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Our next production: Calendar Girls

The much loved comedy Calendar Girls will make its local debut at the Milton Theatre towards the end of this year. This popular story follows the quiet, normally conservative ladies of a Women’s Institute in Yorkshire, who bare more than just their souls, in order to raise funds for charity.

The play is in the safe hands of experienced director Di Falloon, who has created many successful shows for the Follies over the years. She’s returning from a break, full of enthusiasm for this moving story about friendship, nudity, loss, and strategically placed flowers and vegetables.

Anybody who’d like to act on stage, or help behind the scenes, or at the front of house, watch this space for further details!

Wyrd Sisters Tickets Now Available

Tickets are now available to purchase for Milton Follies’ June 2017 production, Terry Pratchett’s® Wyrd Sisters, adapted by Stephen Briggs.

Tickets can be purchased online at Ticketbooth.

Tickets will also be available for purchase from Splatters in Milton from Friday 24th March.

To read more about Wyrd Sisters, click here.

Wyrd Sisters 2017 Show Dates

Fridays 9th & 16th June: 8pm
Saturdays 10th & 17th June: 4pm
Sundays 11th & 18th June:2pm

Wyrd Sisters Rehearsals Underway

The cast and crew of Milton Follies’ June Production of the hilarious and topical ‘Wyrd Sisters’ have hit the ground running.

The show, a thought provoking comedy (think “MacBeth meets Blackadder), follows the adventures of three country witches who take on royal politics and the power-hungry, mad King. They meet with fierce resistance, in the form of a travelling performance troupe hired to rewrite history and spread ‘alternative facts’.

Director K-M Doyle was thrilled with the audition turn out, and the subsequent casting.

“This play attracted new blood for Follies which is always exciting. We have found:

  • Sarah – a former professional, British and French actor
  • Faron – a recent Charles Sturt drama graduate
  • Alex – with previous Edinburgh stage experience
  • Jodhi – a former professional actor and acting teacher, (now well-known locally as ‘The Scrappy Sculptor’)
  • Ed – a writer, actor and director of short films
  • Gemma – an experienced puppeteer
  • Layissa – a young emerging actor, recently returned from drama training in America.

We’ve also been blessed to find Ella, who is being mentored in Stage Management, and is proving herself to be perfect for the position, and an invaluable asset.

These new recruits, combined with the wealth of talent already in the Follies stable, are uniting as an insightful and dedicated ensemble, and I am so proud of the work they are already producing.”

Follies President, Ruth Myers, herself making her stage debut in this production, is delighted with the show so far.

“Terry Pratchett’s® Discworld® series is a firm favourite with readers worldwide, and I am delighted that a director with K-M’s experience and passion has volunteered to bring ‘Wyrd Sisters’ to Milton Theatre.

It is a privilege to be a part of an amateur cast that is receiving such professional training: from the industry’s leading voice training method, to ensemble building, deep character development, and individual tuition.

I am hopeful that our patrons will be treated to a show that makes them laugh and makes them think, and makes them proud to be of a community that produces and supports great talent.”

‘Wyrd Sisters’ will open at Milton Theatre on the June Long Weekend.

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Friday 4th at 7.00pm  Saturday 5th at 8.00pm  Sunday 6th at 2.00pm

Friday 11th at 7.00pm  Saturday 12th at 8.00pm  Sunday 13th at 2.00pm

Kiss Me Kate Cast Announced !

To all those enthusiastic people who auditioned for a role in our newest production of Kiss Me Kate we thank you very much. Congratulations to those who were successful. The cast list is below.

First rehearsal is this Tuesday, 26th July, Ulladulla High School at 6.30pm. (Students with school information night please join us when you have finished.).

 

 

KISS ME KATE

MILTON FOLLIES 2016

Cast list

Baltimore players                                                                                 Shrew players

Pops (stage doorperson)…………Sophie Morrissey…………….Padua Priest

Hattie (Lilli’s Dresser)…………..Samantha Kneeshaw

Paul ( Fred Graham’s Dresser)…Rocco Forrester-Sach…..Dancer in Too darn Hot

Ralph/Rosie (stage manager)…..Rachel Tidbury…………………..ensemble

Lois Lane …………………………..Carla West…………………..Bianca Minola

Bill Calhoun………………………..Gaven Dorrell………………………Lucentio

Lilli Vanessi………………………..Elissa Skinner……………KatherineMinola

Dance Captain…………………….Maya Holstegge………..ensemble/Gregory

Fred Graham………………………Lloyd McDonald……………………Petruchio

Harry Tevor…………………………Sean Hendry………………..Batista Minola

Stagehand#1/electrician/cabdriver..Isobel Rabbidge………………….Nathaniel

First Man/Gangster………………..Jacob Woods………….(Aide to Katherine)

Second Man/Gangster…………….Mason Lake…………..(Aide to Katherine)

Flynt/Aide to general Howell……Ebony Millard…………Gremio/ensemble

Riley/Aide to general Howell……Caleb Howe………..Hortensio/ensemble

Stagehand #2………………………Alannah-Grace Henkel…Philip/ensemble

Stagehand #3………………………Michelle Babington..Haberdasher/ensemble

General Harrison Howell………..Matt Bryan

Wardrobe Lady……………………..Di L’Estrange……………………ensemble

Ensemble singer……………………Carly Jenkins…Padua Inn Waitress/ensemble

Ensemble……………………….Amy Driver…………………ensemble

Coming in November… Kiss Me Kate

The next Milton Follies adult production, Kiss Me Kate, will be held at the Milton Theatre in November. Watch this space to meet the cast that will bring this popular musical to life and to purchase your tickets.

The next kids’ show (to be announced) will be held in June 2017, with auditions in early February.

Below is a picture from last year’s production of Godspell.

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