We have exciting news about next year’s show, so put Monday 12 September in your diary – that’s our first meeting after the summer holiday.
As usual, our first ‘rehearsal’ will be a social occasion so we can all catch up, and as it’s also National Cupcake Week, we’d like you to make some cupcakes if you can and bring them along! We can then discuss plans for our 2012 show and you can all give us your thoughts and ideas.
And now the big news ………..
If you were at the AGM you will know that Doug had to resign as producer of Camelot. This left us in a difficult position, with no-one to take up the challenge. So, by way of a change, we have decided that next year we will perform a song and dance extravaganza – for one night only – at the Embassy Theatre. It will be a fully staged event, with a set and costumes and special effects, and we hope to include extracts from a whole range of shows including some current ones which we cannot perform in full. For example we are looking at Joseph, Grease, South Pacific, Cats, Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Mamma Mia, The Sound of Music, Oliver, Chicago, Billy Elliott .. the list is endless, and we would welcome any input if you have any suggestions. The show will not just be a series of musical numbers, so if you’re a closet uni-cyclist or juggler this could be your chance!
We hope that as many of you as possible will audition for parts in this show, as there will be many different styles of singing and many different formats – you won’t have to stand and sing a solo. There will be duets, ensemble numbers and full chorus numbers in four part harmony – in other words there is something for everyone, be it singing or dancing or comedy drama. Let us see what you can do!
We intend to donate all profits from the show to a Charity which will be decided by the committee; we feel that it would be a good idea to give something back to the community this year, having had a profitable show last year.
Here are the important dates for your diary:
- First rehearsal Monday 12 September, 7.30pm, at Seathorne School
- All day rehearsal Sunday 4 March, at the Embassy Theatre
- Show date: Friday 23 March at the Embassy Theatre (to be confirmed)
- Technical and dress rehearsals: Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22 March at the Embassy.