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The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert

8 December 2019 @ 21:00 - 23:00

Orchestra of Ireland conducted by John Mauceri

Program Info:
Danny Elfman – The Nightmare Before Christmas

Conductor John Mauceri with The Orchestra of Ireland & the original singing voices from the film Danny Elfman, Catherine O’Hara and Ken Page

This December, experience Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas as you never have before, with the majesty of a full orchestra and 3 original cast members Danny Elfman, Catherine O’Hara and Ken Page live.

Never before seen in Ireland, multiple award-winning composer, songwriter and reigning Pumpkin King, Danny Elfman will be bringing Disney’s timeless classic, Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” to life on 8th December 2019 at 3Arena Dublin as part of the movie’s 25th anniversary celebrations. Performing his role of Jack Skellington, Danny Elfman will be joined by other original cast members Catherine O’Hara as Sally, and Ken Page as the voice of Oogie Boogie with full orchestral accompaniment by the Orchestra of Ireland. Conductor John Mauceri, Founding Director of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, will be leading the full orchestra and choir performing the film’s classic score and songs live to picture. The concert will also include featured violin soloist, Sandy Cameron.

First released in 1993, Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” was directed by Henry Selick (“James and the Giant Peach”) and based on a story and characters by Tim Burton. The film follows the earnest-but-misguided adventures of Jack Skellington, Halloween Town’s beloved Pumpkin King, as he attempts to take over the Christmas holiday. Against the advice of Sally, a lonely rag doll who has feelings for him, Jack enlists three mischievous trick-or-treaters – Lock, Shock, and Barrel – to help him kidnap Santa Claus. The film is rated “PG.”


8 December 2019
21:00 - 23:00


North Wall Quay
Dublin, Ireland
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