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Time slots for Sweeney Todd auditions announced

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Sweeney Todd Principal Audition Time Slots Time slots to arrive at BOST HQ for the main 4 characters on Tuesday 8th May are as follows: – Sweeney Todd at 7pm – Mrs Lovett at 7:30pm – Anthony at 8:30pm – Johanna at 9pm Time slots ...

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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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“ANNIE” FULLY CAST (except for Sandy)

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After long rounds of auditions for adult and child performers alike, the decisions have been made and the cast settled.  Singing rehearsals are already underway and the early principal calls begun.

 

Daddy Warbucks will be a new-comer to BOST, Stuart Raphel, while his secretary, Grace Farrell, will be played by Mel Isaac, last seen as Cinderella in “The Slipper And The Rose.”  In playing the cantankerous orphanage director Miss Hannigan, the versatility of Pat Davies, who recently played Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother, will be seen.

Rooster and Lily St Regis, the “baddies” who try to kidnap Annie, will be played by Chris Simmons, lately Nathan Detroit, and Elizabeth Beattie who recently strutted her stuff in the New York Hot Box, both in our May production of “Guys And Dolls.”

The orphans are  a wonderfully talented bunch of girls, and will be fronted by Annabel Connell-Welsh and Isabelle Cross, each of whom will take the role of Annie, for different performances.

 

Sandy, of course, is the stray dog which Annie befriends and shares mini-adventures with.  Suitably coloured dogs of all sorts will be “auditioned” on Sunday 10th August so that the cast will be complete.  If you know of a candidate, please find the necessary details from the previous News item and get the dog there for his/her chance of stardom!

 

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