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Hello, Dolly! (2019)  

Hello, Dolly! (2019)

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HELLO Dolly – goodbye Elsie Kelly … after 46 of years of dedication the director leaves the stage with a fitting, typically high standard production. It’s just what we have come to expect from BOST. The company is renowned for having the ambition and ability to handle different types of musical genres as shown in […]

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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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‘My Fair Lady’ A Staged Concert (2018)  

‘My Fair Lady’ A Staged Concert (2018)

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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 […]

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Oliver! (2017)  

Oliver! (2017)

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When sitting in the beautiful Royal Court Theatre Liverpool watching Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust’s (BOST) latest production of ‘Oliver’, it was easy to lose sight of the fact that this is an amateur production. From the set to the costumes, the casting to the talent, this production is vast and grand in every sense. The […]

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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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