Amateur Pantomime, oh no it isn’t!!

This year why not choose to watch or be in your local “amateur” pantomime over a professional pantomime. Amateur theatre (amateur dramatics) can be defined as “theatre performances in which the people involved are not paid but take part for their own enjoyment” Locally organised theatrical events provide a source of entertainment for the community, and can be a fun and exciting hobby, with strong bonds of friendship formed through participation. Many amateur theatre groups reject the “amateur” label and its negative association with “amateurish”, preferring to style themselves “dramatic societies”, “theatre groups” or just “players”. Whether we like it … Continue reading Amateur Pantomime, oh no it isn’t!!

We are Thick as Thieves

Originally posted on Theatre Helps:
On June 2nd we are, once again, performing Thick as Thieves but this time we’re getting competitive. We have entered this wonderfully funny play into the Wakefield’s Arts Festival and will be privileged to perform it on the wonderful Wakefield Theatre Royal and Opera House stage. This will be the 3rd time we have performed and we have been tweeking the script during rehearsals based on the reactions of previous audiences and how we felt performing it. The writer has been very generous in allowing us to play around with his script, even sending early… Continue reading We are Thick as Thieves

Ladies’ Day show week

Well its arrived Wednesday 21st March, is opening night for Ladies’ Day. This is my first go at Directing, we’ve encountered pretty much everything during rehearsals to hinder us but we’ve all pulled together to put this show on. There is nothing more to do but to perform in front of a sell out audience for performances. Thanks to everyone who’s helped, given me assistance ideas and support. Thanks to everyone who’s loaned, made and given us set, props and costumes, Ive had so much help from great friends. Thank you. Continue reading Ladies’ Day show week

Ladies Day Cast List #bradfordplayers

On Tuesday and Wednesday, i sat down with an audition panel, complete with scripts, note paper and mince pies ready for Ladies Day auditions. Can i thank everyone who came and took time out to audition and also thank my audition panel for reading in, the standard was very high and made an interesting discussion on Wednesday evening. To everyone who didn’t get a part, i thank you again for auditioning and i’m really sorry i couldn’t create more parts, hopefully you will be interested in auditioning for Singing in the Rain early next year Congratulations to all who were … Continue reading Ladies Day Cast List #bradfordplayers