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198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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September 2017

Avenue Q

September 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - September 16, 2017 @ 9:30 pm
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand

We’re super excited to announce that we’re expecting Avenue Q will be the funniest, most outrageous show you will go to.  Ever!  If you grew up with Sesame Street, or watched with your kids as they grew up with it, then you absolutely must see this show. If you don’t know about Avenue Q, it is a top Broadway show, winning three Tony’s - Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book.  Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt and packed…

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October 2017

Power 2 Perform

October 2, 2017 - October 7, 2017
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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The South Canterbury Drama League welcomes you to 'Power 2 Perform' and hopes that you, the students, make the most of the opportunity to learn from Alice Sollis & Kimble Henderson.

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Mums Choir

October 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - October 13, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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Mum’s Choir, a heartwarming Kiwi comedy about family, laughter, love and music. Written by Alison Quigan, the story revolves around five adult children who gather at the family home to prepare for their mother’s funeral. The five siblings consist of farmer’s wife Cathy (Alice Sollis), bachelor music teacher Noel (John Roxburgh),Aussie-based used car salesman Kev (Malcolm Eadie), pregnant mother of four Terri (Carolyn Willis), and University lecturer Jean (Morag Carter). They are joined by Cathy’s son Matt,(Nathan Butler) – who rushes…

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November 2017

Seussical Kids & Hairspray Jr Workshops

November 14, 2017 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 14, 2017 at 6:45pm

One event on November 16, 2017 at 6:45pm

The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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In 2018 the Junior Section of the South Canterbury Drama League will be presenting a double billing for their annual show. This is a new format and will give more children the opportunity to shine onstage.  “Seussical Kids“ will give our younger juniors, ages 8-13 the opportunity to take on exciting roles created by Dr Seuss. “Hairspray Jr” for the 13-18 year olds is packed with singing and dancing for the entire cast.  Full information contact Lauren O'Connor, Juniors Chairperson…

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Seussical Kids & Hairspray Jr Workshops

November 16, 2017 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2017 at 6:45pm

One event on November 16, 2017 at 6:45pm

The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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In 2018 the Junior Section of the South Canterbury Drama League will be presenting a double billing for their annual show. This is a new format and will give more children the opportunity to shine onstage.  “Seussical Kids“ will give our younger juniors, ages 8-13 the opportunity to take on exciting roles created by Dr Seuss. “Hairspray Jr” for the 13-18 year olds is packed with singing and dancing for the entire cast.  Full information contact Lauren O'Connor, Juniors Chairperson…

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Seussical Kids & Hairspray Jr Auditions

November 18, 2017 - November 19, 2017
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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In 2018 the Junior Section of the South Canterbury Drama League will be presenting a double billing for their annual show. This is a new format and will give more children the opportunity to shine onstage.  “Seussical Kids“ will give our younger juniors, ages 8-13 the opportunity to take on exciting roles created by Dr Seuss. “Hairspray Jr” for the 13-18 year olds is packed with singing and dancing for the entire cast.  Full information contact Lauren O’Connor, Juniors Chairperson…

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February 2018

Darling Buds of May – AUDITIONS

February 10 - February 24
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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A comedy by H.E. Bates Directed by Gail Tatham Auditions - Saturdays Feb 10th, 17th (children’s auditions) and 24 th February 2 – 5 pm Rehearsals start Sunday 3 March, Production dates 4th – 11th May Scripts available from Gail Tatham 027 641 8863

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March 2018

Menopause The Musical

Menopause The Musical – AUDITIONS

March 12 - March 14
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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Monday 12th & Wednesday 14th March 7pm @ The Playhouse, Church Street, Timaru. SHOW DATES: 22nd to 30th June 2018 Director Alice Sollis Musical Director Sharleyne Diamond Seeking four women aged 40+ with strong comedic skills, pop/rock vocal style & the ability to harmonise Dance/movement skill a definite advantage. AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT: Enquiries and to book audition time email alicesollis@actrix.co.nz

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Amorous Ambassador

March 22 - March 29
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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When Harry Douglas, the new American Ambassador to Great Britain, tells his family he is going to Scotland to play golf, his wife and daughter announce weekend plans of their own. Their newly hired butler, Perkins, watches stoically as each leaves and secretly returns for a romantic rendezvous in the empty house. Harry's secretary and Captain South of Marine Corps Embassy Security then arrive in the wake of a bomb threat and the embassy is sealed off, with hilarious results.…

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April 2018

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Workshops

April 18
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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Why not audition for our show of the year - Disney Beauty and the Beast. On stage 21st-29th Sept 2018. Come along to the information evening on Wednesday 18th April and find out everything you need to know about what is required to audition for this show. Book your audition time for Sat and Sun 21st & 22nd of April - Auditions by appointment only. Two days to choose from so get in early to secure your ideal slot. Request…

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Auditions

April 21 - April 22
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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Why not audition for our show of the year - Disney Beauty and the Beast. On stage 21st-29th Sept 2018. Come along to the information evening on Wednesday 18th April and find out everything you need to know about what is required to audition for this show. Book your audition time for Sat and Sun 21st & 22nd of April - Auditions by appointment only. Two days to choose from so get in early to secure your ideal slot. Request…

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June 2018

Menopause The Musical

June 22 - June 30
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flushes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This joyful musical set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! Join the sisterhood and see what 11 million women worldwide have been laughing about. Menopause The Musical is Las Vegas’ longest running scripted show. Men Love it Too!

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July 2018

AUDITIONS – Blackadder Goes Forth, Episode 5&6

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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The popular cast from the Mill Theatre’s 2014 season return with the last two episodes. In the first “General Hospital” a game of "I Spy" goes terribly wrong when a bomb strikes Blackadder's bunker and injures George, leaving him in the care of the kindly Nurse Mary at the field hospital. After Melchett and Darling inform Blackadder that there is a German spy in the hospital giving away their battle plans, Blackadder and Darling are sent undercover. The final episode…

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AUDITIONS – The ACB with Honora Lee

July 8 - July 15
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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Cast: NB: There is the possibility of doubling up. Perry—A nine-year-old girl (can be played by a teenager or young adult). Perry is an only child, curious, naïve yet intuitively wise. She is hungry for the affection and gift of time that she doesn’t receive from her very busy professional parents. Her relationship with her grandmother is the focus of the play. Like most children, Perry sees the essential truth in people and situations. Honora Lee—Perry’s grandmother, a resident at Santa Lucia Rest Home.…

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All Stars Holiday Programme – Registrations now closed.

July 9 - July 13
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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The South Canterbury Drama League welcomes you to the 'All Stars' Theatre Programme and hopes that you the students, make the most of the opportunity to learn from Kimble Henderson & Sharleyne Diamond. Registrations for this programme have now closed.  Sorry if you missed out this time but keep an ear to the ground for information about our Summer Holiday programme in January.  We will be taking registrations later in the year.  Better still, become a member and receive information about…

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Singing Competitions

July 14
The Playhouse, 198 Church Street
Timaru, 7910 New Zealand
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The South Canterbury Drama League is creating a new annual Singing Competitions event The Singing Competitions are for children and teens where competitors will be judged on technique, performance, and musicality in a range of categories. The event is the same as other performance competitions held in other locations around NZ and under the overall direction of the Performing Arts Competitions Association of New Zealand Inc. (PACANZ) - the national body for Performing Arts Competition Societies. The inaugural Timaru Singing…

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