Theatre Diary by Benny Davis

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This year, the Stage Diary now in its 11th year of publication. Not only is it 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.

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Actors Community Theatre Company: A.C.T.S. next performance is ´Duets´ by Peter Quilter. It is a quartet of half hour romantic comedies streaked with pathos. A funny examination of the chaotic world of love, relationships and why the grass is never greener on the other side. A.C.T.S Casa de Cultura, Benijofar. 8, 9 and 10 March. Advance booking: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 646 277 724.

 

 

 

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Cantabile Ladies Choir: Rehearsals for the spring concerts, ´Far Away Places´, a mixture of songs from around the world sung in a variety of languages are now well under way. The venues are Centro Rural de Algorfa in March and Los Balcones and La Siesta Churches in April. Dates to be confirmed. New members welcome. They rehearse on Friday afternoons from 2.45pm to 5pm in La Siesta Church, Torrevieja. Contact:- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 96 679 5816.

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Caprice: Caprice ladies choir are now putting the final touches to their concert programme, 'Just One Of Those Things' featuring the wonderful music of Gershwin and Cole Porter at La Senieta, Moraira on Friday 2 March in support of the local Alzheimer's society. For more information or tickets please contact Aileen: 696 514 613 or email via the choir's website – www.capriceladieschoir.com.

 

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Careline Theatre: Following their hugely successful production of ´Robin Hood – The Panto´ Careline will be performing the much-loved comedy ´Are You Being Served´ next May in their Alcalali theatre. An unforgettable cast including Mr Humphries, Mrs Slocombe, Miss Brahms and Captain Peacock, and with Careline's trademark professional touch, it is sure to be a hit. Dates to be announced soon. See carelinetheatre.com for more details.

 

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Costa Blanca Male Voice Choir: Following their very successful Christmas season, the choir will be rehearsing every Tuesday evening at 5.45pm in Bar Mediterráneo, Teulada, ready for a new programme of concerts in the spring. New members are always welcome and more details can be found on their website:
http://costablancamalevoicechoir.wikidot.com/.

 

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Jávea Players: Tone up your vocal chords for fun or for their next musical. First Singalong in the Studio, 9 February at 8pm. Then´Silver Lining´ a hilarious play written by Sandi Toksvig, will run from 17-21 April in Gata, 8pm. Five elderly women stranded on the top floor of a nursing home during a flood keep you entertained with their stories, wit and enterprise. Booking: Tickets 12€.
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New Cardinal Theatre Group: The group are planning their production for this year and are still looking for sound and lighting technical personnel and a stage manager. If you are interested, please contact Tom: 96 679 0547, or mobile 691 737 442.

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Oliva Drama and Cultural Association: ODCA are currently resting after their successful pantomime 'Goldilocks and The Three Bears' (Oh yes they are!). Now is an ideal time to join this enthusiastic drama group. 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.

 

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Phoenix Dancers: The dancers started off the New Year well, with a very successful first rehearsal where they welcomed new dancers. The Company look forward to a great 2018. Please watch this space for the dates of their charity shows in March and April. Remember they rehearse every Saturday afternoon in Calpe. Anyone interested in joining should get in touch with choreographer Phaedra: 607 290 896.

 

 

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Rascals: Their Christmas programme raised money for the children's homes and D.E.B.R.A. (Butterfly Children) mattress Appeal. They also sang for Age Concern, Reach Out Christmas lunches, a party for the students of A.L.P.E, residents of the Rojales home and for Tasha's appeal. New members are needed to carry this work for the local community. Join up and make new friends by contacting Jill on 96 672 7282.

 

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Rojales Pantomime Group: After a rip roaring successful Pantomime ´Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves´ the group will be taking a break but if anyone would like to join the group for their next panto, please contact Christine This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Thelma:- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., no experience needed and no age limit. Pop along and have fun.

 

sounds familiar femalefocusonline feb18Sounds Familiar: Sounds Familiar's next production, a concert version of ´The Pirates of Penzance´, is well underway and will be performed this March. The concert includes the dialogue from the show as well as updated music, although the songs themselves have not been changed. For more information please contact Philip on 96 558 1483.

 

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Stagestruck: The theatre group have donated 3.000€ to the Torrevieja Alzheimer's charity. Although no Christmas show was produced, the money has been raised via review nights and murder mystery evenings that were well attended. Rehearsals are starting again for their Summer show. For more details contact Jenny 608 129 983.

 

 

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Studio32: The group are back from their winter break and it’s straight into rehearsals for their next major show, the Broadway hit ´Chicago´. Provisional dates are 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 now on pre-order, priced at 10€ each – be sure to book early to avoid disappointment - just email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

valley voices femalefocusonline feb18Valley Voices: The Voices are now into the swing of their spring/ autumn programme. Tea and music at the Citrus Bar and a May concert at the Lavender Gardens in Lliber. Valley Voices continue their support during 2018 for both Caritas and Jalon Valley Help thanks to their sponsor, Jacaranda Villas in Jalon. Always looking for new members. Contact Jennie: 96 648 0062 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Facebook. Meetings Mondays 4pm to 6pm at Animo in Alcalali.

 

velvetones femalefocusonline feb18Velvetones Harmony Choir: The Velvetones commenced rehearsals on the 10th of January with a good turnout of around 20 ladies. Anyone who wants to give singing a try should pop along to their rehearsals on any Wednesday morning from 10am 12.30pm at El Paraiso Restaurant Torrevieja. For further details check out their website
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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 - February 2018