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 »
Set to be the big, family musical this Christmas, we are returning to the Liverpool Empire with our hilarious production of ‘Shrek The Musical’, from 1-3rd December 2022. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this big, bright, beautiful musical brings all the beloved characters ...Read More
Our next production is “The Sounds of Liverpool”concert – Sunday 8th May at 2pm & 6pm – St George’s Hall Concert Room, Liverpool Immerse yourself in ‘The Sounds of Liverpool’, at this spectacular concert celebrating Liverpool’s rich and diverse music history. We will be showcasing songs ...Read More
***** OPEN AUDITIONS ***** We are holding open auditions for principal roles and dancers for our upcoming production of ‘SHREK The Musical’. Audition venue: Alexander Hall, 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 2SG Audition Dates: > Saturday 21st May: Young Fiona, Teen Fiona, Young Shrek/Grumpy ...Read More
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