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Comedy society celebrates 50 years

By Nuneaton News  |  Posted: May 08, 2017

Proud – Aldridge Musical Comedy Society.

Proud – Aldridge Musical Comedy Society.

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ALDRIDGE Musical Comedy Society (AMCS) is making a welcome return to the Prince of Wales Theatre in Cannock for a magnificent celebration of 50 years as a society.

Great voices, breathtaking dance and good humour, Fabulous at 50 features numbers from Les Misérables, Oklahoma, All Shook Up, Oliver, Rent and many more.

Direction is in the safe hands of Julie Lamb with choreography by Sarah Hemming and musical direction by Mark Bayliss. Julie Lamb, chairperson of the society, said: "I'm so proud to be celebrating the 50th anniversary of AMCS and feel very honoured to be directing such a talented group of people on this special occasion."

Making a return to the stage is society president, Paula Garratt, who appeared in AMCS' first ever production – Calamity Jane.

She said: "When I started with AMCS 50 years ago. I never thought I would be lucky enough to join this great company on stage in celebration of those 50 years. I am very proud of everyone associated with the society."

Fabulous at 50 is on stage from May 18 to 20 (7.30pm start) at the Prince of Wales Theatre in Cannock.

Tickets are available from AMCS on 01543 480626 or the box office on 01543 578762.

They are priced at £12 for adults, £10 for concessions and £8 for under 16s.

AMCS has a core 30 members and is always on the lookout for more of all ages. Rehearsals are in Aldridge every Wednesday.

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