LEISURE: Go and have a look inside the McMillan Theatre

LEISURE: Go and have a look inside the McMillan Theatre

Posted: 28th October 2015
PEOPLE are being invited to go and have a look around Bridgwater College’s newest venture – The McMillan Theatre. The theatre is holding an open day between 10am and 3pm on Saturday (October 31, 2015) so it can show off its wonderful facilities. A McMillan spokesman said: “There is a lot of talk in the community about the venue and we thought we would open its doors and…

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LIVE THEATRE: Sunset Boulevard coming to Bridgwater

LIVE THEATRE: Sunset Boulevard coming to Bridgwater

Posted: 28th October 2015
AWARD-WINNING theatre group Pinstripe Productions are set to bring a taste of Hollywood to Bridgwater at the new McMillan Theatre this November with the critically-acclaimed Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Sunset Boulevard. Producer and director at Pinstripe, James Tucker, said: “We are amongst the first amateur theatre companies in the UK to be bringing Sunset to the…

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LIVE MUSIC: Finches Fly win Battle of the Bands heat

LIVE MUSIC: Finches Fly win Battle of the Bands heat

Posted: 27th October 2015
FINCHES Fly won the Battle of the Bands heat contest at the Bridgwater Arts Centre on Saturday (October 24, 2015) and have now moved through to the final. The contest was organised by music promotions company Eclectic Lemon and they would like to thank all the bands who took part and for those people who came along and enjoyed the event. Runners-up were Burnout-13 and…

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LEISURE: Big night of auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

LEISURE: Auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Posted: 26th October 2015
THE Young Musical Theatre Company will be holding a workshop and auditions tonight (Monday, October 26, 2015) for its next show Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The auditions will take place at the Bridgwater Amateur Operatic Society headquarters in All Saints Terrace, Bridgwater, from 6pm. The production – made famous by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber –…

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LEISURE: 80s pop queen Toyah pops into Bridgwater

LEISURE: 80s pop queen Toyah pops into Bridgwater

Posted: 26th October 2015
POP and 80s icon Toyah Willcox was at Bridgwater College last night (Sunday, October 25, 2015) to perform at The McMillan Theatre. The gig proved a unique opportunity for people to experience Toyah up close and personal. The evening included Toyah performing an acoustic set of her hit singles and classic songs, alongside recalling stories from her colourful 35-year…

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LIVE MUSIC: Battle of the Bands at Bridgwater Arts Centre

LIVE MUSIC: Battle of the Bands at Bridgwater Arts Centre

Posted: 24th October 2015
LOCAL music promotions company Eclectic Lemon will be welcoming fans of new and emerging music to Bridgwater Arts Centre tonight (Saturday, October 24, 2015) for a battle of live music. The contest is dedicated to finding and celebrating the area’s most talented acts as they compete for a place in the final for the top prize. Featuring both original songs and covers, the…

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LEISURE: Feast of musical gems with ACTS in charity Showtime show

LEISURE: Feast of musical gems with ACTS in charity show

Posted: 20th October 2015
SONGS from some of the West End’s favourite shows will reverberate around BridgwaterTown Hall next month as part of a charity concert to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. Billy Elliot, Our House, The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera and many more will feature in Showtime being performed by members of the Bridgwater-based ACTSTheatreSchool on Saturday and Sunday…

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LEISURE: Showgirls of Viva La Diva at Bridgwater Arts Centre

LEISURE: Showgirls of Viva La Diva at Bridgwater Arts Centre

Posted: 9th October 2015
THE Viva La Diva showgirls, who are currently wowing the Bridgwater Carnival Concert crowds with their super dancing routines, will be presenting two shows of their own in early December. The girls, who have been a big hit with audiences at Bridgwater Town Hall this week with their “front of curtain” act entitled Bollywood Bhangra Beats, will be topping the bill at…

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