It’s back to normal as we send our latest poster off to the printers. And it is time to share it online too.
In our recent posts we told you about a charity event being produced by one of our members, Sally Morland, that we were supporting. Her ‘Night With The Mime Stars’ was an evening of entertainment involving herself and volunteers miming well known songs and incorporating a few laughs.
The whole event, which took place at Blackburn’s Club in Brough on 9th February, raised an amazing total of £5193 thanks to a local business generously matching the amount raised on the night, a great reward for all Sally’s efforts in the preceding weeks. All the money will be split and donated to Macmillan Cancer Support and Dove House Hospice.
Naturally, she called on some of our members to contribute to the acts and get involved as well as her friends and family.
A mixture of lip-syncing mimes and a few ‘Waxing Lyricals’ formed a show that featured the Nuns from Sister Act, The Weather Girls, The Glee Cast, Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson, The Human League, Cher, Aqua, Shania Twain, Smokie, Abba, Girls Aloud, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Kate Bush, The Village People, Right Said Fred, Tom Jones and the cast of Grease.
Have a look through the picture gallery below. As you will see the participants have an uncanny resemblance to the stars, virtually undistinguishable in ways that will amaze you. Possibly. 😉
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Live photos courtesy of Dave Hackett.
Yes, just over six weeks to our first opening night in two years. Rehearsals are well underway but once all the cast read this it is certain that hearts will skip a beat at the realisation that we must be ready in five weeks for set build and dress rehearsals.
It also means that tickets are now on sale!
Nothing has changed on the booking process – you can phone or email to reserve your seats for your preferred night. All we ask is that you bring the correct change to pay on the night if possible and that should you be unable to make it once booked, please let us know so that we can sell the seat.
Booking information can be found on our page here.
After the health restrictions of the last two years we expect to be operating normally with our usual seating plan. Our procedures for performance nights will be reviewed as we get closer to the event.
FlatSpin by Alan Ayckbourn – April 28, 29, 30
A night of romance in her luxurious riverside apartment with the good-looking stranger from next door; How can Joanna possibly go wrong? Except the flat isn’t hers, her name is not Joanna, it’s Rosie (she’s an actress), and heaven knows what the good-looking stranger is really after. Instead of romance comes considerable danger…..Rosie’s only way out is to play the role to the end.
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Finally. At last. Two years later. The Petuaria Players are back. Last night saw the first official rehearsal with part of the cast of Flatspin as we now resume our activities with scheduled performance dates starting on the 28th April.
Of course, it is all arms innoculated and fingers crossed that nothing gets in the way of this, our second attempt to put on this play, having had to cancel our programme in early 2020.
It was certainly a good atmosphere as we resurrected our old scripts and attempted to remember and decipher our pencilled hieroglyphics in the margins.
So with 64 days to go to our first night follow us on here to keep up to date with progress and announcements – including ordering tickets as we open up the box office – details in our next post.