East - News
Wanted - Director & Choreographer for CATS20th October 2017
The youth of Dereham Theatre Company (DOSYTCO) have the licence to perform Cats from 11 to 14th of April 2018 in Dereham Memorial Hall. We are looking for a director and a choreographer to work with the children aged 7 to 18 with rehearsals starting straight after Christmas. The rehearsals...
DAVID KETT20th October 2017
Very sadly for all in Norfolk theatre circles to report the sudden death of David Kett the ‘music man’ much respected and loved by all. Accompanist extraordinaire with empathy in the fingers and encouragement for all, a friend in need at short notice, always pleased to be associated by all...
Richard III SATG19th October 2017
Lynne Livingstone wants a man. "Was ever woman in this humour wooed? Was ever woman in this humour won?" Actually, she still wants lots of men.....to audition. Next year's cast will benefit from a day of vocal coaching from The Royal Shakespeare Company's head vocal coach, Michael Corbidge. In addition...
BRIAN ‘TOMMY’ THOMAS: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION10th October 2017
Festival Players past and present gathered at Ashburton Hall, St Faith’s School, Cambridge, on Saturday 30 September to celebrate the contribution of Brian ‘Tommy’ Thomas as he steps down as the society’s musical director, after more than 40 years. From The Arcadians (1973) to Legally Blonde (2016), Tommy has been...
A Letter from Sir Peter Hall2nd October 2017
A Tribute to Sir Peter Hall2nd October 2017
The eminent director of plays, opera and films died on September 11th 20017 aged 86. Sir Peter was born and lived in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, where his father, Reg. worked for the railway. The family subsequently moved to Cambridge where Peter later attended the University, and started his theatre...
Young NOMADS 24 hour concert27th September 2017
24 Hour Concert When the Young NOMADS decided their Autumn production would be the botanical feast of entertainment that is Little Shop of Horrors, they faced the challenge that many amateur societies putting this on production experience – how exactly to get the money needed to buy/hire the numerous versions...
Weeting All Star Performers NODA East District 4S27th September 2017
President of new District Four South Weeting All Stars Performers Carole Wilkins is justly proud of having started the WASPS in 2014 after spending some years doing pantomimes and shows in Florida U S A which was quite something as her American friends had to learn all about "behind you...
NODA East awards photos16th April 2017
Photos taken, by the official photographer Sophie Wilson, at the event can be viewed here http://www.sophie.org.uk/photography/noda.html
Programme and Poster competition results NODA East13th April 2017
POSTER COMPETITION Haslingfield Little Theatre Lend Me a Tenor BASIC PROGRAMMES Barton Players Mr Toad Runners Up Leighton Buzzard Communicating Doors STANDARD PROGRAMMES Basildon Operatic Society Guys & Dolls Runners Up Company of Four Spamalot DELUXE PROGRAMMES Shakespeare...