Belfast Titanic Society historian Allison Murphy provided invited guests with an insight into the Belfast men that built the Titanic and the impact the ship had on the local community.
Speaking of the production, Grand Opera House chief executive Ian Wilson said: “RMS Titanic has left a lasting legacy and inseparable connection with the people of Belfast, where 15,000 Harland and Wolff shipbuilders worked tirelessly to construct the luxury liner.
"Titanic holds great historical and cultural significance to the city so it is only fitting that this theatrical adaptation is performed in the Grand Opera House, a theatre which many of those involved with the ship would have visited for entertainment.”
Titanic The Musical runs at the Grand Opera House from Tuesday 24 to Saturday 28 April. For more information visit www.goh.co.uk.
Belfast Telegraph Digital