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Wall of Fame

Friday, July 5th, 2019

First established in 1926, BOST has grown into a thriving company with a membership base of over 100. Many former members have gone on to make a successful career within the industry as performers, choreographers, directors and musical directors. To honour their achievements across the professional world of stage and screen, we have created a […]

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Dancers 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’. Dancers auditions will be held on Wednesday 5th June, from 8pm to 10pm, at BOST’s HQ (24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, CH41 2SG). Dancers must be aged 14+. Please bring the following to your audition: Females – character shoes / […]

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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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Latest News

Musical tribute to former leading lady

Published: June 27th, 2020

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

Published: June 21st, 2020

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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Impact of COVID-19 on BOST

Impact of COVID-19 on BOST

Published: March 20th, 2020

Earlier this month we made the difficult decision to postpone our upcoming production of ‘When The Lights Go On Again’, as the health of our audience members, cast and crew is of utmost importance. While further rehearsals are unable to take place at the moment, ...

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