Songs of Summer concert
This June, Cygnet Players present a one-off evening of fabulous musical theatre, Songs of Summer.
On Saturday 27th June at St Barnabas Church, Cygnets will be bringing you a one-night only chance to hear our unique compilation of songs from the theatre to evoke memories of the sunshine season.
Doors open at 6.30pm, with the concert beginning at 7pm.
See you there!
The Witches of Eastwick NODA review
We loved performing The Witches of Eastwick at the London Oratory back in February, and we had some fantastic audience feedback throughout the week. And it appears that our NODA reviewer enjoyed the show just as much as we did! Read the full review here, but in the meantime, here's one of our favourite bits:
"It really was a bright and lively piece, which sits up there with several previous Cygnets shows. The show's final number, 'Look at me', left me in tears - these three ladies were a true triumph and all equally impressive. The production line of outstanding productions continues apace. Congratulations to all involved."
Well done to everyone involved in putting on such a great show, and thank you again to all our audiences who came along to support us. Without you, we wouldn't have a society! Here's to lots of future successful productions!
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Coming in 2017: 9 to 5: The Musical!
Following its very recent release to amateur societies, we're really thrilled to be one of the first companies to secure the rights to perform the fabulous Dolly Parton penned show, 9 to 5: The Musical, at Putney Arts Theatre in the autumn of 2017!
Pushed to the boiling point by their boss, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even in a man's world.
A brilliant show with loads of fantastic characters and big numbers, we're so excited to be adding this show to the upcoming Cygnet musical line-up!
The Full Monty first meeting & auditions
Our next musical, after our current production of Rumours (which you can book tickets for via our box office page!), is the smash-hit musical with 'the total package', The Full Monty, which we'll be bringing to the Putney Arts Theatre stage from Weds 30th Sept to Sat 3rd Oct 2015.
And now's your chance to get involved! There are some great parts for ladies as well as men (it's not all about the stripping you know!), so come along to our first meeting on Thursday 28th May to find out more about the show, our production team's vision, and how you can be part of it.
Full details about the dates of all the pre-audition rehearsals and auditions themselves can be found on our auditions page.
All welcome - both members and non-members. See you there!
Calendar of Events
Sunday 19th April
Cygnets treasure hunt
Join us for our annual car based navigation of south west London in a quest to be crowned 2015 champion hunters!
Sat 27th June
Cygnet Fundraising Concert at St Barnabas Church
Sun 12th July
Cygnet Sports Day
An active twist on our usual summer picnic!
"It really was a bright and lively piece, which sits up there with several previous Cygnets shows."
"The show's final number, 'Look at me', left me in tears - these three ladies were a true triumph and all equally impressive."
"The production line of outstanding productions continues apace. Congratulations to all involved."
"The was an excellent production of a technically complex show, and should be considered a great achievement for this rapidly expanding company."
"Charlotte Donald, Helen Burgess-Bartlett and Rhian Roberts effectively owned the stage each time they appeared, ensuring all eyes were upon them, and playing off each other very effectively."
"From the moment the action started with the stirring “The Old Red Hills of Rome” and the individual voices of Nick Dore and Juan Miralles, I knew we were on for a winner."
“Stephen’s physicality [as Leo Frank] was excellent, never once dropping any ounce of character from this relatively insignificant individual yet he will never be forgotten.”
“Usually within a production there is at the very least the odd sub principal who is a bit wooden or tuneless but I can honestly say everyone on stage was enhancing the production not detracting from it.”
"The whole production was slick, well performed and of a very high standard."
"It was a fantastic show, I want to book another ticket and come see it to laugh all over again!"
Sardines Magazine Review
"Your audience were in stitches regularly and this is not just because of the quality of the material but because of the quality of the delivery."
"Congratulations to Ian Ward for directing such a tight production."
"The cast were very strong and executed well both script and score with much skill and aplomb."
"It is difficult to get the balance right with this show between the drama and the comedy/pantomime and I thought you achieved the balance pretty much perfectly."
'I have to say at this point that this production is one of the best non-professional I have ever seen! Finding fault was very nigh on impossible as the cast were of a very high standard and to give nothing away, provided us with a lead performance that was pure excellence.'
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