Local music group hits the high note at ceremony but needs your support to continue

Local musical group awards triumph

Local musical group awards triumph - Credit: Archant

A LOCAL musical group, celebrating after scooping three awards at a prestigious ceremony, is urging local people to support them so they can continue performing.

Local musical group awards triumph

Local musical group awards triumph - Credit: Archant

March Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society say their shows do not attract large enough audiences to balance the books and are calling for the community to back their prize-winning shows.

The group recently won Best Musical and Best Technical Production categories for the staging of Footloose and went on to win the shield for Best Overall Production in the eastern region awards by the National Operatic and Dramatic Association.

Paul Tinker, director of Footloose and MADAOS committee member said. “The only sadness is that our shows do not attract large enough audiences to strengthen our bank balance so this year we have had to make the difficult decision to step away from a large musical and perform smaller revues to increase our profile within the community.

“MADAOS is a local group full of talented people performing to the highest of standards with great results.

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“We need the support of our community to continue performing and if you have not seen one of out shows then I urge you to buy a ticket and prepare to be impressed; NODA were!”

MADAOS are next performing at March Conservative Club on Saturday May 11 at a Casino & Cabaret Night “Live from the Stardust Lounge”.

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The cabaret will include a wide range of Las Vegas inspired songs and dancing. Tickets are £20, available from Collingwoods Estate Agents, and include a complimentary drink and canape reception.

To help raise funds MADAOS have formed a touring troupe to perform at local events and venues.

The group perform a varying range of songs from musicals, films and popular culture. For more information visit www.madaos.org

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