At the play reading last Thursday 12th January the Group decided to select Terence Rattigan’s ‘Separate Tables’ as our next production to be staged at the Questors Studio Theatre on May 9 – 13, 2017. Tony Traxler will be directing.
A reading of the play has been scheduled for Thursday 2nd February at 7.30 pm at The Friendship Club, Age Concern Chiswick, Oxford Road North, W4 followed by open auditions on Thursday 9th February 7.30 pm and Sunday 12th February 2.00 pm at the same venue. For further information email email@example.com or text 07860 448597.
Everyone is welcome to attend so we look forward to see you
At the Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 6th October, a new Committee has been elected and installed for the 2016 – 2017 Season as follows:
Acting Director – Tony Traxler, Technical Director – Neil Hopkins, Secretary – Vivienne English, Treasurer – Trevor Woodham, Public Relation Officers – Christina Balmer & Clare Pengelley, Membership Secretary – Freddie Mauwer, Without Portfolio – Hazel Collinson & Adam Kimmel
Congratulations to the new team and we trust that members will support them in the coming season
After the fantastic success of The Magic of Gershwin, preparations are now in hand for our November production at Questors Studio theatre November 22 to 26.
Open auditions will be held between 2 pm and 4 pm on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July at Director Peter Woods’ home: 27 Ashchurch Grove, W12 9BT. If you cannot manage either date but want to take part please ring Peter on 020 8749 0633 and he will make alternative arrangements
Rehearsals will begin with a full reading on Thursday 1st September at 7.30 pm at our rehearsal venue: The Friendship Club, Age Concern Chiswick, Oxford Road North, W4 4DN
In addition, we will need someone to take charge of Wardrobe and Properties so if you would like to be involved in a non-active capacity and enjoy the buzz and thrill of being pat of a production, do get in touch with Peter at the above number. We look forward to hearing from you.
Singers and Dancers required
for a new production, GERSHWIN, featuring the songs of George and Ira Gershwin. Written and directed by Hazel Collinson and choreographed by Christina Balmer, the show will run the week commencing 16th May 2016 at the Questors Studio Theatre, Ealing.
Rehearsals will be on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons through March and April.
So if you are a keen singer or dancer (or both!) please come along to the auditions on Sunday 24th January from 2.30 – 5pm at The Friendship Club, Age Concern, Oxford Road North, W4 4DN.
Singers, bring sheet music if you would like to or just come with a song in your head. Everyone please wear suitable footwear and clothing to move in.
For further details email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07860 448597
No Christmas party this year sadly, but we have arranged two play readings before Christmas:
Gillian Jacyna is organising this and they are being held on our traditional Thursday evenings 10th December and 17th December at 730 pm The Friendship Club, Age Concern, Oxford Road North, Chiswick, W4
The choices of plays are
The 39 Steps – Adapted by Patrick Barlow Dracula – Adapted by Steven Dietz Life and Beth – Alan Ayckbourn This Happy Bread – Noel Coward
You will be provided with refreshments and cakes and mince pies so you don’t need to starve! If you need something stronger than feel free to bring a bottle of fermented grape juice !
Everyone is welcome and you can bring a friend or two!! Looking forward to see you all there!!
At last night’s Annual General Meeting the Committee has been re-elected to serve another year, as follows:
Acting Director: Hazel Collinson Technical Director: – Neil Hopkins Secretary:- Vivienne English Treasurer – Trevor Woodham Public Relations Officer – Christina Balmer Membership – Freddie Mauwer Without Portfolio – Clare Pengelley
We are looking forward to another artistic and commercial successful season and thank members, friends and supporters for their continued interest and support. If you would like to join us an Active Member or an Associate Member click on the membership link. We would be very pleased to hear from you.
Hello playmates and interested friends,
Hope you are all enjoying your Summer break (if you have one)
Just to let you know that we will be reconvening Thursday 3rd September at 7.30 pm at our usual venue The Friendship Club to read excerpts of Shelagh Stephenson’s ‘The Memory of Water’ which Hazel Collinson, (our intrepid Acting Director) would like to direct for our November production, 10 – 14 November at The Questors Studio Theatre, Ealing, W5
Auditions for the play will take place one week later: Thursday September 10th, 7.30 pm. (M2: 30s, any age, F4: 30s-40s), same venue at Oxford Road North, Chiswick, W4
Everyone, even if you are not (yet) a member is very welcome to attend both events.
If you happen to have a copy of the play, please bring with you at the reading.
We look forward to seeing you all.