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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Our festive ‘Fanfare for Christmas’ concerts are back by popular demand next week! Our first performance on Monday 10th December, for which we will be joined by the wonderful Haydock Band, has already sold out! However, we are reprising the concert (without the band) for another ...Read More
We are holding open auditions to find a set of talented dancers to perform in our upcoming production of ‘Hello Dolly!’. Auditions for both male and female dancers will be held on Wednesday 9th January 2019, at 8-10pm, in BOST HQ. (24a Clifton Road, Birkenhead, ...Read More
Thank you to everyone who has registered to attend our open auditions for principal roles in ‘Hello Dolly!’, this Sunday 25th November at BOST HQ. Below are the arrival times for each named character: 10am – DOLLY LEVI 11:30am – HORACE VANDERGELDER 12:30pm – IRENE ...Read More
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Alexander Hall, 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 2SG
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4th October, 2018 - 6th October, 2018
Following on our sell-out production of Oliver last year at the Royal Court Theatre in Liverpool, we return to present Sweeney Todd this October. A winner of 8 Tony Awards and Olivier Awards, this musical thriller tells the well-known tale ...
Read about our new Friends of BOST scheme!