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The St George's Players

The St George's Players

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Forest Hill, SE London

Based in Forest Hill, south-east London, this friendly Amateur Dramatic Society, formed in 1934, presents two full-length productions every year. Now located in the new St George's Church, Vancouver Road, Forest Hill, south-east London, technology has improved since those early days. The improvised footlights, made from old biscuit tins, have long-since been replaced with modern lighting equipment, and the scenery can be relied upon to stand firm! We welcome Applications for membership from anyone who would like to "tread the boards" or get involved in other tasks, such as set design, scenery construction, lighting, sound, props, prompting, Box Office, costumes, making tea, sweeping the stage and all the other jobs that have to be done by a small, but dedicated drama group. We are especially interested in directors and those interested in directing. The group meets twice a week for rehearsals as well as holding Quiz Evenings and other social events. See diary for important dates. We try to maintain a broad age profile. Whilst many are in their twenties, thirties and forties, our present membership includes three who have each celebrated 50 years with the Players!
Contact Us: If you have any questions please email us via stgeorgescttee@gmail.com or info@st-georges-players.org.uk

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Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

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Chitty Costumes for sale
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For Sale

Chitty Costumes


We have recently completed a very successful run of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and as a result have 180 costumes available for sale. I have attached a few images and also inventory of the costumes.

Altrincham Garrick Theatre 'Chitty Costumes '
Adult
Chorus - 19 in cast
Each had 5 costumes
1 each - Opening , Funfair, Kitchen, Spanish, Ruritania
Sizes app. 12 / 20
95 in total

Principals
Baron - 4 (46" Chest)
Baroness - 4 (14/16)
Truly - 4 (10/12 )
Toymaker -1 ( 44 " chest )
Childcatcher - 1 (42" Chest )
Soldiers ( 4) 1 each ( 42" to 48" chest )
Caracticus - 1 Toy Costume ( 42" chest) Actor provided his own suit.
19 costumes in total

Children
Chorus - 18
3 Sets each - Opening, Funfair, Dungeon
54 in total
Huge number of extra Dungeon costumes.

Principals - 8 ( 4 boys/ 4 girls )
2 sets each - Opening plus 1 change
16 costumes in total

Baron's Teddy

4 Costumes
Each matching the Baron's costumes including headdresses

All hats and headdresses to match appropriate costumes.
There are a number of extra adult chorus costumes which were not used. Spanish. Funfair. Opening. Kitchen. Ruritania.
There are no shoes.

Mandy White
Business Development | Altrincham Garrick Playhouse
e: m.white@altrinchamgarrick.co.uk


Posted 04/12/2023

Recently Posted Scripts & Playwrights

Jean-Luc Pecqueur

Jean-Luc Pecqueur

While traveling on internet, sometimes I discover amateur theater groups unknown to me.
They are more than 400 troupes who have performed nearly 2,000 sessions of my texts throughout France, but also in Belgium, Switzerland, Canada and even China (29 countries all around the world) ...
From now on, using Google translate, I decided to translate some of my texts from French to English which you will find on my site...
Come see me and discover on my new website nearly 70 plays for adults, teenagers, children. From 3 minutes to more than 2 hours for all distributions but always ALL AUDIENCE.
The last one, a sketch to be performed before the principal piece "Love at first sight by text messages".

Here is an example of one of my plays which is doing very well in French-speaking countries (nearly 700 screenings): L'auberge du Caramel (Aubergecaramelclefbreteil35 - YouTube)
I wish you to have a great theater season ahead.

Visit my secure site: sites.google.com/view/jeanlucpecqueurauteur/accueil or on my Facebook page: Jean Luc Pecqueur Thť‚tre

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Location: Normandy, France

Latest Review

The Toymaker by Dave Carey

Reviewed by: Elaine Chapman @ElaineC_reviews

Review date: 30th Nov 2023

With a cast of around 800, it's no surprise that this year's Christmas production of The Toymaker at the Chickenshed has been split into four casts performing on separate nights. Today's preview cast was the "yellow" group who have set the bar high for the other three casts.

Based on the novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Italian writer Carlo Collodi. The Toymaker is bringing up his daughter Katie alone after his wife passed away. Working as a cleaner in a technical factory he steals a chip found on the floor to create a lifelike "toy" to become Katie's friend/sibling. PIN:0cch10 emerges and chaos begins!

The child catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang appears to have been incorporated into the storyline although it is now a couple with a Fagin-style entourage working alongside them to sell the bogus dream of "leisure Island" to their latest captives.

The cast of two hundred only appears together towards the end. The full stage allows the audience to appreciate the work that takes place by the production team led by Andrew Caddies and fantastic choreographer Bethany Hamlin. Watching almost 200 cast members move together in sync was a moving experience.

