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Barkston Gardens, Street: Barkston Gardens, London SW5 0ER
Into the Woods
Mon 9th and Tues 10th March
Mon 16th and Tues 17th March
Times: 18:00- 20:00
All main roles available
Open Air Theatre show of Into the Woods in a communal garden square in Earls Court, London 21st -27th June 2020
Please contact Toby for audition slot and materials.
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Philbeach Hall, 51 Philbeach Gdns, SW5 9EB
(next to St. Cuthbert’s Church)
In 2013, Toby Brown founded a wonderful, local Amateur Dramatic Group. We have performed several plays by Shakespeare in the garden squares around Earls Court. Last year we also performed several plays at St Cuthbert’s Church, Dylan Thomas’s Under Milkwood ,Childhood Memories, a locally written play about children during the war - set right here in Earls Court and An Evening with the Earls Courtiers. We are a lively bunch of theatre loving people from all walks of life.
We always welcome new members. If you have enjoyed our production and would like to join us, either acting or in any backstage activity, please contact : Toby.firstname.lastname@example.org
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New Milton Residents’ Association
New Milton is commemorating VE75 with a production following the fortunes of a New Milton family from 1938-45.
We are looking for two men to act in the family scenes and we are finding it extremely difficult to find anyone via local groups.
Anyone that may be interested please contact me for details
Posted on 20/02/2020
Recently Posted Shows
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The Latimer Players
Love and Money
Author: Raymond Hopkins
The cast of the April production, (Back Left to front) Rachael Eames, Jane Morris, John Rolinson, James Bennett, Roger Bannister, Tom McGreal, Robyn Shaw, Meg Grant
Venue: Memorial Hall, ThurcastonBox Office: Tickets are available from Christine Deavin email@example.com or 0116 2376855 and are priced at £7.00 each.
There will be café style seating and you are invited to bring drinks, glasses and nibbles.
You are advised to book early to avoid disappointment.
April 23rd, 24th and 25th 2020
From Panto to Farce!
The Latimer Players production of Robinson Crusoe and the Pirates last November was a huge success, playing to full houses. The new members to the group made a big hit with our audience and we are pleased to say that some of them will be appearing in our spring production.
Our spring production will be ‘Love and Money’ by Raymond Hopkins. We have built up a good rapport with Ray, having performed several of his plays, which our audiences appear to like, and our members enjoy performing.
‘Love and Money’ is a farcical comedy which takes place in the lounge of the Feltons’ house.
Life has been passing fairly smoothly for Derek and Pauline Felton until one evening when they return home to find their home has been burgled. Derek has always had a materialistic outlook on life and decides that their new house insurance policy will yield a lucrative pay out. Pauline becomes increasingly unhappy about her husband’s course of action.
Neighbour, Joyce Clements witnessed the robbery and calls in daily to offer support, advice and unwelcome comments. To add to the mayhem the vicar unexpectedly calls round. The hilarious confusion which follows has a surprising twist at the end which means the Feltons’ lives will never be the same again.
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GT Theatre Productions
Albert Edward Hall Community Centre, Legerton Drive, CO16 8BW Clacton-on-Sea
A Night at The Musicals QUIZ NIGHT
Sun 1st March 2020
Love Musicals? Come and test your knowledge with a quiz night devoted to the genre.
Every question and round is about Musicals!
Tables of up to six people at £3 per person.
Bring your own drinks and nibbles
To book a table contact 07948485338 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Production Team Applications now open for our 2021 production of Priscilla!
If you are interested in the the position of Director, Musical Director or Choreographer then register your interest or for more information please contact us by email at email@example.com
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TicketSource Launches Community Prize
Press release: 11th February 2020
Community groups can win £1,000 for their next event in a new competition sponsored by TicketSource, the online ticketing platform.
“At TicketSource, we know how local events help communities come alive,” said Terry Rosoman, Head of Marketing. “We want to recognise and reward an event organiser who brings the greatest benefit to their community, and whose next event will be most enriched by the £1,000 prize.”
Organisers of events of all shapes and sizes are welcome to apply – from village hall cinema to Bonfire Night fireworks, events will be judged on the value they add to their community in relation to their size and scope.
The competition is open to registered charities and not-for-profit groups that have a current paid event listed through TicketSource or have organised paid events through TicketSource in the last two years.
Applications are open from Monday 2 March to Monday 30 March. All eligible events will go forward to an online public vote, which runs from Monday 6 April to Sunday 3 May. Entrants are welcome to encourage their supporters to vote and ensure their event makes the final shortlist of the ten most popular entries. A panel of judges from TicketSource will choose which event from the shortlist most deserves the £1,000 prize, and the winner will be announced on Monday 11 May.
TicketSource helps organisations to deliver events that bring communities together by providing a cost-effective and easy-to-use online ticketing platform with dedicated customer support.
More information on the TicketSource Community Fund can be found here: www.ticketsource.co.uk/community-event-fund
and to sign up for a TicketSource account www.ticketsource.co.uk/signup
Posted on 12/02/2020
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Downham Market, Norfolk
Equipment hire, design and operation of lighting and sound and can supply staging, av, special effect and lots more
Lighting — Sound — Staging — Hire — AV — Wedding Supplies — Discos — Venue Decorator — Special Effects — Audio visual equipment rental service
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or via our website or social media
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17th - 22nd February 2020
Aeroplane seats urgently needed at Guide Bridge Theatre
Guide Bridge Theatre are performing Ladies Down Under 17th - 22nd February and they can't find any aeroplane seats!
Can you help?
