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Hello Dolly principal audition times

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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 MOLLOY and MINNIE FAY Ipm – CORNELIUS HACKL and BARNABY […]

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Sweeney Todd (2018)  

Sweeney Todd (2018)

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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 […]

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Sweeney Todd (2018)  

Sweeney Todd (2018)

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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 […]

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BOST’s West End Song Book

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On Saturday 10th November, BOST soloists and many of our Chorus members will be performing a diverse programme of West End and Broadway hits, as part of a fundraising concert for a local church. More than 150 years old, the Church of St John the Divine in Frankby is in need of some restorative, not […]

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NODA Review of Sweeney Todd

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Sweeney Todd is a dark tale brought to the stage in Stephen Sondheim’s inimitable style; and then brought to light by BOST’s inimitable style of great singing, staging and superb casting. The deft directorial hand of Elsie Kelly was evident throughout and Tricia Gaskell’s musical direction was as ever splendid. Ballet Mistress Colette Clare and […]

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Upcoming production – All Together Now!

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BOST are delighted to be participating in MTI’s global ‘All Together Now!’ event to celebrate local, live theatre post-pandemic. This revue show is packed with songs from hit musicals throughout the decades and will be performed by BOST’s soloists and chorus. Performances will take place ...

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Upcoming production – The Magic of Christmas Musicals

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Add some theatrical sparkle to your Christmas this year, at ‘The Magic of Christmas Musicals’. We are excited to be back on stage later this year, with a new and exciting production! Being performed in St George’s Hall’s magnificent Concert Room, this special concert will ...

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We’re back together!

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After 18 months of online Zoom rehearsals, we finally got back together in our HQ this week! We have embraced a different way of learning and performing over the past year which has been challenging, yet has allowed us to innovate our ways of working. ...

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