Each of the main characters has their own assigned sign language interpreter working onstage with them, clearly visible to the entire auditorium. Every effort is made to ensure the audience is considered to make sure they are all-inclusive too.

As an inclusive Theatre Company whose ethos is to give every person who auditions a role in their plays, it's no wonder this year's production sees the extensive cast split into four groups. Such an incredible Theatre.

For more information on this play and their future productions please use the links below.

www.chickenshed.org.uk

www.facebook.com/chickenshed

See the full review here theatreandartreviews.wordpress.com/

 

Posted on 30/11/2023

 

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Stewarton Drama Group

Stewarton Drama Group
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An Evening (or Afternoon !) of Comedy & Drama

Venue: Stewarton Drama Group Premises, The Scout Building, Corsehillbank Street, Stewarton, East Ayrshire

Featuring a few short theatrical pieces, including an interval,
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Box Office: Tickets priced at only £5.00 each are ON SALE NOW at www.ticketebo.co.uk but hurry, hurry as with only 40 seats available per performance, they are already selling fast !!

Posted 29/11/2023

Recently Posted Auditions

South London Theatre

South London Theatre
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The Old Fire Station, 2a Norwood High Street, SE27 9NS

Copenhagen By Michael Frayn

Copenhagen By Michael Frayn

Audition one: 3 Dec 2023
TIME: 10:00 - 12:45
Audition two: 4 Dec 2023
TIME: 20:00 - 22:00
PERFORMANCES: 19 - 23 MAR 2024

In 1941, two physicists, Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, met in Copenhagen. The details of this meeting remain a mystery but its ramifications reverberate throughout the world today. This multi-award-winning play by Michael Frayne (Noises Off) requires three talented performers all with substantial dialogue. On stage for the duration of the play, actors create scenes that blend seamlessly between a representation of an afterlife and recreating key moments in their lives. The script is poetic, taking full advantage of the theatrical to explore this intriguing and significant moment in history. Understanding of nuclear physics not required. Willingness to learn lots of lines and deliver an explosive performance essential.
In order to reserve your place at an audition session, please complete the registration form by clicking here
Rehearsals will start in January (rehearsals scheduled for Monday & Thursday evenings, Saturday early evening, Sunday)
DIRECTOR: PETER STEVENS
CHARACTERS: BOHR: late fifties, male, physicist, paternal, calm with an occasional rage
MARGRETHE: fifties, female, Bohrís wife, astute, perceptive
HEISENBERG: late thirties, male, physicist, prodigical Ďsoní figure

Posted 29/11/2023

 

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Chameleon Productions

Chameleon Productions
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Essex Has Got Talent

Essex Has Got Talent

Are you a Magician, Singer, Dancer, Ventriloquist, Comedian, Juggler or any other type of act? Would you like the opportunity to showcase your skills in a variety show? Have you ever wanted to be on Britains Got Talent?

Now is your chance to participate in Essex's own version of the popular tv show and who knows you maybe the next John Courtenay, Lost Voice Guy, Collabro, Ashleigh and Pudsey, Diversity or George Sampson.

To apply for your audition space and showcase your talents, please visit www.chameleonproductions.co.uk. Prizes to be won

Applications now being accepted for Essex has got Talent Open to the young people of Essex.

Any skill or talent accepted, we'd just love to hear from you and give you the opportunity to perform and do what you do best. Prizes to be won.

Apply now by visiting www.chameleonproductions.co.uk. Be in it to win it




Posted on 23/11/2023

 

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Copthorne Players

Copthorne Players
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Copthorne Village Hall, Surrey

QUIZ NIGHT

QUIZ NIGHT

Sat 2nd Dec 2023 7:00pm

Join the Copthorne Players for an entertaining quiz night!
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Posted 14/11/2023

 

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Mira Demeter Photography

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North London, Enfield EN2

Iím a Portrait photographer based in North London, Enfield EN2.
I offer headshot photography for children or adults, perfect for the model/actors portfolio, spotlight. Iím very reasonable also, I have various packages, starting from £75 for 5 digitals for children & adults headshots starting from £85 for 2 digital images. I would be grateful if you could let your group of talented actors know. Thank you;))

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TNT

Singers wanted - Lothians

Vocal/Performance groups seeks

. Versatile singers who enjoy a variety of music genres
. Performers who like to entertain and can have fun with a song and with the audience

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Posted on 25/10/2023

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Recently Posted Off/Back Stage Requirements

Royalty Theatre Sunderland

Royalty Theatre Sunderland
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Sunderland

Royalty Theatre

Volunteers Needed

The Royalty Theatre is the only venue in the city of Sunderland providing regular dramatic production
WE NEED YOU
We are a VOLUNTEER led organisation and we are ALWAYS on the lookout for volunteers to help us with our shows throughout the season.
Opportunities include: Box Office, Front of House, Bar work, Selling Ice creams, Selling sweets & toys during our panto runs, Backstage & technical crews, stage management & set building, assistance with props for shows, & much much more.. (some training would be provided where necessary)
So, can you afford a few hours to help us out? Why not drop us a message or drop in to have a chat and see how you could help? (No acting involved, we promise!)



