The Stage Diary now in its 11th year of publication is not only an important guide to what’s on in all regions but is also an on-line web introduction to potential expat’s researching community life in Spain. The diary also acts as a planning guide to assist groups avoid unnecessary clashes of production dates.
Caprice: Ladies Caprice choir are well into rehearsals for their next concert, 'Summertime' which will be performed on Thursday 7 June at 7.30pm at The Anglican Church, La Fustera, Benissa. With the usual mixture of popular songs, there will be something for everyone. Tickets are available from Aileen: 696 514 613 or via the choir's website – www.capriceladieschoir.com.
Jávea Players: Advance notice here for their popular summer al fresco dinner and show in the Casa de Cultura, 2 to 7 July inclusive. Written and directed by their resident playwright, Phil Mansell, 'Poor Yorick' is a rollicking comedy guaranteed to entertain everyone. More details to follow. See www.javeaplayers.com for information regarding joining and supporting the Players, either on stage, backstage crew, or front of house such as manning the bar or selling programmes.
New Cardenal Theatre Group: The group are in rehearsals for their latest variety show, 'It´s Show Time' to be performed at the Cardenal Theatre, San Fulgencio, at 7.30pm on the 19, 20 and 21 September. Tickets 7€ each, available soon. All sales will be donated to local charities. Further details next month. Contact Tom Ford: 96 679 0547.
Phoenix Dancers: The Dancers are looking forward to welcoming everyone to their next appearance in a show to be held at the Casa del Cultura, in Calpe on Wednesday 9 May. This is a charity event in aid of the Lions Club. Doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets are 10€ for adults and 5€ for children. Other charity events are up and coming, so watch here and local press for details.
Rascals: The group (see pix) donated 1,000€ to the local mattress appeal. If you would like to join them and help those less fortunate than ourselves, why not pop along to Sackos Bar El Limonar Monday or Thursday mornings 11am to 1pm to find out more. New members are needed to carry this work for the local community. Join now and make new friends by contacting Jill on 96 672 7282.
Sounds Familiar: The company are in rehearsals for their next show 'Show Stoppers' which will mark their 10th anniversary. If you are interested in joining the group or trying out this fun hobby, then please contact Philip on 96 558 1483 for more information.
Stagestruck: Tickets are selling like hot cakes with Saturday night nearly sold out. The production is an original comedy play 'From a Jack to a King' with plenty of East End cockney banter and songs from the 1960s. This will be performed at the Cardenal Belluga Theatre, San Fulgencio from 17 to 19 May inclusive. Tickets 8€. Contact Jenny: 608 129 983.
Velvetones Harmony Choir: This growing group of Harmony singers now rehearse every Thursday from 5.15pm to 7.45pm at El Paraiso, Torrevieja. Why not go along for a coffee and listen to them rehearse? They are a friendly bunch and welcome ladies of any age! Check out the website: www.velvetonesharmonytorrevieja.com or follow on Facebook - Velvetones Harmony Chorus. Call Mary-Anne on 96 671 4973 for further details. Photo by Kristoff.