More awards for LADS

LADS is thrilled to announce that two of our youngest members, Grace Bowyer and Melissa Chapman, have brought home TWO awards from the Montgomeryshire One-Act Play Festival. 

'Red Dress Manor', an original play written by the two girls, was heaped with praise by independent adjudicator David Price. When the trophies were presented on the final night, they were thrilled to discover they had been awarded Best Junior Production - and that they were to share the trophy for Best Junior Performance.

Melissa and Grace have performed with the LADS in several recent productions, as well as being key members of Roleplay, Llanymynech's popular junior drama club. We are so excited that their hard work and talent has been recognised and look forward to lots more success in the future for them both. 

Casting call

Great roles for women in the LADS 2018 summer production

Anna Lingard is making her directorial debut with a stunning play for four women. 'My Mother Said I Never Should', by Charlotte Keatley, is a groundbreaking classic. A challenging text, this powerful but playful play provides insight into the lives of four generations of women set against the enormous social changes of the twentieth century, and the desire to love and be loved. Chosen by the National Theatre as one of the top one hundred significant plays of the 20th century. 

There will be two open workshop/audition evenings at Llanynymech Village Hall on Tuesday 24th April and Friday 27th April 7.30-9.30pm. The parts are for women of all ages. There is an open invitation to the workshop even if you then decide you don't want to be considered for a part. Just come and have fun!

If you would like to be involved but can't get to either of the workshops, please email Anna on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Important update on our one-act plays

Because of the eye-watering quantity of theatrical entertainment on offer this time, we have decided to present three (not four) of the one-act plays on each of our performance nights. 

The performances will be as follows:

Thursday 19th April - ''Is it something I said?' , 'Red Dress Manor' and 'The House on Peachey Street'

Friday 20th April - 'Red Dress Manor', ''The House on Peachey Street' and 'Last Cigarette'

Saturday 21st April - 'Is it something I said?', 'Red Dress Manor', and 'Last Cigarette'  

If this causes any problems with tickets already purchased, please don't hesitate to contact us for a refund or replacement on 01691 830558. 

Please also note that performances start at 7.00pm (doors open 6.30pm). 

One Act Plays - Llanymynech

LADS are bringing their great entries for the One Act Play Festival to a stage near you...

If you can't get to the Festival in Berriew, then fear not - we will bring our plays to you! 

Featuring two plays written by LADS members, and a wealth of acting and technical talent, these four productions** will provide a fabulous evening of entertainment. From moving drama to laugh-out-loud comedy, these short plays are guaranteed to keep you enthralled. 

Llanymynech Village Hall - 19 20 21 April - 7.00pm (not 7.30pm as previously advertised)

*Some strong language and adult themes

**PLEASE NOTE: Three of the four plays will be shown on each performance night. See our more recent news post for details. 

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