Summer musical lined up in Dereham

Ian ClarkeSome of the most memorable songs which Dereham Operatic Society Youth Theatre Company have performed over the last 10 years will be featured in a summer musical.Ian Clarke

Some of the most memorable songs which Dereham Operatic Society Youth Theatre Company have performed over the last 10 years will be featured in a summer musical.

A Decade of DOSYTCo will feature numbers from shows such as Les Miserables, The King and I, Peter Pan and Oliver.

It being staged at Dereham Memorial Hall on Friday July 10 and Saturday July 11, 7.30pm.

Tickets are available from Hallmark in Nelson Place, Dereham (01362 851919) and cost �6 stalls and �7 in the circle.


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There will be a mix of solos, duets, trios, company numbers and dancing and DOSYTCo chairman Emma Dolman said there would be something for everyone to enjoy.

She said: 'The cast are delighted to be working with a new director this summer, Jonathan Lodge who many of them know from Northgate High School. He has brought his own style of directing to DOSYTCo and the cast are enjoying his energy and enthusiam.'

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Joining Mr Lodge is musical director Elaine Shaw, who has worked previously with DOSYTCo. Mrs Dolman said: 'Between them they have chosen some very well known numbers and it is great to see the cast being challenged both artistically and vocally.

'DOSYTCo has always encouraged its members to 'have a go' and this year is no exception.'

The choreographers for the concert are two cast members, Annie McCourt and Jodie Quirke.

Mrs Dolman added: 'If the proposed work to the Memorial Hall goes ahead this will be DOSYTCo's last show there until it reopens and the cast and committee are determined it will be one to remember. There is boundless energy at rehearsals, a great sense of team spirit and there is certainly a feeling that in the future anything can happen.'

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