Theatre Diary by Benny Davis

facebook Share on Facebook

stagediary 2108 logoThe 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.

 

stage acts femalefocusonline may18

 

Actors Community Theatre Company: Auditions for 'Calendar Girls' is complete and roles cast. The Company are very excited and are working towards an early October production. They will also be printing a support calendar - so watch this space for more information. If you are interested in joining ACTS for any of the above or indeed to help in any other way with this production, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 stage adante femalefocusonline may18

Adante Classical Choir: After the choir’s successful end of season concerts, they will now take a break until the autumn as many members return to their home countries for holidays. A new programme of choral music will begin in the autumn ready for concerts at Christmas and Easter time. New members are welcome so if you think you would like to join them, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone: 96 671 6016 or mobile: 625 707 294.

 stage cantobile femalefocusonline may18

Cantabile Ladies Choir: The choir are concentrating on the programme for their '20th Anniversary Concerts' in November. These will include the 3-part version of Vivaldi’s 'Gloria', 'Ave Verum Corpus’ set to the theme tune of ´Brideshead Revisited´ and pieces by Handel, Bach, Mozart and Faure among others. New members are always welcome to join this friendly choir, who rehearse Fridays 3pm to 5pm in La Siesta Church. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 96 679 5816.

 stage caprice femalefocusonline may18

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.

 

stage careline femalefocusonline may18

 

Careline Theatre: Next production, 'Are You Being Served?' the popular TV comedy series that will be directed by Candida Wright. With much-loved characters including Mr Humphries, Mrs Slocombe, Miss Brahms and Captain Peacock, and with Careline's trademark professional touch, this is sure to be a hit. Dates are Wednesday 16 May to Saturday 19 May at 8pm. Tickets 12€ (10% discount for groups). Contact the box office: 605 181 726 and at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 stage cbmvc femalefocusonline may18

Costa Blanca Male Voice Choir: Following last year's very popular Concert at the Cave in Benidoleig, which sold out three weeks in advance, CBMVC have booked two successive evenings at the Cueva de las Calaveras on 15 and 16 June. The two concerts will be held in the wonderfully acoustic entrance to the cave, starting at 8.30pm. Early booking is recommended (bookings are already being received) Tel: 96 574 4577 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

stage javea players femalefocusonline may18 

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.

 stage new cardinal femalefocusonline may18

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.

 stage ocda femalefocusonline may18

Oliva Drama and Cultural Association: ODCA are currently holding a series of interactive workshops whilst preparing for a small summer event, more details soon. Now is an ideal time to join this enthusiastic drama group who meet in Oliva every Saturday morning. For more information please phone 644 889 155, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or see their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OlivaDrama.

 stage pheonix femalefocusonline may18

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.

 stage rascals femalefocusonline may18

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.

stage rojales femalefocusonline may18 

Rojales Pantomime Group: Another successful pantomime 'Alibaba and the Forty Thieves' raised 3,000€ for local charities. Jan Holden played an amazing baddie, ´Bombastardo,´ strongly supported by Sue Sellwood and Dawn Lovell as two of the forty thieves. The group are now in the process of deciding their next pantomime. Always in need of new members, so if you are interested, call Sue: 699 115 563. Email. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 stage sounds familiar femalefocusonline may18

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.

 stage stage struck femalefocusonline may18

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.

 stage studio32 femalefocusonline may18

Studio 32: The Company are preparing to thrill audiences with their latest musical theatre venture 'Chicago' a raunchy musical vaudeville set in the 1920s. The production will be performed from Wednesday 30 May to Saturday 2 June at the Cardenal Belluga Theatre, San Fulgencio. Full details are on their website, www.studiothirtytwo.org. Reserved seating tickets are on sale now and going fast - book now or you’ll miss it! Reservations by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 stage valley voices femalefocusonline may18

Valley Voices: The Voices are rehearsing for their 'Celebratory Concert' and picnic to be performed in the Lavender Gardens, Finca la Cuta, Jalón, on Saturday 9 June - Queen Elizabeth II´s birthday. They will be presenting their expanding repertoire to reflect the changing tunes spanning her life, and a selection of her personal favourites. A warm welcome awaits new members interested in joining on Monday afternoons, 4pm to 6pm at the Centro Cívico, Alcalalí. Enquiries, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 699 606 088.

 stage velvetones femalefocusonline may18

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.

 

If you would like your compnay to be included in the Stage Diary please send you information before the 15th of the month prior to pulication to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.