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Dear members

After a very successful pantomime, I am pleased to share with you all that we raised an incredible £503 for the Alexander Devine children’s hospice. Thank you to everyone for helping to make this happen. We have received a lovely letter of thanks from the charity, attached to this email for you to read.

The Forum committee have been busy looking at scripts, speaking to potential directors & planning ahead for 2019 & 2020 productions.

We have received a great variety of scripts & I am pleased to say that our next production will be ‘Wandering Through La Mancha, a Quixotic Tale’.  With support & project funding provided by the European Commission about the story of Don Quixote, we will have a preview/read through this exciting script on Wednesday 17th April. 

Auditions will be after the Easter bank holiday weekend, dates to follow.  Rehearsals commence on Monday 20th May and then on Thursdays, which is a slight change to our usual Monday & Wednesday routine, for this production only.  Performances will be in the evening of 4, 5 & 6 July at Bourne End Community Centre theatre.

Watch this space for a possible autumn production & of course, details to follow of our annual pantomime.

Our very own Wendy Keeble will be singing with the Wycombe Philharmonic Choir next Saturday, 13 April. 

Hope to see many of you at next weeks preview & reading for Don Quixote.

Kind regards 

Kerry 

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Our next production details

Forum Players are very excited to announce our next production, which will be the story of Don Quixote. We have a new Director joining us from Chinnor Players & this will be an exciting collaboration.

The author, Aaron Khan, is a teacher of history & literature at Oxford. He is also literature project lead with the European Commission & Forum Players will help to bring this venture (and adventure!) with the European Commission, to life.

Details of script readings & auditions will follow shortly. This is being planned as a ‘rehearsed reading’ production, so there will be less pressure on you to learn lines. We have flexibility with this script, and we will be pleased to welcome as many of you as possible who would like to be involved. If you have any questions or would like to know more, please add comments to this post or email/PM me directly.

Rehearsals will commence on Monday 20th May & will be on Monday & Thursday evenings. This is a break from our Wednesday evening tradition, for this production only.

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AGM 28th January

Hello to all members past & present

The Forum Players AGM will be held on Monday 28th January at 8pm in the small hall.

The goal is to focus on plans and objectives for 2019, so please bring ideas along.  If you cannot attend but have thoughts to suggest, then please send to me in advance.

If you wish to stand or make a nomination for the committee, please contact Leigh Robinson for a form.

The agenda for this years meeting will be as follows:

  • Minutes from the 2017 AGM
  • 2018 Chairmans Report
  • 2018 Treasurers Report
  • Election of committee members / officers of the club
  • Plan for 2019
  • Any Other Business

I look forward to seeing you all there.

Your Chairman
Kerry Hudson

 

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Aladdin has left the building

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Cast & Creative Team of Aladdin sharing a well deserved drink after the last show last night. Here’s to another 50 years of amateur theatre! ?

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More praise for Aladdin.

Just been to Aladdin at the Community Centre and I have to say it was brilliant! We went to the Wycombe Swan a few weeks ago and by comparison they were the amateurs. As a former member of Forum Players I have taken part in a few cringe worthy productions but this was not one of them. If you get a chance don’t miss it!!!!

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Great Feedback from our 1st performance

“It is a brilliant production of the highest standard as always and very witty. It is great to see so many local youngsters on the stage and  you are enthralled for a couple of hours. Please go and support their hard work.”

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Photos of Aladdin are now available

https://photos.forumplayers.com/#collection/91

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AGM 28th January

Hi everyone

Happy New Year!

This is just a note say the Forum Players AGM will be held on Monday 28th January at 8pm in the small hall.

During this meeting we will electing the committee members, if you would like to stand or make a nomination please contact Leigh Robinson (Secretary) for a form.

Further details regarding agenda etc; will follow ahead of the meeting. 
Thank you
kind regards
Kerry
Chairman, Forum Players
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Aladdin Update

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 In this season’s panto will the dastardly Abanazzar secure all the riches and power that he craves or will Aladdin win the day (and the heart of the Princess Jasmine)? All the usual slapstick, laughs and musical numbers in this … Continue reading

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Panto Tickets

We are pleased to announce for the first time we can offer an online sales option.

Tickets will go on general sale from November 23rd.  Details below

Online sales from bourneendcommunitycentre.org.uk or Bourne End Library 

All other enquiries 01628 523291

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