If you haven't got your tickets yet for our The Witches of Eastwick....
what are you waiting for????
This really is one of the best modern musicals to have been released to amateurs in recent years. The music is fabulous and the storyline, while a little risqué in places, is very funny.
If you're not familiar with the storyline, please don't be put off, we promise you this production will be up to our usual standard, with some bold acting, powerful harmonies, toe-tapping chorus numbers, not to mention a cutting edge set-design, awesome lighting, and professional quality hair, make-up and costumes.
To book please call The Lights Box Office 01264 368368 NOW!
Andover Actor Wins Award!
Eddie Nias, a member of Andover Musical Theatre Company, has been presented with a Curtain Call Award by the Southern Daily Echo for ‘Best Actor in an Opera’ in recognition of his performance as The Major General in their 2013 production of The Pirates of Penzance.
Eddie was praised by the judges who described him as a director’s dream, superb as the manic Major-General. Although nominated under the Opera category, the version of The Pirates of Penzance performed was very much a modern musical and Director Carol Robinson was praised by for delivering a funny, fast-paced, visually attractive production, described as an ‘altogether faultless show’.
The Curtain Call Awards, known as the Oscars of the amateur theatre world, cover the whole of the Hampshire area, and the judges review hundreds of productions throughout the year, nominating the cream of the crop for the annual awards.
This is not the first time that Andover Musical Theatre Company have been recognized for their talent; they have previously been nominated for over ten different awards in the Best Actor in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, Best Scenery and Props and the most coveted award - Best Musical for their 2012 production of Jekyll & Hyde.
The company’s next production is the deliciously salacious musical The Witches of Eastwick on stage at The Lights 29th April – 3rd May.
Tickets are on sale now from the box office 01264 368368.
Tickets are on sale now for The Witches of Eastwick at The Lights April 28th - 3rd May 2014.
It’s a dark and stormy night in the small town of Eastwick....
Three divorcees, frustrated by the constant scrutiny and disapproval of their buttoned-up neighbours, fantasise about their ideal man. But when their longings are made flesh in the arrival of one Darryl Van Horne, all hell breaks loose. Quite literally.
Parental Advisory - May not be suitable for under 16's
This musical contains adult themes, scenes of a sexual nature, scantily clad witches, strong language, murder, violence, magic, explosions, smoke effects, greed, innuendo and sexy-dancing… Book now!
To book call the Box Office 01264 368368
After a fantastic night of auditions at The Lights, we are please to confirm our cast list for The Witches of Eastwick.....
Darryl Van Horne - Eddie Nias
Alexandra Spofford - Caroline Roper
Jane Smart - Carol Robinson
Sukie Rougemount - Catherine Graham-Evans
Felicia Gabriel - Tracey Fryer
Jennifer Gabriel - Louise Ellison
Michael Spofford - Charles Craddock
Clyde Gabriel - Jonathan Baron
Little Girl - Becky Rungen
Brenda Parsley - Denyse Coles
Gina - Kizzy Romer-Lee
Greta Neff - Kathy Rawles
Marge - Liz Hood
Rev Ed Parsley - Martin Lambert
Rehearsals start next week. We can't wait to get going with the fab musical!
We are delighted to announce that as of Tuesday 8th May our new home will be...
We will be sad to say goodbye to the church hall after more than 30 years, but we have outgrown it, and it makes sense as a modern musical theatre company to rehearse in a real working theatre!!!
We are really lucky to have been offered this opportunity to make use of our local theatre and looking forward to this new chapter for our Company.
The first session will be an introduction to Jekyll & Hyde with Director Claire Nias - 7.30pm
Tickets are selling well for our upcoming musical concert - Strictly Musicals!
On stage at The Lights, 10-12th November 2011, Strictly Musicals is a celebration of musical theatre!
This concert features the best of the west end and is guaranteed to be an entertaining night out for the whole family. With something for everyone, this concert will showcase the talent of our award nominated theatre company including songs from Wicked, Legally Blonde, Spamalot, Mamma Mia, Phantom of the Opera and Chicago, as well as old favourites such as Annie and Oliver.
Andover Musical Theatre Company is a registered charity - proceeds from this productions will go towards
Tickets are priced £12.50, £13.50 for Pullman Seats, and £10.50 for Seniors, Students and under-16s.
All available from The Lights Box Office 01264 368368
This production is sponsored by Advent Print Group www.advent-colour.co.uk
Today saw the official launch of Andover Musical & Operatic Society, with an open day at The Lights theatre in Andover.
The day began with a warm-up workshop led by our resident Director/Choreographer Claire Nias, who helped to break the ice with some fun challenges which resulted in all the attendees getting to know each other with a few giggles along the way.
Singing Coach Lisa Faye then took over to do some vocal exercises before teaching the song "One Short Day" from the hit musical Wicked. Lisa worked with the whole group to teach the harmonies, and encouraged everyone to think about projection and pronunciation.
The Mayor of Test Valley, Counsellor Zilliah Brooks joined us at our mini-concert to officially launch our new name and to celebrate our newly awarded charity status.
There are just a few spaces left for our musical theatre workshop on Saturday 17th September.
The workshop included vocal coaching from professional singer Lisa Faye, and choreography from our in-house Director Claire Nias. It takes place at 10am-4pm at The Lights, Andover.
To registers please complete the online form CLICK HERE
At the end of the day there will be a short concert to showcase what has been learnt in the workshop alongside performances from our current members so please invite your friends and family!
Entry is FREE but will be on first come first served basis so we advise early arrival.
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