Beverley Musical Theatre

Beverley Musical Theatre (formerly Beverley Operatic Society, formed in 1927) perform Musical Shows, Concerts, Opera & Pantomimes in Beverley, Hull and the surrounding villages. They are ‘regular users’ of the memorial hall, usually performing a musical in the summer and a pantomime in November / December.

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The Beverley and District Amateur Operatic Society’s first performance at the Beverley Memorial Hall was in 1959 with their production of Franz Lehár’s “The Merry Widow”.

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The program for the Merry Widow gives an indication of the size of the society, naming over 30 officers, presidents & committee members plus 83 patrons, over 40 actors, singers and dancers, plus11 musicians in the orchestra and a further 31 non performing personnel.

Merry Widow production in Beverley 1959
poster / program for The Merry Widow 1959

Some of the more recent productions by Beverley Musical Theatre at the memorial hall are: Babes in the Wood, Cinderella, Aladdin, Jack and the Bean Stalk, 9 to 5. The shows Jack and the Bean Stalk and 9 to 5 were sell out performances.

9 to 5

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