Birkdale Orpheus Society the Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic CAROUSEL at Southport Little Theatre

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Birkdale Orpheus Society the Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic CAROUSEL at Southport Little Theatre

Birkdale Orpheus Society next exciting production  CAROUSEL

The show will be staged at Southport Little Theatre, Hoghton Street, Southport

Saturday 25 May 2013 – Saturday 1 June 2013

Matinee Saturday 1 June 2013

Tickets now available from the ticket secretary on 01704 564042

Artistic Director: Liz Clarke

Musical Director: Tom Chester

Choreographer: Zoe Findlay

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel features some of the most powerful music ever written for the stage, including the immortal ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, ‘If I Loved You’ and the joyful ‘June is bustin’ out all over’. A story of true love and the tragedy of feelings left unspoken, this classic American musical is deeply touching and will capture your heart.

The Cast

Billy Bigelow – Ben Wake

Julie Jordan – Bridie Flanagan

Enoch Snow – Nick Lloyd

Carrie Pipperidge – Heather Lewis

Jigger – Carl Sedman

Mrs Mullin – Gill Corcoran

Nettie Fowler – Lisa Tatler

Enoch Snow Jnr – Luke Hurst

Eleanor Snow – Sophie Jones

Louise – Louise Clarke

Heavenly Friend – David Davies

Dr Seldon/Starkeeper – Peter Dearden

Mr Bascombe – Ron Bridson

Photograph above shows Chorus members of ‘Oklahoma’ staged 14th to 19th December 1959

The society was formed in 1959, the first meeting taking place at St Johns Hall, Wright Street, Southport on February 28th and the society has gone from strength to strength ever since. We celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2009!

We stage two operatic musicals productions a year, in May and November. Our members range from children through to grandparents and include several generations of the same family.   Over the years B.O.S has produced a variety of shows catering for all tastes from traditional blockbusters to the modern day musical. We pride ourselves on our high standards and continually strive for excellence.   Aside from our musical productions our concert party regularly perform for the community and charitable organisations. We have an active social membership and are well known for our friendly and fun approach.   The society is affiliated to the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) .We are extremely proud to have won a number of awards over the last few years.

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