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Auditions for The Dresser on Sunday 18 July from 11am

The Dresser – by newly knighted Sir Ronald Harwood is the third BCTT production for 2010. Auditions for supporting roles on 18th July from 11am at Muritai School Hall. Phone Florence on 562 8116 for a time. Performances: October 21, 22, 23 & 28, 29, 30, This play gives us a wonderful behind the scenes glimpse of a travelling English theatre company… (more…)

Tickets for “One Flesh” now available

The tickets for “One Flesh” by Fiona Samuel, are now available either from our web site tickets page or from our friends at Rona Gallery, Muritai Road, Eastbourne. The performances are on Tuesday 6 – Saturday 10 July at 8pm St Alban’s Church, Ngaio Street, Eastbourne as part of St Alban’s centenery celebrations. Refreshments will be available from 7:30pm.

“One Flesh” production dates now confirmed

The BCTT  production of “One Flesh” by Fiona Samuel,  directed by Peter Baldock will run from  Tuesday 6th  to Saturday 10th  of July at 8pm nightly. It will be performed in St Alban’s Church, Ngaio Street, Eastbourne as part of their 100 Anniversary celebrations. Tickets will go on-sale from website www.bctt.org.nz  in June.

“One Flesh” is now cast. Looking at Performance in July

Yes, the show is cast with a mixture of Eastbourne locals new to BCTT as well as BCTT regulars. It’s a strong cast. Since it’s taken us longer than planned to get the “right” cast, we’re now looking at performance dates in July. The performance dates are 6-10 July.

Auditions: “One Flesh” on 11 April 2pm in Green Room

Yes, the next show is “One Flesh” by NZ playwright Fiona Samuels. Auditions are in the Green Room on Sunday 11 April at 2pm. The roles are Frances – female early 40s Hardy – male 70s Penny – male a 30+ transvestite Laurel – female 60s (Henry’s dead wife) Kat – female 20s Winston – male 30-40 Neil – male… (more…)

Tickets & Membership can now be purchased via our BCTT site

Yes, you can now buy tickets for our current production “Measure for Measure” from our “shop” using your credit card. You will need to have an e-mail to be able to purchase and receive the tickets. You can also join the troupe or renew your membership in a similar way. Go to the Membership page.

Unrehearsed reading of A Christmas Carol @ Lifeboat 7:30pm on Monday Nov 30

We’ve settled on a version of Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” for this months play reading. It’s got about 24 roles M & F, with plenty of scope for “character acting” both M&F. So forget the Disney version and set your imagination free and get your teeth into this wonderful Dickens dialogue. We’ll start 7:30, and as usual the Lifeboat will… (more…)

Unrehearsed Play Reading – Aug 24 @ 7:30 at the Lifeboat, Eastbourne

For the 1st of the planned regular play readings, we’ll be offering Rick Abbot’s play “Play On”. Its a comedy with a cast of 10 (7 female, 3 male), ages ranging from late teens to late 50s. It’s described as a thoroughly enjoyable romp. “You are in rehearsal, the play opens soon, the actors are squabbling, the tech is going… (more…)

“Joe Egg” adjudicator’s report received

A Day in The Death of Joe Egg is the troupe’s entry in this years Wellington Theatre Federation full length play competition.  The adjudicator seemed to agree with the audiences’ reactions; she ended her report saying: ” Congratulations on a fine performance; we went away satisfied we had seen a very well produced play.” “This was a tight and energetic… (more…)

Play “Spot the BCTT Actor” in new film Separation City

Yes, many of our own acting luminaries were extras in this film which was part shot in Wellington last year. The film, written by Tom Scott has it’s premiere in Wellington on 5th August at the Embassy theatre. Let us know which of our member you spot in the film, and also if you can identify any of the Wellington… (more…)