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It’s Show Week! | ANNIE

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We are so excited for our band call, tech and dress rehearsals in the next couple of days, all of which signify that it is SHOW WEEK! After months of rehearsals and planning, we are thrilled to be finally bringing ANNIE to the stag at The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks from Thursday 24 November to Saturday 26 November and we would absolutely love for you to join us. The Saturday matinee is SOLD OUT and tickets for the Friday and Saturday evening shows are extremely limited to get yours as soon as you can!

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

An enormous thank you to everyone who has supported PWOS throughout the rehearsal process for ANNIE. Whether you were driving someone to rehearsals, helping source costumes, painting sets, storing props, handing out flyers or telling friends about the show we appreciate and value your support, without which we wouldn’t exist as a society!

 

If you would like to join us for our next production, BETTY BLUE EYES then please do come along to the first rehearsal on Tuesday 6 December at 7.45pm in the music block of Newstead Wood School, Avebury Road, Orpington.

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EARLY BIRD TICKETS – ON SALE NOW!

We’re so excited to announce that the Early Bird tickets for our November 2016 production, ANNIE are on sale now for just £15 each! BUY YOURS NOW

Early Bird Pricing runs until 30th September 2016, from then on tickets will be priced at £17 each for all performances.

It’s coming up to Christmas in 1930s New York and feisty young orphan Annie is stuck in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. A chance encounter gives Annie the chance to escape and live with wealthy Oliver Warbucks. But will Annie’s luck run out and the evil Miss Hannigan catch up with her? Featuring all-time favourite songs ‘Tomorrow’, ‘Hard Knock Life’ and ‘NYC’, Annie is THE family Christmas Show.

Music by Charles Strouse, book by Thomas Meehan, lyrics by Martin Charnin. An amateur production by arrangement with Joseph Weinberger Ltd on behalf Music Theatre International of New York.

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LESS THAN A WEEK UNTIL LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!

After several months of hard work from the creative team, cast and backstage crew, Little Shop of Horrors now opens at The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks in LESS THAN A WEEK!

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The cast of Little Shop of Horrors in rehearsal

We hope you’ve seen us out and about in Sevenoaks recently as we sang songs from the show, handed out leaflets and ran a tombola at the Sevenoaks Firework Display!

The show is sure to be a hilarious night out, featuring some incredible music from Academy Award winner Alan Menken and the ever enthusiastic cast of Petts Wood Operatic Society. So if you haven’t bought your tickets yet, whyever not? CLICK HERE to purchase!

19th – 21st November at The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks

Shows at 19:45 and Saturday Matinee at 14:30

Tickets £16, £15 and £14 with a group discount available by calling The Stag Box Office on 01732 450175

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The PWOS cast of Little Shop of Horrors in rehearsal

West End Gold!

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It’s a little less than two weeks until Petts Wood Operatic Society tread the boards alongside some of theatre’s biggest and upcoming stars. West End Gold, taking place on 15th March at The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks, is sure to be a hit and is the perfect Mother’s Day gift!

Tickets are on sale NOW!

Performances: Sunday 15 March, 4pm and 7.30pm. 
Ticket Price: 
£20, £19c
A £2 administration fee is charged per sale

The show features a cast of stars of the West End including Shona Lindsay. When Shona first played Christine in The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre, London (for 18 months) she was the youngest actress in the world to do so. Prior to returning to the role for another 10 month season, Shona starred as Sandy in the hugely successful West End production of Grease at the Dominion and Cambridge Theatres. Jenna Boyd has performed in The Sound of Music, I Can’t Sing, Les Miserables and most recently as Adele in Harry Hill’s Stars in Their Eyes for ITV. Lauren Varnham has performed in such West End hits as Hairspray, Carousel and High School Musical. However, she is probably best known for her roles in the Queen musical We Will Rock You. Jamie Capewell’s wide ranging CV includes international tours of Starlight Express and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.*

Plenty more star names to be announced this week to stay tuned by following us on Twitter or liking our Facebook page!

*All artistes perform subject to availablity

 

Christmas and Carousel!

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Last night was our final Carousel rehearsal of 2014, with our cast singing through some of our favourite tunes from this fabulous Rogers and Hammerstein production.

We return to the rehearsal room on Tuesday 6th January 2015 at 7:45pm. All are welcome to come along and join us for these music rehearsals and to join the society for this show. With Director Christine Mabbott, Musical Director Louisa Lowing and Choreographer David Ball, Carousel is sure to be a moving and spectacular show for all the family and we’d love YOU to join us!

Whether in a main role, in the chorus or backstage in our technical crew, we hope to welcome many new members to PWOS in 2015. We are also excited to announce that Carousel will include many children, who are invited to audition on Sunday 1st February.

Membership per year is £25, which includes receipt of our monthly newsletter and participation in any additional events (including WEST END GOLD). There is then an additional £50 fee to participate in a show. Rehearsals take place at 7:45pm on Tuesdays (and some Thursdays) in the music block of Newstead Wood School, Orpington.

Email pwosdigital@gmail.com for further information!

An amateur production by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe

Final Curtain on Iolanthe

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We’ve just finished a fabulous fun week performing Iolanthe at The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks. A huge thank you to the audiences who came to support PWOS, we hope you enjoyed seeing the show as much as we enjoyed performing it!

Another big round of applause to our backstage and technical team, our costume team, MD Ian Skipper and his orchestra, and our director Clive Bebee.

Next week sees the launch of our Spring 2015 production, Carousel!

Less Than Two Weeks Until Opening Night!

With less than two weeks until opening night of Iolanthe at The Stag Theatre we thought we’d treat you all to a sneaky behind the scenes peek at rehearsals for this hilarious Gilbert and Sullivan classic! Let us know what you think and we hope you can come along to the theatre to join the fun in this swinging scandalous show!

Get Your Tickets HERE!

27th – 29th November 2014 at The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks

Iolanthe!

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Rehearsals are going well for Iolanthe as we get used to our new props…deck chairs! Here are a few photos from a recent rehearsal with the full company of the show. We perform Iolanthe in just a few weeks from the 27th – 29th November at The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased HERE.

Please do get in touch via pwosdigital@gmail.com for any further information on this production or joining the society for future shows!

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All The Right Notes: October

The latest edition of our newsletter is available to download for free now and includes a VERY special announcement! More details of which will be revealed on our website shortly!

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Auditions

The auditions for principal roles in Iolanthe are on Tuesday 9th September. If you’re interested in auditioning and don’t know the details then please do get in touch by emailing pwosdigital@gmail.com

Chorus members need not formally audition, so if you’re interested in being a part of PWOS then please do come along to our music rehearsal on Thursday. Starting at 7:45pm in the Music Building of Newstead Wood School, Avebury Road, Orpington.

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