Posted 25/10/2023

Recently Posted Sets & PropSwap

Harlow Theatre Company

Harlow Theatre Company
www.harlowtheatrecompany.org.uk

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Harlow, Essex

Contact: lorna.catt@btinternet.com

Wanted to Hire

6-11 November 2023

WW1 Costumes and Props

WW1 Uniform
Bayonet rifles
Lanterns
WW1 Helmets
Gas masks
Army webbing
Utensils for eating
Army boots - 8,9,10,11,12

Posted 22/10/2023

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Stage-Write Plays


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Queensland, Australia

PLAY SCRIPTS FOR THE MODERN ERA

Hi all.
We are a new online publishing, sales and performance licencing website; up and running and ready for your next stage production. Choose from our many titles - Our plays and musicals are EXCLUSIVE to the Stage-Write Plays website and we are adding plays every week; building our "Go-To" library to give you a great choice for your next school play, the next interactive play for your theatre restaurant, the next witty comedy for your amateur theatre group. Whatever your needs are, we are here to help.
If you have any queries, our live chat feature is only a click away from connecting you to a real live person - who can help. If you just need "pointing in the right direction" and you can tell me what you are looking for - I am only too happy to recommend a small selection of plays for you to appraise. After all. I have edited each and every one of them :)
We are a one-stop shop! From browsing our plays, sampling a play, choosing a play, purchasing a play, licencing a play, right through to our after-sales service. It's all at your fingertips.
All our plays come with standard performance packages. These packages provide the minimum materials you will require to perform your play in public. We can also offer any optional extras that are available for your chosen play! If there is something in the standard package you do not require - I am happy to remove it from the package AND the pricing for you. Every play has free sample scripts and musicals also have free sample songs. You can also purchase just the script - all our scripts are between $20 - $40.
We would love to show you our new space. So please, head on over and take a look.
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Recently Posted Performance & Rehearsal Space

Rutland Open Air Theatre

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Tolethorpe Hall, Little Casterton, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 4BH

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Contact: 01780 754381

Excellent venue with a very professional feel

Posted 15/02/2023

Recently Posted Musicians Required, Music Services, Music Swap

Witham Amateur Operatic Society - WAOS

Witham Amateur Operatic Society - WAOS

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO PROVIDE MUSICAL DIRECTION FOR CRAZY FOR YOU?

We commence rehearsals for our October show, Crazy For You, in May. We are looking for a Musical Director to work with us. We are based in Witham, Essex. We are a multi award winning society, having recently celebrated our centennial, having performed in the impressive Witham Public Hall for 100 years. We pride ourselves on being a welcoming society, with fun being as important as producing a quality show.

If you are at all interested in providing MD services for Crazy For You, or any of our future productions, let's have a chat.

Contact: Email: trevordrury@waos.org
Mobile: 07974000011



Posted 05/02/2023

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Recent Post from one of our readers - 18/11/2021
Name: Sheila Spatcher


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From spatchersheila@gmail.com

I am looking for.my cousin Janice Parfitt. I know she used to be a member of a amateur group and she was a lead in quite a few productions.
If anyone knows her please could you ask her to contact me. I would appreciate it.

Peter's response:

Hi Sheila,

I'm afraid I don't have any knowledge of your cousin.

I will post your query in the #Advice section of www.dramagroups.com asking anyone who is able to help to contact you directly via your email address.

I wish you luck in your search and would be interested to hear if you are successful in tracking your relative down.

Best Wishes,

Peter

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Recently Posted Script Swap details

Eileen Norton

UK

Available

I have a number of copies of well known plays, (in good condition) looking for a home. These include Noel Coward, Ď Private Livesí and Chekhov Ď The Cherry Orchardí and various others.

Do you know of any group that would like them? If so, please get in touch, my email is: elnorton49@gmail.com

Posted 03/05/2021

Recently Posted Theatrical Makeup

Make-Up Artist Work Experience Required


Hi.

Iím Amanda. Iím currently doing make up artistry at West College Scotland. I am in my first year level 6.

I am looking for any work experience I could do. Anything at all would be great. Any local groups who need makeup artists for their productions do please get in touch.

Thank you

Amanda
amandalindsay@live.co.uk




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