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New NODA Awards Nominations

Monday, February 10th, 2014

We are proud to announce that BOST has been nominated for six of the sought-after NODA awards presented for outstanding achievement from among all the shows staged throughout the North West last year. “THE FULL MONTY” has been nominated as Best Musical and has attracted 5 further Award nominations, namely – Elsie Kelly: Best Artistic Direction of a Musical – Tricia Gaskell: Best Musical Direction – Pat […]

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“ANNIE” ~ Children’s Open Auditions ~ DATES

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

DATES HAVE NOW BEEN SET for the open auditions to find our Annie and her orphan friends !   According to the script, the oldest orphan in “Annie” is 13 years old.  Therefore, girls will need to be, or appear on stage to be, no older than this.  Annie herself is scripted to be 11, […]

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2014 SHOWS

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Rehearsals are gathering pace towards our May production of GUYS AND DOLLS at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton. It will be 19 years since BOST last performed this iconic Broadway musical and all the members, new and established, are looking forward to taking part in it. For our second major production of the year, […]

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Guys and Dolls named!

Monday, January 13th, 2014

After some tough auditions and call-backs, we can now announce the Principal players for our up-coming show. Tony Prince and Jessica Walters have been cast as Sky Masterson, the high-rolling professional gambler and Sergeant Sarah Brown of the NYC Save-a-Soul Mission, while Chris Simmons and Linzi Stefanov are playing the more-comedic roles of Nathan Detroit, […]

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Alastair puts it together!

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Alastair Knights, who played Noah Claypole in our 2007 production of Oliver!, becomes one of the youngest ever West End Directors with the London premiere of the Stephen Sondheim review “Putting It Together” at the new St. James theatre in Victoria. This follows a sell out run in Guildford. First produced by Cameron Mackintosh in […]

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Time slots for Sweeney Todd auditions announced

Published: May 6th, 2018

Sweeney Todd Principal Audition Time Slots Time slots to arrive at BOST HQ for the main 4 characters on Tuesday 8th May are as follows: – Sweeney Todd at 7pm – Mrs Lovett at 7:30pm – Anthony at 8:30pm – Johanna at 9pm Time slots ...

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Published: April 13th, 2018

We are delighted to be returning to the Liverpool Empire Theatre, from May 16th-18th 2019, where we will be staging Jerry Herman’s all-singing & dancing musical extravaganza, ‘HELLO, DOLLY’! This fun, feel-good show was, for a time, the longest running musical in Broadway history.  It clocked ...

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From Broadway to BOST

Published: April 11th, 2018

We are extremely excited to announce that the star of the 1979 West End production of ‘My Fair Lady‘, Liz Robertson, will be narrating our upcoming staged concert version at St George’s Hall Concert Room, on Sunday 3rd June! An Olivier nominee, as well as ...

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