Summer ACTivities Diary

ACTion Community Theatre meets at the Terry O’Toole Theatre on Tuesday evenings 7 – 9pm and Sunday 3 – 5pm afternoons.

 

Updated Summer schedule

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Jacqueline’s Wilson’s ‘Hetty Feather’ adapted for the stage by Emma Reeves

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2019 ‘Hetty Feather’ Auditions!

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ACTion is absolutely delighted to have won permission to stage best-selling children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson’s tale of plucky Foundling-child, ‘Hetty Feather’ – brought thrillingly to life on stage by award-winning script writer, Emma Reeves!
ROLL UP, ROLL UP and join Hetty on her escape from the Foundling Hospital… THRILL as she discovers Tanglefield’s Travelling Circus.
QUAKE as she braves the scary streets of Victorian London.
And CHEER as she overcomes all in the search to find her real mother and a true family of her own!

Open Auditions at the Terry O’Toole Theatre, North Hykeham on January 15th 7-9pm and January 20th 3-5pm.  Please see our AUDITIONS page for full information, or call the theatre office 01522 701305 for more information

 

 

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Rehearsals: Miracle on 34th St.

ACTion Community Theatre is super-delighted to announce that we have secured the amateur rights to stage ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ for our December 2018 Christmas production!

Based upon the classic 1947 Twentieth Century Fox screenplay by Valentine Davis and adapted for the stage by Mountain Community Theater, the show promises to be a delightful, heart-warming Christmas production; the production will feature a live 3-piece band playing seasonal music from the 30s / 40s. [NOTE: this is a play with incidental music NOT a musical!]

Click Rehearsal Music Files for the One Drive link to rehearsal music files and sheet music.

Click here for the Miracle Rehearsal Schedule.

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AGM & Easter High Tea

Sunday 8th April 2.30pm ~ 6.00pm

All members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting 2018 on Sunday afternoon at 2.30pm.  Please come along and show your support for ACTion by helping to elect your Committee for 2018/19.  [If this meeting is not quorate and we cannot elect the Committee for the coming year, ACTion will fold!]

The AGM will be followed by a short rehearsal, then from 5.00pm ~ 6.00pm, our Easter Bring ‘n’ Share High Tea, to which all members and their families are invited.

Please bring along a little delicious something to eat / drink! [No alcohol / nuts]

 

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‘Peachy’ Auditions!

Thank you everyone who came along to the auditions for ‘James and the Giant Peach’ today. Having selected a small cast show, due to a falling-off in members’ availability, we’ve had 31 auditionees, including several new members interested in joining us!
Ray Allen and Mike Gallimore thank you for your kind support and advice with casting.
CAST:
James Henry Trotter – Matthew Dudley
Aunt Spiker – Robbie Michael 
Aunt Sponge – Helen Burberry
Old Green Grasshopper – David Dudley
Earthworm – Maria Wagstaff
Ladybird – Sophie Arnold
Miss Spider – Nada Brünner-Brenjo
Centipede – Emma Wighton
Tour Guide / Ensemble – Holly Stephenson
TV Reporter / Ensemble – Liz Jenns
Captain – Theo Sargent
Number 1 – Shona Paul
Number 2 – Fay Wilde
Ensemble, playing children and tourists: William Wagstaff, Harper Freeston, Olivia Haith
Also 3 – 5 puppeteers needed for:
Mr & Mrs Trotter / Rhinoceros / Seagulls / Sharks / Octopus / Fish & Jellyfish and various sized Peaches!
To be announced once I have spoken with people, as some of you definitely didn’t want to do puppetry.
If you are interested in the puppetry – which is going to be key to the story – please message me privately.
Thank you, Al

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Auditions: Sunday 4th March

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ACTion Community Theatre
Sunday 4th March 3 – 5pm

The snow is almost gone,
The show must go on!
Open auditions for ‘James and the Giant Peach’ are going ahead this afternoon.

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