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Oliver! Auditions Update

Published: June 13th, 2017

  TUESDAY 13th JUNE  OLIVER!  AUDITIONS. Thanks for a very good response. Approximate timings as follows: NANCY, 7pm. FAGIN, 8pm. SIKES, 9pm. BUMBLE & CORNEY, 9:30. Be aware that, if everyone turns up, things are likely to over-run.   OLIVER!  AUDITION TIMES on THURSDAY 15th June    The approximate timeslots ...

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BEST MUSICAL AWARD

BEST MUSICAL AWARD

Published: June 4th, 2017

We were so proud to be nominated for 7 NODA Awards for our last production, “White Christmas.” Our  nominations were: – Best Musical – Best Musical Direction: Trish Gaskell  – Best Choreography: Graeme Henderson – Best Leading female actor: Gina Phillips – Best Supporting male actor: Frank ...

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SURPRISE VISIT AT WIRRAL RESIDENTIAL HOME

Published: May 28th, 2017

Residents at The Pines residential care home in Bidston were treated to a surprise visit from some of our members last week. We took a break from our busy rehearsal schedule to spend time with residents and bring the magic of the musicals directly into ...

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New NODA Awards Nominations

Published: 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 Davies: Best Supporting Female Actor in a Musical  (Jeanette Burmeister)

– Tony Prince: Best Supporting Male Actor in a Musical (Harold Nichols)    

– Connor McIlroy: Best Male Youth Performer in an Adult Production (Nathan Lukowski)

We were grateful to all our principal players for their excellent characterisations under Elsie Kelly’s and Trish Gaskell’s direction and it is gratifying that the NODA representatives, who travel around to so many shows gaining an overview of amateur Theatre, have seen fit to commend our production in this way.

It will be May, just before “Guys And Dolls” goes into the Floral Pavilion, before the Awards themselves will be announced.

 

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