September News Letter

October 6, 2017

 

CHAIRMAN'S CHAT 

Well what a success Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was! The audiences and the cast loved it, Ann and Dave must be thrilled and it just shows what we can do when we go out of our comfort zone. Congratulations to all involved. My only regret about the whole show is that my DRS hoodie went missing at Malaga airport - life is unfair! The Christmas concert rehearsals started this week and Beth has a very clear vision of what is going on - I'm not sure I will ever get the cup slamming right but everyone else is very good at it. Good to see Lucy back behind the piano. Beth is also in control of the dinner dance this year - another heavy load and I hope lots of members come along to ensure it is a really good night and we have a quiz coming up so hope to see lots of you there too - there's no time to get bored in CUDOS. Take care and see you soon. POLLY

 

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS 

Another outstanding success for CUDOS receiving many accolades. Congratulations to Ann, the Production Team, cast and everyone involved in this great show.  If you didn’t manage to get a ticket you missed a treat.

 

BAZAAR AND RUMMAGE

We are delighted to announce we have received the following nominations in the Phoebe Rees Competition run by the SFD. 

Gordon Neagle Memorial Cup (Best production in a non-theatre venue)

Kerry Peters – Best Female Supporting Actor

Several of us are going to the Awards evening on October 13th so fingers crossed.

 

WORKSHOP Sunday 15th October 

9:30am-5:30pm in the Victoria Hall

David Richey of HOUSE OF THEATRE is to hold a workshop “Finding the Character”. The cost will be £12 per head and there are three spaces still available..  If you would like to take part please contact Kerry asap kerry.peters@live.com or on 07557 447078 You will need to bring a packed 

lunch but hot and cold drinks will be provided Payment must be paid by 7th October at the latest.

 

CHRISTMAS CONCERT 1st-2nd December

Director: Beth Harris

Assisted by: Lucy Singleton

Rehearsals have started for the Christmas Concert, it’s not too late to come along if you would like to take part, Beth would be pleased to see you. 

Rehearsals are on a Monday and Thursday at 7.30 in the Victoria Hall until we start Panto in November when it will move to a Wednesday in the Church Hall.  TICKETS ON SALE FROM 16TH OCTOBER – ALWAYS A SELL OUT SO DON’T DELAY from www.cudoscrewkerne.com or from Wendy on 01460 74380 price £7.50

 

DINNER DANCE Saturday 11th November 

This year, the theme of the Dinner Dance is ‘The Moulin Rouge!’. You are welcome to dress up to look the part, with a three-course banquet fit for the finest of patrons and a live band to dance the night away - you will not be disappointed!

Time: 7pm for 7:30pm prompt

Venue: The Victoria Hall

Tickets £30 pp

 

A booking form was with the August newsletter, should you need another please message, call or e-mail Beth Harris to book your place: 

beth.harris12@outlook.com   Tel: 07879605592

 

PANTOMIME- SNOW WHITE – 

24th – 27th January 2018

Author and Director    -   Ann Brolly

MD -   Lucy Singleton

Choreographer -   Lisa Gage

 

Read through   -   Monday 30th Oct

Workshop -   Thursday 2nd Nov

Both at 7.30pm in the Victoria Hall

 

Auditions - Sunday 5th Nov at 2pm

Children have to be 7 years of age by 23rd January 2018 and there is an audition fee for new and non-paid up members.

 

 

VACANCIES

 

Ann is looking for a Stage Manager for the Pantomime, if you feel you can step into this role please contact Ann on 01460 74689 or at ann.brolly@me.com (after 5th October). 

 

Dave Brolly is stepping down as Sound Engineer (we must thank Dave for all his hard work in this field).  If you would like any information regarding this role and feel it could be your forte Dave would be happy to discuss the position with you (after 5th Oct).

 

Best wishes to Trisha Perry, Polly Bray. Hazel Axe, Paul Head and Rosa Atkinson; we wish you all a speedy recovery.

 

We were sad to hear of the passing of Madge Wright, Madge played the piano and made many costumes for Pantomime for Crewkerne Players over many years.  Condolences to her daughter Mandy Downing and family.

 

Condolences to Amanda Perry on the sad loss of her father.

 

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