Neale Wade Community College gearing up for spectacular Wizard of Oz show

17:44 19 February 2013

Neale Wade production of Wizard of OZ.

Neale Wade production of Wizard of OZ.

Archant

PUPILS at Neale Wade Community College are busy preparing for a massive production of “Wizard of Oz” which promises to captivate audiences next month.

Students and staff have been rehearsing since October for this year’s musical, which will be the first to take place in the college’s new main hall.

The leading roles have been so highly coveted that two Dorothy’s and two Wizards have been cast.

The show is a collaborative effort between the college’s musical and drama departments.

Head of music Jan Brownhill is in charge of the musical aspect of the show while Emma Liveredge, head of drama, is the director.

She has been assisted by fellow drama teacher Peter Wyborn, who says the audience can expect a memorable show.

He said: “The students are doing everything for themselves, including lighting and production.

“People will enjoy the energy, commitment and enthusiasm of the performers.

“This is an all-singing, all-dancing show.”

Performances start at 7.30pm on March 7, 8 and 9 in the main hall.

Tickets are £5 for adults, £4 for concessions and are available from the school box office on 01354 606074

.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:01
2013: Fields End Water Doddington, new deluxe self catering lodges. official opening by Steve Barclay MP. The site's owners say they will use profits from a housing development to fund the park's expansion.

NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay has thrown his weight behind a businessman’s proposal to build 10 homes that planners say will result in “an incremental erosion of the countryside”.

Yesterday, 17:13
Darcie Tegerdine had her head shaved to raised funds for charity.

A community-minded cadet from Whittlesey who went as far as having her head shaved for charity has picked up a prestigious award.

Yesterday, 16:45
Breathalyser.

Revellers may be forced to take a breath test to get into pubs and nightclubs as part of a pilot scheme to combat binge drinking.

Yesterday, 16:22
Bonnets and bunny egg-stravaganza parade at Park Lane Primary School, Whittlesey.Picture: Steve Williams.

Pupils donned their most spectacular headwear for their school’s Easter bonnet parade.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition today E-edition