Oh What A Lovely War: Backstage tours

Do you fancy having an exclusive peek behind the scenes at our next production – OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR? You will get to see all the backstage elements that go in to bringing this show to life including the scenery workshop and costume department. The tours begins at 11am on Saturday 9th August and will last approximately 90 minutes. Tickets are £8.00 and are available from Salisbury Playhouse. This…

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Scenery shifting on a sunny evening

Our scenery store has been getting a little crowded recently, so on a sunny Thursday evening six MTS volunteers and one very large tractor headed out into the Wiltshire countryside to transfer our lovely Anything Goes scenery to its new home. Thank you to our volunteers for giving up their time and a huge thank you to Harry for expertly driving the tractor. The set, which consists of two large,…

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MTS alumni update: Ella Dunlop

Congratulations to Ella Dunlop who will be starting the BA(Hons) Acting course at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in September this year.  Ella, on the right in the above picture,  played Liesl in our 2011 production of The Sound of Music. Everyone at MTS would like to wish her the very best for her future.  You can find out more about what other past members of MTS are up to…

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This Is My Song: Production Photos

A full gallery of all the production photos from THIS IS MY SONG is now available to view. Thanks to the fab Trinity Photography for such great mementos of a really wonderful show. Full details of THIS IS MY SONG, including cast list, photos and reviews can be found here. 

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Dance workshop with Elevate Dance

On Sunday 27th April members and friends of MTS took part in two dance workshops with Jacinta Landon of Elevate Dance. Both groups looked at routines based on the iconic musicals Cats and A Chorus Line as well as focusing on aspects of technique and performance. Thanks to all the participants for their enthusiasm and to JC for her patience and expertise! Find out more about this, and other MTS workshops…

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Summer 2014 production: Oh What A Lovely War

MTS is thrilled to announce that our next production will be the seminal musical : OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR  OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR is a co-production with the Salisbury Playhouse’s Youth Theatre, Stage 65 and will be performed in the main house of Salisbury Playhouse to mark the 100 year anniversary of Britain’s entry into The Great War on 4th August 1914.  Keep up to date with this…

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Celebrating Shakespeare’s Birthday

MTS is pleased to be celebrating the Bard’s 450th birthday by taking part in HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHAKESPEARE on 23rd April 2014 in the rehearsal room at Salisbury Playhouse. The performance consists of of scenes, sonnets, soliloquy and song and commences at 7.00pm, tickets are unreserved and cost £5 (to include some birthday cake!) Tickets are available via the Playhouse website.   

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Spring 2014 production: This Is My Song

You can now find all the details of our most recent production – THIS IS MY SONG – including reviews from the Southern Daily Echo and Salisbury Journal. A huge thank you to our audiences at the Salisbury Playhouse and on tour – we had some simply amazing feedback,  including lots of reports of audience members “getting something in their eye”  or just admitting to having a good old cry!…

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Potential new members: don’t delay!

If you were thinking of joining MTS in time for our next exciting project then don’t delay – we need to hear from you by Friday 18th April 2014. If you would like the chance to be involved in our upcoming co-production of Oh What A Lovely War then fill in this form NOW. As ever, we’re particularly keen to hear from tenors and basses who would be interested in…

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This Is My Song: Reviews

The first review of THIS IS MY SONG is in – and it’s a belter! Alan Johns, writing in the Southern Daily Echo, praised writers Ben Occhipinti and Mark Powell for: “skilfully knitting dialogue together with well selected show-tunes” in order to give “an insight into am-dram as an alternative to hum-drum”. Read the full review here. Catch THIS IS MY SONG as MTS takes it on tour to Winterslow, Downton…

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