If you can please contact Carla on email email@example.com / 07803 310033
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Autoreverse at Battersea Arts Centre
Reviewed by: Elaine Chapman @elainec46302904
Review date: 6th Feb 2020
The combination of Argentinian history told through a collection of recorded tape cassettes from her family archives Florencia Cordeu explores how her family identified what and where home was after they fled Argentina for a new life in Chile.
The large collection of various tape recorders spanned the generation of Cordeu’s lifetime. Wearing a white chemist’s suit she entered the stage and switched each one on in what appeared to be a random order. You soon discover that the suit and gloves she later wears are to preserve the old cassette tapes.
Autoreverse takes its name from a function used by cassettes. Cordeu explained in detail how this worked. I am still not completely sure how it works though. One thing I have learned from this production is that tape cassettes only last for about thirty years and the ones she plays are around forty years old. Therefore the next time she plays one it could be the last.
For memories as precious as hearing her families voices on the tapes I am sure they are now all on digital and what we were hearing was that version. Cordeu is extremely fortunate to have these tapes to take with her through life and this production brings her family back to life again.
The collaboration between director Omar Elerian and Cordeu have created a usual but heartwarming production. The combination of family recordings with Cordeu’s translations and a selection of old family photos she brings a part of Argentinian history to the stage. Immortalising her family in this performance with so much love and respect for who they were. It was an honour to have shared the experience.
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Posted on 07/02/2020
Recently Posted Scripts & Playwrights
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Aladdin And The Blue Genie
I have written an unprotected, royalty free pantomime, entirely free to read, copy, perform with no remuneration to the author.
Self published in November 2019, it was first read by The U3a Play Reading Group at the Blackmore Theatre, and has been accepted by The British Library, The Wimbledon Library (with 24 additional playset copies), Southampton Central Library, Liverpool Central Library.
I would be happy to send copies to any interested theatre group, entirely free of charge.
Joan R. Blumire (author)
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Wizard of Oz Costumes & Props
We have just produced the Wizard of Gloz, so we not only have costumes, props and material sets, for sale but also script with music choices.
So ppm me if your theatre group is interested.
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Make-Up Artist Work Experience Required
I’m Amanda. I’m currently doing make up artistry at West College Scotland. I am in my first year level 6.
I am looking for any work experience I could do. Anything at all would be great. Any local groups who need makeup artists for their productions do please get in touch.
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Recent Post from one of our readers - 12/01/2020
Name: Sarah Miatt
Hi, I hope this is okay to post. You are all my last hope.
I really want to do the stage play of dinnerladies! By Victoria Wood. I know there are two out there. Does anyone know where I can go to ask about the rights? I have tried everything. I contacted David Graeme who is he authors but he’s the wrong David Graeme. Has anyone had any luck tracking down the scripts or the rights for this?
Thanks in advance
I've had this query before from Thurrock Courts Players and as far as I am aware they couldn't find publishers details either. I shall put your question in the #Advice section of the www.dramagroups.com website and its associated Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages within the next 24 hours. I shall ask people to contact you directly if they can help or advise.
Response from Sian Morris 13/01/2020
All Victoria Wood work is unavailable for amateur production
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CREATE STUDIOS, 120A Hartopp Road, Clarendon Park, Leicester, LE2 1WF
At Create Studios, we have 5 bespoke studios available for hire, which is perfect for Drama Groups/Dance groups. We have many rehearsals take place at our Studios, and our welcoming staff are always happy to help and go the extra mile for those in the Creative Industry!
If you have an event coming up in the future,or would like somewhere to rehearse and perform shows etc, Create Studios might be the perfect place!
We're located in Clarendon Park, Leicester. Create is somewhat like a tar-dis as you don't realise just how big it is until you walk inside!
With our bespoke studios, we have great working spaces for freelancers and groups to use for their creative purposes. Additionally, we have had an influx of musicians booking in with us as we offer a great music room for lessons and rehearsals in Studio 2, as well as larger choirs who rehearse in our larger studios for events.
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WantedI'm looking for a copy of Last Tango in Little Grimley to read but cant seem to get it delivered to me as I'm based in Ireland
Last Tango in Little Grimley
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Tired of not being able to cast plays?
HELP HAS FINALLY ARRIVED!
Playstage Senior plays have plenty of lead roles for actors aged 40 – 70+
Playstage Senior was formed in the UK in 2008 by playwright Lynn Brittney and friends and now our plays have been performed by English-speaking drama groups all over the world.
Unlike other companies that offer play scripts, Playstage Senior is committed to offering new plays that contain good parts for older actors, because we understand the needs of most amateur dramatic groups! The plays contain some younger parts but the majority of the roles are for actors aged forty and beyond (sometimes way beyond) – and not a Zimmer frame in sight!
We have comedies, dramas, murder mysteries, period costume plays – all in one act and full length formats – and we are adding new plays to our catalogue all the time.
And not only that but we have some of the cheapest licence fees in the business. Performing one of our plays is not going to break the bank, no matter how small your venue.
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AvailableI am doing a big clear out at home and I have a bundle of scores and libretti from various shows etc from my days in an amateur operatic club. I am attaching a list and I am happy to pass these on.
Vocal scores and libretti
SCORE AND LIBRETTO for:
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
WALTZES FROM VIENNA
LA BELLE HÉLÈNE
A WALTZ DREAM
THE MERRY WIDOW
ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD
MY FAIR LADY
LAND OF SMILES
A WALTZ DREAM
THE DESERT SONG
THE DANCING YEARS
THE NEW MOON
Irving Berlin - Golden Years
The Best of Jerome Kern
Song Album - Carousel