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Cole Porter’s Anything Goes coming to Follies

In exciting news, Milton Follies is able to announce their June 2019 Junior show, Cole Porter’s classic, Anything Goes. Lloyd McDonald, director of Joseph, The Little Mermaid and Seussical, is excited to be bringing this famous show to Milton Theatre, along with choreographer Ash Howes and musical director Ruth Myers.

“This is a great show with incredible opportunities for our local young performers. It’s a play with great comedic characters, so I’m looking for charismatic actors. It’s full of toe tapping songs like Anything Goes, I Get a Kick Out of You and You’re the Top, so my leading men and ladies are going to need to be strong singers.

Most importantly, this is a dancer’s show, so Ash is going to have her work cut out for her! Ideally, we’d love a core of 4-6 high quality dancers to feature in the high energy show-stopper numbers.”

There’s still a bit of administration and planning for Follies to get through, but expect audition information to be posted online towards the end of the year.

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Joseph Reunion popular with Cast and Crew

Milton Follies held a mini Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat reunion on Saturday June 16th, with cast and crew of the successful November 2017 production reuniting at Mollymook Bowling Club to sing along to the Donny Osmond movie.

Local performers were in fine voice, with many reprising their roles for one last time. There were many laughs to be had, as the team relived missed cues, close calls and rapid costume changes, and absent members were fondly recalled.

At the end of the movie, it was unanimously agreed that our production had put the professional version to shame.

Joseph Cast and Crew Reunion on Saturday, 16th June

The long awaited cast and crew reunion for Joseph will be held soon:

  • Date: Saturday, 16th June
  • Time: meet at 630pm, film at 7pm
  • Venue: Mollymook Bowling Club
  • Cost: $10 including food. Drinks can be purchased at the bar.
  • Chairs will be provided, BYO beanbag if you want.

RSVP to seanh.coach@gmail.com by 9th June for catering purposes.

Note: this is NOT our show! It’s the Donny Osmond film, which is nearly as good 🙂

See you there!

Many thanks to Mollymook Bowling Club for providing their venue.

Little Mermaid to make a splash

Disney fans will flock to the Milton Theatre to see stunning teen songstress Brea Holland as Ariel in the hit musical Little Mermaid Junior in June 2016.

The Milton Follies will present six magical shows at the historic theatre, opening on Friday June 10.

Starring Ulladulla’s Australia Day Music Scholarship winner and Milton Voice winner Brea Holland as Princess Ariel, plus an all-singing, all-dancing cast, the show is sure to be a hit with lovers of princess stories of all ages.

The energetic cast of 46 young performers will bring the Disney story to life in a show featuring the well-known songs Part of Your World, Under the Sea and Kiss The Girl.

Show director Lloyd McDonald said the musical was sure to be popular and the cast and crew were ready to wow audiences.

“This is a really big show, with lots of music, dancing and energy,” he said.

“The performers may be young, but they will bring loads of talent to the stage.

“The Milton Follies is a community theatre group, however we strive to put on a professional show.”

The Little Mermaid Jr follows on the from the Follies’ sell-out production of the Seussical Jr musical last year.

Shows will be held on Friday June 10 at 7pm, Saturday June 11 at 5pm and Sunday June 12 at 2pm and again the following weekend June 13-15 at the same times.

Tickets are $20 and available from the website: miltonfollies.org or from Splatters in Milton.

Lloyd said the June long-weekend was an ideal time for people to invite family and friends to the show and make the most of Milton’s wonderful eateries and shops.

“What an ideal way to spend a long weekend on the coast – with a great show at the Milton Theatre and good food.”

 

ABOUT THE SHOW: Somewhere under the sea, and beyond your imagination, adventure awaits! Join Ariel, a headstrong young mermaid, who longs to be part of the magical world on land, much to the dismay of her father King Triton. When Ariel falls in love with a human prince, she trades her voice to the diabolical sea witch, Ursula, for legs. Ariel and her friends – shy, lovable Flounder and Sebastian, a reggae-singing crab – must win her prince’s love in a thrilling race against time! Featuring the much loved songs, “Under the Sea”, “Part of Your World” and “Kiss the Girl”.