Long Marston Pantomime 2014 – Sleeping Beauty

TO ALL LOCAL CHILDREN AGED 8 TO 14 YEARS:

PANTOMIME AUDITIONS

FOR THE CHILDREN’S CHORUS OF NEIL GURNEY’S “SLEEPING BEAUTY”

will be held in Long Marston Village Hall

on SUNDAY 24th NOVEMBER at 6.30pm.

** PARENTS MUST ALSO ATTEND**

Priority will be given to children living within the catchment area of (or attending) Long Marston School.

PERFORMANCES WILL BE IN LONG MARSTON VILLAGE HALL ON:

20th, 21st & 22nd February 2014. (Dress rehearsal: 18th Feb.)

Children’s rehearsals start on Sunday, 5th January 2pm – 5pm and continue

every Sunday until the performances. 

There will be only SIX rehearsals before the Technical and Dress Rehearsals and LOTS of songs & dances to learn, so you must be prepared to work very hard and concentrate during rehearsals.

 ALL children must be able to attend ALL rehearsals 

PARENTS PLEASE NOTE: ~

Be prepared to help with the children during at least 2 rehearsals and 1 performance.

The Dress & Technical rehearsals may finish very late at night. The performances finish 10.30 – 11pm.

For more information, contact Vicky Hayes on 07855 369515

Pre-panto Meeting – Sunday 24th of November.

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We have now heard from our esteemed pantomime creator, Neil Gurney, who has agreed to do it again next year! Neil has been very busy recently and is currently directing a production of ‘Doctor Doolittle’ at the Pendley Theatre in Tring from 13-16th November with Pantomime regular Alan Munt in the title role which I am very much looking forward to seeing. With flower arranging shows in the local area on top, we are very grateful for his time and expertise.

The pre-panto meeting has been set up for Sunday 24th of November in Long Marston village hall where auditions for next year’s chorus will take place at 6:30pm. Neil and the panto team are keen to encourage young talent to take part in the show by joining the chorus so I encourage all would-be James Arthur or Little Mix to come and have a go!

Being involved in panto is hard work but most rewarding. There are a variety of jobs to suit all tastes from selling ice creams to making costumes as well as lots of painting! As we don’t start until the New Year, Christmas Festivities will not be affected and you only have to help us on Sundays that suit you. I would encourage anyone who is interested in helping us come to the hall at 7:30pm to meet the team.

LMPHS – List of Stage Productions.

Please see below for a list of stage productions by the Long Marston & Puttenham Horticultural Society.

1989
Aladdin
1990
Dick Whittington
1991
So Doff Your Hat (adult review)
Peter Pan (cast of children only)
1992
Sleeping Beauty
1993
Sinbad
“Review a la Pantomonium”
1994
Humpty Dumpty
Christmas Entertainment
1995
Jack & the Beanstalk
1996
Cinderella
1997
Robin Hood & the Babes in the Wood
1998
Mother Goose
Christmas Entertainment
1999
Aladdin
2000
Dick Whittington
2001
Beauty & the Beast
2002
Sinbad
2003
Sleeping Beauty
2004
Jack & the Beanstalk
2005
Cinderella
2006
Robin Hood & the Babes in the Wood
2007
Mother Goose
2008
Aladdin
2009
Beauty & the Beast
2010
Dick Whittington
2011
Humpty Dumpty
2012
Cinderella
2013
Sinbad