Musicals all the way from the South Pacific
May 02, 2001
THOSE great Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals Oklahoma! and South Pacific are both being staged by local amateur companies this week.
Reading's Sainsbury Singers perform Oklahoma! at The Hexagon until Saturday and South Pacific is at the Haymarket Basingstoke in a production by the town's amateur
theatrical society, also
showing until Saturday.
Another musical, Sweet Charity, is at Maidenhead's Norden Farm arts society until Saturday, in a
production by Slough Musical Theatre Company.
Rebecca Lacey plays Susannah York's daughter in David Hare's play Amy's View, which is showing at the Oxford Playhouse until Saturday.
The comedy Make Me A Match and John Doyle's reworking of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Gondoliers continue at The Mill at Sonning and the Watermill Newbury respectively.
performs Eric Chappell's comedy Haywire at its Cantley Park home until Saturday.
Moscow City Ballet is at Wycombe Swan this week with performances of Swan Lake tonight and Cinderella from tomorrow until Saturday.
British country singer Charlie Landsborough is at Reading Town Hall tonight and a new dance work Bare Bones has its première at the same venue tomorrow.
Union dance company kicks off Bracknell's dance festival at the Wilde Theatre tonight and
the Drummers Of Burundi beat out the rhythm at Oxford Apollo on Friday.
Also on Friday, the Basingstoke Choral Society is taking part in a live broadcast of Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night at The Anvil
Money, Money, Money, a concert of Abba songs with West End singers, is at Windsor Theatre Royal until Friday.