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“Go on Nancy, give us a tune!”

Published: October 19th, 2017

With our production of ‘Oliver!’ only three weeks away, we thought we’d let you have a little sneak preview of what we have in store for you! Please use the Facebook address below to watch our Nancy (Jennifer Swanepoel) performing her very own rendition of ...

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BOST’s New President

Published: October 10th, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Brian Corfe will be the new president for Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust. He will be taking over the role from Aldham Robarts, whom we would like to give an extra special thank you for all his wonderful support over ...

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Our Cast is Complete!

Published: October 10th, 2017

We are excited to announce that we have finally cast our canine star for ‘Oliver!’ and we have certainly hit the “Bullseye” with this one. Bruce is a 5 year old English Bull Terrier and belongs to his lovely owners Fran and Jim from Eastham. ...

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Open Auditions – Jekyll & Hyde

Published: February 13th, 2015

We will be holding principal auditions for the named roles in “Jekyll & Hyde ~ The Musical.”

Please note…  A message from our MD, Trish Gaskell, can be found in a following Latest News article on this site.

Those  interested in the parts of LADY EMMA CAREW and LUCY HARRIS should come to our Clifton Road HQ at 10:30am on Sunday, 8th March for a vocal warm-up before auditioning from 11 o’clock.

To cut down on the waiting around, the part of DR HENRY JEKYLL / MR EDWARD HYDE will be auditioned  in the early afternoon, at a time which will be posted at a later date.

The other principal roles will be auditioned next, and again these timings will be advised nearer the time.                                                 These roles as follows:                                   

                                               John Utterson, friend to Jekyll

                                               The Board of Governors  –    Sir Danvers-Carew                                

                                                                                                        Simon Stride

                                                                                                         Lady Beaconsfield                                

                                                                                                         General Lord Glossop

                                                                                                         Bishop of Basingstoke

                                                  Spider, a pimp

                                                  Poole, Jekyll’s manservant

                                                   Priest

The score and lib audition passages can be collected from BOST HQ   (directions on Contact Us page) any Thursday evening,  8 – 10pm.

 

 

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