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 »
Here is a full list of BOST productions performed since our inception in 1926. 1926 – In the Days of Good Queen Bess 1927 – The Pirates of Penzance 1927 – Tilly of Bloomsbury 1928 – The Mikado 1928 – Playgoers 1929 – Husbands are a Problem 1930 – The Gondoliers 1930 – Iolanthe 1931 […]More »
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 ...Read More
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: ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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