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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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When The Lights Go On Again.

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OCTOBER SHOW ANNOUNCED! Never before performed in the North West, this new British Musical written by Roy Sault, is set during the years of the Second World War. Described as “the definitive World War II musical”, ‘WHEN THE LIGHTS GO ON AGAIN’ promises a trip down memory lane for many. Full of pure nostalgia, this is a tale of the British spirit overcoming troubled times with humour and friendship. It features over 30 unforgettable songs of the era, including ‘Bless ‘Em All’, ‘The White Cliffs Of Dover’, ‘A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square’ and ‘Don’t Sit Under The Apple Tree’. This musical story recalls the feel of the era by following the experiences of a family and their local community during war time. Scenes feature an air raid, queuing for rations, dancing on a Saturday night, an army camp concert and other typical situations, culminating in a VE Day street party.

 

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