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PREVIEW – The Wizard Of Oz

PREVIEW – The Wizard Of Oz

Wimborne Musical Theatre Society (WMTS) are performing the timeless and classic musical The Wizard Of Oz next week from Tuesday 25 June to Saturday 29 June at the Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne. One of the reasons we chose this show is to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the original MGM film starring Judy Garland, but also because it is such a joyful and heart-warming story for people of all ages. The film was based on the wonderful novel by L Frank Baum written in 1900! Our version is based on the RSC stage version, which was specially adapted from the original
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Pirates, Castaways & Codfish

Pirates, Castaways & Codfish

Fun for all the family at Scaplen’s Court, Poole As part of Poole Maritime Festival, explore Scaplen’s Court and speak to the team behind the Pirates, Castaways and Codfish project to learn more about Poole’s maritime past. Delve into the fascinating stories and extensive research carried out in 2018 as part of an HLF funded project. A chance to ask your questions, take part in craft activities and enjoy some living history performances. Enjoy some refreshments and family entertainment throughout the day. Build your own pirate ship and discover more about the development of Poole between 1580 and 1730. Organised
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PREVIEW – Soho Conders

PREVIEW – Soho Conders

HCP presents SOHO CINDERS – A New Musical The potent mix of politics, sex-scandals and true love come together in the award-winning Highcliffe Charity Players next show, Soho Cinders, in which their President ‘Holby City’ star Guy Henry takes the recorded role of the Narrator. This hilarious, satirical twist on the classic Cinderella story transfers the action to the heart of London’s Soho and tells of impoverished student Robbie’s romantic involvement with engaged Mayoral candidate James Prince, as they fight for their own fairy-tale ending. A contemporary musical with an infectious score that you’ll be humming long past the stroke
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PREVIEW – Jesus Christ Superstar

PREVIEW – Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar is returning to the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth this July.  Running from the 24 to the 27 July, there are 6 chances to see this iconic rock opera! With the ‘Superstar’ anthem itself and well-known songs including ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Everything’s Alright’ and the immensely moving and dramatic ‘Gethsemane’, this 1970s iconic rock opera with soaring melodies by Andrew Lloyd Webber and powerful lyrics by Tim Rice, tells a story which has echoed through the ages and is not to be missed! Jesus Christ Superstar sees two new BBLOC members take the title role of Jesus and
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Death Knell

Death Knell

Set in an isolated former hunting lodge in the Scottish Highlands, Death Knell follows Henry Roth, a famous playwright, and his wife, Evelyn, as they await the arrival of his new ‘muse’ – a charming and charismatic actor called Jack Willoughby who is determined to secure a role in Henry’s latest production. What starts out as a seemingly innocent audition soon leads to an evening full of twists, turns and eventually…murder. “Death Knell” will leave the audience breathless and beguiled right up to the final curtain.   Dates : Weds 26th, Thurs 27th, Fri 28th & Sat 29th June 2019,
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Present Laughter

Present Laughter

New Forest Players Summer 2019 Production will be:- PRESENT LAUGHER BY NOEL COWARD Our summer production is to be performed 17th – 20th July at Ballard School Performing Arts Centre. At the centre of his own universe sits matinee idol Garry Essindine: suave, hedonistic and too old, says his wife to be having numerous affairs. His line in harmless, infatuated debutantes is largely tolerated but playing closer to home is not. Just before he escapes on tour to Africa the full extent of his misdemeanours is discovered. And all hell breaks loose… To reserve you tickets visit our website www.newforestplayers.com
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