Young orphan Oliver Twist has been raised in the bleak world of a Victorian workhouse, his parentage unknown. When he dares ask for more gruel at mealtime, the parish beadle, Mr. Bumble, sells him as child labour to a local undertaker, Mr. Sowerberry. Bullied by Sowerberry’s apprentice, Noah Claypole, Oliver runs away and heads for […]More »
Hello Dolly! is a musical about Dolly Levi – a well-known matchmaker, who attempts to find herself a husband in the wealthy Horace Vandergelder. With a series of sub-plots and twists and turns, it’s a magnificent show packed with memorable musical numbers, and visually extravagant scenes! Chorus Ladies Elizabeth Beattie, Sue Beattie, Collette Clare, Angela […]More »
The SS America sets sail from New York to London. Onboard – a glorious collection of colourful 1930s characters: a lovesick stowaway, a brassy nightclub evangelist with an eye for the men, a beautiful debutante and her doting (but dotty) mother, a boozy and lecherous old tycoon, a bumbling gangster disguised as a priest, a […]More »
Anna Leonowens, born in Caernarvon, Wales, in 1834, was the widow of a Major with the Indian Army. In 1862, after a year in Singapore, she took up the position of Governess to the children of the King of Siam, where she remained for five years. This is the story of her time at the […]More »
The musical Annie is based on the American strip cartoon Little Orphan Annie, which began in August 1924, published in The New York News. It tells the rags-to-riches tale of a young orphan named Annie and a hard-faced billionaire businessman, Oliver Warbucks. When his secretary, Grace Farrell, visits ‘The New York Municipal Orphanage for Girls’ […]More »
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
We are delighted to be supporting Alder Hey Children’s Charity during our upcoming production of ‘A Christmas Carol’. The well-known story of ‘A Christmas Carol’ includes themes of charity and goodwill, and with 20 children involved in the production, we immediately knew that this organisation ...Read More
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