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SHOWS RESCHEDULED

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In an effort to give some clarity and certainty to our audiences and members alike during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are rescheduling our planned productions now, rather than waiting for government announcements regarding the lifting of restrictions. Our forthcoming production dates will now be ...

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Musical tribute to former leading lady

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We are saddened by the recent passing of Davina (Dee) Jones. Davina was a member of BOST for many years and was a talented performer and good friend. She first joined in 1979, fresh out of University, for our production of The Sound of Music. ...

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West End Masterclass series launched

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Theatre fans given the chance to join exclusive online events with West End stars We have launched a series of special West End Masterclasses, which will be held throughout the year, with a different West End star taking part each time. Exclusive to BOST’s membership base, ...

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Disney’s Beauty And The Beast (2011) – What’s On Stage

The triumph of the show belongs to BOST alone.  It was a delight to hear a traditional thatre band – much larger than most that accompany modern musicals now… and it is clear that the staging is anything but amateur.    As  Belle; Laura Coard brings much needed cheekiness to the beauty and Gareth Casey Morris as the beast is terrifying and vulnerable.  The Gaston and Le Fou double act is delightful, especially in the expertly choreographed tavern scene.  But the magic is truly felt in the castle and the enchanted servants that inhabit it.  Lumiere and Cogsworth, the candlestick and clock, give the audience another hilarious double act but special praise goes to Meryl Langford as the opera singer turned wardrobe, who got the biggest laugh of the night.  Be Our Guest is outstanding with the always in-tune ensemble also taking a starring role.  The finale is as good as many professional productions you could care to name.

 

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