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Open auditions for A Christmas Carol

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

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: Boys’ roles: 9:30am – 11am Girls’ roles: 11am – 1pm […]

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Elsie Kelly to retire after 46 years

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

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 society, as well as directing professional pantomimes across the north […]

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And the nominees are…..!

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

We’re excited to announce that we have been nominated for 4 NODA NW Awards!  Best Leading Male in a Musical: Tony Prince (Sweeney Todd) Best Leading Female in a Musical: Gina Phillips (Mrs Lovett)   Best Direction of a Musical: Elsie Kelly – Sweeney Todd   Best Staging of a Musical: BOST – Sweeney Todd Winners will be […]

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‘Oliver!’ stars go on to achieve MORE

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Two cast members from our recent sell-out production of ‘Oliver!’ at Liverpool’s Royal Court theatre have gone on to achieve further theatrical success. 11 year old Harvey Jameson, who played one of Fagin’s Gang, has been cast in the role of Fleance (Son of Lord Banquo) in  a forthcoming production of Macbeth. This professional production […]

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Concert Party dates for your diary

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

Between the main shows and concerts, our Concert Party provides first-rate musical entertainment for a variety of events throughout the year, including fund-raising concerts for local charities, weddings and business hospitality. Our award winning company perform a diverse mix of solos and group numbers by popular composers including Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rogers & Hammerstein II […]

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Auditions for WTLGOA

Published: November 18th, 2019

In May 2020, we will be performing the musical, ‘When The Lights Go On Again’. The musical is set during the days of World War II and takes audiences through the quirks, humour and tragedy of every day life during the war, culminating in a VE ...

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NODA Review of A Christmas Carol

Published: November 13th, 2019

At this time of year, Scrooge is as reliable as mince pies and mistletoe – 175 years since Dickens published his ghost story, A Christmas Carol remains as ubiquitous as ever over the festive season, with new productions appearing in their droves, but you’re unlikely ...

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Christmas Carol Cast Pay Surprise Visit to Alder Hey

Published: November 6th, 2019

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital received some early festive cheer this week, thanks to a surprise visit from our cast of ‘A Christmas Carol – the musical’. Taking a break from rehearsals, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future visited the world leading hospital to ...

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