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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: South Pacific

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: South Pacific

Milton Musical Society presents South Pacific South Pacific is one of the most well-known musicals, with popular classics such as: ‘Some Enchanted Evening’, ‘Bali Ha’I’, ‘There Is Nothing Like A Dame’, ‘I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair’, ‘Younger Than Springtime’, ‘Happy Talk’ and ‘I’m In Love With A Wonderful Guy’. Adapted from the 1948 Pulitzer Prize winning novel Tales of the South Pacific by James Michener, with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, it was controversial at the time and still ringing chords today, as it candidly explores the issue of racial prejudice,
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: NIGHTFALL

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: NIGHTFALL

ImpAct Theatre to stage intense drama Nightfall Nightfall, a powerful drama penned by acclaimed Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith, is to be staged by ImpAct for their 2020 Spring Production. The doorbell rings. Emily and Edward Kingsley open the door. On the porch stands a young woman. They have dreamt of this night for seven years. At the same time, however, they have shared the dread that their dream may turn into a nightmare. But nothing has prepared them for the decision they must face which will change the nature of their relationship forever. Acclaimed playwright Joanna Murray-Smith is renowned for writing stories
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: The Railway Children

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: The Railway Children

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN on track for NST Campus: The Golden Age of Steam pulls into Southampton Award-winning SUP Theatre Company is bringing E Nesbit’s delightful family favourite to the Nuffield Southampton Theatres stage from 22 – 25 January 2020 The classic story follows an Edwardian family that is forced to relocate from London to a house near the railway line in Yorkshire after the father, a high ranking civil servant at the Foreign Office, is accused of spying and sent to prison. It follows the central trio of children Bobbie (Roberta), Peter and Phil (Phyllis) and their adventures with the wonderful characters
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Intent To Murder

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Intent To Murder

Intent to Murder New Forest Players Ballard School Performing Arts Centre, New Milton 19 – 22 February 2020 Written by Leslie Sands and directed by Wendy Beaumont Within minutes of the opening of this play, we are plunged into the middle of an explosive situation. Janet Preston, a well-known authoress who lives alone in a remote cottage on the Yorkshire Moors, has killed her husband, a complete rogue and criminal on the run. Before she can get rid of the body, she is confronted by his accomplice George, who blackmails her into agreeing to pass him off as the dead
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Timon Of Athens

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Timon Of Athens

Timon Of Athens Written by: William Shakespeare Directed by: Don Cherrett Monday 10 – Saturday 15 February 2020 Timon is a rich Athenian loved by everyone as he is so generous with his wealth. People flock around him, flattering him and taking advantage of his good nature. However, when the money runs out no-one wants to know him and he leaves Athens to become a recluse living in a cave. When news reaches the ears of the Athenians that Timon has discovered gold, they seek him out again but fine he is no longer the friendly, stable character that he
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UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Macbeth – The Pantomime

UPCOMING PRODUCTION: Macbeth – The Pantomime

For something completely different, Castle Players will be staging the absolutely bonkers Macbeth – The Pantomime at Lytchett Matravers Village Hall on 24th, 25th and 31st of January and 1st February 2020, including 2 matinees. Linsey O’Neill, who wrote and directed the fabulous Peter Pan and also the brilliant Cinderella, has come up with an even crazier, funnier script this time. Macbeth – The Pantomime; The Bard meets X-Factor. The concept is inspired; completely insane, but inspired. They say there’s a fine line between genius and insanity. Duncan Blue is the King of Karaoke. But when Dave Macbeth bumps into
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