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Tickle the Ivories (2017)

Published: September 5th, 2017

Sunday 3rd September 2017 Well, there might have been quite a bit of wind and rain at Tickle the Ivories on Sunday, but that didn’t stop Fagin’s gang from belting out a few ‘Oliver!’ tunes to promote our upcoming production of the show in November. ...

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Audition Dates

Published: August 25th, 2017

Dancers Auditions for ‘Oliver!’ Dancers auditions will be on Tuesday 12th September at 7:30pm, at BOST HQ. The first rehearsal will follow the audition the same night. Please bring jazz, ballet and character shoes. Dancers must have a playing age of 16+. Rehearsals will be ...

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Upcoming Events

Published: August 25th, 2017

Tickle the Ivories Sunday 3rd September It’s that time of year again when we gather round a piano and belt out some show tunes. This year we will also be joined by some of Fagin’s Gang singing songs from our upcoming production ‘Oliver!’ Please come ...

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Linzi sings of a new life…

Published: October 9th, 2015

With only a week and a half to go now until  JEKYLL & HYDE’s opening night, our rehearsals are really hotting up.

Listen to Linzi singing an emotional solo as “Lucy” by clicking on the following link:  https://www.facebook.com/BOSTmusicals/videos/1030089487042670/

The level of presentation is getting nearer and nearer to the desired BOST performance standards, as director Elsie Kelly and musical director Trish Gaskell tweak details and demand yet more energy, empathy and passion from us all, whether a Principal player or the newest member of the Ensemble.

The three leading players, Chis Simmons, Linzi Stefanov and Gina Phillips, are earning applause from the Company, for their sensitive portrayals and some of us quietly dab our eyes at the story’s emotional peaks.  And all this in the rehearsal hall, without costumes, set or atmospheric lighting!

I so wish I could see the show in its completeness, in the theatre…  but no, as one of the Ensemble, I wouldn’t give up a single performance, even if I was offered the chance!

 

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