Sister Act Casting Announcement

Sister Act Casting

We’re pleased to announce the following casting for our upcoming production:
Deloris – Kirsty McLaren
Mother Superior – Elise McLean
Sister Mary Roberts – Isla McAlpine
Sister Mary Lazarus – Megan Gall
Sister Mary Patrick – Roz Philips
Sister Mary Martin of Tours – May Connelly
Sister Mary Theresa – Pauline Forrest
Tina – Emily McGillivray
Michelle – Jo Doyle
Eddie – Kenny McLean
Monsignor – Graham Philips
Curtis – Michael Doyle
Ernie – Mark Trick
Pablo – Jacob Chown
Joey – Brian Sayer
TJ – Jordan Sharkey
Featured Chorus Nuns – Jessica Muscatt, Emily Macgillivray, Kate McGuigan, Sara Jayne Rettie
Sister Act will run from the 1st-4th November 2017 at the Victoria Halls, Helensburgh. Direction by Claire Love & Musical Direction by Pamela Frew.
Tickets available in October.

Spring Concert 2017

Thank you to everyone who came and supported the club for our two successful Spring Concert performances at the end of May.

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A Musical Medley In May

Upcoming Events

“A Musical Medley In May” Spring Concert – 19th & 20th May
7.30pm in the URC Hall in Helensburgh, doors at 7pm.
Tickets £6 (£4 u.18s) available from First Class, club members & on the door.

“Sister Act” Auditions – Sunday 11th June
Open rehearsals for audition pieces starts Wednesday 24th May, continuing on 31st May & 7th June.
If unable to attend these rehearsals prior to the auditions, please email info@helensburghsavoy.org.uk for more information on the auditions.

Thank you to everyone who helped at or came to our recent tabletop sale fundraiser on the 22nd April.

2017 Show Announcement & SFYS recap

Sing For Your Supper 2017

Thank you to everyone who came and made our annual charity concert such a great evening. We are pleased to announce that we raised £1,172.62 for Alzheimer Scotland.
Thanks again to all the local performance groups and audience members for taking part in this event.

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2017 Main Show Announcement

As you may have already seen on our facebook or in the local press, our autumn show this year will be Sister Act. This great hit modern show will run from the 1st to the 4th of November 2017 in the Victoria Halls, Helensburgh.
Auditions will be held in June with details to be announced in the local press and on facebook nearer the time.

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Costume Store Drama

Some of you may know that we have, for the past couple years, had access to a room in an unused council property for our costume and props storage. Due to a change in personnel at A&B, we only discovered last week that the building was about to go on the market and we had 1 week to vacate! After much brain wracking among the committee and an appeal to club members for options, Minuteman Press on John Street in Helensburgh agreed to step in in the short term and give us some of their upstairs space. A huge thanks to Richard and Jane for saving us from the big hassle of, worst-case-scenario, having to divy the costumes up among committee members houses!
In the meantime we are still searching for a more suitable permanent home (ideally rent free!) so any ideas, do please get in touch.

Upcoming Events

Spring Concert – 19th & 20th May, in the URC Hall in Helensburgh. Tickets available from the start of May.

Sing For Your Supper 2017 & AGM

Sing For Your Supper 2017

Friday 3rd February, Victoria Halls, Helensburgh
Our annual charity concert, featuring performances by over a dozen local performance groups, will be raising funds for Alzheimer Scotland.
Tickets £6 available from First Class, Helensburgh and on the door.

Savoy AGM 2017

The AGM was held on Wednesday 11th January with the following appointments to the club committee.

Chairperson: Jane Hepworth (returning)
Secretary: Pauline Forrest (returning)
Treasurer: Graham Philips (returning)
Friends of Savoy Secretary: May Connelly (returning)
Child Protection Officer: Elaine Donaldson
Ordinary Members (min 3): Euan Forrest (returning), Frances Rapallini (returning), Mark Trick, Emily MacGillivray.

