The SS America sets sail from New York to London. Onboard – a glorious collection of colourful 1930s characters: a lovesick stowaway, a brassy nightclub evangelist with an eye for the men, a beautiful debutante and her doting (but dotty) mother, a boozy and lecherous old tycoon, a bumbling gangster disguised as a priest, a […]More »
Anna Leonowens, born in Caernarvon, Wales, in 1834, was the widow of a Major with the Indian Army. In 1862, after a year in Singapore, she took up the position of Governess to the children of the King of Siam, where she remained for five years. This is the story of her time at the […]More »
The musical Annie is based on the American strip cartoon Little Orphan Annie, which began in August 1924, published in The New York News. It tells the rags-to-riches tale of a young orphan named Annie and a hard-faced billionaire businessman, Oliver Warbucks. When his secretary, Grace Farrell, visits ‘The New York Municipal Orphanage for Girls’ […]More »
Here is a full list of BOST productions performed since our inception in 1926. 1926 – In the Days of Good Queen Bess 1927 – The Pirates of Penzance 1927 – Tilly of Bloomsbury 1928 – The Mikado 1928 – Playgoers 1929 – Husbands are a Problem 1930 – The Gondoliers 1930 – Iolanthe 1931 […]More »
TUESDAY 13th JUNE OLIVER! AUDITIONS. Thanks for a very good response. Approximate timings as follows: NANCY, 7pm. FAGIN, 8pm. SIKES, 9pm. BUMBLE & CORNEY, 9:30. Be aware that, if everyone turns up, things are likely to over-run. OLIVER! AUDITION TIMES on THURSDAY 15th June The approximate timeslots ...Read More
We were so proud to be nominated for 7 NODA Awards for our last production, “White Christmas.” Our nominations were: – Best Musical – Best Musical Direction: Trish Gaskell – Best Choreography: Graeme Henderson – Best Leading female actor: Gina Phillips – Best Supporting male actor: Frank ...Read More
Residents at The Pines residential care home in Bidston were treated to a surprise visit from some of our members last week. We took a break from our busy rehearsal schedule to spend time with residents and bring the magic of the musicals directly into ...Read More
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