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  • Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith. Originally produced by the WPA Theatre (Kyle Renick, Producing Director) at the Orpheum Theatre, New York City by the WPA Theatre, David Geffen, Cameron Mackintosh and the Shubert Organization. This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI www.mtishows.co.uk Updated:Tuesday, May 17, 2022

    Little Shop of Horrors

    Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Based on the film by Roger Corman, Screenplay by Charles Griffith. Originally produced by the WPA Theatre (Kyle Renick, Producing Director) at the Orpheum Theatre, New York City by the WPA Theatre, David Geffen, Cameron Mackintosh and the Shubert Organization. This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI www.mtishows.co.uk Updated:Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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  • Join hot-headed D’Artagnan as he travels to Paris full of childish excitement and misplaced bravado to become a Musketeer! Will things go to plan? It’s unlikely. An energetic retelling of the classic Alexander Dumas novel suitable for all ages. Updated:Saturday, May 14, 2022

    The Three Musketeers

    Join hot-headed D’Artagnan as he travels to Paris full of childish excitement and misplaced bravado to become a Musketeer! Will things go to plan? It’s unlikely. An energetic retelling of the classic Alexander Dumas novel suitable for all ages. Updated:Saturday, May 14, 2022

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  • A prince transformed into the Beast and a dual between the Good Fairy and her evil counterpart. Can Belle save the day? And how come Dobbin the horse is so bright? Updated:Saturday, May 14, 2022

    Beauty and the Beast

    A prince transformed into the Beast and a dual between the Good Fairy and her evil counterpart. Can Belle save the day? And how come Dobbin the horse is so bright? Updated:Saturday, May 14, 2022

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  • An evening of songs and sketches to celebrate the year that’s passed since the last time we did this to celebrate coming out of lockdown. Updated:Friday, February 25, 2022

    Cabaret Night

    An evening of songs and sketches to celebrate the year that’s passed since the last time we did this to celebrate coming out of lockdown. Updated:Friday, February 25, 2022

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  • In November each year the Wellington Theatre Company, located at the Belfrey Theatre, hosts a Drama Festival, for both Adults and Youth, aimed at encouraging Amateur Drama in Shropshire and beyond. Both Full Length and One Act Plays can be entered. All entries to the Festival will be adjudicated. Companies who are familiar with Festivals will be well aware of the benefits resulting from an assessment by an experienced eye. Youth drama groups, in particular, can gain immeasurably from adjudication. Updated:Sunday, April 3, 2022

    Wellington Drama Festival

    In November each year the Wellington Theatre Company, located at the Belfrey Theatre, hosts a Drama Festival, for both Adults and Youth, aimed at encouraging Amateur Drama in Shropshire and beyond. Both Full Length and One Act Plays can be entered. All entries to the Festival will be adjudicated. Companies who are familiar with Festivals will be well aware of the benefits resulting from an assessment by an experienced eye. Youth drama groups, in particular, can gain immeasurably from adjudication. Updated:Sunday, April 3, 2022

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  • Four adventurous children travel through a magical wardrobe to the mysterious land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of the mystical lion, Aslan. Updated:Sunday, April 24, 2022

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    Four adventurous children travel through a magical wardrobe to the mysterious land of Narnia and learn of their destiny to free it with the guidance of the mystical lion, Aslan. Updated:Sunday, April 24, 2022

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  • A tragicomedy in two acts. One of Nobel prize-winning author Samuel Beckett’s most thought-provoking plays The story of Estragon and Vladimir, two clownish tramps who wait at a crossroads for a man named Godot, who may know all the answers to their questions and may be able to lead them onwards. But he doesn’t show up, instead they encounter an arrogant master and his slave This happens twice.. Updated:Friday, February 25, 2022

    Waiting for Godot

    A tragicomedy in two acts. One of Nobel prize-winning author Samuel Beckett’s most thought-provoking plays The story of Estragon and Vladimir, two clownish tramps who wait at a crossroads for a man named Godot, who may know all the answers to their questions and may be able to lead them onwards. But he doesn’t show up, instead they encounter an arrogant master and his slave This happens twice.. Updated:Friday, February 25, 2022

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  •     Based on George Bernard Shaw‘s play Pygmalion and Gabriel Pascal’s subsequent film, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from Professor Henry Higgins so that she may pass in London Society as a lady. The original production was directed and staged by Moss Hart.   This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International.     Updated:Monday, November 8, 2021

    My Fair Lady

        Based on George Bernard Shaw‘s play Pygmalion and Gabriel Pascal’s subsequent film, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from Professor Henry Higgins so that she may pass in London Society as a lady. The original production was directed and staged by Moss Hart.   This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International.     Updated:Monday, November 8, 2021

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  • The Shropshire Drama Festival. (a first round festival of the All England Theatre Festival) The festival is held every Spring and showcases the best theatrical talent from around the county. Two or three one-act plays are shown each evening and a professional adjudicator is on hand to give the competing teams the benefit of his comments. The festival ends with an awards evening where individual and group talent is singled out for the presentation of various awards. The competition is organised into adult and youth categories and the winners can go on to represent Shropshire in the All England Theatre Festival. Updated:Monday, […]

    Shropshire Drama Festival 2022

    The Shropshire Drama Festival. (a first round festival of the All England Theatre Festival) The festival is held every Spring and showcases the best theatrical talent from around the county. Two or three one-act plays are shown each evening and a professional adjudicator is on hand to give the competing teams the benefit of his comments. The festival ends with an awards evening where individual and group talent is singled out for the presentation of various awards. The competition is organised into adult and youth categories and the winners can go on to represent Shropshire in the All England Theatre Festival. Updated:Monday, […]

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  • The plot combines the Babes-lost-in-the-forest story with the Robin Hood legend. The comedy comes thick and fast from Friar Tuck and Little Joan and Robin’s motley crew of Men in Tights. Plus, a really villainous Sheriff. And an unforgettable Dame! The Babes come to visit their uncle, the Sheriff of Nottingham, little suspecting that he is planning their demise. But never fear, help is at hand! – in the shape of Robin and his Merry Men, plus Maid Marian, and Nanny Winnie Widebottom. Updated:Sunday, February 6, 2022

    Robin Hood & The Babes in the Wood

    The plot combines the Babes-lost-in-the-forest story with the Robin Hood legend. The comedy comes thick and fast from Friar Tuck and Little Joan and Robin’s motley crew of Men in Tights. Plus, a really villainous Sheriff. And an unforgettable Dame! The Babes come to visit their uncle, the Sheriff of Nottingham, little suspecting that he is planning their demise. But never fear, help is at hand! – in the shape of Robin and his Merry Men, plus Maid Marian, and Nanny Winnie Widebottom. Updated:Sunday, February 6, 2022

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