Amateur stage round-up

Mississippi magic aboard Showboat

THERE'S a rare chance to re-live the magic of life on the Mississippi as Ellesmere Operatic Society take to the stage with their latest show.

Showstoppers 2007 will feature a section on the rarely-revived Broadway classic Showboat alongside hits from more familiar recent hits from both sides of the Atlantic.

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The show, featuring Gary St John and Wayne Biggin, runs at the Montgomery Theatre from October 4 to 6 and tickets are on sale now on 0114 269 0566.

ROTHERHAM Rep present Ray Cooney farce Out of Order at Rotherham Civic Theatre from September 18 to 22. Tickets on 01709 823621.

THE Gillian Banks Theatre School present Showstoppers 2007 at Rotherham Civic from September 26 to 29. Tickets on 01709 816876.

HALLAM '89 Theatre Club present Terry Pratchett's Maskerade, at the University Drama Studio, Glossop Rd, from September 27 to 29. Tickets on 0114 2335333 or 2303718.

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CHESTERFIELD Gilbert and Sullivan Society present Iolanthe at Chesterfield Pomegranate Theatre from October 2 to 6. Tickets on 01246 345222.

SPRINGWOOD Theatre Group presents Showtime 2007 on October 6 and 7 at Aston Parish Hall. featuring Oliver, The Sound of Music, and Guys and Dolls, a dance section of Space and Rock and a variety of solos. Call 0114 2873432.

DINNINGTON Operatic Society present Summer Holiday at the Lyric Theatre, Dinnington, from October 8 to 13 2007. Tickets on 01909 567690.

ECCLESFIELD Priory Players celebrate their 75th anniversary with a revival of JB Priestley's When We Are married at their Well Lane theatre from October 9 to 13. Tickets on 0114 2402624.

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SPLINTERS present their version oF Ben Elton's Queen musical we Will Rock You at the University Drama Studio from October 9 to 13. Ticketson 0114 2763826.

PHOENIX Players are back at Rotherham Civic Theatre from October 15 to 20 with classic comedy The Happiest Days of Your Life. Tickets on 01709 556669.

GRITTY comedy Ladies' Day is the choice of the Tudor Players at the Library Theatre from October 16 to 20. A local premiere, it's the story of four fish-filleter friends on a day at York Races.Tickets 0114 2450464.

WHO is the killer in Murdered to Death? Find out as Birley Carr Methodist Musical and Dramatic Society stage the comedy thriller from October 18 to 20. Tickets on 01709 881962.

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THE Hot Mikado, a jazz version of the G&S favourite, is the choice of Rotherham Teachers Operatic society at Rotherham Civic from November 5 to 10. Tickets on 01709 701120.

SOUTHEY Musical Theatre Company return to the Montgomery Theatre from November 6 to 10 with a revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein classic Carousel. Tickets on 0114 2432251.

SHEFFIELD City Opera present a concert version of Bizet's Carmen on Saturday November 10 at Wesley Hall, Crookes. The concert will be costumed and partially staged. The conductor will be Terry Hobson. The day will also include a 'Come and Sing Carmen' workshop for amateur singers interested in learning and performing.

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Friday Sounds with David Dunn and Paul License

Gig guide. For more information call Pauline Andrews on 281 5588 or email [email protected].

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ROTHERAHM Area Dance Company present Step into Christmas at Rotherham Civic from November 13 to 16. Tickets on 01226 321429.

NEIL Simon comedy Rumours is the choice of New Venture Players at the Library Theatre from November 14 to 17. Tickets on 0114 2581068.