We have just had a brilliant first rehearsal for the hilarious musical BETTY BLUE EYES with music from George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (The Wind in the Willows, Mary Poppins, Half A Sixpence) and we already absolutely love this show. Based on Alan Bennett’s ‘A Private Function’ it is full of wit, love and some very apt commentary on austerity in post-war Britain!
If you would like to join us on stage or backstage for Betty Blue Eyes then we would love to have you! Come along on Tuesday 13 December at 7.45pm to the music block of Newstead Wood School, Avebury Road, Orpington to hear more about the show, sing some songs and learn about prinicpal role auditions!
There is no audition to be a chorus member of PWOS, and we would love everyone who wants to join us for Betty Blue Eyes to do so!
Auditions for principal roles will take place in January and you must be an annual member of PWOS (£25 or £12.50 for students) to audition.
Rehearsals will take place on Tuesdays and some Thursday evenings from 7.45 – 10pm
Betty Blue Eyes will be performed at The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks from 11 – 13 May 2017
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BETTY BLUE EYES
Performed by Petts Wood Operatic Society at The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks
Directed by Jamie Hemingway
Co-Directed by Christine Mabbott
Musical Direction by John Hargreaves
Choreography by Carrie Louise Knight
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
We are thrilled to be starting work on our next production, the classic Gilbert and Sullivan show, Iolanthe! Coming to The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks 27th – 29th November 2014!
Directed by Clive Bebee with Musical Direction from Daniel Beach.
Scandal in Parliament (nothing new there then). It’s the swinging 1960s and Strephon Ward a common garden park keeper, has been dragged down into a scandal. His beautiful girlfriend Phyllis, a deck chair attendant, is being courted by half the House of Lords. Even the Lord Chancellor is captivated by her charms. What no one knows is, Strephon is half a fairy and his mother, Iolanthe, (recently pardoned by the Fairy Queen for marrying a mortal 25 years earlier) all her sisters and aunts never grow old. Then double scandal he is discovered comforting a very young looking girl who is his mother in reality and his dreams of happiness are shattered.
Join Petts Wood Operatic Society for a new ‘Twist’ and ‘Shout’ on a G&S Classic with all the original music and words but a production based on the ‘Profumo affair’ with Mary Quant inspired fairies, sharp suited lords and a Lord Chancellor with a magic teddy bear.
First rehearsals (open to all): 24th June at 7:45pm and 1st July at 8:15pm at Newstead Wood School, Avebury Road, Orpington. Follow the signs for Bromley Tennis Centre and you will see our rehearsal room (the music block) on your right. There is plenty of parking available just outside.
Auditions: Tuesday 9th September
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Petts Wood Operatic Society are absolutely thrilled to be announcing our Spring/Summer 2014 show as Stephen Schwartz’s GODSPELL!
Featuring some amazing songs such as Day By Day, Learn Your Lessons Well and All For The Best, it is sure to be a hit with cast, crew and audiences! As always, we would love to welcome new members to the society, to be a part of this production! Stay tuned for further details, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.