Theatre Diary by Benny Davis

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Now in its tenth year, the Stage Diary is not only an important guide to what's on in all regions, but is also an online web introduction to potential expats researching community life in Spain. The diary also acts as a planning guide to assist groups avoid unnecessary clashes of production dates.

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Actors Community Theatre Company: Harriet is happy, the two men in her life are happy. Is she "errr" with both of them? Do they know about each other? What could possibly go wrong? Go and see ACTS perform 'Key for Two' by John Chapman and Dave Freeman on 26th, 27th and 28th October at Benijofar Cultural Centre. Ticket hotlines: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 646 277 724 and various local outlets, or to join this happy group contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

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Cantabile Ladies Choir: Unfortunately, because of technical problems, the Choir have had to defer their autumn concert 'Far Away Places' until the beginning of next year. However, they will be giving a concert of carols in December, details of which will appear in the next edition of Female Focus. They are still welcoming new members, if interested contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Rehearsals, Fridays 2.45pm to 5pm at La Siesta Church, Torrevieja.

 

caprice female focus october17Caprice: Caprice ladies choir are now in the final few weeks of rehearsal for their next concert 'Love is Here to Stay' which will be performed on Thursday 26th October, 7.30pm, in the Salon Blau, Calpe. The concert is in support of Calpe and Benissa Lions. For more information contact musical director Aileen: 696 514 613 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

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Careline Theatre: New box office number: 605 181 726. Careline's autumn production in Alcalali is 'Nil By Mouth' by John Chapman, directed by Dennis Arthurs.This hilarious farce is set in a mixed ward of an under-funded and under-staffed NHS hospital (sound familiar?). With mistaken identities, wrong diagnoses, visitors becoming patients and all manner of medical mishaps. Dates are 19th to 21st October. Call the Box Office or email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

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Costa Blanca Male Voice Choir: CBMVC start the new season with an Autumn Concert at Benitachell Church on 6th October and will be taking part in the RBL Remembrance Day Service at Moraira church on 11th November. The choir are also rehearsing for Christmas Carol Concerts at Benitachell Church on 13th December and Teulada Church on 15th December. Further information can be obtained from Mike Evans telephone: 96 574 4577 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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Footlights: The group performed two charity performances before their summer break. Later, they will begin work on a ‘Christmas show’ to be performed in the Marina Alta and Baixa areas during December. The group are actively looking for new members for both acting and dancing parts for this exciting original production. All ages and abilities are welcome. Please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call: chairman, Giovanna Wallis: 634 347 937 for more information.

 

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Jávea Players: The box office at www.javeaplayers.com is now open for Ron Skinner's production, ´On Golden Pond´ a touching, funny and warming perceptive study of a spirited and loveable elderly couple facing their twilight years, which plays the Union Musical, Gata from the 7th to the 11th November. Curtain-up 8pm. Seats are priced at 12.50€. Parties of 10 and over enjoy a drink on the house.

 

 

new cardinal theatre group female focus october17New Cardinal Theatre Group: ‘Let Us Entertain You’ is in rehearsals to be staged at the Cardinal Theatre on 18th, 19th and 20th October. Doors open 7pm, curtain up 7.30pm. Tickets at 7€ are now available from the tourist office in Urb La Marina, the council office, Cards Are Us, or Pam Sutton: 96 679 6828 and Sue: 96 671 3822. For more information or membership details contact Tom Ford: 96 679 0547. All ticket sales donated to charity.

 

 

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Oliva Drama and Cultural Association: ODCA are now rehearsing for their next performance, the pantomime 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'. This will be staged at the Olimpia Theatre, Oliva, in February, more information next month. They meet every Saturday morning in Oliva, so if you are interested in joining, please phone 644 889 155 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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Phoenix Dancers: The Dancers have started rehearsals for their forthcoming Charity Shows and ´Christmas Extravaganza´. Anyone interested in any types of dancing and helping the various charities should get in touch with choreographer Phaedra.

 

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Rojales Pantomime Group: Auditions and rehearsals commence this month for their pantomime ‘Alibaba and the Forty Thieves’. The production will be staged on January 2018 at the Music Centre in Los Montesinos. There is still plenty of time to get involved be it on stage or behind the scenes. Please call Thelma: 634 339 588 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

 

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Rascals: Rascals have started rehearsing their ´Christmas Singalong´ at Sacko's Bar, El Limonar on Monday and Thursday mornings at 11am. New members are welcome. A music man is required, so if you are interested in joining this social group, or if you like to sing or dance and would like to take part in shows that raise money for local charities contact Jill: 96 672 7282.

 

 

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Sounds Familiar: The Company are looking for new members to join them in their new production, ‘The Pirates of Penzance’. The show has been re-vamped with updated music and the direction is closer to musical theatre than the original, although the songs themselves have not been changed. If you are interested in taking part please contact Philip on: 96 558 1483 for more information.

 

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Stagestruck: The Company have been busy performing their well-attended Murder Mysteries in local bars, in support of local charities including Alzheimer's Torrevieja and a new charity; Life's Too Short, formed to support Breast & Pancreatic Cancers. If you would like to book the group to perform a murder mystery for you, call Jenny: 608 129 983 for more details.

 

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Studio32: Rehearsals for their winter show have resumed after the summer break. The production is the classic Irving Berlin ´White Christmas´ and will be performed from Wednesday 29th November to Saturday 2nd December at the Cardenal Belluga Theatre in San Fulgencio. Full details are on their website: www.studiothirtytwo.org. Tickets are now available priced at 10€ – call Philip: 602 454 033 or email:- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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Valley Voices: The Voices have recommenced their weekly rehearsals, perfecting a wide repertoire of pop music and songs from the shows, so if you enjoy singing, why not pop along on any Monday afternoon at 4pm to the Animo drop in centre in Alcalali where you will receive a warm welcome. For more details contact Jennie Tollan: 96 648 0062 or Aileen Norbury: 96 648 2382.

 

 

velvetones female focus october17Velvetones Harmony Choir:The Choir restart rehearsals this month. They rehearse every Wednesday at El Paraiso Restaurant, Torrevieja between 10am and 12.30pm. For further details telephone: Ena: 96 570 7598 or Mary-Anne: 96 671 4973. Website:- www.velvetonesharmonytorrevieja.com. They would like to thank the Bridge Bar in Rojales for their support in raising 212€ for Velvetones local charities.

If you would like your group to be included on a strictly regular monthly basis, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for full details. Information updated on the 17th of every month for the following month.

Article Published in Female Focus magazine - October 2017