Oklahoma! Competition T&C’s

  1. The winner will be picked at random from the list of post shares, and will be cross referenced with the list of Page likes to confirm they are a valid winner.
  2. The winner will be picked at 6pm Tuesday 1st Nov.
  3. Club members participating in Oklahoma! are excluded from winning the prize.
  4. The page admin will try to make arrangements to get the voucher and champagne bottle to the winner on Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016, as far as is physically possible.
  5. Helensburgh Savoy Musical Theatre Group and Cattle & Creel reserve the right to cancel the competition and/or voucher.
  6. £20 Cattle & Creel voucher donated by Cattle & Creel.
  7. Champagne bottle donated by club member Jo Doyle.
  8. Helensburgh Savoy Musical Theatre Group cannot be held responsible for any issues or faults with the prizes.

Big Quiz & Oklahoma!

Big Quiz Night 2016

Euan and Pauline return once again as our quiz hosts this year. Friday 30th September, 7.30pm at URC Hall, Helensburgh. £3p/p, teams of up to 8. Prizes, raffle and bar!

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Oklahoma! – The Final Stretch

We’re at 6 weeks till opening night, tickets are on sale and posters are going up! Tickets can be bought from First Class, Helensburgh; on the door; or via club members.

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Crafts Sales, Concerts & Show Announcement!

Sing For Your Supper 2016

We’re pleased to announce we raised £950 for the MS Trust. Our thanks to the audience and all the groups that contributed.

Craft Sale & Coffee Morning

This Saturday 7th May, 10am-2pm at the United Reformed Church Hall.
Wide range of craft stalls on offer, as well as our usual baking stall.
£1 entry includes free tea or coffee. Bacon rolls and soup for sale.

Making A Musical! – Spring Concert 2016

Our spring Concert this year is on Friday 20th & Saturday 21st May, 7:30pm at the United Reformed Church Hall.
The concert will feature music from over 26 hit shows, as we break down and guide you through what it takes to create a great musical.
Tickets are £6 (u.18 £4), via club members and available from First Class and on the door at performances.

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Main Show Announcement

We’re thrilled to announce that for 2016 the Savoy will be putting on a production of Rogers & Hammerstein classic Oklahoma!
Rehearsals start Wed 25th May, with principle auditions on Wed 8th June.
We’re also happy to say we are welcoming Ruth Richards for the first time as our Director for this years production. She has a wealth of theatrical experience and is currently a Drama teacher at Hermitage Academy.

And here’s a little blast from the past, our poster from our 2004 production of Oklahoma!
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Dates for the Diary

20th & 21st May – Spring Concert, URC Hall, tickets available now!
30th September – Quiz Night Fundraiser, URC Hall, tickets available in September.
2nd-5th Nov – Oklahoma!, Victoria Halls, tickets available in October.

2016 Update

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2016 Committee

The AGM was held on the 13th January. All committee members were nominated to maintain their previous posts for a further year.

Dates for the Diary

5th Feb – Sing For Your Supper Charity Concert, this year in aid of the MS Trust. Tickets £6 from First Class.
20th & 21st May – Spring Concert, URC Hall, tickets available in May.
2nd-5th Nov – Main Show 2016 (TBC), Victoria Halls

Casting & updates

Sunshine On Leith Cast

We’re pleased to announce the following casting for our upcoming production:
Rab – Brian Sayer
Jean – Linda Lupton
Liz – Becky Frew
Ally – Ewan Robertson
Davy – Jordan Lee Sharkey
Yvonne – Megan Gall
Barmaid (Barman in script) – Laura Merchant
Instructor – Graham Phillips
Hazel – Pauline Forrest
Margaret – Emma Johnstone
Young Rab – Ross Kelbie
Ina (Innes in the script) – Nikki Nairn
There are still a number of smaller parts to be cast and this will happen once rehearsals are fully under way in August.

Spring Concert

Thank you to everyone who came and supported the club for our two Spring Concert performances at the end of May. An album of photos from the Friday evening is available here on the clubs Facebook page.

Duck Race

The social picnic and duck race fundraiser is on the 20th June and everyone is encouraged to come along and join in.

Dates for the Diary

20th June (tbc) – Duck Race & Picnic fundraiser, Hermitage Park
19th Sept – Craft & Tabletop Sale, URC Hall
2nd Oct – Quiz Night fundraiser, URC Hall
4th-8th Nov – Sunshine on Leith, Victoria Halls