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Former Newpoint Player, Sean Kearns takes to the stage at the MAC in Belfast along with Warrenpoint woman Emer McDaid for the Christmas production of The Elves and The Shoemaker.

The MAC is collaborating with award-winning children’s theatre company Cahoots NI for the magical production of the classic fairytale.

Local Newry man and former shining star of the Newpoint Players, Sean Kearns, will be in the lead as Stan, the kindly shoemaker. Over the years, Sean has appeared in big film productions like Angela’s Ashes and The Boxer, and has acted on London’s West End in crowd-pulling favourites like Billy Elliott and Wicked.

Rising talent, Emer McDaid from Warrenpoint, will also appear in the role of Stan’s landlady, Ms. Perkins. Having appeared in hit HBO fantasy drama, Game of Thrones, as well as on stage under the direction of Martin Lynch in We’ll Walk Hand in Hand, Emer is sure to shine this Christmas at the MAC’s heartwarming show.

Based on the much-loved story by the Brothers Grimm, The Elves and The Shoemaker is the uplifting story of a kind-hearted tradesman who has fallen on hard times and is assisted by a mischievous band of nocturnal fairy folk. Suitable for all ages, audiences will need to keep their eyes peeled for some of the fairyland’s best-known characters who just might pop up to make it Belfast’s funniest, festive family show.

Newry man Sean Kearns, formerly of the Newpoint Players, in the role of Stan, the kindhearted shoemaker and Clare Bennett as Bet in The Elves and the Shoemaker.
Newry man Sean Kearns, formerly of the Newpoint Players, in the role of Stan, the kindhearted shoemaker and Clare Bennett as Bet in The Elves and the Shoemaker.

As ever with the MAC’s Christmas shows, expect a unique twist on the traditional fairytale format with a funny script co-written by Simon Magill and Stephen Beggs, under the direction of Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney, and an enchanting festive score from Garth McConaghie.

Simon Magill, Creative Director at the MAC has said, “Simply put, this year’s Christmas show promises to be absolutely spectacular. With the inimitable Sean Kearns as our eponymous shoemaker and some stellar performances from the likes of Clare Barrett and Jolene O’Hara, we’re really excited to revive this classic story for a modern family audience.”

Paul Bosco McEneaney adds: "We are very excited to be back at the MAC this Christmas after the huge success of Under the Hawthorn Tree in September. The Elves and the Shoemaker is packed with Cahoots NI’s signature magical touch and we cannot wait to welcome audiences into the Elfin world we have created!”

The show will run from Tuesday 27th November until Saturday 6th January, but with tickets selling out fast, book now to avoid disappointment! Avail of discount prices when you purchase a Family Saver ticket, valid Monday to Friday, which will save you 10% when you purchase 4 tickets or more.

This has been the busiest year for school bookings, with schools making a visit to the MAC an annual Christmas tradition. MACtile Tours, the MAC’s award-winning initiative to make the theatre a more relaxing experience for children with Autism Sensory Disorders, continues to bring the magic of theatre to more and more audiences.

Treat the whole family by picking up the most flexible Family Saver ticket in town, valid Monday – Friday, save 10% when you purchase 4 or more tickets.

For more information about the show or to book tickets for your festive family trip to the MAC, visit themaclive.com

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