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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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The Sound Of Music (2012) – Liverpool Echo

The Empire was alive with the sound of music last night as Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust brought the Rogers and Hammerstein show to the city stage. Although an amateur group, BOST put on an accomplished and impressive production.  Jessica Walters as Maria is certainly not a problem to be solved… (she) is irreproachable and her scenes with the Von Trapp children are a
delight.  Do-re-mi and The Lonely Goatherd are standout highlights.  The show maintains an energetic momentum.  Walters, the children and Gareth Casey Morris as the Captain, give fantastic performances, which appear far from amateur.  The highlight is, of course, the Von Trapp clan performing in
front of a giant Nazi flag and officers, a beautiful rendition of Eidelweiss.

 

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