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!
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.
We had an absolute blast performing Guys & Dolls at The Stag Theatre this month! A huge thank you to the audiences, cast, backstage and creative teams who all came together to make this a great 80th Anniversary production for PWOS.
We are now starting work on our Autumn 2016 production, ANNIE!
We are absolutely thrilled to announce that the orphans of Miss Hannigan’s orphanage will be played by the elite teams of the Lucy Griffiths Dance and Theatre Academy. We will, however, be holding open auditions for the role of Annie herself, so if you or anyone you know could play this feisty young orphan then email email@example.com for information!
Petts Wood Operatic Society is thrilled to present GUYS AND DOLLS as its 80th Anniversary show in 2016. The Street Singer was the society’s first production in the spring of 1936. Now, 80 years on and with a bigger and more vibrant membership than ever, PWOS is delighted to bring GUYS AND DOLLS to The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks
GUYS AND DOLLS is the classic American musical, featuring the brilliant Luck Be A Lady, Sit Down You’re Rockin’ The Boat and Sue Me.
Bad boy gambler Sky Masterson takes on a bet to woo the straight laced Miss Sarah Brown, all for the sake of a dice game. Can Sky get Sarah to fall for him, all without falling for her himself? Meanwhile, Adelaide, night club performer and long suffering fiancée of Nathan Detroit is losing her patience after a 14 year engagement which is proving bad for her health. Will Nathan ever give up the thrill of gambling and settle down with Adelaide?
A romantic comedy set against the staggering Manhattan skyline, GUYS AND DOLLS is a musical that will leave you tapping your toes and singing along as you leave the theatre!
12th – 14th May 2016 at 19:45 with 14:30 Saturday Matinee
The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks
We’re thrilled to be beginning work on Guys & Dolls which we are bringing to The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks from 12th – 14th May 2016!
Following Guys & Dolls we are performing our annual showcase event WEST END GOLD, where stars of the West End join PWOS at The Stag Theatre to sing songs from your favourite West End and Broadway productions. This year’s concert will be at 5pm on 12th June 2016.
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
With just over a month to go until the opening night of Little Shop of Horrors, our rehearsals are getting intense! Some of our cast were also lucky enough to visit Flowers & Sparkle Florists in Sevenoaks, and they felt quite at home amongst the bright blooms of this beautiful shop! We didn’t manage to spot the elusive Audrey Two during our visit, but we’re sure she’ll make an appearance at The Stag Theatre in November, so don’t miss it!
Tickets are now selling fast for the show so make sure you pick yours up soon, we’d love to see you in the audience for this cult comedy musical classic featuring songs from Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Aladdin, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid).
Or call the Box Office on 01732 450175
After last week’s auditions we are so excited to begin work on Little Shop of Horrors with our new cast!
All are welcome to come along and join Petts Wood Operatic Society for this great show in the chorus or backstage. Simply come along to a rehearsal! We rehearse on Tuesdays from 7:45pm – 10pm. Our final rehearsal before a summer break is on Tuesday 7th July.
We rehearse in the music block of Newstead Wood School, Avebury Road, Orpington. Follow signs for Bromley Tennis Centre and you’ll see us rehearsing in the final school building on your right!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information in being involved with the society!
Book & lyrics by HOWARD ASHMAN Music by ALAN MENKEN Based on the film by Roger Corman. Screenplay by Charles Griffith. Originally produced by the WPA Theatre (Kyle Renick, Producing Director). Originally produced at the Orpheum Theatre, New York City, by the WPA Theatre, David Geffen, Cameron Mackintosh and the Shubert Organisation. Originally directed by Howard Ashman : Musical Staging by Edie Cowan.This amateur production is presented by arrangement with JOSEF WEINBERGER LTD. on behalf of MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL of NEW YORK.
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.
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An amateur production by arrangement with R&H Theatricals Europe
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!
It’s finally here! Tonight Petts Wood Operatic Society is proud to present the Gilbert and Sullivan classic comedy Iolanthe! Our swinging sixties twist on this hilarious show features fairies, peers and a dancing teddy bear! It’s not to be missed and we hope you can come along and join the fun.