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Alderney and Wilmslow Musical Theatre Company receive council grant

Cheshire Group Recieve Council Grant

Cheshire East Council recently gave a community grant to popular amateur theatre group The Alderley and Wilmslow Musical Theatre Company. The cheque for £750 was presented to the group during the interval of their recent season of The Sound Of Music at the Evans Centre. Chairman of  AWMTC David Massingham said: “Our theatre company has […]

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Southampton Daily Echo hosts the 2015 Curtain Call Awards celebrating amateur theatre

Curtain Call Awards – Nominees Announced

The Southampton Daily Echo has just announced the nominees for their annual theatre awards ceremony to be held at the end of January 2015. The Curtain Call Awards reward local groups in 37 categories including Best Production. The awards ceremony will beheld at Southampton’s Grand Harbour Hotel. Visit Amateur Stage for the full list of […]

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Photo: The cast of Frankenstein, performed by Kettering-based C&D Productions earlier this year. (Photo: SCM Photography/Sheny Charlotte Mete)

Kettering Group Stages 5 Productions In First Year

Newly formed Kettering group C & D Productions has gone from strength to strength staging five productions in less than 12 months. Formed by Chris Lynch and Dan Pothecary the group has already successfully staged productions including Frankenstein, A Doll’s House and Alice In Wonderland, with their production of A Christmas Carol opening this week. […]

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The Lion King celebrates 15 years of performances in the West End

Disney releases The Lion King for Schools

In January 2015 Disney will release licensed school versions of The Lion King for primary and secondary schools. These 30-minute and 70-minute versions of the show are accompanied by resource materials to help teachers and students learn about stagecraft and performance. On Sunday 19th October Disney’s The Lion King will celebrate its 15th anniversary at […]

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Attic Theatre in Newcastle postpone shows

Attic Theatre Postpopnes Show Due To Theatre Renovation

Newcastle Emlyn amateur dramatic group Attic Players have postponed all its productions due to renovation work on Cawdor Hall. The group had been told that venue renovation work would not impact on productions, but it soon became apparent that productions could not proceed. The group continues with rehearsals for their Christmas Production of King Arthur […]

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Summerseat Players

Summerseat Players Tops Box Office Sales Poll

Selling tickets to amateur theatre productions is always a challenge to groups around the country. The Little Theatre Guild recently undertook a box office poll and declared the Summerseat Players in Ramsbottom as number one in terms of box office sales after raising the curtain to record audiences. The group achieved a season average of […]

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