East - News
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...
NODA EAST AWARDS DAY - UNCLAIMED RAFFLE PRIZES13th April 2017
Following another very successful Awards lunch, the following raffle prizes remained unclaimed at the end of the day. Blue Ticket number 219 Serial No. AC 993954 Yellow Ticket number 388 Serial No. AC 993720 To arrange collection of...
NODA East Awards 2016 - BEST PRODUCTION SHIELD13th April 2017
BEST PRODUCTION SHIELD SOCIETY PRODUCTION DISTRICT ONE The MASK Jerusalem DISTRICT TWO ShowCo Bedford Sister Act DISTRICT THREE St Albans Musical Theatre Company Sister Act DISTRICT FOUR NORTH Right Angle Theatre Company (RATz) Les Miserables DISTRICT FOUR SOUTH Viva Educating Rita DISTRICT FIVE Sound...
NODA East Awards 2016 - Best Young Performer13th April 2017
BEST YOUNG PERFORMER PERFORMERS NAME CHARACTER IN PRODUCTION (e.g. Lion in Wizard of Oz) DISTRICT ONE Esme Johnson For "The March Hare" in "Alice in Wonderland" DISTRICT TWO Mumo Mwandia Toby in Coram Boy DISTRICT THREE Lucy Farrar Principally for Robin Hood in Stage 1's "Robin Hood...