youngsters flock to auditions for community musical
Over 40 young
people from across Burnham-On-Sea grabbed the opportunity to appear
in a new community production of the musical 'Pinafore Pirates'
on Tuesday (February 28th).
young actors and actresses queued up at the BAY Centre where leaders
from Burnham-On-Sea Dreamscheme held auditions for the autumn
children were invited to read a few lines from a script and sing
a few lines from their favourite songs to help the team assess
their performing abilities.
performance of the junior light opera 'Pinafore Pirates' by Malcolm
Sircom is due to held in the town in late September this year
to give the young cast plenty of time to rehearse.
The story has many references to the Pirates of Penzance, The
Mikado and HMS Pinafore. With 15 songs and great humour, it is
set to be a show worth seeing.
"If there is anyone who would be willing to lend a hand
and expertise, we have a junior production team willing to learn.
The set will be fairly basic - as will the costumes - but any
support would be welcomed. If you would like to assist us with
this maiden voyage of the Dreamscheme, then contact Jacqui Strong
of the Dreamscheme," a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
The group thanked all those families and children who turned
up and patiently waited for their turn to be assessed. The panel
of Sam Nicol, Jonathan Smith and Jacqui Strong said it was much
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