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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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Open Auditions – Jekyll & Hyde

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We will be holding principal auditions for the named roles in “Jekyll & Hyde ~ The Musical.”

Please note…  A message from our MD, Trish Gaskell, can be found in a following Latest News article on this site.

Those  interested in the parts of LADY EMMA CAREW and LUCY HARRIS should come to our Clifton Road HQ at 10:30am on Sunday, 8th March for a vocal warm-up before auditioning from 11 o’clock.

To cut down on the waiting around, the part of DR HENRY JEKYLL / MR EDWARD HYDE will be auditioned  in the early afternoon, at a time which will be posted at a later date.

The other principal roles will be auditioned next, and again these timings will be advised nearer the time.                                                 These roles as follows:                                   

                                               John Utterson, friend to Jekyll

                                               The Board of Governors  –    Sir Danvers-Carew                                

                                                                                                        Simon Stride

                                                                                                         Lady Beaconsfield                                

                                                                                                         General Lord Glossop

                                                                                                         Bishop of Basingstoke

                                                  Spider, a pimp

                                                  Poole, Jekyll’s manservant

                                                   Priest

The score and lib audition passages can be collected from BOST HQ   (directions on Contact Us page) any Thursday evening,  8 – 10pm.

 

 

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