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2019 SHOW ANNOUNCED

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We are delighted to be returning to the Liverpool Empire Theatre, from May 16th-18th 2019, where we will be staging Jerry Herman’s all-singing & dancing musical extravaganza, ‘HELLO, DOLLY’! This fun, feel-good show was, for a time, the longest running musical in Broadway history.  It clocked ...

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From Broadway to BOST

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We are extremely excited to announce that the star of the 1979 West End production of ‘My Fair Lady‘, Liz Robertson, will be narrating our upcoming staged concert version at St George’s Hall Concert Room, on Sunday 3rd June! An Olivier nominee, as well as ...

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Sweeney Todd Auditions – Date change

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CHANGE OF DATES FOR SWEENEY TODD AUDITIONS Now to be held on Tuesday 8th May at 7:30pm for the characters of Sweeney Todd, Mrs Lovett, Anthony Hope and Johanna; and on Wednesday 9th May at 7:30pm for the characters of the Beggar Woman, Adolfo Pirelli, ...

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Alan Maddox

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Last Friday sadly saw the funeral of past member Alan Maddox, our leading man over many years.  He delighted audiences in roles such as Nathan Detroit in Guys And Dolls, Gabriel Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus, Colonel Pickering in My Fair Lady, Haaj in Kismet and – his own favourite – the king of Siam in The King And I.

Ever a larger-than-life personality, Alan was the life and soul of the party, or of any gathering for that matter, and rehearsals were always more enjoyable for having him within the cast!

He will be sadly missed by all who knew him at BOST, and especially by those who had the good fortune to share a stage with him.

 

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