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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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The Sound Of Music CHILDREN’S AUDITIONS

Published: March 27th, 2012

These Open Auditions will be held on SUNDAY 27th MAY at 11am in our rehearsal hall in Clifton Road (see Contact Us page for directions.)

The roles to be auditioned are:
Liesl (girl) aged 16,
Friedrich (boy) ~ 14, with unbroken voice,
Louisa (girl) ~ 13,
Kurt (boy) ~ 10,
Brigitta (girl) ~ 9,
Marta (girl) ~ 7,
Gretl (girl) ~ 5.

THE AUDITIONING CHILDREN NEED TO APPEAR THE AGE STATED ABOVE ON STAGE, REGARDLESS OF THEIR ACTUAL AGE.

Auditionees will be expected to know the songs ‘The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of Music’ and ‘The Lonely Goatherd.’ All children will be asked to sing only in unison for the auditions.

There is no need to pre-register for these auditions … PLEASE JUST TURN UP ON THE DAY at 11am.

For those cast, rehearsals will begin in June and run right through until the show in November. More than likely, they will be held on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:30. In the final 6 weeks before the show, rehearsals also take place on Sunday afternoons.

 

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Alexander Hall, 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 2SG
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