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Dancers auditions for A Christmas Carol

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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 ...

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Open auditions for A Christmas Carol

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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: ...

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Elsie Kelly to retire after 46 years

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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 ...

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Sweeney Todd cast announced

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Following some highly competitive open auditions for ‘Sweeney Todd’, the panel have selected a very talented principal cast, who are now busy rehearsing with Director Elsie Kelly.

With some recognisable names from previous BOST productions alongside some new faces, we’re pleased to reveal the talented line-up:

  • Sweeney Todd – Tony Prince
  • Mrs Lovett – Gina Phillips
  • Anthony Hope – Mark McManus
  • Johanna – Sarah Carroll
  • Judge Turpin – Frank Nance
  • Beggar Woman – Pat Davies
  • Adolpho Pirelli – Chris Simmons
  • Tobias Ragg – Brian Comer
  • Beadle Bamford – Michael Pearson
  • Jonas Fogg – Carl Loughlin

As always, the principal players will be joined by the minor characters and chorus members, all coming together to present a professional standard of musical theatre.

You can see the cast in action from 4-6th October at Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre, and tickets can be bought here.

 

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