Welcome…

BOST strives to provide the best in live theatrical entertainment in the Northwest.

We are a vibrant musical theatre company based on Merseyside, with a membership of over 100.

We perform large-scale productions annually at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool ~ one of the largest UK theatres.    We also perform shows at other theatres on  both sides of the Mersey.   Recent shows have included ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ ‘The Full Monty” and “Jekyll And Hyde ~ The Musical.”

We give a variety of concerts ~ most of them specifically to raise funds for various good causes and charities.

 
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What the critics said...

Sweeney Todd (2018)

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is the latest offering by amateur musical theatre company Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust (BOST), hosted at Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre which celebrates its 80th birthday this month. BOST is no stranger to big theatres having performed Oliver at the Royal Court last year and are preparing to ...

northwestend.co.uk

Sweeney Todd (2018)

Five years ago, the ever-game BOST dazzled (literally) the Royal Court audience with The Full Monty, while last year they returned to the venue with Lionel Bart’s Oliver! Now the amateur company with professional standards has pushed the boundaries by taking on Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning ‘black operetta’ Sweeney Todd, with impressive results. Sondheim created a ...

Liverpool Echo

'My Fair Lady' Staged Concert (2018)

I wasn’t sure what to expect when this show was advertised under the well-known musical title ‘My Fair Lady’ but described as ‘a staged concert’. However what I did know was that it was going to be the work of Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust’s (BOST) and having reviewed this talented musical theatre company before, I ...

northwestend.co.uk

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BOST Trivia... Did you know?

90th Anniversary Gala Concert DVD Available

 

Latest News

Dancers auditions for A Christmas Carol

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In November this year, we will be performing Alan Menken’s ‘A Christmas Carol – The Musical’. Dancers auditions will be held on Wednesday 5th June, from 8pm to 10pm, at BOST’s HQ (24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, CH41 2SG). Dancers must be aged 14+. Please bring ...

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Open auditions for A Christmas Carol

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In November this year, we will be performing Alan Menken’s ‘A Christmas Carol – The Musical’. Principal and Children’s auditions for this show will be held on Sunday 2nd June at BOST’s HQ (24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, CH41 2SG). Provisional timings for these open auditions are as follows: ...

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Elsie Kelly to retire after 46 years

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Our wonderful Director, Elsie Kelly, is due to step down next month, following an amazing 46-year career with our society. Having Directed her first show (‘Oliver!’) for BOST in 1974, our award-winning Director has gone on to direct over 90 shows and concerts with our ...

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Alexander Hall, 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 2SG
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Last Major BOST Production

Hello Dolly

16th May, 2019 - 18th May, 2019

Musical comedy at its best. A lavish must-see show, featuring great songs and spectacular dancing. This much-loved Broadway musical from the pen of Jerry Herman, tells the story of vivacious, meddling widow Dolly Levi, who, having fallen for a dour ...

Read about our new Friends of BOST scheme!