North Cyprus – Barnabas, The Musical comes to Kyrenia – 11th Nov 2016

Barnabas, The Musical

comes to Kyrenia

By Carol Blackwell-Gibbs

This musical is an exciting tour of a brand new musical based on the life of Barnabas from Cyprus. It features soloists from the UK from Christian Music Ministries and local Cyprus choirs.

The resumption of rehearsals for Barnabas commenced on Monday 3rd October in St Andrew’s church hall. Rehearsal will be held every Monday at 6pm until the performance of the musical.


If anyone would like to join our happy group of singers you would be most welcome if you can hold a tune and can attend ALL rehearsals in October. The performance date is Friday 11th November at 7pm in the Colony Hotel rooftop theatre. There will be a full rehearsal at 2pm that day at the venue.

If you are interested in singing please contact Lynette by text on 0533 887 1417 leaving your email address and she will answer your queries and send more details.

If you are not able to sing with us we look forward to welcoming you in the audience for what promises to be a wonderful and inspiring evening. Tickets are 40TL including a finger buffet after the performance with the chance to meet the composer Roger Jones and chat to the soloists and company.

Tickets are available from Monday October 10th.

Carol Tel: 0533 864 4115 or Sandy Tel: 0542 872 4291

Tickets will also be available from

Mr Kemal, Can Sigorta, 18 Ziya Rizki Sokak, Girne Tel: 0392 815 22 45…. 

If you want to make it an even more of a special occasion there is a full buffet on offer following the finger buffet at 70TL. Sandy and I will take the reservations and you pay directly to the hotel on the evening. This is another opportunity to meet the stars of the show!

We are extremely grateful to The Colony Hotel for their generous assistance in staging this musical. They have offered rooms for the soloists at very generous terms. We can show our appreciation to The Colony by supporting this event.

On November 12th the company will move to Famagusta to perform at The Dee European hotel at 7pm. Ticket details will be available very soon, so folk who live in the Karpaz, Iskele and Famagusta regions, please keep the date free.

We have another very generous sponsor, Can Sigorta (Insurance). The printed material for advertising all over the island, including southern Cyprus, has all been generously donated by the local company. We give them a big Thank you for supporting this Christian musical event.

Kyrenia is the first performance of Barnabas – The Musical to be held on the island, others include Famagusta, Larnaca, Paphos, Limassol and Nicosia. Let’s make Kyrenia a sell out!

Thank you

Carol Blackwell-Gibbs

For further information please email me:

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